The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 250 241 201
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -40
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 7 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 2.11% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 21
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £605 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
- +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.45
Oracle RAC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
962 1183 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.39% 12.57% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 586 471
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 123 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the South East region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the South East region.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 3 £480 -
Surrey -4 2 £350 -30.00%
Berkshire - 1 £350 - 4
West Sussex - 1 £320 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle RAC.

1 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (80.65%) Oracle Database
3 17 (54.84%) SQL
4 16 (51.61%) Linux
5 15 (48.39%) Data Guard
6 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (41.94%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
8 12 (38.71%) Unix
9 11 (35.48%) High Availability
10 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (32.26%) Windows
11 9 (29.03%) Solaris
11 9 (29.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
11 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (29.03%) Oracle Exadata
12 8 (25.81%) Firewall
13 7 (22.58%) Finance
13 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
13 7 (22.58%) ITIL
13 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
14 6 (19.35%) Replication
14 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
14 6 (19.35%) Oracle Clusterware
15 5 (16.13%) Clustering
15 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
15 5 (16.13%) Apache
15 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle RAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.23%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) FTP
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) Intranet
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) LDAP
3 3 (9.68%) SSH
3 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
4 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (80.65%) Oracle Database
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (9.68%) MySQL
8 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.45%) Big Data
9 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) DBA
2 21 (67.74%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (9.68%) Deployment Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Senior DBA
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Junior
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) WAP
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Replication
2 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Unix
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Solaris
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (35.48%) High Availability
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Database Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Transition Management
8 1 (3.23%) E-business
8 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) OCA
1 3 (9.68%) OCP
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MBA
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Data Guard
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Ektron
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Siebel
6 1 (3.23%) Sun