The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 214 180 219
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +39
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 30 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.66% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 2.96% 4.98% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1015 1124 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.02% 13.26% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 560 350
Average daily rate £325 £335 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 146 138
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Oracle RAC
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
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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
Hampshire -13 17 £404 +19.62% 1
Surrey -6 3 £363 - 2
Berkshire -1 2 £498 +19.87% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 66 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 41 (62.12%) SQL
4 32 (48.48%) Linux
5 29 (43.94%) SOA
6 28 (42.42%) WebLogic
6 28 (42.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 27 (40.91%) Oracle RMAN
8 25 (37.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 23 (34.85%) PL/SQL
9 23 (34.85%) Middleware
10 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 20 (30.30%) Data Guard
12 19 (28.79%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (27.27%) SQLPlus
14 17 (25.76%) Oracle Applications
14 17 (25.76%) Replication
15 16 (24.24%) Oracle EBS
15 16 (24.24%) UNIX
16 15 (22.73%) Shell Script
16 15 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
18 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
18 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
19 11 (16.67%) ITIL
19 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
19 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 10 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
20 10 (15.15%) Oracle BI EE

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 28 (42.42%) WebLogic
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (9.09%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (24.24%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.52%) NAS
2 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.52%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.52%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 28 (42.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 18 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (27.27%) SQLPlus
5 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (15.15%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
10 5 (7.58%) MySQL
10 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
11 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Toad
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Military
4 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) DBA
2 36 (54.55%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (16.67%) Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 6 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.55%) Senior DBA
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Sybase DBA
10 1 (1.52%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.52%) Tester
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) Middleware
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (9.09%) XML
4 5 (7.58%) WSH
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
7 2 (3.03%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Replication
2 5 (7.58%) Statistics
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) HACMP
4 2 (3.03%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) UNIX
3 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (15.15%) AIX
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (9.09%) Windows
7 4 (6.06%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) SOA
2 19 (28.79%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (16.67%) ITIL
4 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (12.12%) High Availability
6 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.61%) Scrum
7 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (9.09%) DevOps
9 5 (7.58%) Database Security
9 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.58%) BPEL
9 5 (7.58%) E-business
9 5 (7.58%) BCP
10 4 (6.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) SQL
2 23 (34.85%) PL/SQL
3 15 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.64%) Perl
5 9 (13.64%) Korn
6 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.58%) C
6 5 (7.58%) VBScript
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) AWK
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) C#
8 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) OCP
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.52%) RHCE
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.03%) NFS
2 2 (3.03%) SRDF
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) OCFS2
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.52%) Samba
3 1 (1.52%) Xen
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (37.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 20 (30.30%) Data Guard
3 7 (10.61%) Puppet
4 6 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.55%) Legato
5 3 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.55%) Foglight
5 3 (4.55%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.52%) nmon
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) IBM
5 5 (7.58%) Red Gate
6 4 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (3.03%) Informatica
7 2 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Sybase
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) JBoss
8 1 (1.52%) Siebel
8 1 (1.52%) Sun
8 1 (1.52%) Veritas
8 1 (1.52%) Primavera
8 1 (1.52%) FatWire
8 1 (1.52%) VMware
8 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.52%) Egenera
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