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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 211 173 237
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +64
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 32 58 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.67% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.87% 5.29% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 11
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£375 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -
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
1116 1096 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.16% 12.58% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 529 400
Average daily rate £347 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 136 157
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.70 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.50 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -6 21 £400 +4.91% 2
West Sussex - 5 £290 -
Surrey -14 3 £350 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 62 (100.00%) Oracle
2 39 (62.90%) SQL
3 37 (59.68%) Oracle Database
4 29 (46.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 29 (46.77%) SOA
5 27 (43.55%) WebLogic
6 26 (41.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (37.10%) Linux
8 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
8 21 (33.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 21 (33.87%) Middleware
9 20 (32.26%) PL/SQL
9 20 (32.26%) Data Guard
10 17 (27.42%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (27.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 17 (27.42%) Oracle EBS
11 15 (24.19%) Replication
12 14 (22.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (20.97%) Oracle Applications
13 13 (20.97%) SQLPlus
13 13 (20.97%) UNIX
14 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
15 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
15 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (16.13%) Windows
15 10 (16.13%) AIX
15 10 (16.13%) T-SQL
15 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
16 9 (14.52%) Oracle Fusion
16 9 (14.52%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (43.55%) WebLogic
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (8.06%) Apache
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.61%) NAS
3 1 (1.61%) VLAN
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (59.68%) Oracle Database
2 26 (41.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
3 21 (33.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (20.97%) SQLPlus
5 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (11.29%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (11.29%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (11.29%) MySQL
9 6 (9.68%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (9.68%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Toad
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) DBA
2 29 (46.77%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (19.35%) Administrator
4 11 (17.74%) SQL DBA
5 8 (12.90%) Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Architect
10 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.61%) Middleware Engineer
11 1 (1.61%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) Middleware
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (9.68%) Web Services
4 5 (8.06%) WSH
4 5 (8.06%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) WebCenter
6 2 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Replication
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Statistics
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
4 4 (6.45%) HACMP
5 3 (4.84%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) UNIX
3 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) AIX
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.45%) Solaris
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) SOA
2 17 (27.42%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (11.29%) DevOps
6 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (11.29%) Scrum
6 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.68%) BPEL
7 6 (9.68%) High Availability
8 5 (8.06%) Database Security
8 5 (8.06%) User Stories
8 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.45%) E-business
9 4 (6.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) SQL
2 20 (32.26%) PL/SQL
3 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 10 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.29%) Korn
5 7 (11.29%) Perl
6 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.06%) VBScript
7 4 (6.45%) C
8 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.61%) AWK
9 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.61%) OCP
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.61%) RHCE
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (46.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.23%) NFS
4 1 (1.61%) OCFS2
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) SRDF
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Xen
4 1 (1.61%) Samba
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (32.26%) Data Guard
2 17 (27.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (12.90%) Puppet
4 7 (11.29%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.23%) Legato
5 2 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.23%) Foglight
5 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.61%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.61%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.61%) nmon
6 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
2 9 (14.52%) IBM
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) Red Gate
5 3 (4.84%) EMC
6 2 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Egenera
7 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.61%) Primavera
7 1 (1.61%) FatWire
7 1 (1.61%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) Informatica
7 1 (1.61%) Veritas
7 1 (1.61%) Sun
7 1 (1.61%) Sybase
7 1 (1.61%) Siebel
7 1 (1.61%) JBoss
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