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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 213 194 210
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 45 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 3.69% 3.05% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 19
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £277 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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
1221 1114 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.41% 13.05% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 523 363
Average daily rate £353 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 156 167
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +11 40 £400 +14.28% 1
Surrey -11 2 - -
Berkshire -6 1 £248 -10.81%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 75 (100.00%) Oracle
2 50 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 48 (64.00%) SQL
4 42 (56.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 39 (52.00%) SOA
6 38 (50.67%) Oracle Database
7 29 (38.67%) UNIX
8 28 (37.33%) Oracle EBS
9 26 (34.67%) PL/SQL
10 25 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (30.67%) Security Cleared
12 22 (29.33%) SC Cleared
12 22 (29.33%) Data Guard
12 22 (29.33%) Linux
13 19 (25.33%) Configuration Management
13 19 (25.33%) Oracle EBS R12
13 19 (25.33%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (22.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (22.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (21.33%) Replication
16 15 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 15 (20.00%) Shell Script
16 15 (20.00%) Middleware
16 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 14 (18.67%) Java
17 14 (18.67%) Oracle Applications
17 14 (18.67%) Use Case
17 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (18.67%) BPEL
17 14 (18.67%) Oracle Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 17 (22.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (37.33%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (25.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (18.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.33%) SMS
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) VLAN
2 1 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.67%) Oracle Database
2 25 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (22.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (16.00%) SQLPlus
6 10 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (10.67%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
11 3 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (4.00%) MySQL
11 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.33%) Subversion
3 8 (10.67%) Toad
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.33%) Maven
5 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Military
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) DBA
2 30 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
3 19 (25.33%) Architect
4 12 (16.00%) Administrator
4 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (13.33%) SQL DBA
6 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Developer
7 6 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) Middleware
2 11 (14.67%) Web Services
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (6.67%) WSH
5 4 (5.33%) WebCenter
6 2 (2.67%) SOAP
6 2 (2.67%) RESTful
7 1 (1.33%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Replication
2 10 (13.33%) Statistics
3 7 (9.33%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.00%) HACMP
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) UNIX
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 14 (18.67%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (12.00%) AIX
5 7 (9.33%) HPUX
5 7 (9.33%) Windows
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) SOA
2 19 (25.33%) Configuration Management
2 19 (25.33%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (18.67%) Use Case
3 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.67%) BPEL
4 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
4 13 (17.33%) Scrum
4 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.67%) User Stories
7 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
9 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.67%) Database Security
9 5 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.00%) DevOps
10 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) SQL
2 26 (34.67%) PL/SQL
3 15 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 14 (18.67%) Java
5 8 (10.67%) Perl
5 8 (10.67%) Korn
6 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.67%) VBScript
7 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) ABAP
8 1 (1.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (56.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (5.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.33%) Xen
4 1 (1.33%) NFS
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (29.33%) Data Guard
2 15 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (18.67%) Puppet
3 14 (18.67%) Vagrant
4 4 (5.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.33%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.67%) IBM
3 5 (6.67%) Red Gate
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) Veritas
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec
5 1 (1.33%) FatWire