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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 217 178 206
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +28
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 23 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.67% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.32% 5.07% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 19
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£425 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £322 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +16.00%
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
991 1105 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.10% 13.16% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 547 339
Average daily rate £325 £338 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 156 146
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £35.50 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +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 22 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 22 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 -10 14 £435 +29.85% 6
Surrey -6 3 £363 - 3
Berkshire -5 2 £498 +19.87% 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 62 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (69.35%) Oracle Database
3 36 (58.06%) SQL
4 32 (51.61%) Linux
5 29 (46.77%) SOA
6 27 (43.55%) WebLogic
7 25 (40.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 25 (40.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 24 (38.71%) Oracle RMAN
8 24 (38.71%) Middleware
9 21 (33.87%) PL/SQL
10 19 (30.65%) Data Guard
11 18 (29.03%) SQLPlus
12 17 (27.42%) Oracle Applications
12 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
13 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (24.19%) UNIX
14 15 (24.19%) Shell Script
14 15 (24.19%) Oracle EBS
15 13 (20.97%) Replication
15 13 (20.97%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
17 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (17.74%) Oracle Fusion
17 11 (17.74%) AIX
17 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
17 11 (17.74%) ITIL
17 11 (17.74%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 27 (43.55%) WebLogic
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (9.68%) Apache
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle EBS
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%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.61%) WinSCP
3 1 (1.61%) NAS
3 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (69.35%) Oracle Database
2 25 (40.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (29.03%) SQLPlus
4 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
5 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (16.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (14.52%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (9.68%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
11 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
11 5 (8.06%) MySQL
12 4 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Toad
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Front Office
4 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) DBA
2 35 (56.45%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (12.90%) Administrator
4 7 (11.29%) Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 6 (9.68%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Senior DBA
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Sybase DBA
8 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) Middleware
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (9.68%) XML
4 4 (6.45%) Web Services
5 3 (4.84%) WebCenter
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
6 2 (3.23%) WSH
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Replication
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) HACMP
3 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) UNIX
3 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (17.74%) AIX
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (9.68%) Windows
6 4 (6.45%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) SOA
2 13 (20.97%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (17.74%) ITIL
4 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (14.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.90%) High Availability
7 7 (11.29%) Scrum
7 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.68%) DevOps
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.06%) BPEL
9 5 (8.06%) BCP
9 5 (8.06%) E-business
10 4 (6.45%) User Stories
11 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (4.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) SQL
2 21 (33.87%) PL/SQL
3 15 (24.19%) Shell Script
4 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 9 (14.52%) Korn
5 9 (14.52%) Perl
6 5 (8.06%) C
7 2 (3.23%) VBScript
7 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) AWK
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) OCP
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) RHCE
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.23%) NFS
2 2 (3.23%) SRDF
3 1 (1.61%) OCFS2
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Xen
3 1 (1.61%) Samba
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 19 (30.65%) Data Guard
3 7 (11.29%) Puppet
4 6 (9.68%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.84%) Foglight
5 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.84%) Legato
5 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (4.84%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.61%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.61%) nmon
6 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.29%) IBM
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (3.23%) Sybase
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Informatica
6 2 (3.23%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.61%) Egenera
7 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.61%) FatWire
7 1 (1.61%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.61%) Veritas
7 1 (1.61%) Primavera
7 1 (1.61%) Sun
7 1 (1.61%) Siebel
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
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