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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 228 250 223
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 32 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 2.16% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 19
Median daily rate £450 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
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
1022 1111 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.28% 11.23% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 636 590
Median daily rate £400 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 115 149
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 12 £550 +80.32% 1
Hampshire +13 8 £438 +9.37%
Surrey - 8 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £300 -31.62%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 69 (100.00%) Oracle
2 47 (68.12%) Oracle Database
3 41 (59.42%) SQL
4 36 (52.17%) Linux
5 28 (40.58%) Unix
6 26 (37.68%) Clustering
7 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 20 (28.99%) PL/SQL
8 20 (28.99%) Replication
8 20 (28.99%) Data Guard
9 19 (27.54%) Oracle RMAN
10 18 (26.09%) Shell Script
10 18 (26.09%) AIX
10 18 (26.09%) High Availability
11 17 (24.64%) MySQL
11 17 (24.64%) Red Hat
12 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (21.74%) SAN
14 14 (20.29%) HP
14 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
14 14 (20.29%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (18.84%) Windows
16 12 (17.39%) OCP
16 12 (17.39%) Oracle Certification
17 11 (15.94%) LAN
17 11 (15.94%) WAN
18 10 (14.49%) RHCE
18 10 (14.49%) EMC
18 10 (14.49%) KVM
18 10 (14.49%) Oracle GoldenGate

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.14%) Apache
1 7 (10.14%) Apache Pig
1 7 (10.14%) Apache Solr
1 7 (10.14%) Apache Spark
1 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.45%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) SAN
2 11 (15.94%) LAN
2 11 (15.94%) WAN
3 7 (10.14%) Kerberos
4 5 (7.25%) Firewall
5 3 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (2.90%) InfiniBand
7 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.45%) FTP
7 1 (1.45%) HTTP
7 1 (1.45%) LDAP
7 1 (1.45%) NAS
7 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (68.12%) Oracle Database
2 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 17 (24.64%) MySQL
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (10.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (10.14%) Apache Hive
6 7 (10.14%) Apache Zeppelin
6 7 (10.14%) Big Data
6 7 (10.14%) Hadoop
6 7 (10.14%) HBase
6 7 (10.14%) Sqoop
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (7.25%) QlikView
7 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Toad
2 2 (2.90%) ProC
2 2 (2.90%) Subversion
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.80%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (53.62%) DBA
2 36 (52.17%) Oracle DBA
3 16 (23.19%) Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Linux Support
4 8 (11.59%) Senior DBA
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 6 (8.70%) Data Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Linux Specialist
6 6 (8.70%) SQL DBA
6 6 (8.70%) Support Specialist
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Database Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (10.14%) Apache Tez
2 7 (10.14%) Kafka
3 4 (5.80%) Castor
4 2 (2.90%) .NET
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) JSP
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
5 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.68%) Clustering
2 20 (28.99%) Replication
3 9 (13.04%) Grid Computing
4 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.80%) Wiki
6 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Exalogic
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.45%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Linux
2 28 (40.58%) Unix
3 18 (26.09%) AIX
4 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (18.84%) Windows
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) High Availability
2 14 (20.29%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (14.49%) Compliance Management
4 8 (11.59%) ITIL
4 8 (11.59%) Open Source
4 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.14%) Analytics
5 7 (10.14%) Benchmarking
5 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.14%) MapReduce
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.80%) SOA
8 3 (4.35%) Defect Management
9 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.90%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.90%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.90%) Service Management
9 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (59.42%) SQL
2 20 (28.99%) PL/SQL
3 18 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 9 (13.04%) C
5 8 (11.59%) Java
6 7 (10.14%) C++
7 5 (7.25%) Korn
8 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.39%) OCP
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.49%) RHCE
4 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) KVM
2 7 (10.14%) Apache Flume
2 7 (10.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (10.14%) HDFS
3 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) Data Guard
2 19 (27.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (14.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (10.14%) Ambari
4 7 (10.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (10.14%) Oozie
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle Flashback
6 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.45%) OpenView
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.45%) SCOM
8 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (24.64%) Red Hat
3 14 (20.29%) HP
4 10 (14.49%) EMC
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco
5 8 (11.59%) VMware
6 7 (10.14%) Hortonworks
6 7 (10.14%) Teradata
7 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.80%) Citrix
8 4 (5.80%) Informatica
8 4 (5.80%) IronPort
8 4 (5.80%) Siebel
9 3 (4.35%) IBM
10 1 (1.45%) BEA
10 1 (1.45%) BMC
10 1 (1.45%) Cognos
10 1 (1.45%) i2
10 1 (1.45%) Opsware
10 1 (1.45%) Qualys