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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 244 249 217
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 26 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 1.42% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 20
Median daily rate £363 £389 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -13.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £354 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.80% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 - £52.50
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
1261 1272 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.10% 12.82% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 645 525
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 145 158
Median hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Oxfordshire - 12 £363 -
Berkshire +11 5 £450 +47.54% 3
Hampshire -7 4 £400 +2.89% 1
Kent - 4 £321 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 35 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (77.14%) Oracle Database
3 21 (60.00%) Unix
4 18 (51.43%) Linux
5 17 (48.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (45.71%) SQL
6 16 (45.71%) Data Guard
7 15 (42.86%) Shell Script
7 15 (42.86%) Clustering
7 15 (42.86%) Replication
8 13 (37.14%) OCP
8 13 (37.14%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
10 10 (28.57%) MySQL
10 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (25.71%) Windows
12 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (20.00%) SAN
13 7 (20.00%) Informatica
13 7 (20.00%) Firewall
13 7 (20.00%) VMware
14 6 (17.14%) Citrix
14 6 (17.14%) Finance
14 6 (17.14%) HP
14 6 (17.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS R12
15 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

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 5 (14.29%) IIS
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.86%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (11.43%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.86%) FTP
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.86%) SSH
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) Oracle Database
2 10 (28.57%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (11.43%) QlikView
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (5.71%) Big Data
7 2 (5.71%) DB2
7 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) DBA
1 24 (68.57%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (25.71%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Unix DBA
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) Castor
3 1 (2.86%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) WAP
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Clustering
1 15 (42.86%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) Wiki
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Unix
2 18 (51.43%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.29%) AIX
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Solaris
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) Fedora
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Migration
1 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Line Management
2 3 (8.57%) SDLC
3 2 (5.71%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Database Security
3 2 (5.71%) Database Tuning
3 2 (5.71%) Defect Management
3 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.71%) E-business
3 2 (5.71%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) High Availability
3 2 (5.71%) Release Management
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.86%) DevOps
4 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Korn
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) OCP
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) KVM
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.86%) Postfix
3 1 (2.86%) qmail
3 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.86%) Varnish
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (45.71%) Data Guard
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.86%) Ansible
5 1 (2.86%) Bacula
5 1 (2.86%) Cacti
5 1 (2.86%) cPanel
5 1 (2.86%) Grafana
5 1 (2.86%) Graphite
5 1 (2.86%) Kibana
5 1 (2.86%) logstash
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.86%) Plesk
5 1 (2.86%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.86%) Salt
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) Informatica
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.29%) Siebel
5 4 (11.43%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) IronPort
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.86%) CommVault
7 1 (2.86%) Ektron
7 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec