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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 243 219 169
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -50
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 8 29 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.32% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 2.94% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 44
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£388 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £343 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%
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
1099 986 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.15% 10.98% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 465 507
Average daily rate £362 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 139 168
Average hourly rate £20.59 £15.75 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.74% -13.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Surrey +13 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -17 2 £388 -13.88% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +2 1 £305 -41.34% 3
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (74.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 29 (74.36%) Oracle Database
3 28 (71.79%) WebLogic
4 24 (61.54%) SQL
5 21 (53.85%) UNIX
6 20 (51.28%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (48.72%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (48.72%) PL/SQL
8 17 (43.59%) Shell Script
8 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
8 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
9 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (38.46%) SOA
11 14 (35.90%) Oracle Applications
12 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (33.33%) Data Guard
12 13 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 12 (30.77%) Linux
13 12 (30.77%) Middleware
14 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
14 11 (28.21%) HPUX
14 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
15 10 (25.64%) Oracle Fusion
16 9 (23.08%) Oracle 10gAS
16 9 (23.08%) Oracle Discoverer
16 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
17 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
17 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 28 (71.79%) WebLogic
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle 10gAS
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.56%) Apache TomEE
Business Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.56%) Endur
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) Oracle Database
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle Discoverer
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.38%) SQLPlus
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
6 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Toad
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) DBA
2 21 (53.85%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.56%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Middleware
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) WebCenter
5 2 (5.13%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) RESTful
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) OC4J
6 1 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.56%) CSS
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Statistics
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) UNIX
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) HPUX
4 6 (15.38%) AIX
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (38.46%) SOA
3 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
4 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
5 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.82%) Use Case
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) BPEL
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.13%) Database Mirroring
9 2 (5.13%) Time Management
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL
9 2 (5.13%) BCP
9 2 (5.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) PL/SQL
3 17 (43.59%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.82%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) Korn
5 3 (7.69%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Uniface
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
1 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) OCP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 29 (74.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Puppet
3 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Vagrant
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat