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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 238 200 188
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 20 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 1.73% 3.73% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 16
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£390 £439 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £319 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £526 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -34.11%
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
1153 1020 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.94% 11.54% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 463 397
Average daily rate £375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 124 171
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £31.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Hampshire -14 16 £390 -5.45% 2
Surrey +2 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £325 -13.33% 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 66 (100.00%) Oracle
2 53 (80.30%) WebLogic
3 43 (65.15%) SQL
4 41 (62.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 35 (53.03%) SOA
6 33 (50.00%) UNIX
6 33 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 32 (48.48%) Oracle EBS
8 27 (40.91%) PL/SQL
8 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
9 26 (39.39%) SC Cleared
10 24 (36.36%) Linux
11 23 (34.85%) Configuration Management
12 22 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
13 21 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (31.82%) Shell Script
13 21 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
14 20 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (27.27%) Middleware
15 18 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 16 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (24.24%) Oracle Linux
16 16 (24.24%) Data Guard
16 16 (24.24%) Oracle Fusion
17 15 (22.73%) Puppet
17 15 (22.73%) Scrum
17 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (22.73%) BPEL
17 15 (22.73%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 53 (80.30%) WebLogic
2 18 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (18.18%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (48.48%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) VLAN
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) SMS
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) SAN
1 1 (1.52%) NAS
1 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 21 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
4 11 (16.67%) SQLPlus
5 10 (15.15%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
8 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.58%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
9 4 (6.06%) MySQL
9 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 13 (19.70%) Subversion
3 6 (9.09%) Toad
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.52%) Maven
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Military
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) DBA
2 25 (37.88%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (21.21%) Architect
4 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
5 6 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) UNIX Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) Middleware
2 16 (24.24%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (6.06%) WebCenter
5 2 (3.03%) RESTful
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (1.52%) Spring
6 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) OC4J
6 1 (1.52%) HTML5
6 1 (1.52%) CSS3
6 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Statistics
2 7 (10.61%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.09%) Replication
4 3 (4.55%) HACMP
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) UNIX
2 24 (36.36%) Linux
3 16 (24.24%) Oracle Linux
4 14 (21.21%) HPUX
5 10 (15.15%) AIX
6 8 (12.12%) Windows
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.03%) Solaris
10 1 (1.52%) Android
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) SOA
2 23 (34.85%) Configuration Management
3 20 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (22.73%) Scrum
5 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.73%) BPEL
6 14 (21.21%) Test Automation
6 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (21.21%) Load Balancing
7 11 (16.67%) Use Case
7 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 11 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 8 (12.12%) User Stories
9 6 (9.09%) ITIL
10 4 (6.06%) DevOps
10 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.55%) BCP
11 3 (4.55%) High Availability
12 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) SQL
2 27 (40.91%) PL/SQL
3 21 (31.82%) Shell Script
4 15 (22.73%) Java
5 6 (9.09%) Korn
5 6 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) ABAP
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 26 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) OCP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (62.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) NFS
4 1 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (24.24%) Data Guard
3 15 (22.73%) Puppet
4 14 (21.21%) Vagrant
5 5 (7.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.52%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.52%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) Symantec
6 1 (1.52%) Veritas