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 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 251 207 172
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -35
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 18 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.39% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 3.34% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 37
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£389 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £368 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
1239 1079 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.45% 11.55% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 496 472
Average daily rate £370 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £148 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 152 178
Average hourly rate £18.55 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.88 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 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 5 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
Hampshire -25 11 £389 -12.64% 2
Surrey +5 3 £400 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire -7 1 £305 -18.66% 4
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (74.51%) WebLogic
2 38 (74.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 34 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 31 (60.78%) SQL
5 29 (56.86%) UNIX
6 26 (50.98%) Oracle EBS
7 24 (47.06%) PL/SQL
7 24 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
8 23 (45.10%) SC Cleared
9 22 (43.14%) Shell Script
10 20 (39.22%) SOA
10 20 (39.22%) Oracle Applications
11 19 (37.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (37.25%) Oracle EBS R12
12 17 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 16 (31.37%) Middleware
13 16 (31.37%) Linux
14 15 (29.41%) HPUX
14 15 (29.41%) Load Balancing
14 15 (29.41%) Data Guard
15 14 (27.45%) Oracle Fusion
15 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
16 13 (25.49%) Oracle Discoverer
16 13 (25.49%) Oracle 10gAS
17 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
18 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
19 8 (15.69%) Oracle Linux

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 38 (74.51%) WebLogic
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle 10gAS
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.96%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (37.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.96%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 19 (37.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (25.49%) Oracle Discoverer
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (15.69%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (13.73%) SQLPlus
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
8 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.96%) MySQL
12 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
12 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.96%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Subversion
1 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.84%) Toad
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) DBA
2 25 (49.02%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (17.65%) Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) SAP Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) Middleware
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (11.76%) Web Services
4 3 (5.88%) WebCenter
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
5 2 (3.92%) J2EE
5 2 (3.92%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.96%) Spring
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) OC4J
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) CSS3
6 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Statistics
2 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) UNIX
2 16 (31.37%) Linux
3 15 (29.41%) HPUX
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (11.76%) AIX
6 3 (5.88%) Solaris
7 2 (3.92%) Windows
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Android
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (39.22%) SOA
3 17 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (29.41%) Load Balancing
5 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
6 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
7 8 (15.69%) Use Case
8 7 (13.73%) Scrum
8 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.73%) BPEL
9 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.88%) User Stories
10 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.92%) BCP
11 2 (3.92%) ITIL
11 2 (3.92%) Database Mirroring
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 24 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 22 (43.14%) Shell Script
4 8 (15.69%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) Korn
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) ABAP
7 1 (1.96%) Uniface
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) SC Cleared
1 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) OCP
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.96%) NFS
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (74.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (29.41%) Data Guard
4 7 (13.73%) Puppet
5 6 (11.76%) Vagrant
6 5 (9.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (1.96%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas
5 1 (1.96%) SAP