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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 253 222 179
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -43
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 8 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.32% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 0.70% 2.83% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 31
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£305 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.73% -8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
1138 1026 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.94% 11.16% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 519 554
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 124 156
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.88 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £30.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Berkshire +6 3 £303 -39.19% 3
Hampshire -21 3 £520 +28.79%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (88.46%) Oracle Database
3 21 (80.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 18 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (61.54%) UNIX
6 15 (57.69%) SQL
7 14 (53.85%) Shell Script
8 13 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (46.15%) PL/SQL
9 12 (46.15%) WebLogic
10 11 (42.31%) Linux
10 11 (42.31%) Middleware
10 11 (42.31%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
10 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
10 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
11 10 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (38.46%) Oracle EBS R12
11 10 (38.46%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (38.46%) HPUX
12 9 (34.62%) Oracle Discoverer
12 9 (34.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
12 9 (34.62%) Oracle 10gAS
13 8 (30.77%) Data Guard
13 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
14 7 (26.92%) HP
15 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
15 6 (23.08%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (11.54%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) SSH
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle Database
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.85%) MySQL
8 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) DBA
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (23.08%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Support
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Middleware
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) UNIX
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) HPUX
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
4 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
5 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Database Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 1 (3.85%) Use Case
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.85%) Transition Management
9 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 12 (46.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) OCP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (30.77%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft