The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN)
Rank 222 227 238
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 24 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.20% 0.83% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 12
Average daily rate £450 £352 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.02% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £210 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1092 968 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 11.39% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 453 363
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 178 117
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £11.33 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Oracle RMAN
England

Oracle RMAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RMAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN across the South East region.

Oracle RMAN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle RMAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RMAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Oracle RMAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN across the South East region.

Oracle RMAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 14 £439 +52.21% 1
Surrey - 4 £450 - 3
Berkshire -7 2 - - 1
Kent - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oracle RMAN
England

Oracle RMAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN.

1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (97.37%) Oracle Database
3 31 (81.58%) SQL
4 29 (76.32%) Data Guard
5 27 (71.05%) Oracle RAC
5 27 (71.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (71.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 19 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
7 17 (44.74%) PL/SQL
8 16 (42.11%) Linux
9 14 (36.84%) UNIX
9 14 (36.84%) Windows
9 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
10 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
10 13 (34.21%) Solaris
11 12 (31.58%) Finance
12 11 (28.95%) ITIL
13 10 (26.32%) WebLogic
13 10 (26.32%) Perl
13 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
13 10 (26.32%) SQLPlus
13 10 (26.32%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
13 10 (26.32%) Replication
14 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (23.68%) Legato

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (97.37%) Oracle Database
2 27 (71.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 27 (71.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
4 10 (26.32%) SQLPlus
5 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
10 3 (7.89%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (5.26%) OLTP
11 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Toad
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) DBA
2 29 (76.32%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Sybase DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (5.26%) IT Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Database Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Server Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Integration Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
1 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Replication
2 7 (18.42%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) HACMP
3 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) Solaris
4 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.16%) AIX
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.95%) ITIL
3 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
4 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) BCP
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) E-business
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) SOA
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Benchmarking
7 2 (5.26%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) PL/SQL
3 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
4 10 (26.32%) Perl
4 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 8 (21.05%) Korn
6 1 (2.63%) AWK
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (23.68%) OCP
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) Xen
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.63%) SRDF
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (76.32%) Data Guard
2 19 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (23.68%) Legato
4 7 (18.42%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (18.42%) Foglight
5 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
6 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
6 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) EMC
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Sybase
6 2 (5.26%) Sun
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.63%) Egenera