The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / South West
Rank 132 143 138
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.068% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 0.58% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
292 342 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 11.59% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 203 150
Median daily rate £315 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 45
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.33 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.25 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the South West region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the South West region.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Data Guard
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) vCloud
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
5 2 (28.57%) SRDF
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (28.57%) VMware

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Essbase
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BPEL
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) SRDF
1 2 (28.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Guard
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Siebel
4 1 (14.29%) Software AG
4 1 (14.29%) Sun