The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 22 July 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 West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 132 83 118
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +35
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 1.25% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 12.11% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 8
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £380 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £451 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
312 223 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.66% 10.33% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 134 110
Average daily rate £353 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.21 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £23.75 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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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
Wiltshire -20 1 £425 -
Dorset - - - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (95.45%) Oracle Database
3 15 (68.18%) Linux
4 14 (63.64%) Data Guard
5 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (45.45%) SQL
8 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
9 7 (31.82%) Replication
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL
10 6 (27.27%) UNIX
10 6 (27.27%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (27.27%) SAN
11 5 (22.73%) Middleware
11 5 (22.73%) Perl
11 5 (22.73%) BPEL
11 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (18.18%) Finance
12 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
12 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (18.18%) High Availability
12 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
12 4 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
12 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
12 4 (18.18%) Solaris
13 3 (13.64%) OCP
13 3 (13.64%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) Oracle Database
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.55%) OLTP
6 1 (4.55%) SQLPlus
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.55%) MySQL
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (4.55%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) DBA
1 19 (86.36%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Senior DBA
2 2 (9.09%) Database Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Server Support
3 1 (4.55%) Database Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Support
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSD
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) BPEL
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) Database Security
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) sed
6 1 (4.55%) Bourne shell
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) XPath
6 1 (4.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) OCP
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) OCA
3 1 (4.55%) RHCE
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
2 1 (4.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) Data Guard
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.55%) nmon
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Hyperion
3 3 (13.64%) Siebel
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) JBoss