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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 134 120 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 11 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.28% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 3.79% 2.92% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 21
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£425 £408 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £394 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £418 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.90 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
290 240 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.13% 9.65% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 128
Average daily rate £353 £279 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.45% -23.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 46
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.75 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 27 January 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £388 -
Somerset - - - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (72.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Solaris
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (45.45%) Migration
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle Application Server
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle 9iAS
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (36.36%) Data Guard
7 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
9 6 (27.27%) Apache
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Java
9 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 5 (22.73%) System Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Java EE
10 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
10 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) Cryptography
10 5 (22.73%) Spring
10 5 (22.73%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 10 (45.45%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle 9iAS
3 6 (27.27%) Apache
4 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (72.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Exadata
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) DB2
6 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Ant
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.55%) ERwin
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) DBA
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Database Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Database Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 5 (22.73%) Java EE
2 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) System Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Certification
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Data Guard
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) Micro Focus