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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / South West
Rank 127 144 130
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% 0.067% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.60% 3.99%
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 £378 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -

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
303 332 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.81% 11.14% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 205 141
Median daily rate £325 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 49
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.49 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +2 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) Solaris
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) Sun
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
6 3 (30.00%) Data Guard
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (20.00%) Control-M
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) EMC
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (20.00%) SCOM

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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (10.00%) Essbase
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DBA
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) BPEL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) SRDF
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (20.00%) Control-M
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (10.00%) Siebel