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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 132 137 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -37
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.20% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 1.87% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
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£375 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%
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
277 321 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.29% 10.71% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 180 122
Average daily rate £313 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 36
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £36.45 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 May 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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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
Gloucestershire -7 1 £375 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle 9iAS
3 9 (75.00%) Migration
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (75.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
7 2 (16.67%) High Availability
8 1 (8.33%) Database Security
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (8.33%) Replication
8 1 (8.33%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (75.00%) Oracle 9iAS
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle 11i
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (75.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) DBA
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Database Security
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat