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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 133 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 15 4 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.17% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 1.50% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 25
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£416 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.63% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.90 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.45 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+86.75% -28.60%
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
330 266 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.94% 11.30% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 122 123
Average daily rate £355 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 53 48
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £39.25
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 December 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
Somerset - 2 £380 -
Wiltshire -13 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 21 (100.00%) Oracle
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (76.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) Solaris
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (47.62%) Migration
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (42.86%) Oracle 9iAS
7 8 (38.10%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) Data Guard
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (28.57%) Apache
9 6 (28.57%) Java
9 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
10 5 (23.81%) Ant
10 5 (23.81%) JUnit
10 5 (23.81%) JSP
10 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
10 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
10 5 (23.81%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 11 (52.38%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle 9iAS
3 6 (28.57%) Apache
4 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (76.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle Exadata
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) DB2
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (4.76%) OLTP
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Ant
1 5 (23.81%) JUnit
1 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) DBA
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Database Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) JSP
1 5 (23.81%) Java EE
1 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
1 5 (23.81%) Spring
1 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSD
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.76%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) System Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) RUP
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) COBOL
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Certification
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Micro Focus
2 1 (4.76%) Sun
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft