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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 135 87 119
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +32
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 7 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.99% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 2.03% 11.58% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 6
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£425 £420 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £378 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
Oracle RAC
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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
344 190 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 8.51% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 105 128
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 27
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.30 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 August 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 -18 1 £425 - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (38.46%) Middleware
5 5 (38.46%) Data Guard
5 5 (38.46%) BPEL
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (30.77%) Solaris
6 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
7 3 (23.08%) Hyperion
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (23.08%) Siebel
7 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (23.08%) ETL
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) High Availability
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (7.69%) OLTP
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) HPUX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) BPEL
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) AWK
3 1 (7.69%) sed
3 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) OCP
2 1 (7.69%) OCA
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Data Guard
3 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.69%) nmon
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Hyperion
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Siebel
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
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