The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN)
Rank 143 114 135
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.22% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 2.44% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£428 £319 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.27% -23.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £314 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £324 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £410
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -22.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
Oracle RMAN
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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
350 205 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.40% 8.96% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 111 129
Average daily rate £325 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

Oracle RMAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RMAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN across the South West region.

Oracle RMAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN across the South West region.

Oracle RMAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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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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
Dorset -4 4 £428 -
Oracle RMAN
England

Oracle RMAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 23 (95.83%) Data Guard
3 21 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (79.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
4 19 (79.17%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (79.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (75.00%) T-SQL
6 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
7 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
7 16 (66.67%) SLA
8 12 (50.00%) Clustering
9 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (25.00%) Statistics
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
12 4 (16.67%) Perl
12 4 (16.67%) SAN
12 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 4 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (8.33%) Finance
13 2 (8.33%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 21 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (79.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
3 19 (79.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.17%) OLTP
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.17%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) DBA
2 17 (70.83%) SQL DBA
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Database Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.17%) JPA
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) XSD
2 1 (4.17%) XSLT
2 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) Statistics
3 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) HPUX
1 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) BPEL
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) UML
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) RUP
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) OOD
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) OCP
4 1 (4.17%) OCA
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (95.83%) Data Guard
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) HP