The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 77 67 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 42 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.22% 0.41% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 10.69% 3.80% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 4
Median daily rate £280 £475 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% +50.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £443 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £507 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £401 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.99% +9.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Oracle RAC
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
393 79 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.14% 10.93% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 41 31
Median daily rate £271 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £460 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 13 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £12.14 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Tyne and Wear region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Tyne and Wear region.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 42 £280 -41.05%
Oracle RAC
North East

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (95.65%) ITIL
3 36 (78.26%) Linux
3 36 (78.26%) Red Hat
4 35 (76.09%) AIX
5 34 (73.91%) HP
5 34 (73.91%) EMC
5 34 (73.91%) SAN
5 34 (73.91%) EMC NetWorker
6 33 (71.74%) Clustering
6 33 (71.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
7 31 (67.39%) High Availability
7 31 (67.39%) KVM
8 30 (65.22%) RHCE
8 30 (65.22%) Service Delivery
9 27 (58.70%) SLA
10 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
11 17 (36.96%) IBM
12 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
13 10 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
13 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
13 10 (21.74%) OCP
13 10 (21.74%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
14 9 (19.57%) Capacity Management
14 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
14 9 (19.57%) Degree
15 4 (8.70%) Unix

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.35%) iPlanet
2 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 34 (73.91%) SAN
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.35%) FTP
3 2 (4.35%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) NAS
3 2 (4.35%) SSH
4 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
2 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Administrator
2 16 (34.78%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (32.61%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (28.26%) Support Engineer
5 11 (23.91%) Linux Support
6 10 (21.74%) DBA
7 9 (19.57%) Linux Support Engineer
7 9 (19.57%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (17.39%) Server Support
9 6 (13.04%) Linux Server Engineer
9 6 (13.04%) Server Engineer
9 6 (13.04%) Server Support Engineer
10 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (8.70%) Linux Specialist
12 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 2 (4.35%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) J2EE
2 2 (4.35%) JSP
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (71.74%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Grid Computing
2 2 (4.35%) HP Storage
2 2 (4.35%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 35 (76.09%) AIX
3 33 (71.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Solaris
4 4 (8.70%) Unix
5 3 (6.52%) Windows
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Debian
7 1 (2.17%) HPUX
7 1 (2.17%) SUSE
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) ITIL
2 31 (67.39%) High Availability
3 30 (65.22%) Service Delivery
4 9 (19.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) QMS
5 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.17%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.17%) Open Source
6 1 (2.17%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
2 30 (65.22%) RHCE
3 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.74%) OCP
4 10 (21.74%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
5 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (58.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 31 (67.39%) KVM
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) RHEV
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (73.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.35%) OpenView
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 36 (78.26%) Red Hat
3 34 (73.91%) EMC
3 34 (73.91%) HP
4 17 (36.96%) IBM
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.35%) BEA
6 2 (4.35%) BMC
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Cognos
6 2 (4.35%) F5
6 2 (4.35%) NetApp
6 2 (4.35%) Opsware
6 2 (4.35%) Qualys
6 2 (4.35%) Sun
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
6 2 (4.35%) Veritas
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft