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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 66 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.64% - 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 6.35% - 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
63 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.08% 9.57% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 9
Average daily rate £320 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £173 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Middleware
3 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Applications

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (37.50%) AquaLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) Java EE
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) KVM
2 3 (37.50%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (37.50%) HP