The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 41 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.74% - 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.63% 13.30% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 25
Average daily rate £325 £253 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £10.56 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £15.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Oracle RAC
North East

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
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £350 -
Oracle RAC
North East

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 18 (94.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (94.74%) UNIX
3 16 (84.21%) HPUX
4 13 (68.42%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
5 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
5 12 (63.16%) Data Guard
6 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) Change Control
8 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
8 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
8 8 (42.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
9 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (36.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (31.58%) Linux
11 5 (26.32%) LAN
11 5 (26.32%) WAN
11 5 (26.32%) DHCP
11 5 (26.32%) VPN
11 5 (26.32%) DNS
11 5 (26.32%) Citrix
11 5 (26.32%) SAN
11 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 5 (26.32%) Thin Client
11 5 (26.32%) AIX
11 5 (26.32%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (21.05%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 18 (94.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) DBA
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Senior DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Junior DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Thin Client
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
1 5 (26.32%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) UNIX
2 16 (84.21%) HPUX
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Change Control
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
3 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) KVM
3 4 (21.05%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) VMware