The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 432 370 325
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -45
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 162 207 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 3.09% 3.98% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 111 144
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.90 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% -31.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5242 5201 4496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.66% 10.16% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2903 2678 2109
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 622 757
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.52 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC within the UK.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC within the UK.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England -67 154 £425 +6.25% 14
London -25 71 £450 +5.88% 9
South East -19 45 £400 +6.66% 1
Hampshire +11 40 £400 +14.28% 1
City of London -14 25 £475 -5.00% 3
South West -17 15 £388 +8.77%
Southampton - 10 £335 -
North West -13 7 £423 +65.68%
Havant 0 6 £463 +3.35%
West Midlands -9 6 £375 -6.25%
Manchester -11 5 £438 +92.30%
Scotland -8 3 £399 +13.94% 4
Gloucestershire - 3 £288 -
East Midlands +7 2 £425 +33.85% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £425 +33.85% 1
Nottingham -2 2 £425 +33.85% 1
East of England -10 2 £255 -28.16%
Surrey -11 2 - -
Yorkshire -26 2 £425 +6.25% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £260 -
Somerset - 2 £380 -
Cheshire - 2 £423 -
Staines - 2 - -
Reading +17 1 £248 -
Berkshire -6 1 £248 -10.81%
South Yorkshire -6 1 £400 +6.66%
Birmingham -8 1 - -
Sheffield -9 1 £400 +6.66%
Swindon -11 1 - -
Wiltshire -15 1 - -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 363 (100.00%) Oracle
2 239 (65.84%) Oracle Database
3 178 (49.04%) Linux
4 171 (47.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 169 (46.56%) SQL
6 135 (37.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 131 (36.09%) Data Guard
8 122 (33.61%) WebLogic
9 118 (32.51%) UNIX
10 109 (30.03%) SOA
10 109 (30.03%) Finance
11 96 (26.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 87 (23.97%) Performance Tuning
13 85 (23.42%) PL/SQL
14 77 (21.21%) Middleware
15 75 (20.66%) SQL Server
16 74 (20.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 73 (20.11%) Oracle EBS
18 69 (19.01%) Oracle Exadata
19 63 (17.36%) VMware
19 63 (17.36%) Security Cleared
20 59 (16.25%) Replication
21 58 (15.98%) Clustering
22 57 (15.70%) Shell Script
23 56 (15.43%) IBM
24 55 (15.15%) Solaris
24 55 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
25 53 (14.60%) Bash Shell
26 51 (14.05%) Windows
27 47 (12.95%) SC Cleared

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 122 (33.61%) WebLogic
2 37 (10.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 34 (9.37%) WebSphere
4 21 (5.79%) Oracle Application Server
4 21 (5.79%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (4.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (4.13%) WebLogic Portal
6 15 (4.13%) Apache
7 10 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.75%) Oracle 9iAS
8 9 (2.48%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.93%) Oracle 10gAS
9 7 (1.93%) IIS
9 7 (1.93%) NetWeaver
10 6 (1.65%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.83%) JBoss
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.83%) AquaLogic
12 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 73 (20.11%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (12.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (10.74%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (5.51%) Oracle BPM
5 19 (5.23%) Documaker
6 13 (3.58%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (2.48%) Oracle FAH
8 6 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.55%) RMDS
10 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (7.71%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.55%) SaaS
2 2 (0.55%) PaaS
2 2 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.92%) SAN
2 19 (5.23%) WAN
2 19 (5.23%) HTTP
3 17 (4.68%) HTTPS
3 17 (4.68%) SSL
4 13 (3.58%) LAN
5 12 (3.31%) NAS
6 9 (2.48%) Internet
7 8 (2.20%) DNS
7 8 (2.20%) DHCP
8 7 (1.93%) Firewall
9 5 (1.38%) LDAP
10 4 (1.10%) VPN
10 4 (1.10%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.10%) FCoE
10 4 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (1.10%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.10%) Multicast
11 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (65.84%) Oracle Database
2 171 (47.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 96 (26.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 75 (20.66%) SQL Server
5 69 (19.01%) Oracle Exadata
6 47 (12.95%) Oracle Database 12c
7 41 (11.29%) Relational Database
8 38 (10.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 35 (9.64%) RDBMS
10 34 (9.37%) Oracle Reports
11 28 (7.71%) Oracle ODI
12 26 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (6.61%) Oracle9i Database
14 23 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (4.96%) SQLPlus
16 18 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (4.41%) Hadoop
18 15 (4.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 32 (8.82%) JIRA
2 19 (5.23%) Subversion
3 15 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.31%) Toad
5 8 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.65%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.38%) Ant
7 5 (1.38%) JUnit
7 5 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.38%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.55%) ERwin
8 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 109 (30.03%) Finance
2 45 (12.40%) Banking
3 20 (5.51%) Financial Institution
4 19 (5.23%) Billing
5 12 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.38%) Retail
9 3 (0.83%) Games
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) International Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 183 (50.41%) DBA
2 164 (45.18%) Oracle DBA
3 68 (18.73%) Architect
4 49 (13.50%) Administrator
5 40 (11.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 28 (7.71%) Developer
7 22 (6.06%) SQL DBA
8 20 (5.51%) Consultant
9 19 (5.23%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 16 (4.41%) Oracle Consultant
11 15 (4.13%) Data Architect
12 13 (3.58%) Oracle Developer
12 13 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.58%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (3.31%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.03%) Java Developer
15 10 (2.75%) Linux Engineer
15 10 (2.75%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 9 (2.48%) Oracle Architect
16 9 (2.48%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (21.21%) Middleware
2 42 (11.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 29 (7.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 24 (6.61%) WebCenter
5 19 (5.23%) Web Services
6 18 (4.96%) JDBC
6 18 (4.96%) JMS
7 13 (3.58%) XML
8 11 (3.03%) HTML
9 8 (2.20%) .NET
9 8 (2.20%) XSLT
9 8 (2.20%) Java EE
10 6 (1.65%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.38%) WSH
11 5 (1.38%) JSP
11 5 (1.38%) Spring
11 5 (1.38%) Spring MVC
12 4 (1.10%) JPA
12 4 (1.10%) XSD
12 4 (1.10%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.25%) Replication
2 58 (15.98%) Clustering
3 46 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.51%) Hedge funds
5 19 (5.23%) Statistics
6 9 (2.48%) HACMP
6 9 (2.48%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.93%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.65%) Open Source
8 6 (1.65%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.65%) Data Extraction
8 6 (1.65%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.38%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.10%) W3C
10 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 178 (49.04%) Linux
2 118 (32.51%) UNIX
3 55 (15.15%) Solaris
4 51 (14.05%) Windows
5 35 (9.64%) Oracle Linux
6 33 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (8.82%) AIX
8 14 (3.86%) HPUX
8 14 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.03%) SOA
2 87 (23.97%) Performance Tuning
3 42 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (11.57%) Configuration Management
4 40 (11.02%) High Availability
5 36 (9.92%) Migration
5 36 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (5.51%) Analytics
8 19 (5.23%) DevOps
8 19 (5.23%) Revenue Management
8 19 (5.23%) BPEL
9 17 (4.68%) Scrum
9 17 (4.68%) ITIL
9 17 (4.68%) Test Automation
10 16 (4.41%) Content Management
11 15 (4.13%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.13%) Use Case
11 15 (4.13%) Database Security
12 14 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 169 (46.56%) SQL
2 85 (23.42%) PL/SQL
3 57 (15.70%) Shell Script
4 53 (14.60%) Bash Shell
5 46 (12.67%) Python
6 41 (11.29%) Java
7 31 (8.54%) Perl
8 28 (7.71%) Ruby
9 16 (4.41%) Korn
10 15 (4.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 15 (4.13%) Jython
11 13 (3.58%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.48%) VBScript
14 8 (2.20%) C
15 5 (1.38%) JavaScript
15 5 (1.38%) R
16 4 (1.10%) C#
16 4 (1.10%) VB
16 4 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (17.36%) Security Cleared
2 47 (12.95%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.23%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (4.13%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.48%) OCP
6 7 (1.93%) Degree
7 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.83%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.83%) MCITP
9 2 (0.55%) PMP
9 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.28%) OCA
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.61%) Data Quality
2 23 (6.34%) SLA
3 6 (1.65%) QA
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (37.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 55 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.16%) VMware ESX
4 14 (3.86%) vCloud
5 9 (2.48%) Apache Flume
5 9 (2.48%) KVM
5 9 (2.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (1.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (1.93%) NFS
6 7 (1.93%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.65%) PowerHA
7 6 (1.65%) HDFS
8 5 (1.38%) RHEV
8 5 (1.38%) Xen
9 4 (1.10%) SRDF
10 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.28%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 131 (36.09%) Data Guard
2 74 (20.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 42 (11.57%) Puppet
4 26 (7.16%) SELinux
5 18 (4.96%) Oracle Identity Management
6 14 (3.86%) Vagrant
7 11 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (2.48%) Ambari
8 9 (2.48%) Oozie
9 6 (1.65%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.38%) Nagios
11 4 (1.10%) OpenView
12 3 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.55%) HP UCMDB
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 1 (0.28%) CA Wily
14 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.28%) OVSD
14 1 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 363 (100.00%) Oracle
2 63 (17.36%) VMware
3 56 (15.43%) IBM
4 46 (12.67%) Red Hat
5 35 (9.64%) Microsoft
6 31 (8.54%) Remedy
7 17 (4.68%) HP
8 15 (4.13%) Sybase
9 14 (3.86%) Siebel
10 13 (3.58%) EMC
11 12 (3.31%) Teradata
12 11 (3.03%) Netezza
12 11 (3.03%) NetApp
13 10 (2.75%) Cisco
13 10 (2.75%) Sun
14 9 (2.48%) Business Objects
14 9 (2.48%) Intel
14 9 (2.48%) Hortonworks
15 8 (2.20%) MapR
15 8 (2.20%) SAP
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