The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 460 531 392
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -139
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 195 114 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.95% 1.89% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 62 134
Median daily rate £436 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £307 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £404 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.18% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
6606 6028 5521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.23% 10.58% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4138 3414 2982
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £199 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 609 662
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
England +69 192 £435 +2.35% 12
London +1 55 £488 +8.33% 5
North East +4 44 £295 -37.89%
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 44 £295 -37.89%
Tyne and Wear -5 44 £295 -37.89%
South East +35 30 £450 +29.96% 1
West Midlands -20 20 £343 -19.41% 2
North West +4 16 £383 -12.45% 1
City of London +46 15 £575 +3.37% 2
Solihull - 15 - - 1
Berkshire +10 13 £550 +81.81% 1
South West 0 11 £435 +16.00% 1
Manchester -4 9 £330 -24.57%
Yorkshire -6 9 £525 +61.53% 1
East of England +25 7 £450 -
South Yorkshire +4 7 £525 -
Sheffield -9 7 £525 -
Reading - 7 £550 - 1
Hampshire +6 6 £413 -9.09%
Cheshire - 6 £394 -
Wiltshire 0 5 £450 +28.57% 1
Surrey - 5 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £450 -
Swindon - 5 £450 -
Warrington - 5 £394 -
Milton Keynes +16 4 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £325 -
Cheltenham +2 4 £300 -26.38%
Gloucestershire -2 4 £300 -26.38%
Warwickshire -8 4 £343 -16.96% 1

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 321 (100.00%) Oracle
2 215 (66.98%) Linux
3 213 (66.36%) Oracle Database
4 127 (39.56%) SQL
4 127 (39.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 110 (34.27%) Data Guard
6 102 (31.78%) Performance Tuning
7 101 (31.46%) Unix
8 99 (30.84%) Red Hat
9 97 (30.22%) AIX
10 96 (29.91%) Windows
11 90 (28.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 85 (26.48%) Clustering
13 83 (25.86%) Security Cleared
14 80 (24.92%) SQL Server
15 78 (24.30%) ITIL
16 76 (23.68%) SAN
16 76 (23.68%) HP
17 73 (22.74%) EMC
18 71 (22.12%) WebLogic
18 71 (22.12%) High Availability
19 68 (21.18%) Shell Script
19 68 (21.18%) Oracle RMAN
20 67 (20.87%) Oracle Database 10g
20 67 (20.87%) Solaris
21 64 (19.94%) VMware
22 63 (19.63%) Finance
22 63 (19.63%) KVM
23 62 (19.31%) Oracle EBS
23 62 (19.31%) PL/SQL

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills 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 71 (22.12%) WebLogic
2 37 (11.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 29 (9.03%) WebSphere
4 28 (8.72%) Apache
5 27 (8.41%) IIS
6 22 (6.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 22 (6.85%) Tomcat
7 19 (5.92%) Oracle Coherence
8 11 (3.43%) Liferay
9 9 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (2.49%) JBoss
11 7 (2.18%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.93%) iPlanet
14 3 (0.93%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.62%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 14 (4.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 62 (19.31%) Oracle EBS
2 59 (18.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 51 (15.89%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (9.66%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.31%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.25%) IaaS
3 4 (1.25%) PaaS
4 3 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.31%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 76 (23.68%) SAN
2 25 (7.79%) HTTP
2 25 (7.79%) LAN
2 25 (7.79%) WAN
3 24 (7.48%) NAS
4 22 (6.85%) Fibre Channel
5 21 (6.54%) Firewall
5 21 (6.54%) iSCSI
6 20 (6.23%) FCoE
7 19 (5.92%) Multicast
8 16 (4.98%) DNS
9 11 (3.43%) VLAN
10 9 (2.80%) Internet
11 6 (1.87%) DHCP
11 6 (1.87%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.25%) LDAP
12 4 (1.25%) Network Security
13 3 (0.93%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (66.36%) Oracle Database
2 127 (39.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 80 (24.92%) SQL Server
4 67 (20.87%) Oracle Database 10g
5 53 (16.51%) RDBMS
5 53 (16.51%) Relational Database
6 51 (15.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 33 (10.28%) Oracle BI EE
8 30 (9.35%) Hadoop
9 29 (9.03%) Oracle Discoverer
10 24 (7.48%) MySQL
11 19 (5.92%) HBase
12 13 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (3.74%) Oracle Exadata
14 11 (3.43%) Big Data
15 8 (2.49%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (2.18%) DB2
17 6 (1.87%) Oracle ODI
17 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 5 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (5.30%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.93%) Toad
4 2 (0.62%) Introscope
4 2 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
5 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (19.63%) Finance
2 40 (12.46%) Banking
3 7 (2.18%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.87%) Retail
5 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.62%) French Language
6 2 (0.62%) Front Office
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (51.09%) DBA
2 149 (46.42%) Oracle DBA
3 67 (20.87%) Administrator
4 43 (13.40%) Architect
5 38 (11.84%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 30 (9.35%) Developer
6 30 (9.35%) SC Cleared DBA
7 28 (8.72%) Oracle Developer
8 27 (8.41%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
10 23 (7.17%) Linux Administrator
11 20 (6.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 19 (5.92%) Linux Support
13 18 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
14 17 (5.30%) Senior DBA
14 17 (5.30%) Senior Oracle DBA
15 16 (4.98%) Support Engineer
16 13 (4.05%) Consultant
17 12 (3.74%) SQL Developer
18 11 (3.43%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.97%) Middleware
2 29 (9.03%) XML
3 28 (8.72%) Web Services
4 27 (8.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 18 (5.61%) Rendezvous
6 17 (5.30%) HTML
6 17 (5.30%) XSLT
7 10 (3.12%) SOAP
8 9 (2.80%) Oracle ADF
9 8 (2.49%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (1.87%) Oracle Streams
10 6 (1.87%) REST
11 5 (1.56%) Castor
11 5 (1.56%) XSD
12 4 (1.25%) .NET
12 4 (1.25%) RESTful
12 4 (1.25%) WebCenter
13 3 (0.93%) J2EE
13 3 (0.93%) JSP
13 3 (0.93%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.48%) Clustering
2 33 (10.28%) Replication
3 29 (9.03%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.05%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.56%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.25%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.25%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.25%) Wiki
10 3 (0.93%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.93%) Statistics
10 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.62%) LPAR
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Exalogic
11 2 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 215 (66.98%) Linux
2 101 (31.46%) Unix
3 97 (30.22%) AIX
4 96 (29.91%) Windows
5 90 (28.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (20.87%) Solaris
7 24 (7.48%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.12%) HPUX
9 9 (2.80%) SUSE
9 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.18%) Debian
10 7 (2.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.31%) CentOS
13 1 (0.31%) Fedora
13 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (31.78%) Performance Tuning
2 78 (24.30%) ITIL
3 71 (22.12%) High Availability
4 50 (15.58%) Database Tuning
5 40 (12.46%) Service Delivery
6 32 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (8.41%) Capacity Management
8 23 (7.17%) ETL
9 22 (6.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 22 (6.85%) Migration
10 21 (6.54%) SOA
11 20 (6.23%) Benchmarking
12 18 (5.61%) Data Modelling
13 15 (4.67%) Physical Data Model
14 14 (4.36%) Low Latency
15 13 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (4.05%) Logical Data Model
16 12 (3.74%) Database Optimisation
17 11 (3.43%) Change Management
17 11 (3.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 127 (39.56%) SQL
2 68 (21.18%) Shell Script
3 62 (19.31%) PL/SQL
4 46 (14.33%) Java
5 17 (5.30%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.74%) Perl
7 6 (1.87%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.25%) C
8 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.93%) Korn
9 3 (0.93%) Python
10 2 (0.62%) C++
10 2 (0.62%) JCL
11 1 (0.31%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.31%) Haskell
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 61 (19.00%) SC Cleared
3 58 (18.07%) Oracle Certification
4 51 (15.89%) OCP
5 44 (13.71%) RHCE
6 21 (6.54%) DV Cleared
7 17 (5.30%) Degree
8 7 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.25%) CCNA
9 4 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.25%) MCSE
10 3 (0.93%) CCNP
10 3 (0.93%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.93%) MCITP
10 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.93%) PMP
10 3 (0.93%) VCAP
11 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.15%) SLA
2 6 (1.87%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 63 (19.63%) KVM
2 48 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.72%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (7.17%) NFS
5 22 (6.85%) Active Directory
6 20 (6.23%) Hyper-V
6 20 (6.23%) SRDF
7 19 (5.92%) Xen
8 11 (3.43%) Oracle Clusterware
9 9 (2.80%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.56%) Firmware
11 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.62%) RHEV
12 2 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.31%) Docker
13 1 (0.31%) Postfix
13 1 (0.31%) qmail
13 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.31%) vSphere
13 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 110 (34.27%) Data Guard
2 68 (21.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 46 (14.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 19 (5.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (3.12%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.87%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (1.87%) Oracle Flashback
6 6 (1.87%) Puppet
6 6 (1.87%) SCOM
7 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.56%) OpenView
7 5 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.25%) Nagios
9 3 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.93%) Control-M
10 2 (0.62%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.62%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 321 (100.00%) Oracle
2 99 (30.84%) Red Hat
3 76 (23.68%) HP
4 73 (22.74%) EMC
5 64 (19.94%) VMware
6 60 (18.69%) IBM
7 30 (9.35%) NetApp
8 26 (8.10%) Cisco
9 23 (7.17%) Citrix
10 21 (6.54%) TIBCO
11 20 (6.23%) Intel
12 19 (5.92%) Sybase
13 18 (5.61%) DataSynapse
14 15 (4.67%) Informatica
15 14 (4.36%) Dell
15 14 (4.36%) Microsoft
16 11 (3.43%) Bloomberg
16 11 (3.43%) Reuters
17 10 (3.12%) Hortonworks
17 10 (3.12%) Sun
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