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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 501 525 375
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -150
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 153 115 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 2.05% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 79 155
Median daily rate £425 £428 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £355 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £389 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £34.75 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 - £52.50

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
6432 5609 5378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.58% 10.05% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3972 3092 2782
Median daily rate £390 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 672 630
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £38.03 £34.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
England +12 140 £425 -5.55% 21
London -5 50 £525 +16.66% 4
South East -6 26 £363 -6.75% 7
West Midlands +7 18 £340 -26.48% 1
North West -3 14 £338 -15.73%
City of London +17 12 £600 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire - 12 £363 -
Oxford - 11 £363 -
Solihull - 11 - - 1
Yorkshire +10 10 £425 - 2
Manchester -9 8 £330 -15.97%
Scotland -17 8 £315 -16.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 7 £500 +1.01% 3
Tyne and Wear -27 7 £500 +1.01% 3
North East -28 7 £500 +1.01% 3
Sheffield - 7 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 1
East Midlands +13 5 - -
Berkshire +5 5 £450 +47.54% 3
South West +1 5 £304 -19.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 5 - -
Lancashire - 5 £338 -
Cheltenham +12 4 £300 -20.00%
Gloucestershire +10 4 £300 -20.00%
East of England +4 4 £450 +20.00% 3
Warwickshire +1 4 £336 -20.88%
Nottingham 0 4 - -
Hampshire -5 4 £400 +2.89% 2
Reading - 4 £450 - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £321 -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Oracle
2 186 (78.15%) Oracle Database
3 139 (58.40%) Linux
4 117 (49.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 105 (44.12%) Data Guard
6 95 (39.92%) SQL
7 80 (33.61%) Unix
8 78 (32.77%) Oracle RMAN
9 77 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
10 68 (28.57%) Windows
11 60 (25.21%) Finance
12 58 (24.37%) Shell Script
13 56 (23.53%) PL/SQL
14 54 (22.69%) SQL Server
14 54 (22.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 51 (21.43%) Red Hat
16 48 (20.17%) Solaris
16 48 (20.17%) Oracle Database 12c
16 48 (20.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 46 (19.33%) Oracle EBS
18 45 (18.91%) WebLogic
19 44 (18.49%) Oracle EBS R12
20 41 (17.23%) Oracle Applications
20 41 (17.23%) Clustering
21 39 (16.39%) Security Cleared
22 38 (15.97%) Oracle Application Server
22 38 (15.97%) VMware
23 37 (15.55%) AIX
24 36 (15.13%) Replication
25 33 (13.87%) Database Tuning

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 45 (18.91%) WebLogic
2 38 (15.97%) Oracle Application Server
3 27 (11.34%) Apache
4 23 (9.66%) IIS
5 20 (8.40%) WebSphere
6 16 (6.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 16 (6.72%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.78%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (2.94%) JBoss
8 7 (2.94%) Liferay
8 7 (2.94%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.94%) Oracle 10gAS
8 7 (2.94%) Oracle Spatial
8 7 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.52%) Jetty
9 6 (2.52%) nginx
9 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (2.10%) PowerExchange
11 3 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.42%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.42%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.42%) Siemens NX
2 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 46 (19.33%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (18.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (17.23%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (7.98%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.42%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.42%) Primavera
6 1 (0.42%) RMDS
6 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.10%) PaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.42%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.66%) SAN
2 19 (7.98%) HTTP
3 18 (7.56%) Firewall
4 16 (6.72%) LAN
4 16 (6.72%) WAN
5 14 (5.88%) DNS
6 13 (5.46%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (5.46%) NAS
7 12 (5.04%) iSCSI
8 10 (4.20%) FCoE
8 10 (4.20%) Multicast
9 9 (3.78%) FTP
10 8 (3.36%) DHCP
10 8 (3.36%) Internet
10 8 (3.36%) TCP/IP
10 8 (3.36%) VLAN
11 7 (2.94%) SSL
12 6 (2.52%) IPsec
13 5 (2.10%) LDAP
13 5 (2.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (78.15%) Oracle Database
2 117 (49.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 54 (22.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 54 (22.69%) SQL Server
4 48 (20.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 29 (12.18%) Relational Database
6 28 (11.76%) MySQL
6 28 (11.76%) RDBMS
7 22 (9.24%) Oracle BI EE
8 19 (7.98%) Oracle Discoverer
9 13 (5.46%) Hadoop
9 13 (5.46%) Oracle Exadata
10 12 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (4.62%) Sybase ASE
12 10 (4.20%) HBase
13 9 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (2.52%) PowerCenter
15 5 (2.10%) DB2
15 5 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 7 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (2.52%) Log4j
2 6 (2.52%) Travis CI
3 5 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.26%) Maven
5 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.84%) Subversion
7 1 (0.42%) JIRA
7 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 60 (25.21%) Finance
2 31 (13.03%) Banking
3 6 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.10%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.26%) Front Office
6 2 (0.84%) French Language
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 153 (64.29%) DBA
2 134 (56.30%) Oracle DBA
3 46 (19.33%) Administrator
4 25 (10.50%) Architect
5 24 (10.08%) Developer
6 23 (9.66%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 21 (8.82%) SC Cleared DBA
8 20 (8.40%) Oracle Developer
9 16 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.62%) Senior DBA
10 11 (4.62%) SQL Developer
10 11 (4.62%) Sybase DBA
11 10 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.20%) PL/SQL Developer
11 10 (4.20%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 10 (4.20%) SQL DBA
12 9 (3.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.36%) Consultant
13 8 (3.36%) MySQL DBA
14 7 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 18 (7.56%) Middleware
3 15 (6.30%) Web Services
4 14 (5.88%) XML
5 12 (5.04%) J2EE
6 11 (4.62%) .NET
7 9 (3.78%) Rendezvous
7 9 (3.78%) XSLT
8 8 (3.36%) HTML
9 7 (2.94%) Oracle ADF
10 6 (2.52%) Servlets
11 5 (2.10%) Oracle Streams
12 4 (1.68%) Apache Camel
12 4 (1.68%) Castor
12 4 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (1.68%) OSGi
13 3 (1.26%) POSIX
14 2 (0.84%) JSP
14 2 (0.84%) WebCenter
14 2 (0.84%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.23%) Clustering
2 36 (15.13%) Replication
3 12 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.10%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.68%) Grid Computing
7 4 (1.68%) Wiki
8 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.26%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.26%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.26%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.84%) Derivative
9 2 (0.84%) Equities
9 2 (0.84%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.84%) Tandem
9 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 139 (58.40%) Linux
2 80 (33.61%) Unix
3 68 (28.57%) Windows
4 48 (20.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (20.17%) Solaris
5 37 (15.55%) AIX
6 11 (4.62%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.94%) Debian
9 6 (2.52%) HPUX
10 5 (2.10%) SUSE
10 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.68%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.42%) CatOS
13 1 (0.42%) CentOS
13 1 (0.42%) Fedora
13 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (13.87%) Database Tuning
3 30 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.50%) ITIL
5 21 (8.82%) High Availability
6 19 (7.98%) Capacity Management
7 18 (7.56%) ETL
8 17 (7.14%) Migration
9 13 (5.46%) Benchmarking
9 13 (5.46%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.04%) Change Management
10 12 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (5.04%) SOA
11 10 (4.20%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.78%) DevOps
12 9 (3.78%) Open Source
12 9 (3.78%) Physical Data Model
13 8 (3.36%) CRM
13 8 (3.36%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.36%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (39.92%) SQL
2 58 (24.37%) Shell Script
3 56 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 31 (13.03%) Java
5 11 (4.62%) Perl
6 8 (3.36%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.52%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.26%) Python
10 2 (0.84%) JCL
10 2 (0.84%) Korn
11 1 (0.42%) Ada
11 1 (0.42%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.42%) C++
11 1 (0.42%) Haskell
11 1 (0.42%) Lisp
11 1 (0.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.42%) Scala
11 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.45%) Oracle Certification
2 32 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 31 (13.03%) OCP
4 12 (5.04%) Degree
5 4 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) CCNA
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.42%) RHCE
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.46%) QA
2 8 (3.36%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.84%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.30%) Xen
3 13 (5.46%) NFS
4 12 (5.04%) KVM
5 10 (4.20%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.20%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.20%) SRDF
6 9 (3.78%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.36%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.84%) RHEV
8 2 (0.84%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) Docker
9 1 (0.42%) Postfix
9 1 (0.42%) qmail
9 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.42%) Varnish
9 1 (0.42%) vCloud
9 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 105 (44.12%) Data Guard
2 78 (32.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (10.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.10%) OpenView
4 5 (2.10%) Puppet
5 4 (1.68%) Nagios
5 4 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.26%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Flashback
7 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.84%) Control-M
7 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.84%) SCOM
7 2 (0.84%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.42%) Cacti
8 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 238 (100.00%) Oracle
2 51 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 38 (15.97%) VMware
4 21 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.82%) Sybase
5 20 (8.40%) Informatica
6 19 (7.98%) IBM
7 15 (6.30%) EMC
8 14 (5.88%) HP
8 14 (5.88%) NetApp
8 14 (5.88%) SAP
9 13 (5.46%) Cisco
10 12 (5.04%) Citrix
10 12 (5.04%) TIBCO
11 11 (4.62%) Siebel
12 10 (4.20%) Intel
13 9 (3.78%) DataSynapse
14 8 (3.36%) Genesys
14 8 (3.36%) Sun
15 7 (2.94%) MuleSoft
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