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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 504 381 352
Rank change year-on-year
-123 -29
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 116 236 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 2.07% 4.48% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 139 137
Average daily rate
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£420 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.73% -8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
5607 5266 5034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.86% 9.64% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3207 2901 2540
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 619 628
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £28.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -124 108 £425 -5.55% 42
London -104 52 £438 -7.89% 17
City of London -38 17 £556 +17.10% 5
North West -15 12 £438 - 2
Yorkshire -20 12 £325 -21.68% 8
West Yorkshire -20 11 £325 -21.68% 6
South West -4 10 £375 -11.76% 6
Leeds -15 10 £325 - 4
West Midlands +9 9 £413 +6.45% 2
South East -31 8 £305 -18.66% 5
Gloucestershire +6 7 £408 -
Warwickshire - 7 £413 -
Manchester -3 6 £438 - 2
Scotland -17 6 £375 +7.14% 1
Cheltenham - 6 £408 -
Edinburgh -12 5 £375 +11.11% 1
Liverpool - 5 - -
Warwick - 5 - -
Merseyside - 5 - -
Berkshire +6 3 £303 -39.19% 3
Hampshire -21 3 £520 +28.79%
North East -27 3 £475 +50.79%
Tyne and Wear -28 3 £475 +50.79%
Leamington Spa - 3 £413 -
Gosport +11 2 - -
Wiltshire +1 2 £350 -17.64% 4
East of England -3 2 £375 +27.11% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 2 £475 +50.79%
Windsor - 2 £303 -
Glasgow +4 1 - -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Oracle
2 175 (76.42%) Oracle Database
3 128 (55.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 126 (55.02%) Linux
5 96 (41.92%) SQL
5 96 (41.92%) Data Guard
6 91 (39.74%) UNIX
7 89 (38.86%) Oracle RMAN
8 74 (32.31%) Performance Tuning
9 68 (29.69%) PL/SQL
10 63 (27.51%) Shell Script
11 61 (26.64%) Oracle Database 10g
12 60 (26.20%) WebLogic
13 50 (21.83%) SQL Server
14 49 (21.40%) Oracle Database 12c
15 47 (20.52%) Windows
16 46 (20.09%) Middleware
16 46 (20.09%) Finance
17 44 (19.21%) Red Hat
18 42 (18.34%) Oracle EBS
19 39 (17.03%) Oracle Applications
20 37 (16.16%) Relational Database
21 36 (15.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 36 (15.72%) RDBMS
22 34 (14.85%) IBM
22 34 (14.85%) Java
22 34 (14.85%) Oracle EBS R12
23 32 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 31 (13.54%) Clustering
25 30 (13.10%) Solaris

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 60 (26.20%) WebLogic
2 19 (8.30%) Apache
3 15 (6.55%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.55%) JBoss
4 14 (6.11%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (4.80%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (4.37%) IIS
8 9 (3.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (3.93%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (3.93%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (2.18%) Confluence
9 5 (2.18%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.31%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.31%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.31%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.31%) HipChat
2 2 (0.87%) MS Project
2 2 (0.87%) MS Office
2 2 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 42 (18.34%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (17.03%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (14.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (3.06%) RMDS
5 5 (2.18%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.31%) Endur
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.44%) Documaker
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.06%) PaaS
2 6 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.66%) SAN
2 16 (6.99%) NAS
3 15 (6.55%) WAN
4 14 (6.11%) LAN
5 12 (5.24%) Firewall
6 10 (4.37%) LDAP
6 10 (4.37%) HTTP
6 10 (4.37%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.93%) FCoE
7 9 (3.93%) iSCSI
8 8 (3.49%) DNS
9 7 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (3.06%) Multicast
10 6 (2.62%) Internet
11 5 (2.18%) VLAN
12 4 (1.75%) VPN
12 4 (1.75%) DHCP
13 3 (1.31%) SSH
14 2 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (76.42%) Oracle Database
2 128 (55.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 61 (26.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 50 (21.83%) SQL Server
5 49 (21.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 37 (16.16%) Relational Database
7 36 (15.72%) RDBMS
8 19 (8.30%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (8.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (6.11%) Oracle Exadata
9 14 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (5.24%) DataStage
12 11 (4.80%) Oracle Discoverer
12 11 (4.80%) IBM InfoSphere
13 10 (4.37%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (4.37%) Hadoop
13 10 (4.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (4.80%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (3.93%) JIRA
3 7 (3.06%) Toad
4 5 (2.18%) Subversion
4 5 (2.18%) Zephyr
5 4 (1.75%) Maven
5 4 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.75%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.31%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.31%) Ant
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.87%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.44%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.44%) Hudson
8 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.44%) JUnit
8 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 46 (20.09%) Finance
2 28 (12.23%) Banking
3 5 (2.18%) Legal
3 5 (2.18%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.31%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (61.57%) DBA
2 120 (52.40%) Oracle DBA
3 43 (18.78%) Architect
4 35 (15.28%) Administrator
5 21 (9.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 14 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (6.11%) Developer
7 10 (4.37%) Consultant
7 10 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.37%) SQL DBA
7 10 (4.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.93%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (3.49%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (3.49%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.06%) Applications Architect
11 6 (2.62%) Senior DBA
11 6 (2.62%) SAP Architect
11 6 (2.62%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 5 (2.18%) SAP Technical Architect
12 5 (2.18%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.09%) Middleware
2 28 (12.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (6.99%) J2EE
3 16 (6.99%) HTML
4 15 (6.55%) XML
5 13 (5.68%) XSLT
6 11 (4.80%) Apache Camel
7 8 (3.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 8 (3.49%) Web Services
7 8 (3.49%) Rendezvous
8 7 (3.06%) Ultra Messaging
9 5 (2.18%) SAP Basis
9 5 (2.18%) .NET
10 4 (1.75%) XSD
10 4 (1.75%) XML Schema
10 4 (1.75%) RESTful
10 4 (1.75%) OSGi
11 3 (1.31%) JPA
11 3 (1.31%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.87%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.54%) Clustering
2 29 (12.66%) Replication
3 20 (8.73%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.80%) Data Integration
6 9 (3.93%) Statistics
7 6 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.62%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.75%) W3C
10 3 (1.31%) CMDB
11 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.87%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.87%) PKI
11 2 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 126 (55.02%) Linux
2 91 (39.74%) UNIX
3 47 (20.52%) Windows
4 32 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (13.10%) Solaris
6 14 (6.11%) HPUX
6 14 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.80%) AIX
8 5 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.87%) SUSE
12 1 (0.44%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.31%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (12.66%) Migration
3 25 (10.92%) Database Tuning
4 24 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (10.04%) SOA
6 22 (9.61%) ITIL
7 21 (9.17%) Data Modelling
8 20 (8.73%) Configuration Management
8 20 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (8.73%) Data Migration
9 16 (6.99%) ETL
10 15 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (6.55%) Load Balancing
10 15 (6.55%) High Availability
10 15 (6.55%) Database Security
10 15 (6.55%) Patch Management
11 13 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (5.24%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (4.80%) Data Analysis
13 11 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.92%) SQL
2 68 (29.69%) PL/SQL
3 63 (27.51%) Shell Script
4 34 (14.85%) Java
5 16 (6.99%) Perl
6 13 (5.68%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.24%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.24%) Korn
8 11 (4.80%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.06%) Python
9 7 (3.06%) C
10 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.75%) XPath
11 4 (1.75%) Ruby
11 4 (1.75%) C-shell
12 3 (1.31%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.31%) C#
13 2 (0.87%) ABAP
14 1 (0.44%) AWK
14 1 (0.44%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.11%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.68%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (5.24%) Degree
6 7 (3.06%) OCP
7 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.99%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.80%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.87%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.24%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.37%) Xen
4 9 (3.93%) KVM
4 9 (3.93%) Oracle Clusterware
5 8 (3.49%) SRDF
6 7 (3.06%) NFS
7 5 (2.18%) vSphere
8 3 (1.31%) OCFS2
8 3 (1.31%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.31%) GlusterFS
8 3 (1.31%) GFS2
9 2 (0.87%) Samba
9 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.87%) HDFS
9 2 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.87%) vCloud
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 96 (41.92%) Data Guard
2 89 (38.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 36 (15.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.62%) Puppet
4 6 (2.62%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (2.18%) Oracle Flashback
6 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.31%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.31%) SELinux
8 2 (0.87%) Ambari
8 2 (0.87%) Oozie
8 2 (0.87%) Control-M
8 2 (0.87%) OpenView
8 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.87%) yum
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 229 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (19.21%) Red Hat
3 34 (14.85%) IBM
4 29 (12.66%) VMware
5 21 (9.17%) NetApp
5 21 (9.17%) HP
6 14 (6.11%) Sybase
6 14 (6.11%) Cisco
7 13 (5.68%) Microsoft
8 11 (4.80%) EMC
8 11 (4.80%) Talend
9 10 (4.37%) SolarWinds
9 10 (4.37%) Remedy
9 10 (4.37%) SAP
10 9 (3.93%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.49%) DataSynapse
11 8 (3.49%) Intel
11 8 (3.49%) Veritas
11 8 (3.49%) TIBCO
12 7 (3.06%) Sun
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £460.00 - £510.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago