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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 496 364 348
Rank change year-on-year
-132 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 111 235 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% 4.69% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 147 116
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%

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
5332 5007 4441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.84% 9.51% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2998 2669 2133
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 619 619
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -126 101 £425 -2.85% 37
London -73 57 £450 - 20
City of London +6 28 £450 - 8
South East -34 14 £390 -15.67% 7
North West -15 12 £401 +45.63% 2
Manchester -3 9 £401 -2.90% 1
Scotland -7 8 £375 +15.38% 1
Hampshire -15 8 £390 -13.33%
East of England - 7 £375 - 3
East Midlands -7 5 £361 -
Glasgow - 5 £369 -
Gosport - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £438 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £361 -
Nottingham - 4 £361 -
Surrey +5 3 £400 -11.11%
West Midlands -20 2 £463 +8.82%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £355 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £394 -
Stirling - 2 £444 -
South West +5 1 £375 -21.05% 4
Warwickshire 0 1 £425 +21.42%
Southampton -7 1 £390 +20.46%
Gloucestershire -7 1 £375 -
Berkshire -8 1 £305 -41.34% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 1 £495 +82.48%

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 246 (100.00%) Oracle
2 176 (71.54%) Oracle Database
3 120 (48.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 116 (47.15%) Linux
5 106 (43.09%) Data Guard
6 97 (39.43%) SQL
6 97 (39.43%) Oracle RMAN
7 88 (35.77%) WebLogic
7 88 (35.77%) UNIX
8 72 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
9 66 (26.83%) PL/SQL
9 66 (26.83%) Finance
10 65 (26.42%) Oracle EBS
11 61 (24.80%) Oracle Database 10g
12 57 (23.17%) Shell Script
13 55 (22.36%) Middleware
14 54 (21.95%) Oracle Database 12c
15 52 (21.14%) SOA
16 47 (19.11%) Oracle EBS R12
17 46 (18.70%) Oracle Applications
18 45 (18.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 45 (18.29%) Security Cleared
19 41 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
20 37 (15.04%) SQL Server
21 36 (14.63%) Red Hat
22 34 (13.82%) Banking
23 33 (13.41%) Clustering
23 33 (13.41%) Migration
23 33 (13.41%) Solaris
23 33 (13.41%) SC Cleared

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 88 (35.77%) WebLogic
2 24 (9.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (8.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 17 (6.91%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.88%) Apache
6 11 (4.47%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (4.07%) JBoss
7 10 (4.07%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.07%) Oracle 9iAS
8 9 (3.66%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (3.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (3.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (2.85%) IIS
11 6 (2.44%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.44%) NetWeaver
11 6 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.63%) Confluence
13 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) MS Project
1 2 (0.81%) MS Office
1 2 (0.81%) HipChat
1 2 (0.81%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 65 (26.42%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (19.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 46 (18.70%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (4.88%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (3.25%) Documaker
6 7 (2.85%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (2.03%) RMDS
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.41%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.44%) PaaS
3 5 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.81%) IaaS
4 2 (0.81%) Office 365
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.16%) SAN
2 17 (6.91%) WAN
3 15 (6.10%) LAN
4 13 (5.28%) LDAP
5 12 (4.88%) NAS
6 11 (4.47%) HTTP
7 10 (4.07%) Internet
8 9 (3.66%) Firewall
8 9 (3.66%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.66%) DNS
9 7 (2.85%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.85%) FCoE
10 6 (2.44%) HTTPS
10 6 (2.44%) SSL
11 5 (2.03%) VLAN
11 5 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.03%) Multicast
12 4 (1.63%) DHCP
13 3 (1.22%) VPN
14 2 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (71.54%) Oracle Database
2 120 (48.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 61 (24.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 54 (21.95%) Oracle Database 12c
5 37 (15.04%) SQL Server
6 32 (13.01%) Relational Database
7 30 (12.20%) RDBMS
7 30 (12.20%) Oracle Exadata
7 30 (12.20%) Oracle BI EE
8 26 (10.57%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (6.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 14 (5.69%) Oracle Discoverer
12 13 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (4.47%) Hadoop
14 9 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
14 9 (3.66%) HBase
14 9 (3.66%) Oracle9i Database
15 8 (3.25%) OLTP
15 8 (3.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (6.50%) JIRA
2 11 (4.47%) Subversion
3 7 (2.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.85%) Toad
4 6 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.03%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.63%) Zephyr
7 3 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.22%) Maven
8 2 (0.81%) Ant
8 2 (0.81%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.41%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.41%) ERwin
9 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 66 (26.83%) Finance
2 34 (13.82%) Banking
3 8 (3.25%) Billing
4 6 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.03%) Legal
5 5 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.22%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (59.35%) DBA
2 133 (54.07%) Oracle DBA
3 45 (18.29%) Architect
4 29 (11.79%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 28 (11.38%) Administrator
6 16 (6.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (6.10%) Developer
8 12 (4.88%) SQL DBA
9 9 (3.66%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (3.25%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.85%) SAP Architect
11 7 (2.85%) Oracle Architect
11 7 (2.85%) Consultant
12 6 (2.44%) Oracle Team Leader
12 6 (2.44%) Applications Architect
12 6 (2.44%) Senior DBA
12 6 (2.44%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 6 (2.44%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.36%) Middleware
2 41 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 17 (6.91%) HTML
4 16 (6.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 15 (6.10%) XML
6 12 (4.88%) XSLT
7 11 (4.47%) WebCenter
7 11 (4.47%) J2EE
8 9 (3.66%) Web Services
9 8 (3.25%) .NET
10 7 (2.85%) Apache Camel
10 7 (2.85%) JMS
11 6 (2.44%) JDBC
11 6 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (2.44%) Rendezvous
12 5 (2.03%) RESTful
12 5 (2.03%) JPA
12 5 (2.03%) Ultra Messaging
12 5 (2.03%) XML Schema
12 5 (2.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.41%) Clustering
2 31 (12.60%) Replication
3 21 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.07%) Statistics
5 6 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.03%) W3C
6 5 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.22%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.81%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.81%) AS400
8 2 (0.81%) DataPower
8 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.81%) PKI
9 1 (0.41%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.41%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 116 (47.15%) Linux
2 88 (35.77%) UNIX
3 33 (13.41%) Solaris
4 28 (11.38%) Windows
5 25 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (9.76%) AIX
7 19 (7.72%) HPUX
8 7 (2.85%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.22%) SUSE
10 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.81%) zOS
12 1 (0.41%) Android
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
2 52 (21.14%) SOA
3 33 (13.41%) Migration
3 33 (13.41%) High Availability
4 28 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (10.98%) Configuration Management
6 25 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (6.50%) ITIL
9 15 (6.10%) Load Balancing
10 14 (5.69%) Database Security
11 13 (5.28%) Data Modelling
11 13 (5.28%) ETL
12 12 (4.88%) Benchmarking
12 12 (4.88%) BPEL
13 11 (4.47%) Database Tuning
13 11 (4.47%) Incident Management
14 10 (4.07%) Test Automation
14 10 (4.07%) Analytics
14 10 (4.07%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (39.43%) SQL
2 66 (26.83%) PL/SQL
3 57 (23.17%) Shell Script
4 32 (13.01%) Java
5 20 (8.13%) Bash Shell
5 20 (8.13%) Perl
6 16 (6.50%) Korn
7 12 (4.88%) Python
8 11 (4.47%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.07%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.85%) Ruby
10 7 (2.85%) C
11 5 (2.03%) XPath
11 5 (2.03%) C#
11 5 (2.03%) ABAP
12 4 (1.63%) C-shell
13 3 (1.22%) R
14 2 (0.81%) Jython
14 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 45 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.72%) Oracle Certification
3 19 (7.72%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.85%) OCP
5 4 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.63%) Degree
6 2 (0.81%) PMP
6 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.10%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.88%) QA
3 7 (2.85%) SLA
4 4 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.72%) Oracle Clusterware
3 10 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.25%) Xen
5 7 (2.85%) KVM
6 6 (2.44%) GlusterFS
6 6 (2.44%) GFS2
6 6 (2.44%) OCFS2
6 6 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (2.44%) SRDF
7 5 (2.03%) vSphere
7 5 (2.03%) NFS
8 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.22%) Apache Flume
9 3 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (1.22%) HDFS
10 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.81%) Samba
10 2 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 106 (43.09%) Data Guard
2 97 (39.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 45 (18.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (5.69%) Oracle Flashback
5 12 (4.88%) Puppet
6 10 (4.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (3.25%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.03%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.03%) SELinux
8 5 (2.03%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (1.63%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (1.22%) Ambari
10 3 (1.22%) Oozie
11 2 (0.81%) OpenView
11 2 (0.81%) Nagios
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 246 (100.00%) Oracle
2 36 (14.63%) Red Hat
3 32 (13.01%) VMware
4 31 (12.60%) IBM
5 23 (9.35%) HP
6 17 (6.91%) NetApp
7 16 (6.50%) Microsoft
8 15 (6.10%) Remedy
9 13 (5.28%) Cisco
9 13 (5.28%) Sybase
10 12 (4.88%) EMC
11 10 (4.07%) WorldPay
12 9 (3.66%) SAP
13 8 (3.25%) Informatica
14 7 (2.85%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.85%) Intel
15 6 (2.44%) Sun
15 6 (2.44%) Veritas
15 6 (2.44%) TIBCO
15 6 (2.44%) DataSynapse
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