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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 456 505 387
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -118
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 190 105 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 1.90% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 75 148
Median daily rate £405 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £336 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £390 £406
% change year-on-year
-7.05% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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
6548 5538 5394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.21% 10.22% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4012 3095 2889
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 651 660
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £38.25 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 31 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 31 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 +73 177 £425 +0.59% 35
London +5 53 £525 +16.66% 7
West Midlands +7 27 £340 -26.48% 2
South East -2 27 £363 -6.75% 14
North West -4 23 £370 -7.61% 2
Tyne and Wear -22 23 £313 -36.86% 1
North East -24 23 £313 -36.86% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 23 £313 -36.86% 1
Solihull - 20 - - 1
City of London +31 17 £531 +18.05% 3
Oxfordshire - 13 £363 -
Oxford - 12 £363 -
Manchester -14 11 £390 -2.62% 1
Yorkshire +7 9 £425 +21.42% 4
Scotland -14 8 £325 -13.33%
East of England +6 7 £450 +20.00% 1
Cheshire 0 7 £405 -3.57%
South Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 2
Sheffield - 7 £425 - 2
Hampshire +4 6 £400 +2.89% 2
Hertfordshire +9 5 £450 +2.85% 1
South West -3 5 £304 -19.00% 2
Warrington -11 5 £394 -6.19%
Lancashire - 5 £338 -
Cheltenham +10 4 £300 -20.00%
Gloucestershire -1 4 £300 -20.00%
Warwickshire -4 4 £336 -20.88%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £321 -
Kent - 4 £321 -
Glasgow +1 3 - -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 255 (100.00%) Oracle
2 185 (72.55%) Oracle Database
3 174 (68.24%) Linux
4 114 (44.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 105 (41.18%) SQL
6 102 (40.00%) Data Guard
7 92 (36.08%) Performance Tuning
8 89 (34.90%) Unix
9 79 (30.98%) Windows
10 72 (28.24%) Red Hat
11 67 (26.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 66 (25.88%) Oracle RMAN
13 65 (25.49%) Shell Script
14 60 (23.53%) WebLogic
14 60 (23.53%) PL/SQL
15 59 (23.14%) Finance
16 58 (22.75%) Oracle Database 10g
17 57 (22.35%) SQL Server
17 57 (22.35%) AIX
17 57 (22.35%) Security Cleared
18 55 (21.57%) Solaris
19 52 (20.39%) VMware
19 52 (20.39%) Clustering
20 51 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
21 50 (19.61%) SC Cleared
22 48 (18.82%) Oracle EBS R12
23 47 (18.43%) Database Tuning
24 45 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
25 44 (17.25%) Oracle Applications
25 44 (17.25%) ITIL

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 60 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 41 (16.08%) Oracle Application Server
3 27 (10.59%) Apache
4 25 (9.80%) IIS
5 23 (9.02%) WebSphere
6 20 (7.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 20 (7.84%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.31%) JBoss
7 11 (4.31%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (3.53%) Liferay
8 9 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.75%) MS Exchange
10 6 (2.35%) Jetty
10 6 (2.35%) nginx
10 6 (2.35%) Oracle 10gAS
10 6 (2.35%) Oracle Spatial
11 5 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.96%) PowerExchange
12 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 51 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (18.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 44 (17.25%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (10.98%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.39%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.96%) PaaS
3 4 (1.57%) IaaS
4 3 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.39%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.12%) SAN
2 22 (8.63%) HTTP
3 18 (7.06%) DNS
4 17 (6.67%) LAN
4 17 (6.67%) WAN
5 15 (5.88%) Firewall
5 15 (5.88%) NAS
6 14 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (5.10%) iSCSI
8 12 (4.71%) FCoE
9 11 (4.31%) DHCP
9 11 (4.31%) Multicast
10 8 (3.14%) FTP
10 8 (3.14%) Internet
10 8 (3.14%) VLAN
11 7 (2.75%) TCP/IP
12 6 (2.35%) IPsec
12 6 (2.35%) SSL
13 4 (1.57%) LDAP
13 4 (1.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (72.55%) Oracle Database
2 114 (44.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 58 (22.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 57 (22.35%) SQL Server
5 45 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 41 (16.08%) RDBMS
6 41 (16.08%) Relational Database
7 28 (10.98%) Oracle Discoverer
8 26 (10.20%) MySQL
9 23 (9.02%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (6.67%) Hadoop
11 13 (5.10%) Oracle Exadata
12 12 (4.71%) HBase
13 11 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (3.14%) Big Data
16 6 (2.35%) DB2
16 6 (2.35%) PowerCenter
16 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.35%) Log4j
3 6 (2.35%) Travis CI
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.78%) Introscope
5 2 (0.78%) Toad
6 1 (0.39%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (23.14%) Finance
2 32 (12.55%) Banking
3 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.18%) Front Office
6 2 (0.78%) French Language
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (56.86%) DBA
2 129 (50.59%) Oracle DBA
3 54 (21.18%) Administrator
4 33 (12.94%) Architect
5 30 (11.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 28 (10.98%) SC Cleared DBA
7 27 (10.59%) Developer
8 25 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
9 19 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (5.88%) Senior DBA
10 15 (5.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 13 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
12 12 (4.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.92%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.92%) SQL Developer
14 9 (3.53%) PL/SQL Developer
15 8 (3.14%) MySQL DBA
15 8 (3.14%) Senior Oracle Developer
15 8 (3.14%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.59%) Web Services
2 26 (10.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 22 (8.63%) XML
4 20 (7.84%) Middleware
5 11 (4.31%) Rendezvous
6 10 (3.92%) .NET
6 10 (3.92%) HTML
6 10 (3.92%) XSLT
7 9 (3.53%) J2EE
8 8 (3.14%) SOAP
9 7 (2.75%) Oracle ADF
10 6 (2.35%) REST
10 6 (2.35%) Servlets
11 5 (1.96%) Castor
11 5 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (1.96%) Oracle Streams
11 5 (1.96%) XSD
12 3 (1.18%) POSIX
13 2 (0.78%) JSP
13 2 (0.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.39%) Clustering
2 31 (12.16%) Replication
3 16 (6.27%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.10%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.96%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.57%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.57%) Wiki
9 3 (1.18%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Derivative
10 2 (0.78%) Equities
10 2 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exalogic
10 2 (0.78%) Statistics
10 2 (0.78%) Tandem
10 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 174 (68.24%) Linux
2 89 (34.90%) Unix
3 79 (30.98%) Windows
4 67 (26.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (22.35%) AIX
6 55 (21.57%) Solaris
7 17 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.14%) HPUX
8 8 (3.14%) SUSE
8 8 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.75%) Debian
9 7 (2.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.39%) CentOS
12 1 (0.39%) Fedora
12 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (36.08%) Performance Tuning
2 47 (18.43%) Database Tuning
3 44 (17.25%) ITIL
4 35 (13.73%) High Availability
5 28 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (9.41%) ETL
7 20 (7.84%) Capacity Management
7 20 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 16 (6.27%) Migration
10 14 (5.49%) Physical Data Model
10 14 (5.49%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.71%) Benchmarking
11 12 (4.71%) Database Optimisation
11 12 (4.71%) Logical Data Model
12 11 (4.31%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.31%) DevOps
12 11 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.31%) SOA
13 9 (3.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 105 (41.18%) SQL
2 65 (25.49%) Shell Script
3 60 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 43 (16.86%) Java
5 12 (4.71%) Perl
6 10 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.57%) C
8 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.18%) Python
10 2 (0.78%) JCL
10 2 (0.78%) Korn
11 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.39%) C++
11 1 (0.39%) Haskell
11 1 (0.39%) PHP
11 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (22.35%) Security Cleared
2 50 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 44 (17.25%) Oracle Certification
4 43 (16.86%) OCP
5 16 (6.27%) RHCE
6 13 (5.10%) Degree
7 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.35%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.57%) CCNA
9 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.57%) MCSE
10 3 (1.18%) CCNP
10 3 (1.18%) IBM Certification
10 3 (1.18%) MCITP
10 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.18%) PMP
10 3 (1.18%) VCAP
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.63%) SLA
2 10 (3.92%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.59%) KVM
3 17 (6.67%) Xen
4 15 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 14 (5.49%) NFS
6 12 (4.71%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.71%) SRDF
7 9 (3.53%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.14%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (1.18%) Firmware
9 3 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.78%) RHEV
11 1 (0.39%) Docker
11 1 (0.39%) iptables
11 1 (0.39%) Postfix
11 1 (0.39%) qmail
11 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.39%) Varnish
11 1 (0.39%) vSphere
11 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 66 (25.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (9.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.96%) Puppet
6 4 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.57%) Nagios
6 4 (1.57%) OpenView
6 4 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.18%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.78%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.78%) Control-M
8 2 (0.78%) nmon
8 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.78%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 255 (100.00%) Oracle
2 72 (28.24%) Red Hat
3 52 (20.39%) VMware
4 39 (15.29%) HP
5 34 (13.33%) EMC
6 33 (12.94%) IBM
7 20 (7.84%) Informatica
7 20 (7.84%) Microsoft
8 18 (7.06%) NetApp
9 17 (6.67%) Cisco
9 17 (6.67%) Citrix
10 14 (5.49%) Sybase
10 14 (5.49%) TIBCO
11 12 (4.71%) Intel
12 11 (4.31%) DataSynapse
12 11 (4.31%) Siebel
13 9 (3.53%) Sun
14 8 (3.14%) Dell
14 8 (3.14%) Genesys
15 7 (2.75%) MuleSoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Sheffield
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Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
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London
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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