The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 372 339 385
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +46
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 234 249 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.51% 4.97% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 147 112
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5194 5006 4763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.50% 9.81% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2535 2269
Average daily rate £325 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 621 648
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 historical trends)
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 -23 216 £450 +5.88% 38
London +71 157 £475 +2.70% 19
City of London +29 46 £475 -5.00% 7
South East -39 28 £375 -6.25% 8
Hampshire -18 17 £404 +20.52% 2
Scotland -25 13 £350 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -8 9 £415 +10.66% 2
Edinburgh -11 9 £338 -25.00% 1
West Yorkshire 0 7 £415 -5.68% 1
South West -43 6 £425 +1.19% 2
East of England -22 5 £295 -15.71% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £295 -
Gosport - 5 £433 -
Havant -1 4 £450 +5.88%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £315 -
Southampton - 4 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £315 -
North East - 4 £315 -
East Midlands -2 3 £425 +54.54% 2
Surrey -2 3 £363 - 2
West Midlands -15 3 £388 +29.16% 3
Bradford 0 2 £380 -13.63%
Berkshire -1 2 £498 +19.87% 3
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £350 -
Nottinghamshire +11 1 £425 +54.54% 1
Camberley +8 1 £425 - 1
Docklands, London +7 1 - -
Leeds +3 1 - - 1
Swindon -4 1 £425 -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 491 (100.00%) Oracle
2 355 (72.30%) Oracle Database
3 268 (54.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 235 (47.86%) Linux
5 234 (47.66%) Data Guard
6 222 (45.21%) SQL
7 191 (38.90%) UNIX
8 181 (36.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 165 (33.60%) Oracle RMAN
10 156 (31.77%) Finance
11 135 (27.49%) Performance Tuning
12 124 (25.25%) PL/SQL
13 121 (24.64%) WebLogic
14 120 (24.44%) SQL Server
15 101 (20.57%) Solaris
16 99 (20.16%) SOA
17 97 (19.76%) Windows
18 92 (18.74%) Red Hat
19 88 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 82 (16.70%) Clustering
21 79 (16.09%) Shell Script
22 73 (14.87%) SAN
22 73 (14.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 72 (14.66%) Replication
24 71 (14.46%) Oracle EBS
25 69 (14.05%) Oracle Database 12c
26 68 (13.85%) Relational Database
26 68 (13.85%) Middleware
27 67 (13.65%) VMware
27 67 (13.65%) RDBMS

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 121 (24.64%) WebLogic
2 40 (8.15%) WebSphere
3 26 (5.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 20 (4.07%) Oracle Application Server
5 17 (3.46%) Apache
6 16 (3.26%) Oracle Service Bus
7 13 (2.65%) WebLogic Portal
8 12 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.44%) IIS
8 12 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (2.24%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.83%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.63%) Oracle Spatial
12 6 (1.22%) Oracle 10gAS
13 5 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (1.02%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
16 1 (0.20%) SAS
16 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 71 (14.46%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (6.92%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (6.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (4.07%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (2.65%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (1.83%) Documaker
7 7 (1.43%) Oracle FAH
8 4 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.81%) RMDS
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.20%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 73 (14.87%) SAN
2 29 (5.91%) Firewall
3 24 (4.89%) NAS
4 20 (4.07%) LAN
4 20 (4.07%) WAN
5 19 (3.87%) HTTP
6 15 (3.05%) LDAP
6 15 (3.05%) DHCP
7 14 (2.85%) DNS
8 13 (2.65%) VPN
9 8 (1.63%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.43%) Internet
10 7 (1.43%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.22%) SSL
12 5 (1.02%) FTP
13 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.81%) VLAN
13 4 (0.81%) Multicast
13 4 (0.81%) FCoE
13 4 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (72.30%) Oracle Database
2 268 (54.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 181 (36.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 120 (24.44%) SQL Server
5 69 (14.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 68 (13.85%) Relational Database
7 67 (13.65%) RDBMS
8 52 (10.59%) Oracle Exadata
9 47 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 44 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (7.54%) Oracle9i Database
12 33 (6.72%) Oracle BI EE
13 30 (6.11%) Oracle Reports
13 30 (6.11%) Oracle ODI
14 28 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (4.89%) SQLPlus
16 24 (4.89%) MySQL
17 21 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (6.52%) JIRA
2 15 (3.05%) Toad
3 10 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.22%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.22%) ProC
7 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.61%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.41%) Subversion
9 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 156 (31.77%) Finance
2 52 (10.59%) Banking
3 31 (6.31%) Financial Institution
4 22 (4.48%) Retail
5 15 (3.05%) Billing
5 15 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.63%) Front Office
8 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.81%) Marketing
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Games
10 2 (0.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.41%) International Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 301 (61.30%) DBA
2 269 (54.79%) Oracle DBA
3 63 (12.83%) Architect
4 56 (11.41%) Administrator
5 36 (7.33%) SQL DBA
6 30 (6.11%) Senior DBA
7 28 (5.70%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 25 (5.09%) SQL Server DBA
8 25 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
9 24 (4.89%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 21 (4.28%) Infrastructure Architect
11 20 (4.07%) Consultant
11 20 (4.07%) Data Architect
12 17 (3.46%) Oracle Consultant
12 17 (3.46%) UNIX Engineer
13 16 (3.26%) Developer
14 15 (3.05%) Oracle Architect
15 14 (2.85%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (2.85%) Oracle Developer
16 11 (2.24%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (13.85%) Middleware
2 30 (6.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 28 (5.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 20 (4.07%) XML
5 18 (3.67%) Web Services
6 16 (3.26%) WebCenter
7 14 (2.85%) JMS
8 12 (2.44%) HTML
9 10 (2.04%) JDBC
10 7 (1.43%) Oracle Streams
11 6 (1.22%) .NET
11 6 (1.22%) XSLT
12 5 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (1.02%) jBPM
13 4 (0.81%) Django
13 4 (0.81%) MapReduce
13 4 (0.81%) WSH
13 4 (0.81%) Rendezvous
14 3 (0.61%) CSS
15 2 (0.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.70%) Clustering
2 72 (14.66%) Replication
3 23 (4.68%) Hedge funds
4 12 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 12 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (1.83%) Open Source
6 9 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.83%) Statistics
7 7 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.02%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.81%) Wiki
9 4 (0.81%) LPAR
9 4 (0.81%) Grid Computing
9 4 (0.81%) Firmware
9 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.61%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 235 (47.86%) Linux
2 191 (38.90%) UNIX
3 101 (20.57%) Solaris
4 97 (19.76%) Windows
5 88 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (11.00%) AIX
7 29 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (5.91%) SELinux
8 23 (4.68%) HPUX
9 22 (4.48%) Oracle Linux
10 21 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.04%) SUSE
13 5 (1.02%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.61%) Fedora
15 3 (0.61%) CentOS
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.20%) zOS
16 1 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (27.49%) Performance Tuning
2 99 (20.16%) SOA
3 60 (12.22%) ITIL
4 48 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 46 (9.37%) Migration
6 42 (8.55%) Configuration Management
7 38 (7.74%) High Availability
8 34 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
10 24 (4.89%) Performance Analysis
10 24 (4.89%) Data Modelling
11 23 (4.68%) Change Management
11 23 (4.68%) Change Control
12 21 (4.28%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (4.07%) DevOps
13 20 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (4.07%) Service Management
14 19 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (3.87%) Data Architecture
15 18 (3.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 222 (45.21%) SQL
2 124 (25.25%) PL/SQL
3 79 (16.09%) Shell Script
4 60 (12.22%) Bash Shell
5 52 (10.59%) Perl
6 51 (10.39%) Python
7 33 (6.72%) Java
8 32 (6.52%) Ruby
9 29 (5.91%) T-SQL
10 26 (5.30%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.26%) C
12 14 (2.85%) Korn
13 10 (2.04%) Bourne shell
14 9 (1.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 9 (1.83%) Jython
15 6 (1.22%) PHP
16 5 (1.02%) AWK
17 4 (0.81%) C#
17 4 (0.81%) JavaScript
17 4 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.31%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.30%) Oracle Certification
4 21 (4.28%) OCP
4 21 (4.28%) Degree
5 11 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.43%) MCITP
7 4 (0.81%) OCA
7 4 (0.81%) MCSA
8 3 (0.61%) RHCE
8 3 (0.61%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB
9 1 (0.20%) NCDA
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.67%) SLA
2 11 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.61%) QA
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 165 (33.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 51 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.91%) VMware ESX
4 13 (2.65%) vCloud
5 11 (2.24%) KVM
6 9 (1.83%) Xen
6 9 (1.83%) SRDF
7 8 (1.63%) NFS
7 8 (1.63%) Active Directory
8 7 (1.43%) RHEV
9 6 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (1.22%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.02%) vSphere
11 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.61%) XenApp
11 3 (0.61%) XenServer
11 3 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.41%) Samba
12 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 234 (47.66%) Data Guard
2 73 (14.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 48 (9.78%) Puppet
4 17 (3.46%) Tivoli
4 17 (3.46%) BMC PATROL
5 13 (2.65%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Management
7 11 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (1.83%) YUM
9 7 (1.43%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.43%) Nagios
9 7 (1.43%) Legato
9 7 (1.43%) Oracle Statspack
9 7 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (1.22%) SCOM
11 5 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.02%) Control-M
12 4 (0.81%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 491 (100.00%) Oracle
2 92 (18.74%) Red Hat
3 67 (13.65%) VMware
4 62 (12.63%) IBM
5 41 (8.35%) Microsoft
6 36 (7.33%) HP
6 36 (7.33%) Remedy
7 28 (5.70%) Veritas
8 27 (5.50%) EMC
9 22 (4.48%) Citrix
9 22 (4.48%) Sybase
10 20 (4.07%) NetApp
11 19 (3.87%) Siebel
12 15 (3.05%) BMC
13 12 (2.44%) Sun
14 11 (2.24%) Informatica
15 7 (1.43%) SAP
15 7 (1.43%) Open Text
15 7 (1.43%) Brocade
15 7 (1.43%) IronPort
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago