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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 500 497 439
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -58
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 156 157 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.42% 2.72% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 74 125
Median daily rate £430 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.37% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £370 £369
% change year-on-year
+12.16% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £38.68 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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
6440 5767 5871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.00% 10.08% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4069 3275 3255
Median daily rate £413 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 618 713
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +20 152 £430 +7.37% 13
London -17 59 £438 -2.77% 2
South East +27 34 £450 +21.62% 1
North West +21 16 £330 -21.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 15 £280 -15.15%
North East -18 15 £280 -15.15%
Tyne and Wear -19 15 £280 -15.15%
Berkshire +12 13 £550 +80.32% 1
Manchester +3 13 £330 -24.57%
South West +12 10 £400 +6.66% 5
City of London -1 9 £425 -5.55% 1
Surrey - 9 £500 -
Hampshire +9 8 £438 +9.37%
Yorkshire +6 7 £450 +38.46% 1
Wiltshire +13 6 £425 +13.33%
Swindon +11 6 £425 +13.33%
East Midlands -1 6 £450 +30.90%
Staines - 6 £550 -
South Yorkshire +3 5 £475 - 1
Sheffield 0 5 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £300 -31.62%
Milton Keynes +13 4 £300 -31.62%
Warwick -4 4 £350 -
Warwickshire -6 4 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands -32 4 £350 +40.00% 2
Reading - 4 £550 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £450 -
Leicester - 4 £450 -
Havant -1 3 £438 +9.37%
Stockport - 3 £465 -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 373 (100.00%) Oracle
2 251 (67.29%) Oracle Database
3 247 (66.22%) Linux
4 139 (37.27%) SQL
5 137 (36.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 132 (35.39%) Data Guard
7 124 (33.24%) Unix
8 116 (31.10%) Red Hat
9 113 (30.29%) AIX
9 113 (30.29%) Performance Tuning
10 109 (29.22%) ITIL
11 99 (26.54%) Clustering
11 99 (26.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 97 (26.01%) High Availability
13 94 (25.20%) Security Cleared
14 92 (24.66%) SAN
15 91 (24.40%) Windows
16 89 (23.86%) SQL Server
17 84 (22.52%) HP
18 83 (22.25%) EMC
19 80 (21.45%) WebLogic
20 74 (19.84%) Solaris
21 72 (19.30%) Oracle Database 10g
21 72 (19.30%) Oracle Database 12c
22 71 (19.03%) Shell Script
22 71 (19.03%) Oracle RMAN
23 69 (18.50%) IBM
23 69 (18.50%) SC Cleared
24 68 (18.23%) Oracle Certification
24 68 (18.23%) Oracle EBS

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 80 (21.45%) WebLogic
2 33 (8.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 27 (7.24%) WebSphere
4 26 (6.97%) Apache
5 20 (5.36%) IIS
6 18 (4.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 18 (4.83%) Tomcat
7 16 (4.29%) Oracle Coherence
8 13 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (2.95%) Liferay
10 9 (2.41%) JBoss
11 7 (1.88%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.88%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.88%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.88%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (1.34%) iPlanet
12 5 (1.34%) Oracle 10gAS
13 4 (1.07%) MQSeries
13 4 (1.07%) MS Exchange
13 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 68 (18.23%) Oracle EBS
2 66 (17.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 57 (15.28%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (7.77%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.07%) IaaS
3 4 (1.07%) PaaS
4 3 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (24.66%) SAN
2 28 (7.51%) LAN
2 28 (7.51%) WAN
3 27 (7.24%) Firewall
4 22 (5.90%) HTTP
4 22 (5.90%) NAS
5 18 (4.83%) DNS
6 17 (4.56%) Fibre Channel
7 16 (4.29%) FCoE
7 16 (4.29%) iSCSI
7 16 (4.29%) Multicast
8 12 (3.22%) VLAN
9 10 (2.68%) Internet
10 8 (2.14%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.88%) Kerberos
11 7 (1.88%) SSL
12 6 (1.61%) DHCP
13 5 (1.34%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.34%) FTP
14 4 (1.07%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (67.29%) Oracle Database
2 137 (36.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 89 (23.86%) SQL Server
4 72 (19.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 72 (19.30%) Oracle Database 12c
5 55 (14.75%) RDBMS
5 55 (14.75%) Relational Database
6 42 (11.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 33 (8.85%) Hadoop
8 29 (7.77%) Oracle Discoverer
9 26 (6.97%) MySQL
10 22 (5.90%) HBase
11 21 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (4.83%) Big Data
12 18 (4.83%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (2.41%) DB2
13 9 (2.41%) NoSQL
13 9 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
13 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (4.56%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.61%) Toad
4 4 (1.07%) Subversion
5 3 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.54%) Introscope
6 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.54%) ProC
7 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 65 (17.43%) Finance
2 42 (11.26%) Banking
3 8 (2.14%) Retail
4 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.54%) French Language
6 2 (0.54%) Front Office
6 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (53.35%) DBA
2 186 (49.87%) Oracle DBA
3 87 (23.32%) Administrator
4 46 (12.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 38 (10.19%) Developer
6 36 (9.65%) Architect
7 30 (8.04%) Linux Administrator
7 30 (8.04%) SC Cleared DBA
8 29 (7.77%) Oracle Developer
9 21 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 21 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (5.36%) Linux Support
11 19 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (4.83%) Senior DBA
13 17 (4.56%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 17 (4.56%) Support Engineer
14 16 (4.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 14 (3.75%) SQL DBA
16 12 (3.22%) Consultant
16 12 (3.22%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 33 (8.85%) Middleware
3 22 (5.90%) XML
4 20 (5.36%) Web Services
5 15 (4.02%) Rendezvous
6 14 (3.75%) HTML
6 14 (3.75%) SOAP
6 14 (3.75%) XSLT
7 10 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (2.41%) Oracle ADF
9 8 (2.14%) RESTful
10 7 (1.88%) Apache Tez
10 7 (1.88%) Kafka
11 6 (1.61%) REST
11 6 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (1.34%) Castor
12 5 (1.34%) J2EE
12 5 (1.34%) JSP
12 5 (1.34%) XSD
13 4 (1.07%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 99 (26.54%) Clustering
2 40 (10.72%) Replication
3 33 (8.85%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.22%) Grid Computing
5 11 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.68%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.34%) HP Storage
8 5 (1.34%) HP StoreVirtual
8 5 (1.34%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.07%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.07%) Statistics
9 4 (1.07%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.07%) Wiki
10 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.54%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.54%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 247 (66.22%) Linux
2 124 (33.24%) Unix
3 113 (30.29%) AIX
4 99 (26.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 91 (24.40%) Windows
6 74 (19.84%) Solaris
7 22 (5.90%) Windows Server
8 14 (3.75%) SUSE
9 12 (3.22%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (2.68%) HPUX
11 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.07%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.80%) Debian
15 1 (0.27%) Tru64
15 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (30.29%) Performance Tuning
2 109 (29.22%) ITIL
3 97 (26.01%) High Availability
4 48 (12.87%) Compliance Management
5 45 (12.06%) Service Delivery
6 41 (10.99%) Database Tuning
7 30 (8.04%) Migration
8 28 (7.51%) SOA
9 24 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (6.43%) Capacity Management
9 24 (6.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 23 (6.17%) Benchmarking
11 19 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (5.09%) Open Source
12 17 (4.56%) ETL
13 16 (4.29%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.02%) Change Management
14 15 (4.02%) Project Management
15 14 (3.75%) Configuration Management
16 13 (3.49%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 139 (37.27%) SQL
2 71 (19.03%) Shell Script
3 67 (17.96%) PL/SQL
4 51 (13.67%) Java
5 17 (4.56%) C
6 14 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.75%) Perl
7 11 (2.95%) Korn
8 10 (2.68%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.68%) C++
9 7 (1.88%) Python
10 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.27%) Haskell
11 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 94 (25.20%) Security Cleared
2 69 (18.50%) SC Cleared
3 68 (18.23%) Oracle Certification
4 55 (14.75%) OCP
5 50 (13.40%) RHCE
6 24 (6.43%) DV Cleared
7 15 (4.02%) Degree
8 11 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.88%) IBM Certification
9 7 (1.88%) MCITP
10 4 (1.07%) CCNA
10 4 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.07%) MCSE
11 3 (0.80%) CCNP
11 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.80%) PMP
11 3 (0.80%) VCAP
12 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.06%) SLA
2 6 (1.61%) QA
3 5 (1.34%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (17.69%) KVM
2 47 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.77%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (5.09%) Active Directory
5 18 (4.83%) NFS
5 18 (4.83%) SRDF
6 16 (4.29%) Hyper-V
6 16 (4.29%) Xen
7 12 (3.22%) Oracle Clusterware
8 7 (1.88%) Apache Flume
8 7 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (1.88%) HDFS
9 6 (1.61%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.07%) Firmware
11 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.54%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 132 (35.39%) Data Guard
2 71 (19.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 55 (14.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 31 (8.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 17 (4.56%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
6 9 (2.41%) Oracle Flashback
7 7 (1.88%) Ambari
7 7 (1.88%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (1.88%) Oozie
7 7 (1.88%) SCOM
8 6 (1.61%) OpenView
9 5 (1.34%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (1.34%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (1.07%) Control-M
10 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.07%) Puppet
11 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 373 (100.00%) Oracle
2 116 (31.10%) Red Hat
3 84 (22.52%) HP
4 83 (22.25%) EMC
5 69 (18.50%) IBM
6 57 (15.28%) VMware
7 34 (9.12%) NetApp
8 31 (8.31%) Cisco
9 19 (5.09%) Citrix
9 19 (5.09%) Microsoft
10 17 (4.56%) Hortonworks
10 17 (4.56%) Informatica
10 17 (4.56%) Sybase
11 16 (4.29%) Intel
11 16 (4.29%) Sun
11 16 (4.29%) TIBCO
12 15 (4.02%) DataSynapse
13 14 (3.75%) Dell
14 13 (3.49%) Veritas
15 11 (2.95%) Reuters
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