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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
UK
Rank 529 517 461
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -56
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 71 101 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.30% 1.94% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 75
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £338 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -

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
5452 5199 5074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 10.22% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3389 3095 2778
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £178 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 503 592
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +2 65 £425 -5.55% 11
London -9 34 £538 +16.21% 2
East of England +16 11 £220 - 3
Yorkshire +17 8 £350 -22.22%
South East +19 6 £388 +10.71% 2
Sheffield +3 6 £350 -22.22%
South Yorkshire -2 6 £350 -22.22%
City of London -12 6 £750 +53.06%
Bedfordshire - 6 £220 - 3
Dunstable - 5 £220 - 2
Scotland +18 3 £425 +3.65%
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hampshire +10 2 £425 -22.01% 1
Berkshire +7 2 £388 +10.71%
East Midlands +4 2 £450 -
North East -21 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £450 -
Glasgow - 2 £423 -
Durham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Surrey +19 1 £378 +7.85% 1
Reading +12 1 £388 +10.71%
Edinburgh +12 1 £430 +4.87%
South West +10 1 - - 4
North West +5 1 £350 -6.66%
Bromley +4 1 £500 +53.84%
Manchester +4 1 £350 -6.66%
Swindon +2 1 - -
Wiltshire +2 1 - -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Oracle
2 163 (70.56%) Oracle Database
3 125 (54.11%) Linux
4 90 (38.96%) SQL
5 86 (37.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 82 (35.50%) Unix
7 76 (32.90%) Data Guard
8 72 (31.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 59 (25.54%) Performance Tuning
10 58 (25.11%) Windows
10 58 (25.11%) ITIL
11 53 (22.94%) High Availability
12 52 (22.51%) Finance
13 51 (22.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 51 (22.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 49 (21.21%) SQL Server
15 48 (20.78%) AIX
16 47 (20.35%) PL/SQL
17 46 (19.91%) SAN
18 43 (18.61%) WebLogic
18 43 (18.61%) Oracle RMAN
19 42 (18.18%) Solaris
20 40 (17.32%) Red Hat
21 37 (16.02%) EMC
21 37 (16.02%) Java
22 36 (15.58%) IBM
23 35 (15.15%) Clustering
24 34 (14.72%) Middleware
24 34 (14.72%) Oracle Exadata
25 28 (12.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

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 43 (18.61%) WebLogic
2 20 (8.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (7.79%) Apache
4 16 (6.93%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.19%) PowerExchange
6 11 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
6 11 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (4.33%) IIS
7 10 (4.33%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.90%) Apache Spark
8 9 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (3.46%) Apache Pig
9 8 (3.46%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.73%) iPlanet
10 4 (1.73%) Oracle 10gAS
10 4 (1.73%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.30%) Confluence
11 3 (1.30%) JBoss
11 3 (1.30%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Project
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (9.96%) Oracle EBS
1 23 (9.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.73%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.43%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (19.91%) SAN
2 19 (8.23%) LAN
2 19 (8.23%) NAS
2 19 (8.23%) WAN
3 18 (7.79%) DNS
4 13 (5.63%) Firewall
4 13 (5.63%) HTTP
4 13 (5.63%) Internet
5 10 (4.33%) FCoE
5 10 (4.33%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (4.33%) iSCSI
6 9 (3.90%) LDAP
6 9 (3.90%) Multicast
6 9 (3.90%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.46%) Kerberos
7 8 (3.46%) SSL
8 4 (1.73%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.73%) FTP
9 3 (1.30%) SSH
10 2 (0.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (70.56%) Oracle Database
2 86 (37.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 72 (31.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 51 (22.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 49 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 34 (14.72%) Oracle Exadata
7 22 (9.52%) Hadoop
7 22 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 20 (8.66%) HBase
9 19 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (8.23%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (6.49%) RDBMS
10 15 (6.49%) Relational Database
11 13 (5.63%) Big Data
12 11 (4.76%) NoSQL
13 10 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (4.33%) MySQL
14 9 (3.90%) Apache Hive
14 9 (3.90%) Sqoop
15 8 (3.46%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.73%) Toad
3 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.30%) JIRA
3 3 (1.30%) Subversion
4 2 (0.87%) ProC
4 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (22.51%) Finance
2 27 (11.69%) Banking
3 5 (2.16%) Retail
4 4 (1.73%) Law
5 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (50.22%) DBA
2 108 (46.75%) Oracle DBA
3 55 (23.81%) Administrator
4 25 (10.82%) Consultant
5 23 (9.96%) Architect
6 22 (9.52%) Developer
7 17 (7.36%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 16 (6.93%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (4.76%) Informatica Consultant
10 11 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
10 11 (4.76%) SQL DBA
11 9 (3.90%) Oracle Architect
12 7 (3.03%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.03%) Data Administrator
12 7 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
13 5 (2.16%) Database Specialist
13 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL Developer
13 5 (2.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 34 (14.72%) Middleware
3 17 (7.36%) XML
3 17 (7.36%) XSLT
4 11 (4.76%) JSP
5 10 (4.33%) HTML
5 10 (4.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (4.33%) Rendezvous
6 8 (3.46%) Apache Tez
6 8 (3.46%) Kafka
6 8 (3.46%) Web Services
7 7 (3.03%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.03%) J2EE
7 7 (3.03%) Java EE
7 7 (3.03%) JSF
7 7 (3.03%) Spring
7 7 (3.03%) Struts
7 7 (3.03%) XSL
8 6 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.15%) Clustering
2 19 (8.23%) Replication
3 16 (6.93%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.19%) Grid Computing
5 9 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.60%) iSeries
7 6 (2.60%) Symmetrix
8 4 (1.73%) HACMP
8 4 (1.73%) HP Storage
8 4 (1.73%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.30%) iPad
9 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.30%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.30%) Oracle Exalogic
9 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.87%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 125 (54.11%) Linux
2 82 (35.50%) Unix
3 58 (25.11%) Windows
4 48 (20.78%) AIX
5 42 (18.18%) Solaris
6 27 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (7.79%) SUSE
8 17 (7.36%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (3.46%) Windows Server
10 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.73%) HPUX
11 4 (1.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.73%) VMS
12 3 (1.30%) Tru64
12 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.54%) Performance Tuning
2 58 (25.11%) ITIL
3 53 (22.94%) High Availability
4 24 (10.39%) Database Tuning
5 20 (8.66%) SOA
6 19 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (8.23%) Benchmarking
7 18 (7.79%) Migration
7 18 (7.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (6.06%) Change Management
10 13 (5.63%) Change Data Capture
11 11 (4.76%) Analytics
11 11 (4.76%) Database Security
11 11 (4.76%) ETL
11 11 (4.76%) Open Source
12 10 (4.33%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.90%) Project Management
13 9 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 90 (38.96%) SQL
2 47 (20.35%) PL/SQL
3 37 (16.02%) Java
4 25 (10.82%) Shell Script
5 20 (8.66%) Perl
6 17 (7.36%) C
7 12 (5.19%) Python
8 11 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.76%) Korn
9 10 (4.33%) C++
9 10 (4.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.66%) Oracle Certification
3 16 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.33%) OCP
5 9 (3.90%) RHCE
6 6 (2.60%) Degree
7 4 (1.73%) IBM Certification
7 4 (1.73%) MCITP
7 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.87%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.96%) SLA
2 5 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.73%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.79%) KVM
1 18 (7.79%) NFS
1 18 (7.79%) SRDF
1 18 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.90%) Apache Flume
2 9 (3.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 9 (3.90%) HDFS
2 9 (3.90%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.90%) Xen
3 7 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.60%) Veritas File System
4 6 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle Clusterware
5 5 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 76 (32.90%) Data Guard
2 43 (18.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 28 (12.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 24 (10.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (5.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (5.19%) NetBackup
7 9 (3.90%) Ambari
7 9 (3.90%) Oozie
8 8 (3.46%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (2.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 5 (2.16%) Ansible
10 5 (2.16%) Oracle Flashback
10 5 (2.16%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (1.73%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (1.73%) OpenView
11 4 (1.73%) Puppet
11 4 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (1.30%) Oracle Statspack
12 3 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 231 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (17.32%) Red Hat
3 37 (16.02%) EMC
4 36 (15.58%) IBM
5 28 (12.12%) NetApp
6 25 (10.82%) VMware
7 23 (9.96%) Cisco
8 22 (9.52%) Teradata
9 19 (8.23%) HP
9 19 (8.23%) Informatica
10 17 (7.36%) Sun
11 16 (6.93%) Veritas
12 14 (6.06%) Sybase
13 12 (5.19%) Hortonworks
14 11 (4.76%) Intel
14 11 (4.76%) Microsoft
14 11 (4.76%) TIBCO
15 10 (4.33%) DataSynapse
16 8 (3.46%) BEA
17 5 (2.16%) Symantec
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