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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 421 374 438
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +64
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 200 232 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 4.56% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 116 70
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 £47.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.44% -38.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -

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
5493 5093 4903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.60% 9.67% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3074 2672 2339
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 669 595 639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.05 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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 -41 190 £425 - 33
London +25 115 £460 -5.64% 20
South East -38 32 £375 -9.09% 2
City of London +15 29 £460 -4.41% 7
Hampshire -6 21 £400 +4.91% 1
South West -34 10 £380 -10.58% 1
Yorkshire -10 9 £369 -7.81% 7
North West -16 7 £425 -10.52%
Scotland -4 6 £350 -26.31%
Havant +4 5 £450 -
West Midlands -18 5 £350 -18.60% 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £300 -
North East - 5 £300 -
West Sussex - 5 £290 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £300 -
Bournemouth +7 4 £428 -
South Yorkshire +4 4 £190 -52.50% 1
Dorset +1 4 £428 -
Sheffield 0 4 £190 -52.50% 1
West Yorkshire -7 4 £450 +12.50% 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £255 - 1
East of England - 4 £255 - 1
Cheshire +4 3 £425 +56.53%
Glasgow -10 3 £300 -
Surrey -14 3 £350 -17.64%
Northern Ireland - 3 £270 -
Docklands, London +20 2 £775 -
Leeds -4 2 £381 -4.68% 3
Edinburgh -5 2 £400 -15.78%
Guildford - 2 £350 -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 435 (100.00%) Oracle
2 298 (68.51%) Oracle Database
3 219 (50.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 216 (49.66%) Linux
5 189 (43.45%) SQL
6 184 (42.30%) Data Guard
7 149 (34.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 149 (34.25%) Finance
8 147 (33.79%) UNIX
9 136 (31.26%) Oracle RMAN
10 120 (27.59%) SOA
11 119 (27.36%) Performance Tuning
12 118 (27.13%) WebLogic
13 115 (26.44%) SQL Server
14 87 (20.00%) PL/SQL
15 84 (19.31%) Clustering
16 81 (18.62%) Red Hat
17 80 (18.39%) Middleware
18 78 (17.93%) Windows
19 72 (16.55%) VMware
19 72 (16.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 71 (16.32%) Oracle Exadata
21 70 (16.09%) IBM
22 68 (15.63%) Solaris
22 68 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
22 68 (15.63%) Bash Shell
23 67 (15.40%) Replication
24 66 (15.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 65 (14.94%) Python
26 64 (14.71%) Analytical Skills

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 118 (27.13%) WebLogic
2 46 (10.57%) WebSphere
3 33 (7.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (5.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 22 (5.06%) Apache
6 20 (4.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 19 (4.37%) WebLogic Portal
8 14 (3.22%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.07%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (1.15%) IIS
11 5 (1.15%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.92%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.69%) AquaLogic
13 3 (0.69%) Oracle 10gAS
14 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 68 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (7.59%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (6.21%) Oracle BPM
4 26 (5.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (4.14%) Documaker
6 11 (2.53%) Oracle FAH
7 9 (2.07%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.69%) RMDS
9 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
1 37 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.49%) SAN
2 26 (5.98%) HTTP
3 19 (4.37%) NAS
4 17 (3.91%) HTTPS
5 16 (3.68%) WAN
6 15 (3.45%) SSL
7 13 (2.99%) LAN
8 10 (2.30%) DHCP
8 10 (2.30%) LDAP
8 10 (2.30%) Firewall
9 8 (1.84%) VPN
9 8 (1.84%) DNS
10 7 (1.61%) Internet
10 7 (1.61%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.69%) FCoE
11 3 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.69%) VLAN
11 3 (0.69%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.69%) Multicast
12 2 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (68.51%) Oracle Database
2 219 (50.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 149 (34.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 115 (26.44%) SQL Server
5 71 (16.32%) Oracle Exadata
6 62 (14.25%) Relational Database
7 61 (14.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 59 (13.56%) RDBMS
9 43 (9.89%) Oracle BI EE
10 41 (9.43%) Oracle9i Database
10 41 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 36 (8.28%) Oracle ODI
13 30 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
14 29 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (5.75%) MySQL
16 23 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (4.83%) OLTP
18 19 (4.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 42 (9.66%) JIRA
2 11 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (2.30%) Toad
4 7 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.15%) Ant
6 5 (1.15%) JUnit
6 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.92%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.46%) Subversion
8 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.23%) ProC
General
1 149 (34.25%) Finance
2 54 (12.41%) Banking
3 36 (8.28%) Financial Institution
4 22 (5.06%) Billing
5 20 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.91%) Retail
7 10 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.38%) Front Office
10 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.69%) Advertising
10 3 (0.69%) Marketing
11 2 (0.46%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) International Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 228 (52.41%) DBA
2 194 (44.60%) Oracle DBA
3 75 (17.24%) Architect
4 50 (11.49%) Administrator
5 30 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 29 (6.67%) SQL DBA
7 25 (5.75%) Data Architect
8 24 (5.52%) Consultant
8 24 (5.52%) Developer
9 21 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (4.60%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 20 (4.60%) Oracle Consultant
11 17 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
12 15 (3.45%) Senior DBA
13 13 (2.99%) SQL Server DBA
13 13 (2.99%) Senior Oracle DBA
14 12 (2.76%) Cloud Engineer
14 12 (2.76%) Oracle Architect
14 12 (2.76%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (18.39%) Middleware
2 39 (8.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 34 (7.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 24 (5.52%) WebCenter
5 23 (5.29%) JMS
6 19 (4.37%) XML
6 19 (4.37%) JDBC
7 18 (4.14%) Web Services
8 10 (2.30%) HTML
9 8 (1.84%) Java EE
9 8 (1.84%) Oracle Streams
10 5 (1.15%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.15%) JSP
10 5 (1.15%) XSLT
10 5 (1.15%) WSH
10 5 (1.15%) Spring
10 5 (1.15%) Spring MVC
11 4 (0.92%) Django
11 4 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (0.92%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.31%) Clustering
2 67 (15.40%) Replication
3 64 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.44%) Hedge funds
5 12 (2.76%) Statistics
6 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.07%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.84%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.84%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.61%) HACMP
9 7 (1.61%) Open Source
9 7 (1.61%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.38%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.15%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.92%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 216 (49.66%) Linux
2 147 (33.79%) UNIX
3 78 (17.93%) Windows
4 68 (15.63%) Solaris
5 66 (15.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (10.57%) AIX
7 37 (8.51%) SELinux
8 29 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
9 21 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.38%) HPUX
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (27.59%) SOA
2 119 (27.36%) Performance Tuning
3 49 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (9.89%) Configuration Management
5 41 (9.43%) Migration
6 40 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 40 (9.20%) High Availability
7 39 (8.97%) ITIL
8 34 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (5.75%) DevOps
10 21 (4.83%) Performance Analysis
11 20 (4.60%) Content Management
11 20 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
11 20 (4.60%) Change Management
12 19 (4.37%) Data Modelling
12 19 (4.37%) ETL
12 19 (4.37%) Revenue Management
12 19 (4.37%) Data Architecture
13 17 (3.91%) Service Management
13 17 (3.91%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 189 (43.45%) SQL
2 87 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 68 (15.63%) Bash Shell
4 65 (14.94%) Python
5 63 (14.48%) Shell Script
6 49 (11.26%) Perl
7 38 (8.74%) Ruby
8 36 (8.28%) Java
9 23 (5.29%) T-SQL
10 19 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 18 (4.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 18 (4.14%) Jython
12 17 (3.91%) Korn
13 12 (2.76%) C
14 8 (1.84%) VBScript
15 6 (1.38%) JavaScript
16 4 (0.92%) R
16 4 (0.92%) VB
16 4 (0.92%) PHP
17 3 (0.69%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 37 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.29%) Oracle Certification
4 19 (4.37%) OCP
5 16 (3.68%) Degree
6 12 (2.76%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.84%) MCITP
8 4 (0.92%) OCA
8 4 (0.92%) IBM Certification
8 4 (0.92%) MCSA
9 2 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.46%) RHCE
10 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.98%) SLA
2 21 (4.83%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.46%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 136 (31.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 59 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.21%) VMware ESX
4 17 (3.91%) vCloud
5 10 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (1.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (1.61%) Apache Flume
7 7 (1.61%) KVM
8 6 (1.38%) HDFS
8 6 (1.38%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.38%) SRDF
8 6 (1.38%) NFS
8 6 (1.38%) Active Directory
9 5 (1.15%) Xen
9 5 (1.15%) RHEV
10 4 (0.92%) Firmware
11 3 (0.69%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.69%) vSphere
12 2 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.46%) Samba
Systems Management
1 184 (42.30%) Data Guard
2 72 (16.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 51 (11.72%) Puppet
4 22 (5.06%) Oracle Identity Management
5 14 (3.22%) BMC PATROL
6 13 (2.99%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.84%) Vagrant
7 8 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.61%) Nagios
8 7 (1.61%) Ambari
8 7 (1.61%) Oozie
9 6 (1.38%) SCOM
10 5 (1.15%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Statspack
10 5 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.92%) OpenView
12 3 (0.69%) YUM
12 3 (0.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 435 (100.00%) Oracle
2 81 (18.62%) Red Hat
3 72 (16.55%) VMware
4 70 (16.09%) IBM
5 44 (10.11%) Remedy
6 34 (7.82%) Microsoft
7 28 (6.44%) HP
8 24 (5.52%) Sybase
9 22 (5.06%) EMC
10 19 (4.37%) Siebel
11 18 (4.14%) BMC
12 16 (3.68%) NetApp
13 14 (3.22%) Sun
14 13 (2.99%) Veritas
15 9 (2.07%) Teradata
15 9 (2.07%) SAP
16 8 (1.84%) Netezza
16 8 (1.84%) Citrix
17 7 (1.61%) Intel
17 7 (1.61%) Cisco
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