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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 447 374 372
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 164 212 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 3.02% 4.05% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 120 113
Average daily rate
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£425 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% -3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £589 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £46.50 £30.90 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.48% -36.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £19.38 £47.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £32.18 £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £23.70 -
% change year-on-year
+132.06% -

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
5429 5234 4605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.51% 10.07% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2986 2733 2207
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 654 670
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.18 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £31.56 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.99%

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 21 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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 -64 156 £425 +3.03% 35
London -26 78 £475 +5.55% 18
South East -24 35 £400 -5.88% 6
Hampshire +1 29 £413 +13.79% 2
City of London -17 25 £450 -10.00% 9
Yorkshire -23 9 £400 - 4
South West -29 9 £380 +16.92% 1
North West -13 7 £385 +41.80% 3
West Midlands -14 7 £325 -20.73% 2
Southampton - 7 £335 - 1
Havant +2 5 £471 +5.30%
West Yorkshire -4 5 £450 +12.50% 1
South Yorkshire -2 4 £295 -12.59% 1
Scotland -7 4 £384 -
Sheffield -9 4 £295 -12.59% 1
Manchester -11 4 £350 +52.17% 1
East of England -13 4 £255 -28.16%
Cheshire +13 3 £420 +54.69%
Somerset - 3 £380 -
Warwickshire - 3 £313 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £255 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £270 -
Nottinghamshire +10 2 £425 +33.85%
Nottingham +7 2 £425 +33.85%
East Midlands 0 2 £425 +33.85%
Leeds -16 2 £381 -4.68% 1
Surrey -20 2 - - 2
Staines - 2 - - 1
Watford - 2 £255 -
Reading +17 1 £248 +17.85% 2

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 383 (100.00%) Oracle
2 245 (63.97%) Oracle Database
3 193 (50.39%) Linux
4 181 (47.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 174 (45.43%) SQL
6 135 (35.25%) UNIX
7 134 (34.99%) Data Guard
8 127 (33.16%) Finance
9 118 (30.81%) Oracle RMAN
10 116 (30.29%) WebLogic
11 113 (29.50%) SOA
12 96 (25.07%) Oracle Database 10g
13 90 (23.50%) SQL Server
14 86 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
15 85 (22.19%) PL/SQL
16 83 (21.67%) Middleware
17 76 (19.84%) VMware
18 75 (19.58%) Clustering
19 72 (18.80%) IBM
19 72 (18.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 70 (18.28%) Oracle Exadata
21 68 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
22 67 (17.49%) Bash Shell
23 66 (17.23%) Replication
24 65 (16.97%) Python
25 63 (16.45%) Red Hat
26 61 (15.93%) Windows
27 59 (15.40%) Oracle EBS
28 56 (14.62%) Shell Script
28 56 (14.62%) Analytical Skills

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 116 (30.29%) WebLogic
2 46 (12.01%) WebSphere
3 31 (8.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (5.74%) Oracle Service Bus
5 21 (5.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 19 (4.96%) Apache
6 19 (4.96%) WebLogic Portal
7 12 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 11 (2.87%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.09%) NetWeaver
9 8 (2.09%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.83%) Oracle 10gAS
10 7 (1.83%) IIS
11 4 (1.04%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.78%) JBoss
12 3 (0.78%) AquaLogic
12 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 59 (15.40%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (7.57%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (7.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 23 (6.01%) Oracle BPM
5 20 (5.22%) Documaker
6 10 (2.61%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.52%) RMDS
10 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.44%) Amazon EC2
1 40 (10.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.75%) SAN
2 26 (6.79%) HTTP
3 20 (5.22%) WAN
4 19 (4.96%) HTTPS
5 18 (4.70%) SSL
6 17 (4.44%) NAS
7 14 (3.66%) LAN
8 10 (2.61%) DHCP
9 9 (2.35%) Firewall
9 9 (2.35%) DNS
10 7 (1.83%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.83%) Internet
11 6 (1.57%) VPN
12 5 (1.31%) LDAP
13 4 (1.04%) Multicast
13 4 (1.04%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.04%) FCoE
13 4 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
15 2 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (63.97%) Oracle Database
2 181 (47.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 96 (25.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 90 (23.50%) SQL Server
5 70 (18.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 48 (12.53%) Relational Database
7 43 (11.23%) RDBMS
8 38 (9.92%) Oracle BI EE
9 37 (9.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 33 (8.62%) Oracle ODI
11 30 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (7.83%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (5.74%) Oracle9i Database
14 21 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (4.96%) MySQL
15 19 (4.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 15 (3.92%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 43 (11.23%) JIRA
2 12 (3.13%) Subversion
3 10 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.61%) Toad
4 9 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.31%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.31%) Ant
6 5 (1.31%) JUnit
7 4 (1.04%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.26%) ERwin
9 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 127 (33.16%) Finance
2 47 (12.27%) Banking
3 25 (6.53%) Financial Institution
4 21 (5.48%) Billing
5 14 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.83%) Retail
8 6 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.57%) Front Office
8 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 3 (0.78%) Games
10 2 (0.52%) International Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 182 (47.52%) DBA
2 157 (40.99%) Oracle DBA
3 68 (17.75%) Architect
4 55 (14.36%) Administrator
5 36 (9.40%) Infrastructure Architect
6 27 (7.05%) Developer
7 23 (6.01%) Consultant
8 21 (5.48%) Data Architect
9 20 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (4.96%) SQL DBA
11 18 (4.70%) Oracle Consultant
12 15 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
13 14 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
14 12 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (3.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 11 (2.87%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.61%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 10 (2.61%) Senior Oracle DBA
16 10 (2.61%) Senior DBA
17 9 (2.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (21.67%) Middleware
2 40 (10.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 35 (9.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 24 (6.27%) JMS
5 23 (6.01%) WebCenter
6 21 (5.48%) JDBC
7 20 (5.22%) Web Services
8 17 (4.44%) XML
9 10 (2.61%) HTML
10 8 (2.09%) Java EE
11 6 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (1.57%) XSLT
12 5 (1.31%) JSP
12 5 (1.31%) WSH
12 5 (1.31%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.31%) Spring MVC
12 5 (1.31%) Spring
13 4 (1.04%) Django
13 4 (1.04%) Rendezvous
14 3 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.58%) Clustering
2 66 (17.23%) Replication
3 56 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.53%) Hedge funds
5 18 (4.70%) Statistics
6 10 (2.61%) HACMP
7 8 (2.09%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.09%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (2.09%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.09%) Open Source
7 8 (2.09%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.57%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.31%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 193 (50.39%) Linux
2 135 (35.25%) UNIX
3 61 (15.93%) Windows
4 50 (13.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (13.05%) Solaris
5 39 (10.18%) AIX
6 38 (9.92%) SELinux
7 33 (8.62%) Oracle Linux
8 16 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.13%) HPUX
11 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.52%) SUSE
12 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (29.50%) SOA
2 86 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
3 45 (11.75%) Configuration Management
4 42 (10.97%) High Availability
5 41 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (7.57%) Migration
9 25 (6.53%) DevOps
10 22 (5.74%) ITIL
11 20 (5.22%) Content Management
11 20 (5.22%) Revenue Management
12 18 (4.70%) Data Modelling
13 16 (4.18%) ETL
14 15 (3.92%) Database Security
14 15 (3.92%) Analytics
14 15 (3.92%) Logical Data Model
14 15 (3.92%) Physical Data Model
15 14 (3.66%) Service Management
15 14 (3.66%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 174 (45.43%) SQL
2 85 (22.19%) PL/SQL
3 67 (17.49%) Bash Shell
4 65 (16.97%) Python
5 56 (14.62%) Shell Script
6 44 (11.49%) Perl
7 43 (11.23%) Java
8 39 (10.18%) Ruby
9 19 (4.96%) Korn
9 19 (4.96%) Jython
9 19 (4.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 16 (4.18%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.87%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.35%) VBScript
13 8 (2.09%) C
14 7 (1.83%) JavaScript
15 4 (1.04%) VB
15 4 (1.04%) R
16 3 (0.78%) C++
17 2 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (12.53%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.66%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (2.87%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.61%) OCP
6 8 (2.09%) Degree
7 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.04%) IBM Certification
8 4 (1.04%) MCITP
9 2 (0.52%) RHCE
9 2 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.26%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.01%) Data Quality
2 21 (5.48%) SLA
3 4 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.04%) QA
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (30.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 68 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.62%) VMware ESX
4 20 (5.22%) vCloud
5 11 (2.87%) KVM
6 10 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (2.35%) NFS
8 8 (2.09%) Apache Flume
8 8 (2.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (1.83%) RHEV
9 7 (1.83%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.57%) PowerHA
11 5 (1.31%) SRDF
11 5 (1.31%) HDFS
11 5 (1.31%) Xen
12 2 (0.52%) Samba
13 1 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.26%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 134 (34.99%) Data Guard
2 72 (18.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 50 (13.05%) Puppet
4 21 (5.48%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (2.35%) Vagrant
5 9 (2.35%) Tivoli
5 9 (2.35%) Nagios
6 8 (2.09%) Oozie
6 8 (2.09%) Ambari
7 7 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.31%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (1.04%) OpenView
11 2 (0.52%) YUM
11 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.52%) SCOM
11 2 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
11 2 (0.52%) nmon
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 383 (100.00%) Oracle
2 76 (19.84%) VMware
3 72 (18.80%) IBM
4 63 (16.45%) Red Hat
5 42 (10.97%) Remedy
6 31 (8.09%) Microsoft
7 22 (5.74%) Sybase
8 18 (4.70%) HP
9 17 (4.44%) Siebel
10 16 (4.18%) EMC
11 13 (3.39%) NetApp
12 11 (2.87%) Sun
12 11 (2.87%) SAP
13 10 (2.61%) Veritas
14 9 (2.35%) Teradata
14 9 (2.35%) Cisco
14 9 (2.35%) Business Objects
14 9 (2.35%) BMC
15 8 (2.09%) Intel
15 8 (2.09%) Citrix
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Staines
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago