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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 439 381 365
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 156 203 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 2.91% 3.90% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 118 122
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 £300 £259 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £579 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £46.50 £30.90 £47.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.48% -34.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £19.38 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £32.18 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £23.70 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+132.06% -44.23%

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
5360 5208 4675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.56% 10.07% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2940 2707 2223
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 646 699
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £31.56 £33.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 -58 148 £425 +3.03% 42
London -15 74 £475 +10.46% 20
South East -24 34 £375 -11.76% 7
Hampshire -2 28 £400 +10.34% 3
City of London -2 22 £463 -7.50% 10
South West -27 9 £380 +16.92% 1
North West -12 7 £385 +38.73% 3
West Midlands -14 7 £325 -22.15% 2
Southampton - 7 £335 - 1
Yorkshire -31 6 £425 +6.25% 7
Havant 0 4 £480 +7.26%
Scotland -6 4 £384 -
East of England -7 4 £255 -28.16%
West Yorkshire -8 4 £463 +15.62% 2
Manchester -14 4 £350 +53.84% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £250 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £250 - 1
North East - 4 £250 - 1
Cheshire +11 3 £420 - 1
Somerset - 3 £380 -
Warwickshire - 3 £313 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £255 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £270 -
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £425 +33.85%
Nottingham +8 2 £425 +33.85%
East Midlands +2 2 £425 +33.85%
South Yorkshire -5 2 £400 +18.51% 1
Sheffield -7 2 £400 +18.51% 1
Surrey -23 2 - - 2
Staines - 2 - - 1

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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
2 244 (63.71%) Oracle Database
3 192 (50.13%) Linux
4 179 (46.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 175 (45.69%) SQL
6 134 (34.99%) UNIX
7 133 (34.73%) Data Guard
8 127 (33.16%) Finance
9 119 (31.07%) Oracle RMAN
10 117 (30.55%) WebLogic
11 113 (29.50%) SOA
12 96 (25.07%) Oracle Database 10g
13 91 (23.76%) SQL Server
14 87 (22.72%) Performance Tuning
15 84 (21.93%) PL/SQL
16 83 (21.67%) Middleware
17 76 (19.84%) VMware
17 76 (19.84%) Clustering
18 73 (19.06%) IBM
19 72 (18.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 71 (18.54%) Oracle Exadata
21 68 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
22 67 (17.49%) Bash Shell
22 67 (17.49%) Replication
23 65 (16.97%) Python
24 62 (16.19%) Red Hat
25 61 (15.93%) Windows
26 59 (15.40%) Oracle EBS
27 57 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
28 56 (14.62%) Shell Script

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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
1 117 (30.55%) 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 13 (3.39%) Oracle Application Server
8 11 (2.87%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (2.09%) NetWeaver
11 7 (1.83%) IIS
11 7 (1.83%) Oracle 10gAS
12 4 (1.04%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.78%) JBoss
13 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.78%) AquaLogic
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 59 (15.40%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (7.31%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (7.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (6.27%) 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%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
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 AWS
1 40 (10.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.75%) SAN
2 26 (6.79%) HTTP
3 21 (5.48%) WAN
4 19 (4.96%) HTTPS
5 18 (4.70%) SSL
6 17 (4.44%) NAS
7 15 (3.92%) LAN
8 10 (2.61%) DHCP
9 9 (2.35%) DNS
9 9 (2.35%) Firewall
10 8 (2.09%) Internet
11 7 (1.83%) NetScaler
12 6 (1.57%) VPN
13 5 (1.31%) LDAP
14 4 (1.04%) Multicast
14 4 (1.04%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.04%) FCoE
14 4 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
16 2 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (63.71%) Oracle Database
2 179 (46.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 96 (25.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 91 (23.76%) SQL Server
5 71 (18.54%) Oracle Exadata
6 48 (12.53%) Relational Database
7 42 (10.97%) RDBMS
8 37 (9.66%) Oracle BI EE
9 35 (9.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 33 (8.62%) Oracle ODI
10 33 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (7.83%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (5.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (5.74%) Oracle9i Database
15 19 (4.96%) MySQL
15 19 (4.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 16 (4.18%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 43 (11.23%) JIRA
2 13 (3.39%) 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
6 5 (1.31%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.26%) ERwin
9 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
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%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.57%) Front Office
8 6 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
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%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 179 (46.74%) DBA
2 154 (40.21%) Oracle DBA
3 71 (18.54%) Architect
4 54 (14.10%) Administrator
5 37 (9.66%) Infrastructure Architect
6 28 (7.31%) Developer
7 23 (6.01%) Consultant
7 23 (6.01%) Data Architect
8 20 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (4.96%) SQL DBA
10 18 (4.70%) Oracle Consultant
11 16 (4.18%) Oracle Developer
12 14 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.87%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 11 (2.87%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.61%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 10 (2.61%) Senior Oracle DBA
15 10 (2.61%) Senior DBA
15 10 (2.61%) Technical Architect
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 22 (5.74%) WebCenter
6 21 (5.48%) JDBC
7 20 (5.22%) Web Services
8 18 (4.70%) XML
9 11 (2.87%) HTML
10 8 (2.09%) Java EE
11 7 (1.83%) XSLT
12 6 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (1.31%) WSH
13 5 (1.31%) JSP
13 5 (1.31%) .NET
13 5 (1.31%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.31%) Spring
13 5 (1.31%) Spring MVC
14 4 (1.04%) Django
14 4 (1.04%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.84%) Clustering
2 67 (17.49%) Replication
3 57 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.53%) Hedge funds
5 18 (4.70%) Statistics
6 10 (2.61%) HACMP
7 9 (2.35%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.09%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (2.09%) Open Source
8 8 (2.09%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.83%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.57%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.31%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 192 (50.13%) Linux
2 134 (34.99%) UNIX
3 61 (15.93%) Windows
4 49 (12.79%) Solaris
4 49 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (9.92%) AIX
5 38 (9.92%) SELinux
6 33 (8.62%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (3.13%) HPUX
10 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.52%) SUSE
11 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (29.50%) SOA
2 87 (22.72%) Performance Tuning
3 46 (12.01%) Configuration Management
4 43 (11.23%) High Availability
5 42 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (9.14%) 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 19 (4.96%) Data Modelling
13 18 (4.70%) Analytics
13 18 (4.70%) ETL
14 16 (4.18%) Logical Data Model
14 16 (4.18%) Physical Data Model
15 15 (3.92%) Database Security
15 15 (3.92%) BPEL
16 14 (3.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (45.69%) SQL
2 84 (21.93%) PL/SQL
3 67 (17.49%) Bash Shell
4 65 (16.97%) Python
5 56 (14.62%) Shell Script
6 44 (11.49%) Java
7 43 (11.23%) Perl
8 39 (10.18%) Ruby
9 19 (4.96%) Jython
9 19 (4.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 19 (4.96%) Korn
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%) R
15 4 (1.04%) VB
16 3 (0.78%) C#
16 3 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.66%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.61%) OCP
6 8 (2.09%) Degree
7 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.04%) MCITP
8 4 (1.04%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.52%) RHCE
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.26%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.27%) Data Quality
2 21 (5.48%) SLA
3 5 (1.31%) QA
4 4 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 119 (31.07%) 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
7 9 (2.35%) Apache Flume
7 9 (2.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (1.83%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.83%) RHEV
9 6 (1.57%) HDFS
9 6 (1.57%) PowerHA
10 5 (1.31%) SRDF
10 5 (1.31%) Xen
11 2 (0.52%) Samba
12 1 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.26%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 133 (34.73%) Data Guard
2 72 (18.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 49 (12.79%) Puppet
4 20 (5.22%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (2.35%) Tivoli
5 9 (2.35%) Ambari
5 9 (2.35%) Vagrant
5 9 (2.35%) Oozie
6 8 (2.09%) Nagios
7 7 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.31%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (1.04%) OpenView
10 2 (0.52%) nmon
10 2 (0.52%) SCOM
10 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.26%) OVSD
11 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 383 (100.00%) Oracle
2 76 (19.84%) VMware
3 73 (19.06%) IBM
4 62 (16.19%) Red Hat
5 42 (10.97%) Remedy
6 32 (8.36%) Microsoft
7 23 (6.01%) Sybase
8 18 (4.70%) HP
9 17 (4.44%) Siebel
10 16 (4.18%) EMC
11 12 (3.13%) NetApp
12 11 (2.87%) Sun
12 11 (2.87%) SAP
12 11 (2.87%) Teradata
13 10 (2.61%) Netezza
13 10 (2.61%) Cisco
14 9 (2.35%) Intel
14 9 (2.35%) Veritas
14 9 (2.35%) BMC
14 9 (2.35%) Business Objects
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 29 minutes ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Staines
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 21 days ago