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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 509 374 341
Rank change year-on-year
-135 -33
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 100 223 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.42% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 1.84% 4.30% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 138 139
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%

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
5438 5191 4840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.91% 9.81% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3088 2841 2371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 606 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £29.13 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -110 95 £425 -5.55% 35
London -88 52 £450 -5.26% 15
City of London -29 20 £450 -5.26% 5
North West -4 14 £401 +48.33% 4
South East -28 9 £388 -13.88% 4
Manchester -3 8 £401 - 1
West Midlands +3 6 £425 - 2
South West -8 6 £375 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire -25 6 £323 -15.13% 8
Hampshire -12 5 £454 +0.83% 1
West Yorkshire -22 5 £323 -22.28% 5
Merseyside - 5 - -
Liverpool - 5 - -
Leeds -14 4 £320 - 5
Cheltenham - 4 £408 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £408 -
Warwickshire - 4 £413 - 1
Scotland -10 3 - - 7
Gosport - 3 - -
Edinburgh -2 2 - - 2
Leamington Spa - 2 £413 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £500 - 1
Warwick - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Somerset +8 1 £375 -30.23%
Berkshire +1 1 £305 -38.69%
Wiltshire +1 1 £350 -17.64%
East of England -4 1 - -
Sheffield -5 1 - -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Oracle
2 171 (76.34%) Oracle Database
3 120 (53.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 114 (50.89%) Linux
5 102 (45.54%) Data Guard
6 91 (40.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 89 (39.73%) UNIX
7 89 (39.73%) SQL
8 74 (33.04%) Performance Tuning
9 61 (27.23%) WebLogic
9 61 (27.23%) PL/SQL
9 61 (27.23%) Shell Script
10 56 (25.00%) Finance
11 55 (24.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 48 (21.43%) Middleware
13 45 (20.09%) Oracle EBS
14 43 (19.20%) Oracle Database 12c
15 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
16 39 (17.41%) Windows
16 39 (17.41%) Oracle Applications
17 37 (16.52%) Red Hat
18 35 (15.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 35 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
19 32 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
19 32 (14.29%) IBM
19 32 (14.29%) Banking
20 31 (13.84%) Replication
21 30 (13.39%) VMware
21 30 (13.39%) RDBMS
21 30 (13.39%) Security Cleared

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 61 (27.23%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.70%) Apache
4 14 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (4.91%) JBoss
7 10 (4.46%) Oracle Application Server
7 10 (4.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (4.46%) Oracle 10gAS
8 9 (4.02%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (4.02%) IIS
9 8 (3.57%) NetWeaver
10 5 (2.23%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (2.23%) Confluence
11 4 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.34%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.34%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.89%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) HipChat
2 2 (0.89%) MS Project
2 2 (0.89%) MS Office
2 2 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 45 (20.09%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (17.41%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (3.13%) RMDS
5 5 (2.23%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.34%) Documaker
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.45%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) PaaS
3 3 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.95%) SAN
2 16 (7.14%) WAN
3 15 (6.70%) NAS
4 14 (6.25%) LAN
5 11 (4.91%) HTTP
6 10 (4.46%) LDAP
7 9 (4.02%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.02%) Firewall
7 9 (4.02%) iSCSI
7 9 (4.02%) FCoE
8 8 (3.57%) DNS
9 7 (3.13%) Internet
9 7 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (3.13%) Multicast
10 5 (2.23%) VLAN
11 4 (1.79%) DHCP
12 3 (1.34%) VPN
13 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.89%) SSL
13 2 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (76.34%) Oracle Database
2 120 (53.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 55 (24.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 43 (19.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
6 30 (13.39%) RDBMS
6 30 (13.39%) Relational Database
7 21 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
8 20 (8.93%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (8.04%) Oracle Exadata
10 12 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (5.36%) Oracle Discoverer
11 10 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (4.46%) Hadoop
11 10 (4.46%) HBase
12 9 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (3.57%) DataStage
13 8 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
14 7 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) JIRA
2 7 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (2.23%) Subversion
3 5 (2.23%) Zephyr
4 4 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.79%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.34%) Ant
5 3 (1.34%) Toad
6 2 (0.89%) Maven
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.89%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.45%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.45%) Hudson
7 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.45%) JUnit
7 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 56 (25.00%) Finance
2 32 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (2.23%) Legal
3 5 (2.23%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.34%) Retail
4 3 (1.34%) Billing
4 3 (1.34%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (61.61%) DBA
2 119 (53.13%) Oracle DBA
3 45 (20.09%) Architect
4 29 (12.95%) Administrator
5 21 (9.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 16 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.91%) Developer
7 11 (4.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.02%) SAP Architect
8 9 (4.02%) SQL DBA
9 8 (3.57%) Consultant
10 7 (3.13%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (2.68%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 6 (2.68%) Applications Architect
11 6 (2.68%) Senior DBA
12 5 (2.23%) SAP Technical Architect
12 5 (2.23%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (21.43%) Middleware
2 32 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (6.70%) HTML
3 15 (6.70%) XML
4 13 (5.80%) XSLT
5 12 (5.36%) J2EE
5 12 (5.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (3.57%) Rendezvous
7 7 (3.13%) Apache Camel
7 7 (3.13%) Ultra Messaging
8 5 (2.23%) SAP Basis
8 5 (2.23%) Web Services
9 4 (1.79%) .NET
9 4 (1.79%) XSD
9 4 (1.79%) XML Schema
9 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (1.34%) JPA
10 3 (1.34%) RESTful
10 3 (1.34%) WebCenter
10 3 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.84%) Replication
2 29 (12.95%) Clustering
3 21 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.46%) Statistics
6 7 (3.13%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.68%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.79%) W3C
10 3 (1.34%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.89%) PKI
11 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.89%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.89%) DataPower
11 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.45%) iPad
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 114 (50.89%) Linux
2 89 (39.73%) UNIX
3 39 (17.41%) Windows
4 28 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (12.05%) Solaris
6 18 (8.04%) HPUX
7 17 (7.59%) AIX
8 8 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.34%) SUSE
12 2 (0.89%) zOS
13 1 (0.45%) Android
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.04%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (12.50%) Migration
3 27 (12.05%) High Availability
4 26 (11.61%) SOA
5 21 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.93%) ITIL
7 18 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (8.04%) Database Tuning
8 17 (7.59%) Database Security
9 16 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 15 (6.70%) ETL
11 14 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 14 (6.25%) Load Balancing
12 13 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (5.80%) Benchmarking
12 13 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (5.80%) Patch Management
13 11 (4.91%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (39.73%) SQL
2 61 (27.23%) PL/SQL
2 61 (27.23%) Shell Script
3 29 (12.95%) Java
4 16 (7.14%) Perl
5 12 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.36%) Korn
5 12 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.13%) Python
6 7 (3.13%) C
7 5 (2.23%) ABAP
7 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.79%) XPath
8 4 (1.79%) Ruby
8 4 (1.79%) C-shell
9 3 (1.34%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.34%) C#
10 2 (0.89%) R
11 1 (0.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (4.46%) OCP
6 6 (2.68%) Degree
7 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 12 (5.36%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.46%) Xen
3 10 (4.46%) Oracle Clusterware
4 9 (4.02%) KVM
5 8 (3.57%) SRDF
6 7 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (3.13%) NFS
7 5 (2.23%) vSphere
8 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.34%) OCFS2
9 3 (1.34%) GlusterFS
9 3 (1.34%) GFS2
10 2 (0.89%) Samba
10 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.89%) vCloud
10 2 (0.89%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 102 (45.54%) Data Guard
2 91 (40.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (15.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (3.57%) Oracle Flashback
5 7 (3.13%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.68%) Puppet
7 4 (1.79%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.34%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.34%) SELinux
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.89%) yum
9 2 (0.89%) OpenView
9 2 (0.89%) Ambari
9 2 (0.89%) Oozie
9 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 224 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (16.52%) Red Hat
3 32 (14.29%) IBM
4 30 (13.39%) VMware
5 21 (9.38%) NetApp
5 21 (9.38%) HP
6 14 (6.25%) EMC
6 14 (6.25%) Sybase
6 14 (6.25%) Cisco
7 13 (5.80%) Microsoft
7 13 (5.80%) SAP
8 9 (4.02%) Informatica
9 8 (3.57%) DataSynapse
9 8 (3.57%) Intel
9 8 (3.57%) TIBCO
9 8 (3.57%) Remedy
10 7 (3.13%) Sun
10 7 (3.13%) 3PAR
10 7 (3.13%) Talend
11 5 (2.23%) WorldPay
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago