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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 473 400 364
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -36
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 161 218 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 2.84% 4.05% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 129 131
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £365 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.16% -4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.65

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
5668 5389 5060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.70% 9.65% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3217 3021 2629
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 639 579
Average hourly rate £16.92 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.78 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -58 150 £408 -9.44% 17
London -72 65 £450 -5.26% 11
City of London -13 24 £488 +1.29% 3
South East -30 23 £368 -2.00% 2
South West +4 16 £375 -6.83% 1
Yorkshire -25 12 £325 +23.22% 1
North West -27 12 £425 - 1
Leeds -20 11 £325 -14.75% 1
West Yorkshire -20 11 £325 -23.52% 1
West Midlands +18 10 £250 -28.57%
Scotland -12 10 £413 +16.19% 4
Hampshire -11 9 £400 -8.57% 1
Berkshire - 9 £305 -
Edinburgh -13 8 £413 +17.85% 3
Gloucestershire -3 7 £408 -
Manchester -14 7 £438 +25.00%
North East -23 7 £340 -2.85%
Wiltshire +9 6 £375 -11.76% 1
Tyne and Wear -20 6 £340 -2.85%
Cheltenham - 6 £408 -
Warwickshire - 6 £400 -
Swindon +1 5 £375 -11.76%
Merseyside -6 5 £350 -32.69%
Liverpool -8 5 £350 -32.69%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 5 £340 -2.85%
Warwick - 5 - -
East of England +7 4 £375 +25.00%
Southampton +1 4 £370 +12.12% 1
Newbury - 4 - -
Windsor - 4 £305 -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 263 (100.00%) Oracle
2 207 (78.71%) Oracle Database
3 159 (60.46%) Linux
4 148 (56.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 122 (46.39%) Data Guard
6 105 (39.92%) Oracle RMAN
7 99 (37.64%) SQL
8 88 (33.46%) UNIX
9 74 (28.14%) Shell Script
10 70 (26.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 70 (26.62%) Performance Tuning
11 66 (25.10%) Red Hat
12 65 (24.71%) PL/SQL
13 64 (24.33%) SQL Server
14 62 (23.57%) Finance
15 59 (22.43%) Windows
16 57 (21.67%) Oracle Database 12c
17 53 (20.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 49 (18.63%) WebLogic
18 49 (18.63%) Solaris
19 42 (15.97%) Replication
19 42 (15.97%) Clustering
20 39 (14.83%) Relational Database
21 37 (14.07%) IBM
22 36 (13.69%) Middleware
23 35 (13.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 35 (13.31%) RDBMS
24 34 (12.93%) Oracle EBS
25 33 (12.55%) ITIL
26 32 (12.17%) Banking

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 49 (18.63%) WebLogic
2 19 (7.22%) Apache
3 15 (5.70%) JBoss
3 15 (5.70%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.18%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.80%) IIS
6 8 (3.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (3.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.66%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (1.90%) Oracle 10gAS
8 5 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.52%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.14%) Confluence
10 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.76%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) HipChat
2 2 (0.76%) MS Project
2 2 (0.76%) MS Office
2 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 34 (12.93%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (10.65%) Oracle Applications
3 24 (9.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.28%) RMDS
5 4 (1.52%) Endur
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.38%) Documaker
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.66%) PaaS
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.03%) SAN
2 17 (6.46%) Firewall
2 17 (6.46%) NAS
3 14 (5.32%) LAN
4 13 (4.94%) WAN
4 13 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.18%) HTTP
5 11 (4.18%) DNS
6 9 (3.42%) LDAP
7 8 (3.04%) iSCSI
7 8 (3.04%) FCoE
8 6 (2.28%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.28%) Multicast
8 6 (2.28%) VPN
9 5 (1.90%) DHCP
9 5 (1.90%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.90%) SSH
9 5 (1.90%) VLAN
10 4 (1.52%) SSL
10 4 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (78.71%) Oracle Database
2 148 (56.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 70 (26.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 64 (24.33%) SQL Server
5 57 (21.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 39 (14.83%) Relational Database
7 35 (13.31%) RDBMS
8 31 (11.79%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (6.84%) Sybase ASE
10 16 (6.08%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (4.56%) Oracle Exadata
13 12 (4.56%) DataStage
14 11 (4.18%) IBM InfoSphere
15 10 (3.80%) Oracle9i Database
16 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (3.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (4.56%) Toad
2 11 (4.18%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (3.80%) JIRA
4 5 (1.90%) Subversion
5 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.14%) Zephyr
6 3 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.14%) Selenium
7 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.76%) Maven
7 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) Ant
8 1 (0.38%) JUnit
8 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.38%) ERwin
8 1 (0.38%) Hudson
8 1 (0.38%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 62 (23.57%) Finance
2 32 (12.17%) Banking
3 4 (1.52%) Retail
3 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.14%) Legal
5 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (62.74%) DBA
2 146 (55.51%) Oracle DBA
3 51 (19.39%) Administrator
4 48 (18.25%) Architect
5 18 (6.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 17 (6.46%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 15 (5.70%) Sybase DBA
8 14 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.94%) SQL DBA
10 12 (4.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.80%) Developer
12 9 (3.42%) Consultant
13 8 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.04%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.04%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 8 (3.04%) Senior DBA
14 7 (2.66%) Oracle Consultant
14 7 (2.66%) Applications Architect
15 6 (2.28%) UNIX Administrator
15 6 (2.28%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.69%) Middleware
2 18 (6.84%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (5.70%) J2EE
4 11 (4.18%) HTML
4 11 (4.18%) Web Services
4 11 (4.18%) XML
4 11 (4.18%) Apache Camel
5 10 (3.80%) XSLT
6 9 (3.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 7 (2.66%) Rendezvous
8 6 (2.28%) Ultra Messaging
8 6 (2.28%) SAP Basis
9 4 (1.52%) RESTful
9 4 (1.52%) OSGi
10 3 (1.14%) .NET
10 3 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.76%) SOAP
11 2 (0.76%) POSIX
11 2 (0.76%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.76%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.97%) Replication
1 42 (15.97%) Clustering
2 19 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.94%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.18%) Data Integration
6 8 (3.04%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.28%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.90%) CMDB
8 5 (1.90%) Statistics
8 5 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.14%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.76%) GIS
10 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.76%) W3C
10 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.76%) PKI
10 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 159 (60.46%) Linux
2 88 (33.46%) UNIX
3 59 (22.43%) Windows
4 53 (20.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (18.63%) Solaris
6 16 (6.08%) AIX
7 15 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.04%) HPUX
9 6 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.28%) SUSE
10 5 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.62%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (12.55%) ITIL
3 28 (10.65%) Migration
4 27 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (10.27%) Database Tuning
5 22 (8.37%) Data Migration
5 22 (8.37%) Change Management
6 20 (7.60%) ETL
7 19 (7.22%) Patch Management
8 18 (6.84%) Data Modelling
9 17 (6.46%) SOA
9 17 (6.46%) Incident Management
10 16 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (6.08%) Database Security
11 14 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (5.32%) Service Management
11 14 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (4.94%) Load Balancing
13 12 (4.56%) Data Analysis
13 12 (4.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (37.64%) SQL
2 74 (28.14%) Shell Script
3 65 (24.71%) PL/SQL
4 27 (10.27%) Java
5 15 (5.70%) Perl
6 13 (4.94%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.56%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.80%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.04%) Korn
10 7 (2.66%) Python
11 6 (2.28%) Bourne shell
12 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.90%) C
13 4 (1.52%) Ruby
13 4 (1.52%) C-shell
14 2 (0.76%) XPath
15 1 (0.38%) AWK
15 1 (0.38%) Jython
15 1 (0.38%) C#
15 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.08%) Degree
3 15 (5.70%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (3.04%) OCP
5 7 (2.66%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.28%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.14%) OCA
9 2 (0.76%) MBA
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.32%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.66%) QA
3 4 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.70%) Oracle Clusterware
3 11 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.42%) Xen
5 8 (3.04%) KVM
6 7 (2.66%) NFS
7 6 (2.28%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.28%) SRDF
8 5 (1.90%) vSphere
9 3 (1.14%) OCFS2
9 3 (1.14%) GlusterFS
9 3 (1.14%) GFS2
10 2 (0.76%) Samba
10 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.38%) Firmware
11 1 (0.38%) HDFS
11 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 122 (46.39%) Data Guard
2 105 (39.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (13.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (3.80%) Oracle ZFS
5 8 (3.04%) Puppet
6 5 (1.90%) yum
7 4 (1.52%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.14%) SELinux
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.76%) OpenView
9 2 (0.76%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.38%) Control-M
10 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.38%) SCOM
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.38%) logstash
10 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 263 (100.00%) Oracle
2 66 (25.10%) Red Hat
3 37 (14.07%) IBM
4 30 (11.41%) Sybase
4 30 (11.41%) VMware
5 24 (9.13%) SAP
6 22 (8.37%) HP
7 20 (7.60%) Microsoft
7 20 (7.60%) NetApp
8 13 (4.94%) Veritas
9 12 (4.56%) Cisco
10 11 (4.18%) 3PAR
10 11 (4.18%) Talend
11 10 (3.80%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.80%) Remedy
11 10 (3.80%) Informatica
12 9 (3.42%) EMC
13 7 (2.66%) Intel
13 7 (2.66%) Sun
13 7 (2.66%) TIBCO
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