The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 507 521 459
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -62
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 123 123 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.93% 2.22% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 103
Median daily rate £425 £401 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.68 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -16.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £55.00

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
6376 5545 5752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.79% 10.00% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3977 3211 3152
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 627 722
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.60 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 101 £415 +3.62% 13
London -27 39 £450 - 5
South East +36 20 £450 +24.13% 2
South Wales +17 14 £500 +53.84%
Wales +7 14 £500 +53.84%
Surrey +31 13 £515 +47.14%
North West +3 12 £330 -12.00%
Cardiff +24 11 £500 +53.84%
Staines - 10 £525 -
Yorkshire +19 9 £350 -5.08%
East of England +16 9 £220 - 3
Manchester 0 9 £368 -2.00%
South Yorkshire -5 7 £350 -5.08%
Sheffield -9 7 £350 -5.08%
City of London -7 6 £350 -15.15% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £220 - 2
Scotland +12 5 £425 +3.65%
Dunstable - 5 £220 -
Hampshire +25 4 £400 -
West Midlands -15 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Solihull - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 £423 -
Lancashire - 3 £325 -
Stockport - 3 £465 -
South West +14 2 £360 -24.21% 3
Berkshire +9 2 £388 +10.71% 2
East Midlands -1 2 £450 +24.13%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 286 (100.00%) Oracle
2 188 (65.73%) Oracle Database
3 163 (56.99%) Linux
4 103 (36.01%) SQL
5 93 (32.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 82 (28.67%) Data Guard
6 82 (28.67%) ITIL
7 80 (27.97%) Unix
8 79 (27.62%) AIX
8 79 (27.62%) High Availability
9 76 (26.57%) SAN
10 73 (25.52%) Oracle Database 12c
11 72 (25.17%) Windows
11 72 (25.17%) SQL Server
12 70 (24.48%) Performance Tuning
13 68 (23.78%) Red Hat
14 66 (23.08%) EMC
15 59 (20.63%) Oracle Database 10g
16 58 (20.28%) Clustering
17 57 (19.93%) IBM
18 56 (19.58%) Finance
19 54 (18.88%) Solaris
19 54 (18.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 51 (17.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
21 49 (17.13%) KVM
22 46 (16.08%) PL/SQL
22 46 (16.08%) WebLogic
23 45 (15.73%) Java
23 45 (15.73%) HP
24 42 (14.69%) Middleware

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (16.08%) WebLogic
2 28 (9.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (9.09%) Apache
3 26 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 19 (6.64%) Oracle Coherence
4 19 (6.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 18 (6.29%) IIS
5 18 (6.29%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.20%) PowerExchange
7 10 (3.50%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (3.15%) Apache Spark
9 8 (2.80%) Apache Pig
9 8 (2.80%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.75%) Oracle 10gAS
11 3 (1.05%) iPlanet
11 3 (1.05%) JBoss
11 3 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.70%) Liferay
12 2 (0.70%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Project
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (11.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 33 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (9.44%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.10%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (26.57%) SAN
2 27 (9.44%) LAN
2 27 (9.44%) WAN
3 26 (9.09%) NAS
4 21 (7.34%) HTTP
5 19 (6.64%) DNS
6 18 (6.29%) FCoE
6 18 (6.29%) Fibre Channel
6 18 (6.29%) iSCSI
7 17 (5.94%) Firewall
7 17 (5.94%) Multicast
8 13 (4.55%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.85%) Internet
10 8 (2.80%) Kerberos
10 8 (2.80%) LDAP
10 8 (2.80%) SSL
11 4 (1.40%) VLAN
12 3 (1.05%) BIG-IP
12 3 (1.05%) FTP
13 2 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (65.73%) Oracle Database
2 93 (32.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 73 (25.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 72 (25.17%) SQL Server
5 59 (20.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 33 (11.54%) Oracle Exadata
7 32 (11.19%) Hadoop
8 31 (10.84%) Oracle BI EE
9 27 (9.44%) HBase
10 24 (8.39%) RDBMS
10 24 (8.39%) Relational Database
11 21 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (6.64%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (5.94%) Big Data
14 11 (3.85%) NoSQL
14 11 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
15 10 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (3.15%) Apache Hive
16 9 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (3.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.75%) Toad
3 3 (1.05%) Subversion
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.70%) ProC
4 2 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (19.58%) Finance
2 37 (12.94%) Banking
3 9 (3.15%) Retail
4 4 (1.40%) Law
5 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Military
6 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (47.55%) DBA
2 130 (45.45%) Oracle DBA
3 62 (21.68%) Administrator
4 32 (11.19%) Architect
5 28 (9.79%) Consultant
6 26 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 25 (8.74%) Developer
8 22 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 20 (6.99%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (5.24%) Linux Support
10 15 (5.24%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (4.90%) Oracle Consultant
12 13 (4.55%) SQL DBA
13 11 (3.85%) Informatica Consultant
13 11 (3.85%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.80%) Applications Support
15 8 (2.80%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 42 (14.69%) Middleware
3 24 (8.39%) XML
3 24 (8.39%) XSLT
4 17 (5.94%) HTML
4 17 (5.94%) Rendezvous
5 10 (3.50%) JSP
6 8 (2.80%) Apache Tez
6 8 (2.80%) Kafka
6 8 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (2.45%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.45%) Java EE
7 7 (2.45%) JSF
7 7 (2.45%) Spring
7 7 (2.45%) Struts
7 7 (2.45%) XSL
8 6 (2.10%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.75%) RESTful
9 5 (1.75%) SOAP
10 4 (1.40%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.28%) Clustering
2 26 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.34%) Replication
4 11 (3.85%) Grid Computing
5 9 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.10%) iSeries
7 6 (2.10%) Symmetrix
8 4 (1.40%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.05%) HACMP
9 3 (1.05%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle Exalogic
10 2 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.70%) Statistics
10 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.35%) CMDB
11 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 163 (56.99%) Linux
2 80 (27.97%) Unix
3 79 (27.62%) AIX
4 72 (25.17%) Windows
5 54 (18.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (18.88%) Solaris
6 18 (6.29%) SUSE
7 15 (5.24%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (3.50%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.75%) HPUX
10 4 (1.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.40%) VMS
11 3 (1.05%) Tru64
11 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.67%) ITIL
2 79 (27.62%) High Availability
3 70 (24.48%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (11.19%) Compliance Management
5 30 (10.49%) Service Delivery
6 28 (9.79%) SOA
7 27 (9.44%) Benchmarking
8 24 (8.39%) Database Tuning
9 22 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 21 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (5.94%) Migration
12 16 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (4.90%) Capacity Management
13 14 (4.90%) Change Data Capture
13 14 (4.90%) Change Management
14 13 (4.55%) ETL
15 12 (4.20%) Open Source
16 11 (3.85%) Analytics
16 11 (3.85%) Configuration Management
16 11 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.01%) SQL
2 46 (16.08%) PL/SQL
3 45 (15.73%) Java
4 26 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 20 (6.99%) Perl
6 17 (5.94%) JavaScript
7 16 (5.59%) C
8 12 (4.20%) Korn
8 12 (4.20%) Python
9 11 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.85%) C++
10 2 (0.70%) Ruby
11 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (13.99%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.19%) RHCE
3 30 (10.49%) Oracle Certification
4 22 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 17 (5.94%) DV Cleared
5 17 (5.94%) OCP
6 9 (3.15%) Degree
7 4 (1.40%) IBM Certification
7 4 (1.40%) MCITP
7 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.24%) SLA
2 5 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.05%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 49 (17.13%) KVM
2 29 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.09%) NFS
3 26 (9.09%) SRDF
4 17 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.94%) Xen
5 9 (3.15%) Apache Flume
5 9 (3.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (3.15%) HDFS
6 7 (2.45%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.45%) Oracle Clusterware
6 7 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.10%) Veritas File System
7 6 (2.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 82 (28.67%) Data Guard
2 41 (14.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (12.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 30 (10.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 25 (8.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (4.90%) NetBackup
7 9 (3.15%) Ambari
7 9 (3.15%) Oozie
8 8 (2.80%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (2.45%) Oracle Flashback
10 6 (2.10%) SCOM
10 6 (2.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 5 (1.75%) Ansible
11 5 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
11 5 (1.75%) Puppet
12 3 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (1.05%) OpenView
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle Statspack
12 3 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 286 (100.00%) Oracle
2 68 (23.78%) Red Hat
3 66 (23.08%) EMC
4 57 (19.93%) IBM
5 45 (15.73%) HP
6 38 (13.29%) VMware
7 37 (12.94%) NetApp
8 30 (10.49%) Cisco
9 23 (8.04%) Informatica
10 22 (7.69%) Teradata
11 20 (6.99%) Sybase
12 19 (6.64%) Intel
12 19 (6.64%) Sun
13 17 (5.94%) DataSynapse
13 17 (5.94%) TIBCO
13 17 (5.94%) Veritas
14 14 (4.90%) Hortonworks
15 9 (3.15%) Microsoft
16 7 (2.45%) BEA
17 6 (2.10%) Dell
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