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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 435 364 403
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +39
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 181 220 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.21% 4.38% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 120 89
Average daily rate
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£420 £414 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £46.50 £29.50 £47.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.62% -38.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £19.10 £47.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £39.90 £48.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -

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
5636 5022 4756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.65% 9.73% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 2589 2289
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 692 626 624
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -64 173 £425 +2.71% 40
London -1 97 £500 - 23
South East -46 31 £369 -13.23% 5
City of London 0 26 £475 -5.00% 4
Hampshire -5 24 £375 +3.44% 2
South West -34 10 £380 +16.92% 5
North West -15 8 £423 +38.52%
Yorkshire -29 8 £369 -7.81% 4
West Midlands -16 7 £350 -3.78% 1
East of England -20 5 £255 -49.00% 1
Southampton - 5 £335 - 1
Havant - 5 £450 - 1
Cheshire +7 4 £423 +55.61%
Bournemouth +5 4 £428 -
Dorset +2 4 £428 -
Scotland -3 4 £384 -19.07%
South Yorkshire -4 4 £190 -50.96%
Sheffield -7 4 £190 -50.96%
West Yorkshire -10 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £255 - 1
Somerset - 3 £380 - 5
Northern Ireland - 3 £270 -
Leeds -9 2 £381 -4.68% 1
Malvern - 2 £350 -
West Sussex - 2 £290 -
Warwickshire - 2 £313 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Watford - 2 £255 - 1
Docklands, London +14 1 £775 +34.78%
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £425 +37.65% 1

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 406 (100.00%) Oracle
2 273 (67.24%) Oracle Database
3 204 (50.25%) Linux
4 201 (49.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 175 (43.10%) SQL
6 154 (37.93%) Data Guard
7 144 (35.47%) UNIX
8 139 (34.24%) Finance
9 127 (31.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 123 (30.30%) Oracle RMAN
11 118 (29.06%) SOA
12 117 (28.82%) WebLogic
13 106 (26.11%) SQL Server
14 104 (25.62%) Performance Tuning
15 82 (20.20%) PL/SQL
16 78 (19.21%) VMware
16 78 (19.21%) Middleware
17 77 (18.97%) Clustering
18 74 (18.23%) IBM
19 73 (17.98%) Oracle Exadata
20 72 (17.73%) Red Hat
21 69 (17.00%) Bash Shell
22 68 (16.75%) Python
23 67 (16.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 67 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
24 64 (15.76%) Windows
25 62 (15.27%) Oracle EBS
26 60 (14.78%) Relational Database
26 60 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
27 59 (14.53%) Replication

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (28.82%) WebLogic
2 47 (11.58%) WebSphere
3 30 (7.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (5.42%) Apache
5 20 (4.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 20 (4.93%) Oracle Service Bus
6 18 (4.43%) WebLogic Portal
7 13 (3.20%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.96%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.72%) NetWeaver
10 6 (1.48%) IIS
11 5 (1.23%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.74%) JBoss
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle 10gAS
12 3 (0.74%) AquaLogic
12 3 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 10 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 62 (15.27%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
3 26 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (6.16%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (4.43%) Documaker
6 10 (2.46%) Oracle FAH
7 8 (1.97%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.74%) RMDS
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.85%) Amazon EC2
1 40 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.84%) SAN
2 25 (6.16%) HTTP
3 20 (4.93%) WAN
4 17 (4.19%) HTTPS
5 16 (3.94%) SSL
5 16 (3.94%) NAS
6 14 (3.45%) LAN
7 11 (2.71%) DHCP
8 10 (2.46%) Firewall
9 8 (1.97%) DNS
10 7 (1.72%) LDAP
10 7 (1.72%) VPN
10 7 (1.72%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.23%) Internet
12 3 (0.74%) Multicast
12 3 (0.74%) FCoE
12 3 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.49%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.49%) SMS
14 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (67.24%) Oracle Database
2 201 (49.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 127 (31.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 106 (26.11%) SQL Server
5 73 (17.98%) Oracle Exadata
6 60 (14.78%) Relational Database
7 59 (14.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 56 (13.79%) RDBMS
9 38 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (9.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 35 (8.62%) Oracle ODI
12 31 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (7.64%) Oracle9i Database
13 29 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
14 26 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (4.93%) MySQL
17 19 (4.68%) OLTP
18 18 (4.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 43 (10.59%) JIRA
2 10 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (1.97%) Toad
3 8 (1.97%) Subversion
4 6 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.23%) Ant
5 5 (1.23%) JUnit
6 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.99%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.49%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.25%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.25%) ERwin
General
1 139 (34.24%) Finance
2 46 (11.33%) Banking
3 33 (8.13%) Financial Institution
4 21 (5.17%) Billing
5 18 (4.43%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.69%) Retail
7 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.48%) Front Office
10 3 (0.74%) Advertising
11 2 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) International Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Marketing
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 201 (49.51%) DBA
2 174 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
3 76 (18.72%) Architect
4 50 (12.32%) Administrator
5 33 (8.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 26 (6.40%) SQL DBA
7 25 (6.16%) Developer
8 24 (5.91%) Data Architect
9 22 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (4.93%) Consultant
11 18 (4.43%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 16 (3.94%) Oracle Developer
12 16 (3.94%) Oracle Consultant
13 14 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (3.20%) Senior DBA
15 12 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
16 11 (2.71%) Senior Oracle DBA
16 11 (2.71%) Oracle Architect
17 10 (2.46%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 10 (2.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (19.21%) Middleware
2 42 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
3 29 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 23 (5.67%) WebCenter
4 23 (5.67%) JMS
5 21 (5.17%) Web Services
6 19 (4.68%) JDBC
7 18 (4.43%) XML
8 10 (2.46%) HTML
9 8 (1.97%) Java EE
10 6 (1.48%) Oracle Streams
11 5 (1.23%) Spring MVC
11 5 (1.23%) Spring
11 5 (1.23%) JSP
11 5 (1.23%) XSLT
11 5 (1.23%) WSH
11 5 (1.23%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.99%) jBPM
12 4 (0.99%) Django
12 4 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (18.97%) Clustering
2 60 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (14.53%) Replication
4 27 (6.65%) Hedge funds
5 14 (3.45%) Statistics
6 10 (2.46%) HACMP
7 9 (2.22%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.22%) Open Source
7 9 (2.22%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (1.72%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.48%) Data Extraction
10 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.23%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.99%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 204 (50.25%) Linux
2 144 (35.47%) UNIX
3 64 (15.76%) Windows
4 56 (13.79%) Solaris
5 55 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (11.82%) AIX
7 40 (9.85%) SELinux
8 33 (8.13%) Oracle Linux
9 19 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.97%) HPUX
12 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.49%) SUSE
14 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.06%) SOA
2 104 (25.62%) Performance Tuning
3 47 (11.58%) Configuration Management
4 44 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (10.10%) High Availability
6 37 (9.11%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (7.88%) Migration
8 32 (7.88%) ITIL
9 25 (6.16%) DevOps
10 19 (4.68%) Data Architecture
10 19 (4.68%) Data Modelling
10 19 (4.68%) ETL
10 19 (4.68%) Content Management
11 18 (4.43%) Service Management
11 18 (4.43%) Revenue Management
12 15 (3.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (3.69%) BPEL
13 14 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 175 (43.10%) SQL
2 82 (20.20%) PL/SQL
3 69 (17.00%) Bash Shell
4 68 (16.75%) Python
5 54 (13.30%) Shell Script
6 44 (10.84%) Perl
7 42 (10.34%) Java
8 41 (10.10%) Ruby
9 20 (4.93%) T-SQL
10 18 (4.43%) Jython
10 18 (4.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 16 (3.94%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.94%) Korn
12 9 (2.22%) VBScript
13 7 (1.72%) C
14 6 (1.48%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.99%) PHP
15 4 (0.99%) VB
15 4 (0.99%) R
16 2 (0.49%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 45 (11.08%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.39%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.68%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (3.69%) OCP
5 12 (2.96%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.46%) Degree
8 8 (1.97%) MCITP
9 4 (0.99%) IBM Certification
9 4 (0.99%) MCSA
10 2 (0.49%) RHCE
10 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.25%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.91%) SLA
2 21 (5.17%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.49%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 123 (30.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 67 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.37%) VMware ESX
4 20 (4.93%) vCloud
5 10 (2.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (2.22%) KVM
7 8 (1.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (1.72%) RHEV
8 7 (1.72%) Apache Flume
9 6 (1.48%) HDFS
9 6 (1.48%) PowerHA
10 5 (1.23%) SRDF
10 5 (1.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.23%) NFS
11 4 (0.99%) Firmware
12 2 (0.49%) Samba
12 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
12 2 (0.49%) Xen
13 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 154 (37.93%) Data Guard
2 67 (16.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 52 (12.81%) Puppet
4 22 (5.42%) Oracle Identity Management
5 11 (2.71%) Tivoli
6 9 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (2.22%) Vagrant
7 8 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.72%) Nagios
8 7 (1.72%) Oozie
8 7 (1.72%) Ambari
9 5 (1.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.99%) OpenView
10 4 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.74%) SCOM
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle Statspack
12 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 2 (0.49%) YUM
Vendors
1 406 (100.00%) Oracle
2 78 (19.21%) VMware
3 74 (18.23%) IBM
4 72 (17.73%) Red Hat
5 42 (10.34%) Remedy
6 31 (7.64%) Microsoft
7 21 (5.17%) Sybase
8 20 (4.93%) HP
8 20 (4.93%) EMC
9 18 (4.43%) Siebel
10 14 (3.45%) Sun
10 14 (3.45%) BMC
10 14 (3.45%) NetApp
11 10 (2.46%) SAP
12 9 (2.22%) Citrix
12 9 (2.22%) Business Objects
12 9 (2.22%) Teradata
13 8 (1.97%) Veritas
13 8 (1.97%) Cisco
13 8 (1.97%) Netezza
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £475 to £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Rate: £0 per day
Posted: 20 days ago