The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN)
Rank 557 520 473
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -47
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 69 92 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.57% 2.11% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 54
Average daily rate £375 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +16.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £44.00 £37.00 £31.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +17.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.00 £31.60
% change year-on-year
+18.91% +17.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4383 4362 3801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.52% 8.42% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2761 2590 2136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 142
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

Oracle RMAN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Oracle RMAN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN within the UK.

Oracle RMAN Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RMAN within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Oracle RMAN Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN within the UK.

Oracle RMAN Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 61 £384 -4.06% 19
London +10 35 £398 -1.85% 6
City of London +39 10 £338 -21.51% 2
Scotland -6 8 £363 +6.61%
East of England +8 7 £300 -
Essex - 7 £300 -
Edinburgh -14 6 £356 -5.00%
Yorkshire -21 6 £410 +5.80% 3
Leeds -11 4 £410 +9.33%
West Yorkshire -11 4 £410 +5.80%
South West +6 3 £450 +24.13% 6
West Midlands -13 3 - -
North West -21 3 £313 -26.47% 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Warwickshire +1 2 - -
Warwick -4 2 - -
Manchester -18 2 £375 -11.76%
Wiltshire - 2 £450 - 2
Salisbury - 2 £450 -
Brentwood - 2 £309 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Gloucestershire +11 1 £475 -
Cheltenham +7 1 £475 -
Glasgow +6 1 £500 +52.67%
South East -2 1 £320 -28.08% 3
Sheffield - 1 £450 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 3
Crawley - 1 £320 -
Feltham - 1 £388 -

Oracle RMAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN.

1 157 (100.00%) Oracle
2 139 (88.54%) Oracle Database
3 99 (63.06%) Data Guard
4 98 (62.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 94 (59.87%) Linux
6 77 (49.04%) Oracle RAC
7 75 (47.77%) SQL
8 69 (43.95%) Shell Script
9 59 (37.58%) Finance
10 56 (35.67%) Performance Tuning
11 53 (33.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 53 (33.76%) SQL Server
12 51 (32.48%) PL/SQL
13 50 (31.85%) Red Hat
14 49 (31.21%) Oracle Database 12c
15 48 (30.57%) Sybase
15 48 (30.57%) Replication
16 47 (29.94%) Unix
17 42 (26.75%) Banking
17 42 (26.75%) Solaris
17 42 (26.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 37 (23.57%) Clustering
18 37 (23.57%) Sybase ASE
19 36 (22.93%) Oracle Database 10g
20 33 (21.02%) Change Management
21 28 (17.83%) Disaster Recovery
21 28 (17.83%) Oracle Reports
22 27 (17.20%) SAP
23 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
23 26 (16.56%) Incident Management

Oracle RMAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.37%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.18%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.91%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.64%) Apache
5 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.91%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.64%) Endur
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.55%) SAN
2 8 (5.10%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.64%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (88.54%) Oracle Database
2 98 (62.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 53 (33.76%) SQL Server
4 49 (31.21%) Oracle Database 12c
5 37 (23.57%) Sybase ASE
6 36 (22.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 28 (17.83%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (10.83%) MySQL
9 16 (10.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (7.01%) Oracle9i Database
12 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (5.10%) Oracle Exadata
13 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
16 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
17 4 (2.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.64%) Toad
4 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (37.58%) Finance
2 42 (26.75%) Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Automotive
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 142 (90.45%) DBA
2 125 (79.62%) Oracle DBA
3 45 (28.66%) Sybase DBA
4 33 (21.02%) Administrator
5 16 (10.19%) SQL DBA
6 14 (8.92%) Developer
6 14 (8.92%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (8.28%) Senior DBA
8 10 (6.37%) Oracle Production DBA
8 10 (6.37%) Production DBA
9 9 (5.73%) ETL Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Linux Support
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Sybase DBA
10 8 (5.10%) Sybase Production DBA
11 5 (3.18%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 4 (2.55%) Unix Administrator
13 3 (1.91%) Solaris Systems Administrator
13 3 (1.91%) SQL Server DBA
13 3 (1.91%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.28%) Middleware
2 9 (5.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (3.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.91%) J2EE
4 3 (1.91%) POSIX
5 2 (1.27%) .NET
6 1 (0.64%) Web Services
6 1 (0.64%) XML
6 1 (0.64%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.64%) XSD
6 1 (0.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.57%) Replication
2 37 (23.57%) Clustering
3 25 (15.92%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.64%) Celerra
7 1 (0.64%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.64%) CMDB
7 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.64%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 94 (59.87%) Linux
2 53 (33.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 47 (29.94%) Unix
4 42 (26.75%) Solaris
5 24 (15.29%) Windows
6 19 (12.10%) AIX
7 6 (3.82%) HPUX
8 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.67%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (21.02%) Change Management
3 28 (17.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (16.56%) Incident Management
5 25 (15.92%) Service Management
6 24 (15.29%) Migration
7 22 (14.01%) Database Tuning
8 21 (13.38%) High Availability
8 21 (13.38%) ITIL
9 18 (11.46%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (9.55%) Configuration Management
10 15 (9.55%) ETL
11 13 (8.28%) Capacity Management
12 11 (7.01%) Line Management
13 10 (6.37%) Information Security
13 10 (6.37%) Security Management
14 9 (5.73%) Database Security
14 9 (5.73%) Patch Management
15 8 (5.10%) Performance Optimisation
16 7 (4.46%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 75 (47.77%) SQL
2 69 (43.95%) Shell Script
3 51 (32.48%) PL/SQL
4 15 (9.55%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.82%) Perl
6 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.91%) Java
7 3 (1.91%) Korn
8 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.64%) C-shell
8 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.18%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.55%) OCP
5 3 (1.91%) Degree
5 3 (1.91%) OCA
6 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (49.04%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (3.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.55%) SRDF
5 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) Corosync
6 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 99 (63.06%) Data Guard
2 42 (26.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (6.37%) Foglight
4 6 (3.82%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.18%) SCOM
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.64%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.64%) Puppet
7 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 157 (100.00%) Oracle
2 50 (31.85%) Red Hat
3 48 (30.57%) Sybase
4 27 (17.20%) SAP
5 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.64%) Veritas
7 10 (6.37%) Imperva
8 7 (4.46%) EMC
8 7 (4.46%) HP
9 4 (2.55%) ION Trading
9 4 (2.55%) NetApp
10 2 (1.27%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.27%) Cognos
10 2 (1.27%) VMware
11 1 (0.64%) Brocade
11 1 (0.64%) IBM
11 1 (0.64%) Percona
11 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.64%) Teradata
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