The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN)
Rank 437 488 496
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +8
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 168 64 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 3.15% 1.44% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 26 56
Average daily rate £392 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £280 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5334 4443 4683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.14% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2721 2142 2302
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 £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 633 566
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%

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 System Software 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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +53 148 £390 -2.50% 31
London -14 52 £400 -4.47% 15
South East +5 24 £450 +28.02% 5
South West +3 21 £338 - 1
Yorkshire -3 16 £400 - 1
Hampshire +7 14 £439 +52.21% 1
City of London -20 9 £399 -6.23% 5
East of England -28 9 £318 -9.14% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £338 - 1
Dorset - 7 £390 -
South Yorkshire +8 6 £400 -
Sheffield +1 5 £400 -
North West -18 5 - - 3
Essex - 5 £318 -
Bradford - 5 £309 -
West Midlands -5 4 £333 +2.30% 3
Scotland -8 4 £325 -9.09% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 4 £381 +8.92%
Surrey - 4 £450 - 3
Midlands - 4 - -
Cambridge -2 3 £313 -10.71%
Leeds - 3 £338 - 1
Glasgow +9 2 £325 -9.09%
Berkshire -7 2 - - 1
Birmingham -10 2 £270 - 1
Manchester -15 2 - -
Basildon - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
East Midlands -7 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £475 -

Oracle RMAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Oracle
2 242 (95.28%) Oracle Database
3 193 (75.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 167 (65.75%) Oracle RAC
5 166 (65.35%) SQL
6 162 (63.78%) Data Guard
7 156 (61.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 125 (49.21%) Linux
9 123 (48.43%) PL/SQL
10 111 (43.70%) UNIX
11 101 (39.76%) Performance Tuning
12 76 (29.92%) SQL Server
13 75 (29.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 70 (27.56%) Solaris
14 70 (27.56%) Shell Script
15 61 (24.02%) Finance
16 54 (21.26%) ITIL
17 50 (19.69%) Windows
18 48 (18.90%) WebLogic
19 44 (17.32%) Red Hat
19 44 (17.32%) SQL Server 2008
20 42 (16.54%) Capacity Planning
21 41 (16.14%) Relational Database
21 41 (16.14%) Security Cleared
21 41 (16.14%) RDBMS
22 40 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 38 (14.96%) SC Cleared
23 38 (14.96%) Replication
24 37 (14.57%) Clustering
25 35 (13.78%) SQL Server 2005

Oracle RMAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 48 (18.90%) WebLogic
2 25 (9.84%) Oracle Application Server
3 21 (8.27%) Oracle Spatial
4 7 (2.76%) Apache
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (10.24%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (9.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (8.66%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.63%) SAN
2 8 (3.15%) DNS
3 7 (2.76%) NAS
3 7 (2.76%) DHCP
4 5 (1.97%) Internet
4 5 (1.97%) LDAP
5 3 (1.18%) Firewall
5 3 (1.18%) LAN
6 2 (0.79%) CTI
6 2 (0.79%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.39%) Wireless
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
7 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (95.28%) Oracle Database
2 193 (75.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 156 (61.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 76 (29.92%) SQL Server
5 44 (17.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (16.14%) Relational Database
6 41 (16.14%) RDBMS
7 35 (13.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (11.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 23 (9.06%) Oracle Reports
9 23 (9.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (8.66%) Oracle Exadata
10 22 (8.66%) Oracle9i Database
11 16 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (5.12%) SQLPlus
13 13 (5.12%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (3.94%) Oracle OWB
16 9 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.09%) Toad
2 8 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 61 (24.02%) Finance
2 20 (7.87%) Banking
3 6 (2.36%) Retail
4 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 218 (85.83%) DBA
2 201 (79.13%) Oracle DBA
3 41 (16.14%) SQL DBA
4 33 (12.99%) Administrator
5 24 (9.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 15 (5.91%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 14 (5.51%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 14 (5.51%) Senior DBA
8 12 (4.72%) Consultant
9 9 (3.54%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (1.97%) Sybase DBA
11 4 (1.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (1.57%) UNIX Engineer
12 3 (1.18%) VMware Engineer
12 3 (1.18%) UNIX Administrator
12 3 (1.18%) Database Consultant
13 2 (0.79%) Junior
13 2 (0.79%) IT Consultant
13 2 (0.79%) Senior Consultant
13 2 (0.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.97%) Middleware
1 5 (1.97%) Web Services
1 5 (1.97%) XML
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Streams
3 3 (1.18%) POSIX
4 2 (0.79%) HTML
4 2 (0.79%) Flash
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.96%) Replication
2 37 (14.57%) Clustering
3 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.36%) Grid Computing
4 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.18%) LPAR
5 3 (1.18%) Statistics
5 3 (1.18%) HACMP
6 2 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.39%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.39%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.39%) Online Games
7 1 (0.39%) PKI
7 1 (0.39%) DTV
7 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 125 (49.21%) Linux
2 111 (43.70%) UNIX
3 70 (27.56%) Solaris
4 50 (19.69%) Windows
5 40 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (10.24%) AIX
7 17 (6.69%) HPUX
8 15 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (3.15%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.97%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.79%) SUSE
14 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (39.76%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (21.26%) ITIL
3 42 (16.54%) Capacity Planning
4 27 (10.63%) High Availability
5 22 (8.66%) Data Modelling
6 20 (7.87%) Service Management
7 19 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (5.91%) Change Management
9 12 (4.72%) PRINCE2
9 12 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (3.94%) Configuration Management
10 10 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.15%) Data Management
11 8 (3.15%) Migration
11 8 (3.15%) Database Tuning
11 8 (3.15%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.76%) Database Security
12 7 (2.76%) BCP
12 7 (2.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 166 (65.35%) SQL
2 123 (48.43%) PL/SQL
3 70 (27.56%) Shell Script
4 28 (11.02%) T-SQL
5 27 (10.63%) Perl
6 12 (4.72%) Korn
7 10 (3.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.79%) C
9 2 (0.79%) Java
9 2 (0.79%) AWK
10 1 (0.39%) sed
10 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (16.14%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.96%) SC Cleared
3 28 (11.02%) Oracle Certification
4 25 (9.84%) OCP
5 14 (5.51%) Degree
6 5 (1.97%) OCA
7 3 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.79%) RHCE
9 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.39%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.69%) SLA
System Software
1 167 (65.75%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.57%) SRDF
6 3 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.79%) NFS
7 2 (0.79%) vSphere
7 2 (0.79%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.39%) Xen
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 162 (63.78%) Data Guard
2 75 (29.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (6.69%) Legato
4 13 (5.12%) BMC PATROL
5 11 (4.33%) NetBackup
5 11 (4.33%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.76%) Foglight
7 6 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.57%) SCOM
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Statspack
9 3 (1.18%) Control-M
10 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.79%) SCCM
10 2 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.79%) EMC TimeFinder
11 1 (0.39%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 254 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (17.32%) Red Hat
3 33 (12.99%) Microsoft
4 22 (8.66%) Veritas
5 20 (7.87%) EMC
6 16 (6.30%) VMware
7 14 (5.51%) HP
8 13 (5.12%) Sun
9 11 (4.33%) BMC
10 8 (3.15%) SAP
10 8 (3.15%) Remedy
11 5 (1.97%) IBM
11 5 (1.97%) Sybase
12 4 (1.57%) Citrix
13 3 (1.18%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.18%) NetApp
13 3 (1.18%) Reuters
13 3 (1.18%) Bloomberg
13 3 (1.18%) Symantec
14 1 (0.39%) F5
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