The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC 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 for the Yorkshire region.

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 Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 102 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 27 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.03% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 9.96% 5.05% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 6
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £400 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £55.00
System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
271 198 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.32% 9.39% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 57 79
Average daily rate £335 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 38
Average hourly rate £13.71 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.25% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.26 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Yorkshire region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Yorkshire region.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region 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
West Yorkshire -6 14 £374 - 5
South Yorkshire +13 11 £375 -6.25%
North Yorkshire -9 2 £360 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (73.81%) Oracle Database
3 24 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (52.38%) Data Guard
5 19 (45.24%) Linux
6 18 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (33.33%) SQL
7 14 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
8 12 (28.57%) Solaris
9 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 10 (23.81%) UNIX
10 10 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
11 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
13 6 (14.29%) Clustering
13 6 (14.29%) HPUX
13 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
14 5 (11.90%) Middleware
14 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
15 4 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
15 4 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
15 4 (9.52%) Retail
15 4 (9.52%) BPEL

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SSL
2 3 (7.14%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) FTP
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) Oracle Database
2 24 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Ant
2 2 (4.76%) JConsole
3 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) DBA
2 32 (76.19%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Senior DBA
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Middleware Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (9.52%) JMS
3 2 (4.76%) JRockit
3 2 (4.76%) J2EE
3 2 (4.76%) Spring Batch
3 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Solaris
3 10 (23.81%) UNIX
4 6 (14.29%) HPUX
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.52%) E-business
4 4 (9.52%) SOA
4 4 (9.52%) BPEL
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Security Management
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Service Management
7 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.38%) RDF
7 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.38%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.14%) Jython
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.38%) SRDF
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (52.38%) Data Guard
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Statspack
4 2 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.76%) Control-M
4 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 3 (7.14%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) EMC
3 2 (4.76%) BMC
3 2 (4.76%) Sun
3 2 (4.76%) Veritas
4 1 (2.38%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.38%) Retek
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Mercator