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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 106 95 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 9 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 1.24% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 4.31% 11.06% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 13
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £303 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
209 235 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.91% 11.20% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 89 92
Average daily rate £288 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £152 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 44
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.82 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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
West Yorkshire -6 7 £415 -5.68% 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (87.10%) Oracle Database
3 21 (67.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (61.29%) Data Guard
5 14 (45.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (45.16%) Linux
6 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (32.26%) Finance
8 9 (29.03%) Solaris
9 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (19.35%) UNIX
10 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
11 5 (16.13%) Retail
11 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
11 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
12 4 (12.90%) Firmware
12 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
13 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
13 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (9.68%) CommVault
13 3 (9.68%) E-business
13 3 (9.68%) AIX

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) Oracle Database
2 21 (67.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
4 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (6.45%) MySQL
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.45%) DB2
6 2 (6.45%) Informix
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) DBA
2 26 (83.87%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Spring
1 1 (3.23%) Spring Batch
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Solaris
3 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.68%) AIX
5 3 (9.68%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) E-business
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.23%) Security Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (3.23%) OVSD
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) CommVault
4 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Retek
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix