The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Oracle RAC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 112 114
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.30% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 2.51% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £550 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.72% +80.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +18.62% -6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Oracle RAC is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 175 279 281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.66% 12.00% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 130 148
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £207 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 35
Median hourly rate £17.83 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.64% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £26.00 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in Berkshire

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Berkshire

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 1 £425 -22.72%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Taleo
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ERP

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Database Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion