Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 152 166
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 +17
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 3 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.074% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 3.85% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £550 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +80.33% -15.57%
10th Percentile £368 £413 £302
90th Percentile £433 £600 £360
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £373
% change year-on-year - +20.81% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £38.00 -

Oracle RAC is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 536 494 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.24% 11.60% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 256 251
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +8.07% +7.14%
10th Percentile £222 £201 £163
90th Percentile £579 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 44 72
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.28 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% -19.81% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.47 £12.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £38.80 £53.13 £43.82
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +12.90%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 1 £425 -22.73%
Bracknell 0 1 - -
Maidenhead -9 1 £375 -
Oracle RAC
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SRDF
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux

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%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle iProcurement
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 Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) EMC