Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 18 October 2018 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 56 48
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.73% 0.33% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 6.32% 2.60% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Cardiff median daily rate £420 £384 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -23.20% -
10th Percentile £375 £367 £363
90th Percentile £444 £401 £565
South Wales median daily rate £420 £384 £500
% change year-on-year +9.38% -23.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 95 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.56% 12.71% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 33
Cardiff median daily rate £395 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.56% -47.06% +26.87%
10th Percentile £149 £130 £116
90th Percentile £530 £388 £550
South Wales median daily rate £410 £195 £413
% change year-on-year +110.26% -52.73% +20.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 13
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £11.84 £11.17 £10.55
90th Percentile £68.75 £18.00 £16.20
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in Cardiff

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Cardiff

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle