Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 11 December 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 255 221
Rank change year-on-year +7 -34 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 8 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.042% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 0.35% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 11
City of London median daily rate £425 £498 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.57% +17.06% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £486 £350
90th Percentile £540 £509 £738
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,236 865 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.32% 12.04% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 687 551
City of London median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £157 £200 £200
90th Percentile £650 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £481 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 20
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.31% -30.43% +31.50%
10th Percentile £13.66 £10.35 £12.38
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.80 £59.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.31% -15.79% +11.76%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the City of London

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the City of London

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in the City of London

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (75.00%) Decision-Making
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (75.00%) System Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (75.00%) Big Data
3 6 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (75.00%) Analytics
3 6 (75.00%) Inmon Methodology
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Star Schema
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle OWB

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DMZ
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) Big Data
3 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) Star Schema
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) VLDB
6 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Decision-Making
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
1 6 (75.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 6 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) OCP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sun