Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 250 244
Rank change year-on-year +46 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 22 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.11% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 2.28% 0.66% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 1
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -14.57% +17.06%
10th Percentile £390 £363 £486
90th Percentile £573 £545 £509
Central London median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +5.88%
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 966 1,214 835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.41% 17.32% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 974 678
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £217 £163 £212
90th Percentile £650 £650 £652
Central London median daily rate £500 £505 £480
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 22
City of London median hourly rate £20.42 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +13.24% -12.82%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.06 £10.60
90th Percentile £33.03 £25.50 £27.33
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -10.53%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019, 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 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle Database
3 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) Banking
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) Data Guard
6 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (36.36%) Migration
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 6 (27.27%) Perl
10 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL
10 6 (27.27%) OCP
10 6 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (22.73%) OCA
11 5 (22.73%) Sybase
11 5 (22.73%) Clustering
11 5 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 5 (22.73%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (18.18%) GDPR
12 4 (18.18%) Decision-Making
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012

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 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) Oracle Database
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (18.18%) Star Schema
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (4.55%) MySQL
9 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (54.55%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Public Sector
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) DBA
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (36.36%) Senior DBA
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 4 (18.18%) SQL DBA
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 4 (18.18%) Decision-Making
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Inmon Methodology
4 4 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Security
6 1 (4.55%) Product Roadmap
6 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) AWK
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) OCP
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (22.73%) OCA
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Data Guard
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Sybase
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat