Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 116 211
Rank change year-on-year -58 +95 +38
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 2 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.11% 0.79% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 18
10th Percentile £513 " £390
25th Percentile £538 " £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +15.79% +11.76%
75th Percentile £638 " £506
90th Percentile £669 " £574
Central London median daily rate £625 £550 £475
% change year-on-year +13.64% +15.79% +11.76%

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 540 252 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.79% 14.00% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 201 808
10th Percentile £294 £225 £240
25th Percentile £450 £388 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £663 £575 £600
90th Percentile £738 £625 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 22
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +9.09%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% +9.09%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle RAC in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the City of London

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle RAC in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in the City of London

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle RAC in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Data Guard
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) Server Management
4 3 (50.00%) Storage Management
4 3 (50.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Documentation Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Break/Fix
4 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) RDBMS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Documentation Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) International Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Project Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Server Management
1 3 (50.00%) Storage Management
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) OCP
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Data Guard
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (16.67%) Foglight
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas