The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Oracle RMAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle RMAN over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Recovery Manager (RMAN)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 144 185
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 2 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.065% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 2.87% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Median daily rate - £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £361 £388
% change year-on-year +17.64% -6.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.40% -  

Oracle RMAN is in the systems management skills category. The next 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 systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 333 349 434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.88% 10.41% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 252 331
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Oracle RMAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Oracle RMAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RMAN in the City of London

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN in the City of London.

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

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN 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 City of London region with a requirement for Oracle RMAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (50.00%) WorldPay
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (50.00%) Database Security
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds

Oracle RMAN
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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Database Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Database Security
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Security Hardening
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds