The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 27 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 Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 90 93
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.067% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 2.96% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle RAC is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 215 169 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.44% 10.41% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 88 92
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £126 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 40
Median hourly rate £12.23 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.96% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £15.70 £24.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the East Midlands

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the East Midlands

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the East Midlands

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £300 - 2
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (66.67%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Opsware
2 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) iPlanet
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Grid Computing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 2 (66.67%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) QMS
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) HL7
2 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) BEA
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Opsware
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) VMware