The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / East of England
Rank 123 121 113
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 0.98% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £225 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £450 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 280 306 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.05% 12.62% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 156 162
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 54 86
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £57.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the East of England

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the East of England

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bedfordshire - 4 £225 -
Essex - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (70.59%) WebLogic
3 10 (58.82%) JSP
3 10 (58.82%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) XML
3 10 (58.82%) XSL
3 10 (58.82%) XSLT
3 10 (58.82%) SLA
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
3 10 (58.82%) Spring
3 10 (58.82%) Java EE
3 10 (58.82%) High Availability
4 9 (52.94%) JSF
4 9 (52.94%) Struts
5 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (35.29%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) BEA
7 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Data Guard
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (70.59%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Applications Support
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Architect
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Middleware Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Database Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
1 10 (58.82%) Java EE
1 10 (58.82%) JSP
1 10 (58.82%) Spring
1 10 (58.82%) XML
1 10 (58.82%) XSL
1 10 (58.82%) XSLT
2 9 (52.94%) JSF
2 9 (52.94%) Struts
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) High Availability
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
1 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Data Guard
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) BEA
3 1 (5.88%) Hyperion