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 29 June 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 of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 126 145
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.27% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 1.65% 1.97% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £359 £394
% change year-on-year +15.59% -8.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 363 356 453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.45% 13.92% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 351 408
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £153 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £563 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 83 116
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -29.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £14.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £42.50 £42.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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 -7 4 £400 -3.03% 2
Hertfordshire -6 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (72.73%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) JSP
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) XSL
3 8 (72.73%) XSLT
3 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
3 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 8 (72.73%) Java EE
4 7 (63.64%) JSF
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) Struts
4 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
4 7 (63.64%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (54.55%) High Availability
5 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (54.55%) SLA
6 5 (45.45%) BEA
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (45.45%) Banking
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring 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 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Applications Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
1 8 (72.73%) Java EE
1 8 (72.73%) JSP
1 8 (72.73%) Spring
1 8 (72.73%) XML
1 8 (72.73%) XSL
1 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 7 (63.64%) JSF
2 7 (63.64%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) High Availability
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) BPEL
6 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) ReadSoft