Period
to 7 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 7 March 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)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 495 608 677
Rank change year-on-year +113 +69 +80
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 67 97 168
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 1.04% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 70 122
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £306 £359 £363
90th Percentile £600 £526 £667
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK median hourly rate - £50.70 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -7.82% +28.65%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5,587 9,289 13,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.48% 15.58% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,798 6,393 9,448
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £220 £168 £185
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £473
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 477 633
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +0.88%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.58
90th Percentile £59.00 £41.45 £46.91
Median hourly rate £18.52 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +3.13% +3.23%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in England

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle RAC in England.

Daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in England

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle RAC in England over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in England

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle RAC in England.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in England

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 7 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 31 £502 +8.59% 2
North of England +88 13 £320 -32.63% 1
North West +59 11 £320 -32.63% 1
Midlands +42 8 £425 -10.29% 3
West Midlands +34 8 £425 -14.57% 3
South East +87 4 £425 -5.56% 2
South West - 3 £605 -
Yorkshire +47 2 £363 -9.38%
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 67 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (67.16%) Oracle Database
3 39 (58.21%) SQL
4 33 (49.25%) Linux
4 33 (49.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 33 (49.25%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (47.76%) Data Guard
6 25 (37.31%) Oracle Database 12c
7 24 (35.82%) Unix
8 23 (34.33%) PL/SQL
9 21 (31.34%) Shell Script
9 21 (31.34%) High Availability
10 20 (29.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (29.85%) Oracle Applications
11 19 (28.36%) Oracle BI EE
12 18 (26.87%) WebLogic
13 17 (25.37%) Finance
14 16 (23.88%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (23.88%) SOA
14 16 (23.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 15 (22.39%) Oracle Clusterware
15 15 (22.39%) Solaris
15 15 (22.39%) Migration
16 14 (20.90%) SLA
17 13 (19.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 13 (19.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
18 12 (17.91%) Windows
19 11 (16.42%) OLTP
19 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
19 11 (16.42%) Oracle ODI

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (26.87%) WebLogic
2 16 (23.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.97%) Liferay
5 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.99%) Apache
6 2 (2.99%) Confluence
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) AWS
2 9 (13.43%) Azure
3 5 (7.46%) GCP
3 5 (7.46%) GitHub
3 5 (7.46%) IaaS
4 4 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.97%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.97%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (5.97%) PaaS
4 4 (5.97%) Serverless
4 4 (5.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Kerberos
2 7 (10.45%) NAS
2 7 (10.45%) SAN
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (5.97%) FCoE
3 4 (5.97%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (5.97%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.97%) LAN
3 4 (5.97%) Multicast
3 4 (5.97%) SSL
3 4 (5.97%) VLAN
3 4 (5.97%) WAN
4 3 (4.48%) DHCP
4 3 (4.48%) DNS
5 2 (2.99%) DMZ
5 2 (2.99%) FTP
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (67.16%) Oracle Database
2 25 (37.31%) Oracle Database 12c
3 20 (29.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (28.36%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (23.88%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (16.42%) OLTP
6 11 (16.42%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
8 9 (13.43%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
9 8 (11.94%) MySQL
10 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
10 5 (7.46%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
10 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.46%) SQLPlus
11 4 (5.97%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (5.97%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (5.97%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.97%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.49%) Serena SBM
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.49%) International Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 57 (85.07%) DBA
2 54 (80.60%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (25.37%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 13 (19.40%) Administrator
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Junior
8 3 (4.48%) Junior DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Production DBA
9 2 (2.99%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (13.43%) Middleware
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.48%) LDAP
5 2 (2.99%) JDBC
5 2 (2.99%) ODBC
6 1 (1.49%) Kafka
6 1 (1.49%) REST
6 1 (1.49%) Spring
6 1 (1.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Replication
2 5 (7.46%) Clustering
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) HACMP
4 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (49.25%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Unix
3 15 (22.39%) Solaris
4 12 (17.91%) Windows
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.48%) AIX
8 2 (2.99%) HPUX
8 2 (2.99%) VMS
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (31.34%) High Availability
3 16 (23.88%) SOA
4 15 (22.39%) Migration
5 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (16.42%) Performance Analysis
5 11 (16.42%) Release Management
6 10 (14.93%) E-business
7 9 (13.43%) Security Patching
7 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.94%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (11.94%) Database Tuning
9 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
10 6 (8.96%) Proactive Monitoring
11 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.46%) ITIL
11 5 (7.46%) Physical Data Model
11 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.46%) SDLC
12 4 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) SQL
2 23 (34.33%) PL/SQL
3 21 (31.34%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.45%) Perl
5 6 (8.96%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) Python
6 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.48%) C
8 2 (2.99%) AWK
8 2 (2.99%) sed
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) C#
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.49%) HND
5 1 (1.49%) RHCE
5 1 (1.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle Clusterware
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) Docker
3 6 (8.96%) KVM
3 6 (8.96%) Xen
4 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.97%) NFS
4 4 (5.97%) SRDF
4 4 (5.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.99%) Firmware
5 2 (2.99%) OCFS2
5 2 (2.99%) Postfix
5 2 (2.99%) qmail
5 2 (2.99%) Samba
5 2 (2.99%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (49.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (47.76%) Data Guard
3 13 (19.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 9 (13.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Ansible
6 4 (5.97%) Foglight
6 4 (5.97%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle Flashback
6 4 (5.97%) Puppet
6 4 (5.97%) Terraform
7 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.99%) SELinux
8 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.49%) Control-M
8 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.49%) QRadar
8 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.94%) MuleSoft
4 7 (10.45%) EMC
5 6 (8.96%) NetApp
6 5 (7.46%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) Sybase
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco
7 4 (5.97%) Google
7 4 (5.97%) IBM
7 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.48%) Remedy
9 2 (2.99%) BMC
9 2 (2.99%) CommVault
9 2 (2.99%) IFS
9 2 (2.99%) Veeam
10 1 (1.49%) Actifio
10 1 (1.49%) Qualys
10 1 (1.49%) Splunk