Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 622 762 702
Rank change year-on-year +140 -60 -134
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 186 113 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.44% 0.84% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 68 92
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £344 £331
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £468 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +6.86% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £39.38 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.38% +66.67%
UK median hourly rate - £39.38 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -34.38% +66.67%

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 12,891 13,497 10,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.64% 14.48% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,624 8,766 6,856
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £181 £185 £175
90th Percentile £638 £625 £595
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 812 604
England median hourly rate £16.68 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.05 £46.78
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.18
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.98% -1.94%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in England

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in England

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in England over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in England

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 23 August 2019. 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 +92 80 £475 +5.85% 1
South East +34 36 £493 +8.08% 3
Midlands +56 21 £400 - 6
North of England +32 18 £459 +9.55% 5
East of England +28 15 £394 -23.17% 3
West Midlands +36 13 £413 - 1
South West -13 12 £550 +39.24%
Yorkshire +20 11 £450 +7.46% 3
East Midlands - 8 £360 - 5
North East +21 4 £510 -2.86% 1
North West +12 3 £369 -7.81% 1
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Oracle
2 163 (87.63%) Oracle Database
3 99 (53.23%) Data Guard
4 92 (49.46%) SQL
5 91 (48.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 81 (43.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 76 (40.86%) Unix
8 71 (38.17%) Oracle RMAN
9 69 (37.10%) SQL Server
10 63 (33.87%) Linux
11 61 (32.80%) Performance Tuning
12 49 (26.34%) PL/SQL
12 49 (26.34%) Shell Script
13 45 (24.19%) Security Cleared
14 43 (23.12%) Windows
15 42 (22.58%) MySQL
16 34 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 34 (18.28%) Finance
17 33 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 33 (17.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 32 (17.20%) Microsoft
18 32 (17.20%) Clustering
19 31 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 30 (16.13%) Banking
21 29 (15.59%) SC Cleared
21 29 (15.59%) PowerShell
21 29 (15.59%) PostgreSQL
21 29 (15.59%) Sybase
21 29 (15.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
22 28 (15.05%) ITIL

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 15 (8.06%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (5.91%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.22%) Azure
2 11 (5.91%) AWS
3 9 (4.84%) IaaS
3 9 (4.84%) PaaS
4 7 (3.76%) SaaS
5 5 (2.69%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.54%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.91%) Firewall
2 5 (2.69%) SAN
2 5 (2.69%) Wireless
3 2 (1.08%) LAN
3 2 (1.08%) NAS
3 2 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) DHCP
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) VLAN
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (87.63%) Oracle Database
2 91 (48.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 81 (43.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 69 (37.10%) SQL Server
5 42 (22.58%) MySQL
6 29 (15.59%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (14.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 27 (14.52%) RDBMS
7 27 (14.52%) Relational Database
8 26 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (13.98%) Oracle Exadata
9 25 (13.44%) MongoDB
10 23 (12.37%) Big Data
11 19 (10.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (5.91%) Oracle ODI
13 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2017
16 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.69%) JIRA
2 3 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.54%) ERwin
4 1 (0.54%) ProC
4 1 (0.54%) Subversion
4 1 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 34 (18.28%) Finance
2 30 (16.13%) Banking
3 13 (6.99%) Public Sector
4 11 (5.91%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.76%) Front Office
6 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 132 (70.97%) DBA
2 116 (62.37%) Oracle DBA
3 38 (20.43%) Senior DBA
4 28 (15.05%) Administrator
4 28 (15.05%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 19 (10.22%) Developer
6 16 (8.60%) SQL DBA
7 14 (7.53%) SC Cleared DBA
8 10 (5.38%) Architect
8 10 (5.38%) DV Cleared DBA
9 9 (4.84%) Database Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (3.76%) Analytics Developer
10 7 (3.76%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
11 6 (3.23%) Oracle Architect
11 6 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.69%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 21 (11.29%) Middleware
3 16 (8.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (4.84%) XML
5 4 (2.15%) Spring
6 3 (1.61%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.61%) JSF
6 3 (1.61%) JSP
6 3 (1.61%) Struts
6 3 (1.61%) XSL
6 3 (1.61%) XSLT
7 2 (1.08%) Java EE
7 2 (1.08%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.20%) Clustering
2 27 (14.52%) Replication
3 22 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.76%) DataPower
5 7 (3.76%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.69%) CCTV
6 5 (2.69%) Derivative
6 5 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.69%) User Experience
7 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.15%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.08%) LPAR
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 76 (40.86%) Unix
2 63 (33.87%) Linux
3 43 (23.12%) Windows
4 34 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (12.90%) AIX
6 14 (7.53%) Windows Server
7 12 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (4.30%) Solaris
9 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.61%) CentOS
11 2 (1.08%) SUSE
12 1 (0.54%) HPUX
12 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.80%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (15.05%) ITIL
4 24 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (12.90%) High Availability
5 21 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (11.29%) Migration
5 21 (11.29%) Task Automation
6 20 (10.75%) Data Security
7 19 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (9.14%) Load Balancing
8 17 (9.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (8.60%) Data Protection
9 16 (8.60%) Scrum
10 14 (7.53%) ETL
11 13 (6.99%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.45%) System Testing
13 11 (5.91%) Analytics
13 11 (5.91%) Open Source
14 9 (4.84%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (49.46%) SQL
2 49 (26.34%) PL/SQL
2 49 (26.34%) Shell Script
3 29 (15.59%) PowerShell
4 16 (8.60%) Perl
5 12 (6.45%) Java
6 11 (5.91%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.76%) Haskell
7 7 (3.76%) Scala
8 3 (1.61%) Python
9 2 (1.08%) C
9 2 (1.08%) Java 8
10 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.59%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.29%) Oracle Certification
4 20 (10.75%) OCP
5 18 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 13 (6.99%) OCA
7 12 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (4.30%) Degree
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.54%) HNC
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.15%) GDPR
2 3 (1.61%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (3.76%) XenApp
3 6 (3.23%) vSphere
4 3 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.08%) Firmware
5 2 (1.08%) KVM
5 2 (1.08%) OCFS2
5 2 (1.08%) RHEV
5 2 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.54%) Snort
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 99 (53.23%) Data Guard
2 71 (38.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 33 (17.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 29 (15.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.23%) Ansible
6 6 (3.23%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.69%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.54%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.54%) Nagios
9 1 (0.54%) Nmap
9 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.54%) Opsview
9 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 186 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 29 (15.59%) Sybase
4 20 (10.75%) HP
5 17 (9.14%) IBM
6 16 (8.60%) Red Hat
7 12 (6.45%) VMware
8 9 (4.84%) Citrix
9 8 (4.30%) Google
10 7 (3.76%) Informatica
10 7 (3.76%) Tableau
11 5 (2.69%) BMC
12 3 (1.61%) Dell
13 2 (1.08%) NetApp
14 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
14 1 (0.54%) EMC
14 1 (0.54%) EnterpriseDB
14 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.54%) Splunk
14 1 (0.54%) Veritas