Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 590 514 625
Rank change year-on-year -76 +111 +145
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 48 75 202
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 1.23% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 135
10th Percentile £304 £325 £369
25th Percentile £400 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £483
Median % change year-on-year - -6.74% +10.29%
75th Percentile £531 £491 £541
90th Percentile £631 £523 £661
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £483
% change year-on-year - -6.74% +13.53%
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% +30.95%

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 7,033 6,093 12,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.35% 15.62% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,911 4,192 8,793
10th Percentile £225 £191 £185
25th Percentile £381 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £669 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 264 509
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.14 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate £18.53 £16.98 £16.62
Median % change year-on-year +9.13% +2.17% +3.84%
75th Percentile £39.63 £21.63 £27.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £44.28 £47.54
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.42 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.79% +5.59% +4.04%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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 -93 25 £500 +7.24% 2
North of England +15 7 £320 -0.62%
South East +4 7 £525 +23.53% 2
North West +4 5 £310 -3.58%
West Midlands -16 5 £425 -
Midlands -20 5 £425 -5.56%
Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 48 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 24 (50.00%) SQL
4 23 (47.92%) Linux
5 22 (45.83%) Data Guard
6 21 (43.75%) Unix
7 19 (39.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 19 (39.58%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
9 14 (29.17%) Migration
9 14 (29.17%) Social Skills
10 13 (27.08%) Shell Script
10 13 (27.08%) Solaris
10 13 (27.08%) Windows
11 12 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (22.92%) AWS
12 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (22.92%) Finance
13 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 10 (20.83%) EMC
13 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
14 9 (18.75%) Azure
14 9 (18.75%) NAS
14 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (18.75%) Ansible
14 9 (18.75%) Docker
14 9 (18.75%) Terraform
14 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.75%) SAN

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 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
2 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) AWS
2 9 (18.75%) Azure
3 7 (14.58%) GCP
4 6 (12.50%) GitHub
5 3 (6.25%) IaaS
5 3 (6.25%) PaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.17%) Power Platform
7 1 (2.08%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) NAS
1 9 (18.75%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) LAN
2 6 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (10.42%) FCoE
3 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (10.42%) iSCSI
3 5 (10.42%) Kerberos
3 5 (10.42%) Multicast
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
6 7 (14.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (12.50%) HBase
7 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.42%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (8.33%) MySQL
9 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
9 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
10 3 (6.25%) Big Data
10 3 (6.25%) MariaDB
10 3 (6.25%) OLTP
11 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (4.17%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.42%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.08%) Serena SBM
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (29.17%) Social Skills
2 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.25%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (6.25%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.08%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) DBA
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (22.92%) Administrator
4 10 (20.83%) Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (6.25%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) AWS Architect
9 2 (4.17%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared DBA
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Middleware
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) JDBC
3 2 (4.17%) ODBC
3 2 (4.17%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) XSLT
4 1 (2.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) Kafka
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.17%) HACMP
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 21 (43.75%) Unix
3 13 (27.08%) Solaris
3 13 (27.08%) Windows
4 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.50%) AIX
6 2 (4.17%) HPUX
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (29.17%) Migration
3 8 (16.67%) High Availability
4 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (10.42%) Benchmarking
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
6 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.42%) Project Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Change Management
7 4 (8.33%) Data Management
7 4 (8.33%) Database Optimisation
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Storage Management
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 13 (27.08%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.75%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) Python
5 7 (14.58%) Perl
6 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) OCP
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Accessibility
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.42%) KVM
4 5 (10.42%) NFS
4 5 (10.42%) SRDF
4 5 (10.42%) Xen
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (6.25%) Veritas File System
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) Data Guard
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (18.75%) Ansible
3 9 (18.75%) Terraform
4 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 6 (12.50%) Puppet
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (6.25%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.08%) Control-M
7 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.08%) QRadar
7 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) EMC
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
5 7 (14.58%) Sybase
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco
6 6 (12.50%) Google
6 6 (12.50%) HP
6 6 (12.50%) IBM
6 6 (12.50%) MuleSoft
7 5 (10.42%) NetApp
8 4 (8.33%) BMC
8 4 (8.33%) Veritas
9 3 (6.25%) Dell
9 3 (6.25%) Remedy
10 2 (4.17%) AppDynamics
10 2 (4.17%) Splunk
11 1 (2.08%) F5
11 1 (2.08%) Qualys