Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 705 586 625
Rank change year-on-year -119 +39 -130
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 146 287 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 2.37% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 189 116
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £341 £279 £310
90th Percentile £600 £578 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £51.25 £38.00 £38.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.87% -1.76% -16.82%
UK median hourly rate £51.25 £38.00 £38.68
% change year-on-year +34.87% -1.76% -16.82%

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 12120 12087 10622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.77% 12.34% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7940 7649 6146
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £161 £175 £160
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 810 1158
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.21
90th Percentile £47.25 £39.41 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 22 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 November 2017. 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 -82 53 £525 +16.67% 4
South East -15 35 £450 - 1
North of England +27 29 £400 +23.08% 2
North East +50 19 £363 +29.46%
Midlands +12 11 £320 -28.89%
North West +2 10 £418 +26.52% 2
East of England -15 10 £431 +76.02% 1
West Midlands +16 6 - -
East Midlands -5 5 £320 -28.89%
South West -4 3 £386 -10.17% 1
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 146 (100.00%) Oracle
2 108 (73.97%) Oracle Database
3 77 (52.74%) Data Guard
4 66 (45.21%) Unix
5 55 (37.67%) Linux
5 55 (37.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 53 (36.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 50 (34.25%) SQL
8 47 (32.19%) High Availability
9 46 (31.51%) Security Cleared
10 45 (30.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 43 (29.45%) PL/SQL
12 40 (27.40%) Migration
13 37 (25.34%) AIX
14 36 (24.66%) Windows
15 35 (23.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 34 (23.29%) Performance Tuning
17 28 (19.18%) Shell Script
17 28 (19.18%) SC Cleared
18 27 (18.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 26 (17.81%) Veritas
19 26 (17.81%) Finance
19 26 (17.81%) SQL Server
20 24 (16.44%) WebLogic
20 24 (16.44%) Clustering
21 22 (15.07%) Data Migration
21 22 (15.07%) Solaris
22 21 (14.38%) ITIL
22 21 (14.38%) Data Modelling
22 21 (14.38%) Oracle Applications

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 24 (16.44%) WebLogic
2 16 (10.96%) Apache
2 16 (10.96%) JBoss
3 15 (10.27%) OpenStack
3 15 (10.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (9.59%) Tomcat
5 13 (8.90%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (8.22%) MQSeries
6 12 (8.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
7 11 (7.53%) iPlanet
7 11 (7.53%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (7.53%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (4.79%) IIS
9 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.37%) EPiServer
10 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.68%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (14.38%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (9.59%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (8.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (7.53%) Oracle Utilities
5 9 (6.16%) Siebel CRM
6 7 (4.79%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (1.37%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.37%) Boomi
2 2 (1.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.64%) Firewall
1 17 (11.64%) SAN
2 16 (10.96%) LDAP
3 15 (10.27%) NAS
4 14 (9.59%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.53%) DNS
6 6 (4.11%) FCoE
6 6 (4.11%) iSCSI
6 6 (4.11%) WAN
7 3 (2.05%) SSL
7 3 (2.05%) VLAN
8 2 (1.37%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.37%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (73.97%) Oracle Database
2 53 (36.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 45 (30.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (17.81%) SQL Server
5 20 (13.70%) Relational Database
6 18 (12.33%) Big Data
7 14 (9.59%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (8.90%) Oracle Exadata
9 12 (8.22%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (4.79%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (2.74%) OLAP
13 4 (2.74%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.74%) Sybase ASE
14 3 (2.05%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (3.42%) Toad
3 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 26 (17.81%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Banking
3 6 (4.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.05%) Marketing
4 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.37%) Electronics
5 2 (1.37%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (65.75%) DBA
1 96 (65.75%) Oracle DBA
2 20 (13.70%) Administrator
3 17 (11.64%) Developer
4 13 (8.90%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 13 (8.90%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (7.53%) Architect
5 11 (7.53%) DV Cleared DBA
6 8 (5.48%) Oracle Architect
6 8 (5.48%) Senior DBA
6 8 (5.48%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 8 (5.48%) SQL DBA
7 7 (4.79%) SC Cleared DBA
7 7 (4.79%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Database Architect
9 5 (3.42%) AIX Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.74%) Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 15 (10.27%) J2EE
2 15 (10.27%) XML
3 14 (9.59%) JSON
4 12 (8.22%) Middleware
5 11 (7.53%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (6.16%) .NET
7 3 (2.05%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.37%) CSS
8 2 (1.37%) IDoc
8 2 (1.37%) SAP ALE
8 2 (1.37%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (1.37%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.68%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.68%) REST
9 1 (0.68%) RESTful
9 1 (0.68%) Web Services
9 1 (0.68%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.44%) Clustering
2 21 (14.38%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.85%) Data Structures
4 8 (5.48%) Grid Computing
5 6 (4.11%) Replication
6 5 (3.42%) Oracle Exalytics
6 5 (3.42%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Derivative
9 1 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 66 (45.21%) Unix
2 55 (37.67%) Linux
3 37 (25.34%) AIX
4 36 (24.66%) Windows
5 22 (15.07%) Solaris
6 15 (10.27%) SUSE
7 12 (8.22%) HPUX
7 12 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.05%) CoreOS
9 3 (2.05%) Debian
9 3 (2.05%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.19%) High Availability
2 40 (27.40%) Migration
3 34 (23.29%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (15.07%) Data Migration
5 21 (14.38%) Data Modelling
5 21 (14.38%) ITIL
6 17 (11.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (11.64%) Load Balancing
7 15 (10.27%) Coaching
7 15 (10.27%) Collaborative Working
7 15 (10.27%) Data Transformation
7 15 (10.27%) Post-Production
7 15 (10.27%) SOA
8 14 (9.59%) Data Cleansing
8 14 (9.59%) Data Management
9 11 (7.53%) Master Data Management
10 10 (6.85%) Database Tuning
10 10 (6.85%) WFM
11 9 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.25%) SQL
2 43 (29.45%) PL/SQL
3 28 (19.18%) Shell Script
4 17 (11.64%) Perl
5 12 (8.22%) Bash Shell
5 12 (8.22%) Python
6 11 (7.53%) Korn
7 10 (6.85%) Java
8 6 (4.11%) C-shell
9 3 (2.05%) Ruby
9 3 (2.05%) Scala
10 2 (1.37%) ABAP
10 2 (1.37%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.37%) Haskell
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (31.51%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.18%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.27%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.11%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.05%) RHCE
6 2 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.37%) Degree
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.37%) OCP
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.64%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.42%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.01%) Oracle Clusterware
2 16 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.27%) KVM
4 13 (8.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 12 (8.22%) Hyper-V
6 10 (6.85%) Samba
7 4 (2.74%) SRDF
8 3 (2.05%) Docker
9 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.68%) HDFS
10 1 (0.68%) NFS
10 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 77 (52.74%) Data Guard
2 55 (37.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (23.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 18 (12.33%) Oracle Flashback
5 14 (9.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 12 (8.22%) OpenView
7 9 (6.16%) Oracle Identity Management
8 8 (5.48%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.05%) Ansible
9 3 (2.05%) Kibana
9 3 (2.05%) logstash
9 3 (2.05%) Puppet
9 3 (2.05%) Rancher
9 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 146 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (17.81%) Veritas
3 19 (13.01%) Red Hat
3 19 (13.01%) VMware
4 17 (11.64%) HP
5 16 (10.96%) Cisco
6 13 (8.90%) EMC
7 12 (8.22%) Cognos
7 12 (8.22%) Opsware
7 12 (8.22%) PlateSpin
7 12 (8.22%) Sun
8 11 (7.53%) F5
8 11 (7.53%) Siebel
9 7 (4.79%) NetApp
10 6 (4.11%) Borland
11 5 (3.42%) Dynatrace
11 5 (3.42%) Informatica
12 4 (2.74%) Pega
12 4 (2.74%) SAP
12 4 (2.74%) Sybase