Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 567 647 781
Rank change year-on-year +80 +134 -111
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 97 197 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.13% 1.44% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 136 43
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £321 £363 £369
90th Percentile £532 £678 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £470
% change year-on-year - -4.26% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.91% +13.16%
UK median hourly rate £50.70 £55.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -7.82% +27.91% +13.16%

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 8,588 13,708 12,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.49% 15.55% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,551 9,160 7,989
Median daily rate £453 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £168 £189 £175
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 612 642
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.10 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.68% +0.64% -
10th Percentile £11.37 £10.92 £10.58
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £45.81
Median hourly rate £17.63 £16.21 £15.86
% change year-on-year +8.76% +2.18% -0.88%

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +127 56 £463 -5.13% 1
Midlands +55 13 £450 +4.65% 3
East of England +36 12 £280 -17.04%
South East +52 11 £450 - 1
West Midlands +51 10 £474 +10.17% 2
North of England +53 5 £475 +18.75%
North West +32 3 £475 -24.00%
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +51 1 £400 -
North East +20 1 £513 +28.13%
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 97 (100.00%) Oracle
2 86 (88.66%) Oracle Database
3 60 (61.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 46 (47.42%) SQL
5 45 (46.39%) Linux
5 45 (46.39%) Data Guard
6 33 (34.02%) Unix
7 30 (30.93%) WebLogic
7 30 (30.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 29 (29.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 29 (29.90%) Finance
9 28 (28.87%) High Availability
10 27 (27.84%) JIRA
10 27 (27.84%) Confluence
10 27 (27.84%) Oracle RMAN
11 25 (25.77%) PL/SQL
12 24 (24.74%) SQL Server
12 24 (24.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 23 (23.71%) Oracle ODI
14 22 (22.68%) Security Cleared
15 21 (21.65%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (21.65%) Migration
16 20 (20.62%) Shell Script
16 20 (20.62%) Middleware
16 20 (20.62%) Windows
16 20 (20.62%) SLA
16 20 (20.62%) Red Hat
16 20 (20.62%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (19.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 30 (30.93%) WebLogic
2 27 (27.84%) Confluence
3 16 (16.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (13.40%) Red Hat Fuse
5 10 (10.31%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (6.19%) Apache
7 6 (6.19%) IIS
8 3 (3.09%) nginx
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.56%) AWS
2 12 (12.37%) Azure
3 8 (8.25%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.12%) IaaS
4 4 (4.12%) PaaS
4 4 (4.12%) SaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.06%) GCP
5 2 (2.06%) GitHub
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Firewall
2 3 (3.09%) SSL
3 2 (2.06%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) SAN
4 1 (1.03%) DMZ
4 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (88.66%) Oracle Database
2 60 (61.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 30 (30.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (24.74%) SQL Server
5 23 (23.71%) Oracle ODI
6 20 (20.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (17.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (14.43%) Oracle Exadata
9 13 (13.40%) NoSQL
10 12 (12.37%) MySQL
10 12 (12.37%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (9.28%) Oracle OWB
13 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
13 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
14 6 (6.19%) RDBMS
15 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (5.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (27.84%) JIRA
2 15 (15.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.09%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.06%) Subversion
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.03%) Serena SBM
7 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Law
3 1 (1.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 66 (68.04%) DBA
2 65 (67.01%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 12 (12.37%) Administrator
5 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared DBA
6 6 (6.19%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Database Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Developer
8 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared DBA
8 4 (4.12%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Analytics Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.09%) Architect
9 3 (3.09%) MongoDB DBA
9 3 (3.09%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Solaris Administrator
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 20 (20.62%) Middleware
3 10 (10.31%) REST
3 10 (10.31%) Spring
3 10 (10.31%) Spring Boot
4 6 (6.19%) .NET
5 3 (3.09%) Node.js
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.03%) JSON
6 1 (1.03%) LDAP
6 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.40%) Replication
3 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.19%) Private Cloud
5 5 (5.15%) Wiki
6 4 (4.12%) Clustering
7 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.39%) Linux
2 33 (34.02%) Unix
3 21 (21.65%) Oracle Linux
4 20 (20.62%) Windows
5 19 (19.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (19.59%) Solaris
6 11 (11.34%) AIX
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server
8 6 (6.19%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.09%) HPUX
9 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) High Availability
2 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.65%) Migration
3 19 (19.59%) ITIL
3 19 (19.59%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (16.49%) SOA
5 14 (14.43%) E-business
6 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (12.37%) Data Modelling
8 11 (11.34%) Logical Data Model
8 11 (11.34%) Physical Data Model
8 11 (11.34%) Release Management
9 10 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.31%) DevOps
9 10 (10.31%) ITIL V3
9 10 (10.31%) Microservices
9 10 (10.31%) Strategic Roadmap
10 9 (9.28%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (8.25%) Database Tuning
11 8 (8.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.42%) SQL
2 25 (25.77%) PL/SQL
3 20 (20.62%) Shell Script
4 16 (16.49%) Java
5 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.19%) Perl
5 6 (6.19%) Python
5 6 (6.19%) Ruby
5 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.09%) AWK
7 3 (3.09%) C#
7 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.06%) C-shell
8 2 (2.06%) Korn
9 1 (1.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.62%) SLA
2 13 (13.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (11.34%) Docker
2 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.19%) OCFS2
4 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.06%) XenApp
7 1 (1.03%) Cygwin
7 1 (1.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 45 (46.39%) Data Guard
2 29 (29.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 27 (27.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (11.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 7 (7.22%) Control-M
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (3.09%) Ansible
7 3 (3.09%) Foglight
7 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (2.06%) Puppet
8 2 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.06%) Terraform
9 1 (1.03%) CSIRT
9 1 (1.03%) Grafana
9 1 (1.03%) Nmap
9 1 (1.03%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (20.62%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.28%) Sybase
5 8 (8.25%) HP
5 8 (8.25%) IBM
6 7 (7.22%) CommVault
6 7 (7.22%) Veritas
6 7 (7.22%) VMware
7 3 (3.09%) Imperva
8 2 (2.06%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.06%) BMC
8 2 (2.06%) CA
8 2 (2.06%) Citrix
8 2 (2.06%) Hitachi
8 2 (2.06%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.06%) Sony
8 2 (2.06%) Splunk
9 1 (1.03%) Qualys
9 1 (1.03%) Serena