Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 462 612 748
Rank change year-on-year +150 +136 -52
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 62 199 117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 1.52% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 128 75
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £322 £363 £359
90th Percentile £523 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £471 £450
% change year-on-year -8.75% +4.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.38
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £39.38

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 4,660 13,083 13,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.92% 15.64% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,960 8,764 8,765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £181 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 541 798
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.60 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.46% +0.30% +3.44%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.17 £11.12
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.00 £45.56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +3.13%

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 9 August 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 9 August 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 +153 31 £475 -1.30%
South East +128 11 £456 -5.49%
North of England +118 7 £322 -27.44% 1
Midlands +87 7 £400 +3.23% 2
West Midlands +61 7 £400 -1.54%
North West +89 6 £322 -12.81%
East of England +77 5 £515 +24.85% 1
North East +35 1 £550 +7.84%
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 62 (100.00%) Oracle
2 60 (96.77%) Oracle Database
3 43 (69.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 31 (50.00%) Finance
5 29 (46.77%) Linux
6 27 (43.55%) SQL
7 26 (41.94%) WebLogic
7 26 (41.94%) Data Guard
8 25 (40.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 23 (37.10%) SLA
10 21 (33.87%) JIRA
10 21 (33.87%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (32.26%) Confluence
12 19 (30.65%) Oracle ODI
12 19 (30.65%) High Availability
13 18 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (29.03%) Oracle Applications
13 18 (29.03%) E-business
13 18 (29.03%) SOA
14 17 (27.42%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (25.81%) Release Management
15 16 (25.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 16 (25.81%) Unix
15 16 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (24.19%) Oracle BI EE
17 14 (22.58%) Red Hat Fuse
18 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
18 13 (20.97%) Oracle Database 10g
18 13 (20.97%) Migration
19 12 (19.35%) Shell Script

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 26 (41.94%) WebLogic
2 20 (32.26%) Confluence
3 18 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (22.58%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Azure
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
3 2 (3.23%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) GCP
4 1 (1.61%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Kerberos
2 5 (8.06%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) SAN
3 3 (4.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (96.77%) Oracle Database
2 43 (69.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 25 (40.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (30.65%) Oracle ODI
5 15 (24.19%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (20.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (14.52%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
9 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
9 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
10 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (9.68%) MySQL
10 6 (9.68%) OLTP
11 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
12 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
13 3 (4.84%) MariaDB
13 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (4.84%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (3.23%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) JIRA
2 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 31 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 52 (83.87%) DBA
2 50 (80.65%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (29.03%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 6 (9.68%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Database Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Junior
5 4 (6.45%) Junior DBA
5 4 (6.45%) Junior Oracle DBA
5 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared DBA
6 3 (4.84%) MongoDB DBA
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Reliability Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (1.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 1 (1.61%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (1.61%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (9.68%) Middleware
3 3 (4.84%) Node.js
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.84%) REST
3 3 (4.84%) Spring
3 3 (4.84%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Replication
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) Wiki
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 17 (27.42%) Oracle Linux
3 16 (25.81%) Unix
4 10 (16.13%) Solaris
5 8 (12.90%) Windows
6 6 (9.68%) AIX
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) High Availability
2 18 (29.03%) E-business
2 18 (29.03%) SOA
3 16 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (25.81%) Release Management
4 13 (20.97%) Migration
5 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.74%) DevOps
5 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL
7 6 (9.68%) Security Patching
8 5 (8.06%) Database Tuning
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
9 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.45%) Project Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure as Code
10 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.84%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (4.84%) SDLC
10 3 (4.84%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
3 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.68%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.06%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) Perl
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.84%) C#
7 3 (4.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) OCP
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.10%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Docker
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.61%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (41.94%) Data Guard
2 21 (33.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (25.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (9.68%) Control-M
6 3 (4.84%) Foglight
6 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Flashback
7 2 (3.23%) Ansible
7 2 (3.23%) Terraform
8 1 (1.61%) Netcool
8 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) Sybase
3 7 (11.29%) CommVault
4 3 (4.84%) Imperva
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) Sun
6 1 (1.61%) BMC
6 1 (1.61%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.61%) Sony
6 1 (1.61%) VMware