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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 425 543
Rank change year-on-year -112 +118  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 52 203 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.06% 3.38% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 119 55
Median daily rate £450 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £292 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £363 £385
% change year-on-year +18.62% -5.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Oracle RAC is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4885 6004 5478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.32% 12.32% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3144 3805 3133
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 424 579
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +12 19 £425 +13.33% 2
London -47 12 £550 +2.32% 1
Yorkshire +21 5 £465 -2.10% 1
East of England -7 5 £400 -11.11% 2
South West 0 2 £418 +12.45%
West Midlands -5 2 - -
North East +32 1 £310 +5.08% 3
North West +3 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Oracle
2 100 (72.46%) Oracle Database
3 73 (52.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 73 (52.90%) SQL
4 72 (52.17%) Linux
5 47 (34.06%) Unix
6 46 (33.33%) Windows
7 45 (32.61%) Data Guard
8 44 (31.88%) VMware
9 41 (29.71%) Finance
9 41 (29.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 40 (28.99%) WebLogic
11 39 (28.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 35 (25.36%) Oracle RMAN
13 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
14 32 (23.19%) PL/SQL
14 32 (23.19%) Security Cleared
15 31 (22.46%) Red Hat
16 30 (21.74%) SC Cleared
17 28 (20.29%) Middleware
18 27 (19.57%) High Availability
19 26 (18.84%) AIX
19 26 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
20 24 (17.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
21 23 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
21 23 (16.67%) ITIL
21 23 (16.67%) IBM
22 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 21 (15.22%) Data Centre

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 40 (28.99%) WebLogic
2 16 (11.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (6.52%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (5.80%) Apache
5 7 (5.07%) IIS
5 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.62%) EPiServer
6 5 (3.62%) FileNet
6 5 (3.62%) GeoServer
6 5 (3.62%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.17%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.45%) DataSynapse
9 2 (1.45%) iPlanet
9 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 24 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (6.52%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (5.07%) Oracle Utilities
6 5 (3.62%) Siebel CRM
7 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.72%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.45%) Taleo
3 1 (0.72%) Boomi
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.04%) DNS
2 13 (9.42%) Kerberos
3 12 (8.70%) LDAP
4 11 (7.97%) SAN
5 10 (7.25%) Firewall
5 10 (7.25%) NAS
6 6 (4.35%) PuTTY
6 6 (4.35%) WinSCP
7 5 (3.62%) HTTPS
7 5 (3.62%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (3.62%) SSL
7 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.90%) IPsec
8 4 (2.90%) Network Security
9 3 (2.17%) FCoE
9 3 (2.17%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.17%) LAN
9 3 (2.17%) WAN
10 2 (1.45%) HTTP
10 2 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (72.46%) Oracle Database
2 73 (52.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 41 (29.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 39 (28.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 19 (13.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (13.04%) Oracle OWB
8 16 (11.59%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (7.97%) Hadoop
10 10 (7.25%) Oracle9i Database
11 9 (6.52%) MySQL
11 9 (6.52%) Oracle Discoverer
12 8 (5.80%) Big Data
12 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (5.07%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (5.07%) RDBMS
13 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
14 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
14 6 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
1 18 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (9.42%) Toad
3 6 (4.35%) HP UFT
3 6 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (29.71%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Banking
3 3 (2.17%) Electronics
3 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.17%) Marketing
3 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Local Government
4 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 63 (45.65%) DBA
2 61 (44.20%) Oracle DBA
3 23 (16.67%) Architect
4 16 (11.59%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 15 (10.87%) Administrator
6 11 (7.97%) Technical Architect
7 9 (6.52%) Applications Support
7 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (6.52%) Oracle Architect
8 7 (5.07%) Applications Specialist
8 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared DBA
8 7 (5.07%) Senior DBA
8 7 (5.07%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.35%) Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Developer
9 6 (4.35%) SQL DBA
9 6 (4.35%) Tester
10 5 (3.62%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Unix Administrator
11 4 (2.90%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.29%) Middleware
2 23 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 17 (12.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 10 (7.25%) XML
4 10 (7.25%) XSLT
5 9 (6.52%) JSP
5 9 (6.52%) Spring
6 8 (5.80%) Hibernate
6 8 (5.80%) Java EE
6 8 (5.80%) Web Services
6 8 (5.80%) XSL
7 7 (5.07%) JSF
7 7 (5.07%) OAuth2
7 7 (5.07%) Struts
8 6 (4.35%) .NET
8 6 (4.35%) REST
8 6 (4.35%) RESTful
9 4 (2.90%) J2EE
10 2 (1.45%) HTML
10 2 (1.45%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.04%) Clustering
3 5 (3.62%) Grid Computing
3 5 (3.62%) HACMP
3 5 (3.62%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.62%) Replication
3 5 (3.62%) Tandem
4 4 (2.90%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.17%) CESG
5 3 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.17%) Symmetrix
6 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (52.17%) Linux
2 47 (34.06%) Unix
3 46 (33.33%) Windows
4 26 (18.84%) AIX
5 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (10.14%) Solaris
7 13 (9.42%) Windows Server
8 11 (7.97%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.62%) SUSE
11 3 (2.17%) CentOS
11 3 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.17%) VMS
12 1 (0.72%) HPUX
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.57%) High Availability
2 26 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (16.67%) ITIL
4 20 (14.49%) Migration
4 20 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.59%) SOA
7 10 (7.25%) DevOps
7 10 (7.25%) ETL
7 10 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.52%) Project Management
9 8 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.80%) Data Modelling
9 8 (5.80%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (5.80%) ITIL V3
9 8 (5.80%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.80%) Service Management
10 7 (5.07%) Master Data Management
10 7 (5.07%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.90%) SQL
2 32 (23.19%) PL/SQL
3 19 (13.77%) Shell Script
4 15 (10.87%) Java
5 8 (5.80%) Perl
6 6 (4.35%) F#
7 5 (3.62%) JCL
8 4 (2.90%) C
9 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.17%) Korn
10 2 (1.45%) Python
11 1 (0.72%) ABAP
11 1 (0.72%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.72%) C-shell
11 1 (0.72%) Haskell
11 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 30 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) ISEB
3 5 (3.62%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.90%) Degree
5 3 (2.17%) OCP
6 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.45%) RHCE
6 2 (1.45%) RHCSS
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) SLA
2 9 (6.52%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.90%) QA
4 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.62%) NFS
4 5 (3.62%) SRDF
4 5 (3.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.90%) GFS2
5 4 (2.90%) OCFS2
5 4 (2.90%) vCloud
5 4 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (2.17%) HDFS
6 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.17%) KVM
6 3 (2.17%) Veritas File System
6 3 (2.17%) vSphere
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.45%) Xen
8 1 (0.72%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (32.61%) Data Guard
2 35 (25.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (17.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 10 (7.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (7.25%) vRealize
5 6 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (2.90%) Ansible
8 3 (2.17%) Ambari
8 3 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (2.17%) Oozie
8 3 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (1.45%) OpenView
10 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 138 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (31.88%) VMware
3 31 (22.46%) Red Hat
4 23 (16.67%) IBM
5 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 17 (12.32%) HP
7 13 (9.42%) NetApp
8 12 (8.70%) Veritas
9 11 (7.97%) Citrix
10 9 (6.52%) EMC
10 9 (6.52%) Hortonworks
11 8 (5.80%) F5
11 8 (5.80%) Informatica
12 7 (5.07%) Cisco
13 6 (4.35%) BEA
13 6 (4.35%) Bloomberg
13 6 (4.35%) Dell
13 6 (4.35%) Remedy
13 6 (4.35%) Reuters
14 5 (3.62%) Sun
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