Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 643 443 641
Rank change year-on-year -200 +198 +134
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 68 46 168
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 1.18% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 115
10th Percentile £357 £308 £363
25th Percentile £413 £321 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £600 £494 £518
90th Percentile £638 £500 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 9,062 3,906 12,702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.27% 14.83% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,416 2,620 8,636
10th Percentile £200 £213 £178
25th Percentile £381 £367 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £479 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.44% +0.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 156 537
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.76 £13.25
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.88 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.90% +11.72% -
75th Percentile £28.75 £40.19 £24.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £49.96 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.62
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.34% +3.84%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -177 30 £563 +15.38% 2
North of England -68 12 £400 +24.61%
West Midlands -55 9 £495 +23.75%
Midlands -68 9 £495 +23.75%
South East -86 9 £525 +9.09% 3
North West -54 8 £363 +13.10%
Yorkshire - 4 £580 -
East of England - 3 £488 -
South West - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 68 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (83.82%) Oracle Database
3 45 (66.18%) Data Guard
4 44 (64.71%) SQL
5 37 (54.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 34 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 31 (45.59%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (41.18%) Oracle Database 12c
9 26 (38.24%) PL/SQL
10 25 (36.76%) Linux
11 24 (35.29%) Unix
12 23 (33.82%) Social Skills
13 21 (30.88%) Finance
14 19 (27.94%) Migration
14 19 (27.94%) Shell Script
15 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
15 18 (26.47%) Oracle Exadata
16 17 (25.00%) Windows
17 16 (23.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 15 (22.06%) MongoDB
18 15 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (19.12%) High Availability
19 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
19 13 (19.12%) RDBMS
19 13 (19.12%) Red Hat
19 13 (19.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
20 12 (17.65%) Kerberos
20 12 (17.65%) Solaris
20 12 (17.65%) Sybase
21 11 (16.18%) MySQL

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 6 (8.82%) Confluence
2 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.47%) CICS
4 1 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) AWS
2 7 (10.29%) GCP
3 5 (7.35%) Azure
4 4 (5.88%) GitHub
5 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.41%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.94%) IaaS
6 2 (2.94%) PaaS
6 2 (2.94%) SaaS
6 2 (2.94%) Snowflake
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.47%) Apigee
7 1 (1.47%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) Kerberos
2 9 (13.24%) SAN
3 5 (7.35%) NAS
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.94%) DNS
5 2 (2.94%) FCoE
5 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.94%) Firewall
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.94%) Multicast
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) InfiniBand
6 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (83.82%) Oracle Database
2 37 (54.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 28 (41.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 18 (26.47%) Oracle Exadata
4 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 15 (22.06%) MongoDB
6 13 (19.12%) RDBMS
6 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
7 11 (16.18%) MySQL
8 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (13.24%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (10.29%) MariaDB
10 7 (10.29%) OLTP
11 6 (8.82%) Big Data
11 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
11 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (7.35%) HBase
13 4 (5.88%) Sybase IQ
14 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.94%) Serena SBM
2 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
2 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (33.82%) Social Skills
2 21 (30.88%) Finance
3 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.76%) Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 3 (4.41%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.47%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (70.59%) DBA
2 45 (66.18%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (16.18%) Architect
4 10 (14.71%) Administrator
5 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
8 2 (2.94%) AWS Architect
9 1 (1.47%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Data Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Production DBA
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Payments Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Payments Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Performance Tuning DBA
9 1 (1.47%) Production DBA
9 1 (1.47%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (10.29%) Middleware
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) XSLT
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.94%) LDAP
6 2 (2.94%) SAML
7 1 (1.47%) .NET
7 1 (1.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.47%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Clustering
1 11 (16.18%) Replication
2 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Linux
2 24 (35.29%) Unix
3 17 (25.00%) Windows
4 15 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (17.65%) Solaris
6 4 (5.88%) AIX
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.41%) HPUX
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (27.94%) Migration
3 13 (19.12%) High Availability
4 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (13.24%) ITIL
6 8 (11.76%) Data Management
6 8 (11.76%) Storage Management
7 7 (10.29%) Security Patching
7 7 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.82%) Database Optimisation
8 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.35%) Database Security
9 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (7.35%) Server Management
9 5 (7.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) SQL
2 26 (38.24%) PL/SQL
3 19 (27.94%) Shell Script
4 11 (16.18%) Python
5 10 (14.71%) Java
6 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.35%) Perl
8 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.94%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) OCP
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) GDPR
1 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.35%) Docker
4 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.94%) KVM
5 2 (2.94%) NFS
5 2 (2.94%) SRDF
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.94%) Xen
6 1 (1.47%) Firmware
6 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.47%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (66.18%) Data Guard
2 34 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (19.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (8.82%) Terraform
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Ansible
6 4 (5.88%) Kubernetes
7 3 (4.41%) Puppet
8 2 (2.94%) Control-M
8 2 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.94%) QRadar
8 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) Red Hat
3 12 (17.65%) Sybase
4 11 (16.18%) EMC
4 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.76%) VMware
6 5 (7.35%) Google
6 5 (7.35%) HP
6 5 (7.35%) IBM
6 5 (7.35%) Sun
7 4 (5.88%) NetApp
7 4 (5.88%) Splunk
8 3 (4.41%) AppDynamics
8 3 (4.41%) BMC
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco
8 3 (4.41%) CommVault
8 3 (4.41%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) Informatica
9 2 (2.94%) SAP