Period
to

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 16 August 2022 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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 640 641 465
Rank change year-on-year +1 -176 +172
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 129 65 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.30% 0.76% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 43 31
10th Percentile £475 £324 £322
25th Percentile £500 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.21% +0.80%
75th Percentile £613 £563 £494
90th Percentile £655 £638 £500
UK median daily rate £550 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +13.40% +2.11% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £24.38 - -
Median hourly rate £28.75 - -
75th Percentile £33.13 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £28.75 - -

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 9,926 8,564 4,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.81% 14.46% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,242 6,005 3,096
10th Percentile £195 £206 £204
25th Percentile £381 £376 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 273 187
10th Percentile £13.41 £11.42 £11.10
25th Percentile £15.20 £13.25 £12.81
Median hourly rate £21.89 £17.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +25.09% - +6.45%
75th Percentile £50.00 £28.75 £24.75
90th Percentile £65.79 £63.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.78 £18.12 £17.88
% change year-on-year +20.23% +1.34% +6.81%

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 16 August 2022.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London -54 51 £585 +11.43% 3
North of England -6 28 £525 +61.54% 2
North East - 21 £525 - 1
South East -20 8 £520 -0.95%
North West -27 7 £550 +69.23%
West Midlands -30 7 £550 +16.40% 1
Midlands -31 7 £550 +16.40% 1
South West -8 4 £500 - 1
East of England -4 2 £450 -7.69% 1
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Oracle
2 115 (89.15%) Oracle Database
3 84 (65.12%) Linux
3 84 (65.12%) Data Guard
4 71 (55.04%) SQL
5 69 (53.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 63 (48.84%) Performance Tuning
7 62 (48.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 55 (42.64%) Security Cleared
9 52 (40.31%) PL/SQL
10 46 (35.66%) SC Cleared
11 45 (34.88%) Oracle RMAN
12 44 (34.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 42 (32.56%) Unix
14 40 (31.01%) Replication
15 37 (28.68%) Shell Script
16 33 (25.58%) Migration
17 32 (24.81%) Oracle Database 10g
17 32 (24.81%) Solaris
17 32 (24.81%) Social Skills
18 31 (24.03%) Azure
19 30 (23.26%) DevOps
20 28 (21.71%) AWS
21 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
21 27 (20.93%) Ansible
22 26 (20.16%) Relational Database
22 26 (20.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 26 (20.16%) Windows
23 25 (19.38%) Finance
23 25 (19.38%) JIRA

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 13 (10.08%) WebLogic
2 11 (8.53%) Oracle 9iAS
2 11 (8.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (3.88%) Confluence
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) JBoss
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (13.95%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (7.75%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (3.88%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.03%) Azure
2 28 (21.71%) AWS
3 20 (15.50%) IaaS
3 20 (15.50%) PaaS
4 5 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.10%) GCP
5 4 (3.10%) GitHub
5 4 (3.10%) SaaS
6 3 (2.33%) Nutanix
6 3 (2.33%) Snowflake
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.78%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Firewall
1 5 (3.88%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.33%) SAN
2 3 (2.33%) SSL
3 2 (1.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) DHCP
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) NAS
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (89.15%) Oracle Database
2 69 (53.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 62 (48.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (24.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 26 (20.16%) Relational Database
6 23 (17.83%) Oracle Exadata
7 22 (17.05%) SQL Server
8 21 (16.28%) RDBMS
9 16 (12.40%) MySQL
10 14 (10.85%) OLTP
11 12 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (8.53%) OLAP
12 11 (8.53%) Oracle OLAP
12 11 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (6.98%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (6.20%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
16 6 (4.65%) Oracle9i Database
16 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (19.38%) JIRA
2 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (6.98%) Subversion
4 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.10%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (2.33%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.33%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.33%) Serena SBM
6 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.55%) RStudio
7 2 (1.55%) Toad
8 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.78%) ERwin
8 1 (0.78%) ProC
8 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (24.81%) Social Skills
2 25 (19.38%) Finance
3 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.30%) Public Sector
5 10 (7.75%) Banking
5 10 (7.75%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (6.20%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.33%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (73.64%) DBA
2 80 (62.02%) Oracle DBA
3 32 (24.81%) Administrator
4 19 (14.73%) SC Cleared DBA
4 19 (14.73%) Senior DBA
5 13 (10.08%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 12 (9.30%) Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Architect
9 5 (3.88%) AWS Administrator
9 5 (3.88%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Database Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared DBA
10 4 (3.10%) Oracle Specialist
10 4 (3.10%) Performance Tuning DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 19 (14.73%) Middleware
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.33%) .NET
4 3 (2.33%) .NET Core
4 3 (2.33%) LDAP
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle Streams
4 3 (2.33%) XML
5 2 (1.55%) REST
6 1 (0.78%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.78%) Spring
6 1 (0.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.01%) Replication
2 12 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.53%) Clustering
4 7 (5.43%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.88%) Legacy Code
6 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.33%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.55%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.78%) Life Science
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 84 (65.12%) Linux
2 42 (32.56%) Unix
3 32 (24.81%) Solaris
4 26 (20.16%) Windows
5 13 (10.08%) AIX
5 13 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.10%) HPUX
8 1 (0.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.84%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (25.58%) Migration
3 30 (23.26%) DevOps
4 22 (17.05%) Agile
5 20 (15.50%) High Availability
5 20 (15.50%) ITIL
6 19 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (12.40%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (11.63%) Kanban
9 13 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.08%) Service Delivery
10 12 (9.30%) ETL
10 12 (9.30%) Software Testing
11 11 (8.53%) Database Security
12 8 (6.20%) Change Management
12 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
12 8 (6.20%) Due Diligence
12 8 (6.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (55.04%) SQL
2 52 (40.31%) PL/SQL
3 37 (28.68%) Shell Script
4 16 (12.40%) Python
5 12 (9.30%) C#
6 11 (8.53%) Java
7 10 (7.75%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.98%) Bash
9 8 (6.20%) Perl
10 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.10%) C
11 4 (3.10%) Korn
11 4 (3.10%) Ruby
12 1 (0.78%) C++
12 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (42.64%) Security Cleared
2 46 (35.66%) SC Cleared
3 23 (17.83%) Oracle Certification
4 18 (13.95%) OCP
5 8 (6.20%) Degree
6 7 (5.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.33%) OCA
8 2 (1.55%) MCSA
8 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.33%) GDPR
3 3 (2.33%) ISO 20022
3 3 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) Firmware
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 84 (65.12%) Data Guard
2 45 (34.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 27 (20.93%) Ansible
4 26 (20.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 17 (13.18%) Terraform
6 16 (12.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle Flashback
8 4 (3.10%) Control-M
9 3 (2.33%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.78%) QRadar
11 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.05%) Red Hat
4 13 (10.08%) VMware
5 9 (6.98%) Sun
6 8 (6.20%) Sybase
7 4 (3.10%) BMC
7 4 (3.10%) Commvault
7 4 (3.10%) SAP
7 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.33%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.33%) Dell
8 3 (2.33%) HP
8 3 (2.33%) Qualys
8 3 (2.33%) Serena
9 2 (1.55%) Actifio
9 2 (1.55%) IBM
9 2 (1.55%) Remedy
10 1 (0.78%) Delphix
10 1 (0.78%) Tanium