Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 641 734 726
Rank change year-on-year +93 -8 -98
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 115 141 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 0.94% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 89 74
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £363 £335
90th Percentile £543 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £466 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.61% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
England median hourly rate £35.00 £39.38 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -23.17% +34.87%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £39.38 £51.25
% change year-on-year -11.11% -23.17% +34.87%

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 11,322 14,938 12,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.45% 15.49% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,512 9,847 7,969
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £163 £184 £160
90th Percentile £638 £638 £614
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 793 641
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.81% -3.03% +3.13%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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 53 £456 -6.41% 2
North of England +27 21 £468 +16.88% 1
South East +31 17 £475 +4.89% 2
Yorkshire +38 11 £468 +10.00% 1
Midlands +54 9 £498 +7.05% 2
West Midlands +38 8 £498 +7.05% 2
South West +5 7 £550 +13.87% 1
East of England - 7 £265 - 1
North West +21 5 £413 -4.35%
North East +8 5 £510 +27.50%
East Midlands +32 1 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Oracle
2 103 (89.57%) Oracle Database
3 66 (57.39%) Data Guard
4 58 (50.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 55 (47.83%) SQL
6 49 (42.61%) Unix
6 49 (42.61%) SQL Server
6 49 (42.61%) Linux
7 37 (32.17%) Security Cleared
8 36 (31.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 34 (29.57%) Performance Tuning
9 34 (29.57%) Shell Script
10 30 (26.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 30 (26.09%) Oracle RMAN
11 28 (24.35%) PL/SQL
12 26 (22.61%) Clustering
12 26 (22.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (20.87%) SC Cleared
13 24 (20.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 21 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (18.26%) Migration
15 21 (18.26%) MySQL
16 19 (16.52%) Windows
16 19 (16.52%) High Availability
17 18 (15.65%) ITIL
18 17 (14.78%) PowerShell
18 17 (14.78%) Task Automation
19 16 (13.91%) Replication
19 16 (13.91%) Sybase

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 11 (9.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.48%) Apache
2 4 (3.48%) IIS
3 2 (1.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.87%) nginx
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Azure
2 4 (3.48%) AWS
3 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) IaaS
3 2 (1.74%) PaaS
3 2 (1.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) SAN
2 3 (2.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.74%) Internet
3 2 (1.74%) LAN
3 2 (1.74%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.74%) Network Security
3 2 (1.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.87%) DMZ
4 1 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (89.57%) Oracle Database
2 58 (50.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 49 (42.61%) SQL Server
4 36 (31.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (18.26%) MySQL
5 21 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (9.57%) MongoDB
7 11 (9.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
8 10 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (7.83%) Big Data
9 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (6.09%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (5.22%) Star Schema
13 5 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) JIRA
2 3 (2.61%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.87%) ERwin
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.87%) Toad
General
1 15 (13.04%) Banking
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.87%) Arabic Language
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (76.52%) DBA
2 79 (68.70%) Oracle DBA
3 22 (19.13%) Senior DBA
4 18 (15.65%) Administrator
5 16 (13.91%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared DBA
7 7 (6.09%) SQL DBA
8 6 (5.22%) Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Analytics Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared DBA
10 4 (3.48%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.48%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.61%) Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.61%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 10 (8.70%) Middleware
3 4 (3.48%) .NET
4 2 (1.74%) REST
4 2 (1.74%) Spring
4 2 (1.74%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.87%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Clustering
2 16 (13.91%) Replication
3 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.87%) HACMP
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 49 (42.61%) Linux
1 49 (42.61%) Unix
2 26 (22.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (16.52%) Windows
4 11 (9.57%) AIX
5 7 (6.09%) Solaris
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.61%) CentOS
8 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (18.26%) Migration
3 19 (16.52%) High Availability
4 18 (15.65%) ITIL
5 17 (14.78%) Task Automation
6 15 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (10.43%) Open Source
9 11 (9.57%) Data Security
10 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.96%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (6.09%) ETL
13 6 (5.22%) Analytics
13 6 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (5.22%) Decision-Making
13 6 (5.22%) Inmon Methodology
13 6 (5.22%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (5.22%) Regression Testing
13 6 (5.22%) Scrum
13 6 (5.22%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.83%) SQL
2 34 (29.57%) Shell Script
3 28 (24.35%) PL/SQL
4 17 (14.78%) PowerShell
5 12 (10.43%) Perl
6 7 (6.09%) Java
7 6 (5.22%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.61%) AWK
10 2 (1.74%) C-shell
10 2 (1.74%) Korn
11 1 (0.87%) Go
11 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.87%) Python
11 1 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.83%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.83%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (6.96%) OCA
4 8 (6.96%) OCP
5 7 (6.09%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.61%) Degree
7 1 (0.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) GDPR
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) OCFS2
2 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.74%) Snort
3 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.74%) XenApp
4 1 (0.87%) Docker
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 66 (57.39%) Data Guard
2 30 (26.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 30 (26.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (13.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (4.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.74%) Ansible
6 2 (1.74%) CSIRT
6 2 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.74%) Nmap
6 2 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.87%) Grafana
7 1 (0.87%) Nagios
7 1 (0.87%) Opsview
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.87%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.91%) Red Hat
3 16 (13.91%) Sybase
4 14 (12.17%) HP
5 8 (6.96%) IBM
5 8 (6.96%) Veritas
6 5 (4.35%) VMware
7 3 (2.61%) NetApp
8 2 (1.74%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.74%) Citrix
8 2 (1.74%) Dell
8 2 (1.74%) Splunk
9 1 (0.87%) EMC
9 1 (0.87%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.87%) Google
9 1 (0.87%) Informatica
9 1 (0.87%) Mercator