The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 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)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 58
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category - 1.01% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +18.62% -6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 54 99 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.65% 20.93% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 35
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £195 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 52 25
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle RAC in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Essex

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Taleo
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) WebCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Database Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (100.00%) OBIEE Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebCenter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle