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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.23% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 77 94 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 18.92% 20.89% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 39
Median daily rate £400 £270 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +4.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £431 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 9
Median hourly rate £33.75 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.54% -19.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £19.00 £32.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

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

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Taleo
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE

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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Database Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) OBIEE Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion