The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 50 47
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.83% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category - 4.65% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £300 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £361 £401
% change year-on-year +21.96% -9.92%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 45 86 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 13.72% 17.84% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 51 35
Median daily rate £208 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.17% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £638 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £13.23 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Gloucestershire