The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 110 114
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 13 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.73% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 4.91% 2.54% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £485 £400 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% -11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £375 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £415 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 265 315 317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.90% 15.81% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 186 160
Median daily rate £401 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 46
Median hourly rate £13.03 £38.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.16% +156.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Hampshire

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in Hampshire

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Havant +2 5 £485 +21.25%
Andover - 2 £453 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (94.44%) Oracle Database
3 33 (91.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (66.67%) Linux
5 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 21 (58.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (55.56%) SQL
7 19 (52.78%) SC Cleared
8 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (47.22%) Windows
10 16 (44.44%) VMware
11 15 (41.67%) Unix
12 14 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (38.89%) Middleware
12 14 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
13 13 (36.11%) Oracle OWB
13 13 (36.11%) Oracle RMAN
13 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
14 12 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (33.33%) AIX
14 12 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
15 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (30.56%) Toad
15 11 (30.56%) Migration
16 10 (27.78%) WebLogic
16 10 (27.78%) Data Guard
16 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Utilities
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (13.89%) Siebel CRM
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 6 (16.67%) WinSCP
2 5 (13.89%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.56%) IPsec
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (94.44%) Oracle Database
2 33 (91.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (58.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (36.11%) Oracle OWB
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (13.89%) MySQL
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
12 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (30.56%) Toad
3 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.33%) Electronics
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) DBA
1 25 (69.44%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 6 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared DBA
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.78%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Middleware
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (11.11%) OAuth2
2 4 (11.11%) RESTful
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) HACMP
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) Unix
4 12 (33.33%) AIX
5 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Migration
3 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (19.44%) Data Management
4 7 (19.44%) ETL
4 7 (19.44%) Master Data Management
4 7 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (19.44%) SOA
4 7 (19.44%) WFM
5 6 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 6 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Service Management
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.67%) Test Management
5 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.89%) CRM
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 6 (16.67%) F#
3 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) C
5 1 (2.78%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (52.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) ISEB
3 5 (13.89%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) RHCE
5 1 (2.78%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) GFS2
3 2 (5.56%) OCFS2
3 2 (5.56%) vCloud
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (27.78%) Data Guard
2 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (16.67%) vRealize
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Ansible
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (44.44%) VMware
3 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) Veritas
6 6 (16.67%) HP
6 6 (16.67%) Remedy
7 5 (13.89%) IBM
7 5 (13.89%) Siebel
8 3 (8.33%) SAP
9 2 (5.56%) Software AG
10 1 (2.78%) Arqiva