The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 April 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 63
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category - 4.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.66% -2.59%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 75 75 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 12.84% 10.07% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 44
Median daily rate £338 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £362 £348
% change year-on-year -0.41% +3.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 21
Median hourly rate £17.77 £18.75 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.22% +26.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £26.30 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Hertfordshire

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in Hertfordshire

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

1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle