The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 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 / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.99% 1.24% -
As % of the System Software category 9.80% 7.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £338 £321 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.05% -  
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 Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 51 51 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 20.32% 15.79% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 23
Median daily rate £338 £420 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -10.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £750 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Median hourly rate £22.52 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.85% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Kent

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 25 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
Tunbridge Wells +4 4 £338 +5.05%
Oracle RAC
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Genesys
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) FileNet
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 5 (100.00%) FileNet
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Genesys
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) F5