Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 months to 21 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 512 479
Rank change year-on-year -69 -33 -92
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 53 103 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 1.87% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 76 65
London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £394 £325
90th Percentile £605 £713 £590
England median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.77% +7.38% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £60.00 - £38.68
England median hourly rate £51.25 £38.00 £38.68
% change year-on-year +34.87% -1.76% -16.82%

Oracle RAC is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5786 5494 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.29% 12.23% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3791 3026
London median daily rate £485 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £193 £175
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 143 211
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.05 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.20 £50.00 £34.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in London

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in London

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in London

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in London

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -10 6 £450 +5.88%
West London -8 2 £413 -21.43%
North London - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 London region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (79.25%) Oracle Database
3 41 (77.36%) Data Guard
4 32 (60.38%) SQL
5 29 (54.72%) PL/SQL
5 29 (54.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 29 (54.72%) High Availability
6 23 (43.40%) Migration
7 21 (39.62%) Unix
7 21 (39.62%) Data Modelling
8 20 (37.74%) Data Migration
8 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database 12c
9 19 (35.85%) Linux
10 18 (33.96%) Finance
10 18 (33.96%) Oracle Clusterware
10 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
10 18 (33.96%) Big Data
11 17 (32.08%) Data Quality
11 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
11 17 (32.08%) Oracle Flashback
11 17 (32.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (30.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 15 (28.30%) Coaching
13 15 (28.30%) Post-Production
13 15 (28.30%) Collaborative Working
13 15 (28.30%) Data Transformation
14 14 (26.42%) Data Cleansing
14 14 (26.42%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (26.42%) JSON
14 14 (26.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.66%) Apache
1 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.66%) OpenStack
1 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LDAP
1 3 (5.66%) NAS
1 3 (5.66%) SAN
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (79.25%) Oracle Database
2 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database 12c
3 18 (33.96%) Big Data
4 17 (32.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
5 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (7.55%) OLAP
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (5.66%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (3.77%) MySQL
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.89%) DB2
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.66%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Electronics
5 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) DBA
1 35 (66.04%) Oracle DBA
2 14 (26.42%) Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared DBA
5 7 (13.21%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Database Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Network Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) OBIEE Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (26.42%) JSON
2 14 (26.42%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Data Structures
2 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.77%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Equities
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Unix
2 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) AIX
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
4 4 (7.55%) Windows
5 3 (5.66%) CoreOS
5 3 (5.66%) Debian
5 3 (5.66%) SUSE
5 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) High Availability
2 23 (43.40%) Migration
3 21 (39.62%) Data Modelling
4 20 (37.74%) Data Migration
5 15 (28.30%) Coaching
5 15 (28.30%) Collaborative Working
5 15 (28.30%) Data Transformation
5 15 (28.30%) Post-Production
6 14 (26.42%) Data Cleansing
6 14 (26.42%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (16.98%) Data Architecture
8 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.32%) ITIL
10 5 (9.43%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.55%) Data Integration
11 4 (7.55%) ETL
11 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) PL/SQL
3 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.43%) Python
5 4 (7.55%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) Korn
5 4 (7.55%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) Scala
7 2 (3.77%) Haskell
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (5.66%) RHCE
4 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) Data Quality
2 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (7.55%) Samba
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) KVM
3 3 (5.66%) SRDF
4 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.89%) HDFS
4 1 (1.89%) NFS
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 41 (77.36%) Data Guard
2 29 (54.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (32.08%) Oracle Flashback
4 14 (26.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (5.66%) Ansible
6 3 (5.66%) Kibana
6 3 (5.66%) logstash
6 3 (5.66%) Puppet
6 3 (5.66%) Rancher
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.89%) Ambari
8 1 (1.89%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.89%) Oozie
8 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) EMC
3 4 (7.55%) NetApp
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.55%) Veritas
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.89%) BT
5 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.89%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.89%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.89%) IBM