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 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 381 384
Rank change year-on-year -25 +3  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 16 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 2.17% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 34
Median daily rate £500 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £384 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £679 £875 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £359 £394
% change year-on-year +18.38% -8.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2195 2446 2237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.57% 11.27% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2165 2869 2408
Median daily rate £450 £450 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 86 170
Median hourly rate £21.40 £17.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.05% -13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.13 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.30 £22.56 £40.00
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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
City of London -17 3 £499 -9.31%
Docklands, London -1 1 £650 -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 32 (62.75%) Linux
2 32 (62.75%) Oracle Database
3 27 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (50.98%) Finance
5 25 (49.02%) Unix
6 19 (37.25%) Data Guard
7 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 17 (33.33%) Windows
9 16 (31.37%) High Availability
10 15 (29.41%) Oracle RMAN
11 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
11 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database 12c
11 14 (27.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 12 (23.53%) IBM
13 12 (23.53%) VMware
14 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
14 10 (19.61%) AIX
14 10 (19.61%) Solaris
14 10 (19.61%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (19.61%) Hadoop
15 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (17.65%) Hortonworks
16 8 (15.69%) Big Data
16 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
16 8 (15.69%) Banking

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 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.96%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DNS
1 8 (15.69%) SAN
2 4 (7.84%) NAS
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 3 (5.88%) LDAP
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) FCoE
5 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
5 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) Multicast
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (62.75%) Oracle Database
2 27 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (19.61%) Hadoop
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (15.69%) Big Data
8 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (7.84%) HBase
10 4 (7.84%) MySQL
10 4 (7.84%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (7.84%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
11 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (5.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (5.88%) Toad
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) DBA
2 23 (45.10%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (11.76%) Administrator
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.84%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Designer
7 2 (3.92%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (7.84%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.96%) Spring
3 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Clustering
3 5 (9.80%) Replication
4 4 (7.84%) Grid Computing
5 3 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.88%) Symmetrix
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.96%) Derivative
7 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) Unix
3 17 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (19.61%) AIX
4 10 (19.61%) Solaris
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.88%) SUSE
7 3 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.88%) VMS
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) High Availability
2 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (19.61%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (15.69%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (13.73%) SOA
5 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
5 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) Database Tuning
7 3 (5.88%) E-business
7 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.84%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Haskell
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Korn
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) Scala
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.84%) NFS
3 4 (7.84%) SRDF
4 3 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (5.88%) HDFS
4 3 (5.88%) Veritas File System
4 3 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) KVM
5 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (37.25%) Data Guard
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Ambari
5 3 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (5.88%) Oozie
5 3 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) IBM
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 9 (17.65%) Hortonworks
4 8 (15.69%) NetApp
4 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.76%) Bloomberg
5 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) Dell
5 6 (11.76%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) Reuters
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.84%) EMC
7 4 (7.84%) WorldPay
8 3 (5.88%) Informatica
8 3 (5.88%) Sun
8 3 (5.88%) Veritas
9 2 (3.92%) Sybase
9 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.96%) Cisco
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