Period
to 27 September 2021

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 27 September 2021 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
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 532 328 498
Rank change year-on-year -204 +170 +108
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 30 22 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.088% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 1.18% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 54
10th Percentile £400 £443 £375
25th Percentile £456 £450 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £479 £475
Median % change year-on-year +17.49% +0.79% +18.75%
75th Percentile £638 £494 £528
90th Percentile £693 £507 £688
England median daily rate £513 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +11.76%

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 4,644 1,871 5,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.67% 14.18% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,476 1,338 4,356
10th Percentile £340 £300 £200
25th Percentile £456 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £706 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 99
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.68 £12.76
25th Percentile £22.00 £14.53 £16.08
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +13.10% +9.80%
75th Percentile £46.00 £44.25 £36.01
90th Percentile £63.50 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.23% +10.94% -

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in London

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle RAC in London.

Daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in London

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle RAC in London over the 6 months to 27 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in London

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle RAC in London.

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 27 September 2021. 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 -49 3 £625 -
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (70.00%) Oracle Database
3 19 (63.33%) Data Guard
4 18 (60.00%) SQL
4 18 (60.00%) Linux
5 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (43.33%) Finance
7 13 (43.33%) PL/SQL
8 12 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 11 (36.67%) Social Skills
9 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (36.67%) Sybase
10 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 10 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
11 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
11 9 (30.00%) EMC
11 9 (30.00%) SAN
11 9 (30.00%) Java
11 9 (30.00%) Windows
12 8 (26.67%) Unix
12 8 (26.67%) Solaris
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 8 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
13 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (23.33%) Storage Management
13 7 (23.33%) Replication
13 7 (23.33%) VMware

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 6 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) CICS
3 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) GCP
2 4 (13.33%) AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Azure
2 4 (13.33%) GitHub
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.67%) IaaS
4 2 (6.67%) PaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Power Platform
4 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Snowflake
5 1 (3.33%) Apigee
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) NAS
3 4 (13.33%) Kerberos
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.67%) FCoE
5 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) InfiniBand
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (16.67%) Big Data
7 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
8 4 (13.33%) HBase
8 4 (13.33%) MySQL
8 4 (13.33%) Sybase IQ
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2019
10 2 (6.67%) Power BI
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Serena SBM
2 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Social Skills
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.33%) International Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) DBA
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (23.33%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Chief Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Production DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Payments Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Payments Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Production DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) XSLT
4 2 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) Solaris
4 8 (26.67%) Unix
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Storage Management
3 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) High Availability
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.33%) Server Management
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Project Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Architecture Roadmap
7 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (6.67%) Database Security
7 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) PL/SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (23.33%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) Perl
5 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) OCP
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
1 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Docker
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (6.67%) NFS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (6.67%) SRDF
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Data Guard
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (13.33%) Ansible
5 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (10.00%) Puppet
6 2 (6.67%) Control-M
6 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (6.67%) QRadar
6 2 (6.67%) Terraform
6 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
6 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
7 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Sybase
3 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (30.00%) EMC
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) Google
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Splunk
6 4 (13.33%) Sun
7 3 (10.00%) BMC
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (6.67%) CyberArk
8 2 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) NetApp
8 2 (6.67%) Qualys
8 2 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (6.67%) Serena
8 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 2 (6.67%) Veritas