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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / London
Rank 371 383 351
Rank change year-on-year +12 -32  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 37 37 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.77% 1.71% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 40
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £600 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2094 2167 1931
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.99% 9.86% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1488 1274
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 92 126
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £29.90 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 +4 8 £725 +48.71%
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 72 (100.00%) Oracle
2 49 (68.06%) Oracle Database
3 42 (58.33%) SQL
4 40 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 39 (54.17%) Linux
6 31 (43.06%) Unix
7 30 (41.67%) Finance
8 29 (40.28%) Data Guard
9 28 (38.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
11 22 (30.56%) Windows
11 22 (30.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 21 (29.17%) PL/SQL
12 21 (29.17%) Oracle RMAN
13 20 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (25.00%) IBM
14 18 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 17 (23.61%) Solaris
15 17 (23.61%) VMware
15 17 (23.61%) Middleware
15 17 (23.61%) High Availability
16 15 (20.83%) Hadoop
16 15 (20.83%) SAN
16 15 (20.83%) NetApp
17 14 (19.44%) Oracle Exadata
17 14 (19.44%) Performance Monitoring
17 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (18.06%) AIX
18 13 (18.06%) WebLogic
19 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle RAC
Top Related 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 13 (18.06%) WebLogic
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 9 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 8 (11.11%) Apache
4 8 (11.11%) DataSynapse
4 8 (11.11%) IIS
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.17%) Confluence
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.39%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) SAN
2 11 (15.28%) NAS
3 8 (11.11%) DNS
3 8 (11.11%) FCoE
3 8 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (11.11%) HTTP
3 8 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 8 (11.11%) LAN
3 8 (11.11%) WAN
4 7 (9.72%) Multicast
5 5 (6.94%) Internet
6 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.17%) Firewall
7 3 (4.17%) LDAP
8 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.39%) SSL
8 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (68.06%) Oracle Database
2 40 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 28 (38.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 15 (20.83%) Hadoop
6 14 (19.44%) Oracle Exadata
7 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (13.89%) HBase
9 9 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (9.72%) Big Data
11 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
11 5 (6.94%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (4.17%) VLDB
14 2 (2.78%) MySQL
14 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) DBA
2 33 (45.83%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (23.61%) Architect
4 14 (19.44%) Administrator
5 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 6 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (5.56%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.17%) Database Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Designer
9 3 (4.17%) Development DBA
9 3 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 17 (23.61%) Middleware
3 9 (12.50%) XML
3 9 (12.50%) XSLT
4 8 (11.11%) HTML
4 8 (11.11%) Rendezvous
5 2 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (1.39%) .NET
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.39%) Java EE
6 1 (1.39%) JSF
6 1 (1.39%) JSP
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.39%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.39%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.39%) Struts
6 1 (1.39%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.39%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Clustering
3 5 (6.94%) Replication
4 4 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) Online Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Symmetrix
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Linux
2 31 (43.06%) Unix
3 22 (30.56%) Windows
4 17 (23.61%) Solaris
5 13 (18.06%) AIX
6 8 (11.11%) SUSE
7 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.17%) VMS
10 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (23.61%) High Availability
3 14 (19.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.28%) Database Tuning
5 9 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 8 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (11.11%) ITIL
6 8 (11.11%) SOA
7 7 (9.72%) DevOps
7 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.72%) Migration
8 6 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.33%) Database Security
9 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.94%) ETL
10 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.56%) Change Management
10 4 (5.56%) Low Latency
10 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) SQL
2 21 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 10 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 9 (12.50%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.72%) Perl
7 5 (6.94%) Python
8 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.56%) Korn
9 2 (2.78%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.39%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.28%) NFS
2 11 (15.28%) SRDF
3 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.72%) KVM
3 7 (9.72%) Xen
4 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.17%) Veritas File System
5 3 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.78%) HDFS
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 29 (40.28%) Data Guard
2 21 (29.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Ansible
5 4 (5.56%) Puppet
6 3 (4.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (2.78%) Ambari
7 2 (2.78%) Oozie
8 1 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.39%) OpenAM
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (25.00%) IBM
3 17 (23.61%) VMware
4 15 (20.83%) NetApp
5 11 (15.28%) EMC
6 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
6 10 (13.89%) Sybase
7 9 (12.50%) Intel
7 9 (12.50%) TIBCO
8 8 (11.11%) Cisco
9 7 (9.72%) Hortonworks
9 7 (9.72%) WorldPay
10 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.94%) Bloomberg
11 5 (6.94%) Citrix
11 5 (6.94%) Dell
11 5 (6.94%) HP
11 5 (6.94%) Reuters
12 4 (5.56%) AppDynamics
12 4 (5.56%) Sun