The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.072% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 5.47% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Median daily rate - £330 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 121 201 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.70% 11.05% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 103 108
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £16.13 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Manchester

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle