Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 10 December 2018 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 > North East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 77 139
Rank change year-on-year -13 +62 -24
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 18 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.38% 1.57% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 9.36% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 17
North East median daily rate £400 £363 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +29.46% -32.93%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £223
90th Percentile £520 £445 £300
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.38 £51.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year -23.17% +34.87% -1.76%

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 216 203 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.54% 16.75% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 140 382
North East median daily rate £438 £335 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.60% +6.35% -10.00%
10th Percentile £256 £210 £205
90th Percentile £550 £550 £474
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 74
North East median hourly rate £15.48 £12.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.37% -52.78% +4.85%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £21.05 £47.50 £29.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the North East

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the North East

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in the North East over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in the North East

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +1 17 £400 +10.34% 2
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
2 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
3 16 (88.89%) Linux
3 16 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (83.33%) 3PAR
4 15 (83.33%) vCenter Server
4 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
4 15 (83.33%) BMC
4 15 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (83.33%) Shell Script
4 15 (83.33%) SCCM
4 15 (83.33%) SCOM
4 15 (83.33%) XenApp
4 15 (83.33%) XenDesktop
5 14 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (77.78%) EMC
5 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 14 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (77.78%) Security Hardening
6 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (72.22%) VMware
7 11 (61.11%) HP
7 11 (61.11%) vMotion
7 11 (61.11%) GitLab
8 10 (55.56%) Artifactory
8 10 (55.56%) Puppet
8 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) GitLab
2 10 (55.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Administrator
2 7 (38.89%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (33.33%) Server Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) DBA
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Server Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Server Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Server Support
5 3 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (77.78%) Security Hardening
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) Service Management
5 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Statistics
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.56%) Kanban
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) OCP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) XenApp
1 15 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) SCCM
1 15 (83.33%) SCOM
1 15 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 15 (83.33%) vCenter Server
2 11 (61.11%) vMotion
3 10 (55.56%) Puppet
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (16.67%) Data Guard
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (83.33%) 3PAR
2 15 (83.33%) BMC
3 14 (77.78%) EMC
4 13 (72.22%) VMware
5 11 (61.11%) HP
6 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft