Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 130 111
Rank change year-on-year +49 -19 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 19 37 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.55% 1.35% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 9.00% 5.37% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 5
North East median daily rate £363 £280 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.46% -17.65% +11.02%
10th Percentile £300 £223 £310
90th Percentile £445 £322 £501
England median daily rate £450 £427 £400
% change year-on-year +5.32% +6.81% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £38.00 £38.68
% change year-on-year +34.87% -1.76% -16.82%

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 211 689 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.21% 25.07% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 441 94
North East median daily rate £333 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.23% -10.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £203 £205 £208
90th Percentile £530 £475 £611
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 78 39
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.80% -11.30%
10th Percentile £9.60 £11.16 £11.34
90th Percentile £44.50 £30.18 £39.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.56% +6.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +45 19 £363 +29.46%
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) Clustering
3 13 (68.42%) High Availability
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
5 10 (52.63%) Data Guard
5 10 (52.63%) Perl
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
7 8 (42.11%) NAS
7 8 (42.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (42.11%) Opsware
7 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 8 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
7 8 (42.11%) SUSE
7 8 (42.11%) VMware
7 8 (42.11%) Unix
7 8 (42.11%) Windows
7 8 (42.11%) AIX
7 8 (42.11%) HPUX
7 8 (42.11%) Solaris
7 8 (42.11%) Linux
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (42.11%) MQSeries
7 8 (42.11%) LDAP
7 8 (42.11%) Cognos

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 8 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (42.11%) MQSeries
1 8 (42.11%) OpenStack
1 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 7 (36.84%) iPlanet
2 7 (36.84%) JBoss
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 7 (36.84%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LDAP
1 8 (42.11%) NAS
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) FCoE
3 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (21.05%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DBA
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared DBA
3 5 (26.32%) AIX Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Sybase DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) J2EE
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Grid Computing
3 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) AIX
1 8 (42.11%) HPUX
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Solaris
1 8 (42.11%) SUSE
1 8 (42.11%) Unix
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) High Availability
2 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) C-shell
3 4 (21.05%) Korn
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) OCP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
1 8 (42.11%) KVM
1 8 (42.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Data Guard
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
3 8 (42.11%) OpenView
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Cognos
2 8 (42.11%) Opsware
2 8 (42.11%) PlateSpin
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) Sun
2 8 (42.11%) Veritas
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) F5
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Sybase
5 3 (15.79%) Borland