Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 75 117
Rank change year-on-year -22 +42 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 9 19 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.75% 1.58% 1.81%
As % of the System Software category 3.98% 8.84% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 33
North East median daily rate £438 £363 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +29.46% -17.65%
10th Percentile £374 £300 £225
90th Percentile £541 £445 £364
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £39.38 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -34.38% +66.67% -6.93%

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 226 215 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.71% 17.86% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 145 480
North East median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33% -11.69%
10th Percentile £227 £188 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +15.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 81
North East median hourly rate £14.60 £29.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.51% +5.36% +100.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £43.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £16.05 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% +5.03% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -18 8 £450 +24.14%
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
4 6 (66.67%) Open Source
4 6 (66.67%) DevOps
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (55.56%) Data Guard
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (55.56%) ITIL
6 4 (44.44%) Unix
6 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 4 (44.44%) MySQL
6 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 4 (44.44%) HP
6 4 (44.44%) EMC
6 4 (44.44%) OCP
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (44.44%) BMC
6 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
6 4 (44.44%) Kanban

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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) GitLab
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DBA
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared DBA
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Server Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Server Support
3 3 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Performance Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) Security Hardening
6 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
6 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) OCP
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Data Guard
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) SCOM
2 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (44.44%) vCenter Server
2 4 (44.44%) vMotion
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 4 (44.44%) BMC
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) VMware