Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 143 113
Rank change year-on-year +56 -30 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 13 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.08% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 5.91% 2.07% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
North East median daily rate £313 £273 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -26.35% +23.33%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £310
90th Percentile £375 £304 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £38.00 £38.68
% change year-on-year +15.13% -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 220 482 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.24% 20.32% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 296 83
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +22.27%
10th Percentile £213 £196 £208
90th Percentile £556 £500 £638
England median daily rate £440 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 59 37
North East median hourly rate £13.25 £26.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +3.92% -7.27%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.18 £9.80
90th Percentile £46.50 £31.35 £44.10
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.96% +3.39% -

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
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 17 January 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 +60 13 £313 +14.86%
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database
3 10 (76.92%) Data Guard
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (61.54%) Clustering
5 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
5 8 (61.54%) High Availability
6 7 (53.85%) Perl
6 7 (53.85%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
7 6 (46.15%) Python
7 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (30.77%) Migration
8 4 (30.77%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (30.77%) Sybase
9 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Unix
9 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) AIX
9 2 (15.38%) HPUX

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) iPlanet
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
1 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) FCoE
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (30.77%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) DBA
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) AIX
1 2 (15.38%) HPUX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
1 2 (15.38%) SUSE
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) High Availability
2 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
2 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C-shell
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) OCP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) KVM
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Data Guard
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (15.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) Borland
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Opsware
3 2 (15.38%) PlateSpin
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas
3 2 (15.38%) VMware