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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / North East
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.16%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 87 59 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 12.07% 6.77% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 20
Median daily rate £290 £283 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% -23.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.13 £11.83 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.85% -15.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.57 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £13.17 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the North East

Oracle RAC
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) E-business
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (50.00%) BCP

Oracle RAC
Top Related 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (50.00%) E-business
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat