Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 208 221
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 -26
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 10 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.62% 2.91% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 9
North West median daily rate £418 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.52% -12.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £309 £315 £350
90th Percentile £658 £503 £450
England median daily rate £450 £427 £400
% change year-on-year +5.32% +6.81% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 617 688 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.82% 10.07% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 388 455
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £125 £143 £163
90th Percentile £550 £506 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 75 107
North West median hourly rate £14.97 £14.34 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% -1.10% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £21.90 £25.90
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the North West

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the North West

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in the North West

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the North West

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Cheshire - 6 £490 -
Manchester -1 2 £418 +26.52% 1
Lancashire +11 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Data Guard
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (40.00%) AIX
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Internal Audit
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (20.00%) Data Management
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Siebel CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) Ingres
5 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DBA
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SFIA
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Siebel