The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Oracle RMAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle RMAN over the 3 months to 23 June 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 Recovery Manager (RMAN)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 159 141
Rank change year-on-year +32 -18  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 13 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.13% 1.13% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £313 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £368
% change year-on-year +18.51% -8.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +22.22% -  

Oracle RMAN is in the systems management skills category. The next 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 systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 315 354 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.70% 9.25% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 182 196
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £524 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Median hourly rate £29.25 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £14.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £21.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Oracle RMAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Oracle RMAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RMAN in the North West

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RMAN in the North West

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RMAN in the North West

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 13 £313 -
Oracle RMAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN.

1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 18 (94.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 15 (78.95%) Migration
4 13 (68.42%) TKPROF
4 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
4 13 (68.42%) Perl
4 13 (68.42%) Toad
5 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
6 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
9 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
9 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Data Guard
9 5 (26.32%) SSH
9 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
9 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
9 5 (26.32%) Virtual Machines

Oracle RMAN
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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SSH
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (68.42%) TKPROF
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
4 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.79%) SQLPlus
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Toad
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) DBA
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (36.84%) Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Database Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Database Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Migration
2 10 (52.63%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Perl
2 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas