Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 165 179
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.021% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.93% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Scotland median daily rate - £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.69%
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 504 539 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.59% 14.22% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 330 256
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -4.62%
10th Percentile £150 £149 £134
90th Percentile £575 £450 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 19
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +6.58% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.30 £13.38 £13.70
90th Percentile £36.50 £42.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.53% +3.23% -

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in Scotland

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Scotland

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in Scotland

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland 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
Edinburgh -29 1 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Foglight
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (100.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle