Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 199 184
Rank change year-on-year +30 -15 -23
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.095% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 1.08% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Scotland median daily rate £413 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.91% -14.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £401 £232 £337
90th Percentile £434 £448 £455
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +66.67% - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 389 831 539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.23% 15.06% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 406 243
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £132 £157 £113
90th Percentile £500 £475 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 26
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.65% +126.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £12.60 £35.40 £11.50
90th Percentile £27.50 £43.00 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +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 23 July 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
Edinburgh +29 2 - -
Glasgow -1 1 £400 -
Oracle RAC
UK

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

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) OC4J
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (25.00%) Korn
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Tru64
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports

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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Tru64
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) EMC