The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 140 126
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 2.74% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £317 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £330 £360
% change year-on-year +19.31% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.78% -  

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 282 401 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 12.79% 13.63% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 313 147
Median daily rate £425 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.78% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 58 11
Median hourly rate £31.93 £38.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +105.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £35.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £43.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

Oracle RMAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RMAN in Scotland

Oracle RMAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RMAN in Scotland

Oracle RMAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RMAN in Scotland

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +14 1 - -
Glasgow -2 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Oracle RMAN
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Oracle RMAN.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) logstash
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Kafka
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Flume
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle RMAN
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 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (20.00%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Tru64
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Flume
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (40.00%) logstash
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft