The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 47 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.54% 0.93% -
As % of the System Software category 5.71% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £513 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 35 42 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 9.41% 9.72% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 4
Median daily rate £485 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +61.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in Sheffield

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Sheffield

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in Sheffield

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) NFS
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) NetApp
2 7 (77.78%) EMC
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) SRDF
3 6 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (66.67%) Veritas File System
3 6 (66.67%) Symmetrix
3 6 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (66.67%) Veritas
3 6 (66.67%) Sun
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) LDAP
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) NAS
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (44.44%) VMS
5 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) LDAP
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) FCoE
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Multicast
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 7
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Server Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Symmetrix
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) SUSE
3 4 (44.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) VMS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) NFS
1 7 (77.78%) SRDF
2 6 (66.67%) Veritas File System
2 6 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) KVM
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) EMC
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) NetApp
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Sun
3 6 (66.67%) Veritas
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Intel
5 1 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (11.11%) TIBCO