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 25 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 Real Application Clusters (RAC)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.43% 2.16% -
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 16.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +18.62% -6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 18 50 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 7.73% 13.51% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 40 19
Median daily rate £388 £530 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.88% +112.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £625 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.75 £8.50 £10.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.23% -22.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.90 £12.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) SRDF
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) DataSynapse
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) DataSynapse
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FCoE
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Multicast
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) SRDF
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) VMware