The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / South East
Rank 212 264 247
Rank change year-on-year +52 -17  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 29 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.043% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 3.06% 0.31% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 8
Median daily rate £450 £475 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +20.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £408 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £500 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.74% +9.37%  
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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 947 1275 1238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.06% 13.86% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 789 629
Median daily rate £375 £360 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +0.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 96 124
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the South East

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in the South East

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the South East

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Hampshire - 24 £450 - 1
Surrey - 3 £475 -
Berkshire +23 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 43 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (86.05%) Oracle Database
3 31 (72.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (58.14%) Linux
5 22 (51.16%) SQL
6 21 (48.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 21 (48.84%) Oracle Database 12c
7 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
8 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
9 15 (34.88%) Windows
10 14 (32.56%) Unix
10 14 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (32.56%) Data Guard
11 13 (30.23%) VMware
12 12 (27.91%) Oracle APEX
12 12 (27.91%) Middleware
12 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
13 11 (25.58%) Oracle OWB
13 11 (25.58%) Oracle EBS
13 11 (25.58%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (23.26%) Migration
14 10 (23.26%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
15 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
15 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
15 9 (20.93%) Toad
15 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (20.93%) Oracle Exadata

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.65%) GeoServer
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (2.33%) Infor M3
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Kerberos
1 6 (13.95%) PuTTY
1 6 (13.95%) WinSCP
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) IPsec
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (86.05%) Oracle Database
2 31 (72.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (48.84%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (48.84%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (25.58%) Oracle OWB
6 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.93%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (18.60%) MySQL
9 7 (16.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (6.98%) Big Data
12 3 (6.98%) HBase
12 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
12 3 (6.98%) Oracle Discoverer
13 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
13 2 (4.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (20.93%) Toad
4 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
4 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (13.95%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) DBA
1 21 (48.84%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (13.95%) Architect
2 6 (13.95%) Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) Tester
3 4 (9.30%) Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Architect
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared DBA
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Data Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Hadoop Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Database Architect
6 1 (2.33%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Middleware
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) OAuth2
4 3 (6.98%) RESTful
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Tez
5 2 (4.65%) Kafka
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (4.65%) REST
6 1 (2.33%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.33%) SAP PI
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services Management
6 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) HACMP
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Grid Computing
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) CESG
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) Unix
4 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (16.28%) AIX
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.26%) Migration
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) ETL
4 7 (16.28%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.95%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (13.95%) Service Management
5 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.95%) Test Management
5 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.63%) Database Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) ITIL
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (9.30%) High Availability
8 3 (6.98%) Build Automation
8 3 (6.98%) DevOps
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.98%) Open Source
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) F#
2 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.63%) C
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
2 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) ISEB
3 5 (11.63%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (4.65%) HDFS
2 2 (4.65%) vCloud
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) GFS2
3 1 (2.33%) OCFS2
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Data Guard
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (6.98%) vRealize
6 2 (4.65%) Ambari
6 2 (4.65%) Ansible
6 2 (4.65%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (4.65%) Oozie
7 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.95%) HP
5 6 (13.95%) Remedy
6 5 (11.63%) IBM
7 4 (9.30%) SAP
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco
8 3 (6.98%) Teradata
9 2 (4.65%) Hortonworks
9 2 (4.65%) Software AG
9 2 (4.65%) Veritas
10 1 (2.33%) Arqiva
10 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
10 1 (2.33%) IFS
10 1 (2.33%) Siebel
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