Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 320 365
Rank change year-on-year -18 +45 -43
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 34 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 2.72% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 16
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.81% -0.67%
10th Percentile £358 £371 £305
90th Percentile £504 £579 £518
England median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.77% +7.38% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £38.00 -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £38.00 £38.68
% change year-on-year +34.87% -1.76% -16.82%

Oracle RAC is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2442 2129 2229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.61% 12.91% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1260 1225
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £144 £180 £163
90th Percentile £538 £538 £490
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 184 254
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.26 £10.26 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.96 £39.70
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Hampshire +20 23 £485 +10.86%
Thames Valley -29 4 £425 -22.73% 1
Berkshire -13 3 £400 -27.27%
Surrey -32 2 £350 -27.46%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire +2 1 £450 +20.00%
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 34 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (76.47%) Oracle Database
3 16 (47.06%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (44.12%) Unix
5 13 (38.24%) AIX
6 11 (32.35%) Middleware
6 11 (32.35%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (29.41%) WFM
7 10 (29.41%) Data Management
7 10 (29.41%) Master Data Management
7 10 (29.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (29.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 10 (29.41%) Veritas
7 10 (29.41%) Oracle Utilities
8 9 (26.47%) SQL
8 9 (26.47%) Siebel
8 9 (26.47%) SOA
8 9 (26.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (23.53%) Data Guard
9 8 (23.53%) .NET
9 8 (23.53%) CRM
9 8 (23.53%) Siebel CRM
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
11 6 (17.65%) IIS
11 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring 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 10 (29.41%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (17.65%) IIS
4 5 (14.71%) JBoss
5 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.94%) Apache
6 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.94%) GeoServer
6 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Utilities
3 8 (23.53%) Siebel CRM
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) Oracle Database
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) DBA
1 24 (70.59%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (20.59%) Administrator
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 6 (17.65%) Senior DBA
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 4 (11.76%) Environment Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Environment And Release Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Build and Release Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Database Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Integration Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Release and Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Middleware
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (23.53%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) IDoc
5 1 (2.94%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) SAP ALE
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (2.94%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Unix
3 13 (38.24%) AIX
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) SUSE
7 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Data Management
1 10 (29.41%) Master Data Management
1 10 (29.41%) WFM
2 9 (26.47%) SOA
3 8 (23.53%) CRM
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (14.71%) Workflow
6 4 (11.76%) SDLC
6 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Database Tuning
8 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.94%) Data Mapping
9 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.94%) Migration
9 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (2.94%) ABAP
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) Korn
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) SRDF
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Data Guard
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) Veritas
3 9 (26.47%) Siebel
4 5 (14.71%) Dynatrace
4 5 (14.71%) Informatica
5 4 (11.76%) Pega
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) SAP