Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 190 202
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 3 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.053% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 1.99% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
South West median daily rate £386 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.17% +14.67% -4.58%
10th Percentile £342 £362 £340
90th Percentile £426 £450 £408
England median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.77% +7.38% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 710 705 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.53% 12.39% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 427 365
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £158 £123 £120
90th Percentile £550 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 74 93
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -28.21% +6.85%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.15 £43.53 £43.60
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the South West

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the South West

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the South West

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol - 2 £386 - 1
Dorset +5 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

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

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) PlateSpin
3 1 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Samba
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) VLDB
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C-shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Opsware
3 1 (33.33%) PlateSpin
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Siebel
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas