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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / South West
Rank 129 136 145
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.035% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £394 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 291 337 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.39% 11.75% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 192 160
Median daily rate £325 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £133 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 40
Median hourly rate £15.89 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +19.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £8.85 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.90 £34.10
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
Bristol - 2 £394 - 1
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Kerberos
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) CESG
5 2 (28.57%) Toad
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle 11i

Oracle RAC
Top Related 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 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) GeoServer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (14.29%) Essbase
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (28.57%) Toad
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (28.57%) OAuth2
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BPEL
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (28.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
5 1 (14.29%) Siebel
5 1 (14.29%) Software AG
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