The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 30 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.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - - 0.24%
As % of the System Software category - - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.23% +6.25%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 23 44 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 8.81% 15.38% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 16
Median daily rate £323 £313 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.20% -12.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £147 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Median hourly rate £31.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £12.60 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) IFS

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IFS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle