The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - - 0.23%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £495
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 79 47 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.39% 6.74% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 18
Median daily rate £350 £255 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.12% -31.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.88 £11.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.38% -37.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.83 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £11.83 £27.05
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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Tyne and Wear