Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 128 103
Rank change year-on-year +51 -25 -23
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 19 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.07% 1.44% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 10.38% 5.39% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 5
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £280 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.46% -17.65% +11.02%
10th Percentile £300 £223 £310
90th Percentile £445 £322 £501
North East median daily rate £363 £280 £340
% change year-on-year +29.46% -17.65% +11.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 183 649 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.98% 26.61% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 434 80
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -10.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £223 £205 £212
90th Percentile £545 £467 £638
North East median daily rate £333 £314 £350
% change year-on-year +5.89% -10.29% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 69 29
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +21.35%
10th Percentile £9.55 £13.50 £12.55
90th Percentile £44.75 £32.15 £39.60
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.80% -11.30%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in Tyne and Wear

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +45 19 £363 +29.46%
Oracle RAC
North East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) Clustering
3 13 (68.42%) High Availability
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
5 10 (52.63%) Data Guard
5 10 (52.63%) Perl
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
7 8 (42.11%) NAS
7 8 (42.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (42.11%) Opsware
7 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 8 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
7 8 (42.11%) SUSE
7 8 (42.11%) VMware
7 8 (42.11%) Unix
7 8 (42.11%) Windows
7 8 (42.11%) AIX
7 8 (42.11%) HPUX
7 8 (42.11%) Solaris
7 8 (42.11%) Linux
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (42.11%) MQSeries
7 8 (42.11%) LDAP
7 8 (42.11%) Cognos

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (42.11%) MQSeries
1 8 (42.11%) OpenStack
1 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 7 (36.84%) iPlanet
2 7 (36.84%) JBoss
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 7 (36.84%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LDAP
1 8 (42.11%) NAS
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) FCoE
3 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (21.05%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DBA
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared DBA
3 5 (26.32%) AIX Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Sybase DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) J2EE
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Grid Computing
3 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) AIX
1 8 (42.11%) HPUX
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Solaris
1 8 (42.11%) SUSE
1 8 (42.11%) Unix
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) High Availability
2 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) C-shell
3 4 (21.05%) Korn
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) OCP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
1 8 (42.11%) KVM
1 8 (42.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Data Guard
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
3 8 (42.11%) OpenView
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Cognos
2 8 (42.11%) Opsware
2 8 (42.11%) PlateSpin
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) Sun
2 8 (42.11%) Veritas
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) F5
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Sybase
5 3 (15.79%) Borland