Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 15 July 2020 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)
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 473 650 778
Rank change year-on-year +177 +128 -64
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 95 212 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.57% 1.46% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 138 72
Median daily rate £450 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +7.83% -
10th Percentile £301 £363 £356
90th Percentile £518 £641 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £465 £425
% change year-on-year -8.06% +9.41% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.40 - £41.00
10th Percentile £37.28 - £33.31
90th Percentile £55.28 - £46.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.40 - -

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,061 14,475 14,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.26% 15.56% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,792 9,608 9,373
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £193 £180 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 624 860
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.26 £47.50 £45.27
Median hourly rate £17.88 £15.93 £15.70
% change year-on-year +12.21% +1.46% +4.67%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle RAC.

Daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle RAC over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle RAC.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle RAC over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Oracle RAC in the UK

Oracle RAC
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. 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
England +148 77 £450 -7.69% 5
UK excluding London +156 49 £428 -8.06% 6
London +123 40 £463 -7.50%
South East +114 12 £450 -6.83%
Midlands +83 10 £438 +12.90% 2
Scotland +63 10 £475 -
West Midlands +72 8 £425 +4.62%
North of England +105 7 £322 -26.40% 2
East of England +62 7 £470 +13.94% 1
North West +77 6 £322 -12.81%
Northern Ireland - 3 £430 -
East Midlands +59 2 £438 +21.53% 2
Work from Home -5 2 £325 -27.58%
North East +37 1 £550 +7.84% 1

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 90 (94.74%) Oracle Database
3 65 (68.42%) Oracle Database 12c
4 49 (51.58%) Data Guard
5 47 (49.47%) SQL
6 45 (47.37%) Linux
7 43 (45.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 39 (41.05%) Finance
9 35 (36.84%) Oracle RMAN
10 33 (34.74%) WebLogic
11 29 (30.53%) JIRA
12 28 (29.47%) Confluence
13 26 (27.37%) High Availability
14 24 (25.26%) Oracle Exadata
14 24 (25.26%) Oracle ODI
14 24 (25.26%) Migration
14 24 (25.26%) PL/SQL
14 24 (25.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 24 (25.26%) SLA
15 23 (24.21%) Unix
16 22 (23.16%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (23.16%) Oracle Linux
17 21 (22.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (22.11%) AWS
17 21 (22.11%) SOA
17 21 (22.11%) Oracle Applications
18 20 (21.05%) E-business
18 20 (21.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 20 (21.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
19 18 (18.95%) Problem-Solving

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 33 (34.74%) WebLogic
2 28 (29.47%) Confluence
3 21 (22.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (16.84%) Red Hat Fuse
5 8 (8.42%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.11%) AWS
2 14 (14.74%) Azure
3 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.16%) IaaS
4 3 (3.16%) PaaS
5 2 (2.11%) GCP
5 2 (2.11%) GitHub
5 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Kerberos
2 5 (5.26%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) SAN
4 3 (3.16%) SSL
5 2 (2.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (94.74%) Oracle Database
2 65 (68.42%) Oracle Database 12c
3 43 (45.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (25.26%) Oracle Exadata
4 24 (25.26%) Oracle ODI
5 18 (18.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 16 (16.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (12.63%) NoSQL
8 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
9 9 (9.47%) MySQL
9 9 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (8.42%) MongoDB
11 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
11 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
11 7 (7.37%) VLDB
12 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (6.32%) OLTP
13 3 (3.16%) Oracle OWB
13 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (3.16%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 29 (30.53%) JIRA
2 13 (13.68%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.11%) Subversion
6 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.05%) Serena SBM
6 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (41.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 79 (83.16%) DBA
2 77 (81.05%) Oracle DBA
3 19 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 12 (12.63%) Administrator
5 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared DBA
6 5 (5.26%) Database Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Junior
7 4 (4.21%) Junior DBA
7 4 (4.21%) Junior Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.16%) MongoDB DBA
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior DBA
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.16%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
9 2 (2.11%) Reliability Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 13 (13.68%) Middleware
3 8 (8.42%) REST
3 8 (8.42%) Spring
3 8 (8.42%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.16%) Node.js
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.05%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Replication
2 13 (13.68%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.26%) Wiki
5 4 (4.21%) Clustering
6 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) Linux
2 23 (24.21%) Unix
3 22 (23.16%) Oracle Linux
4 16 (16.84%) Solaris
5 15 (15.79%) Windows
6 9 (9.47%) AIX
6 9 (9.47%) HPUX
7 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) High Availability
2 24 (25.26%) Migration
3 22 (23.16%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (22.11%) SOA
5 20 (21.05%) E-business
6 18 (18.95%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (17.89%) Release Management
8 15 (15.79%) Data Modelling
9 14 (14.74%) ITIL
10 12 (12.63%) DevOps
11 11 (11.58%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.42%) Database Security
12 8 (8.42%) ITIL V3
12 8 (8.42%) Logical Data Model
12 8 (8.42%) Microservices
12 8 (8.42%) Physical Data Model
12 8 (8.42%) Project Delivery
12 8 (8.42%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 47 (49.47%) SQL
2 24 (25.26%) PL/SQL
3 17 (17.89%) Shell Script
4 12 (12.63%) Java
4 12 (12.63%) Perl
5 7 (7.37%) Korn
6 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.32%) Python
7 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.21%) C#
8 4 (4.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) OCP
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.26%) SLA
2 10 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Docker
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) Cygwin
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (51.58%) Data Guard
2 35 (36.84%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (25.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (21.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 7 (7.37%) Control-M
6 4 (4.21%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.16%) Ansible
7 3 (3.16%) Foglight
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (3.16%) Terraform
8 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (2.11%) Puppet
8 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.05%) Netcool
9 1 (1.05%) QRadar
9 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (13.68%) Sybase
3 7 (7.37%) CommVault
4 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (4.21%) VMware
7 3 (3.16%) Imperva
7 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.11%) BMC
8 2 (2.11%) CA
8 2 (2.11%) Hitachi
8 2 (2.11%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.11%) Sony
8 2 (2.11%) Sun
9 1 (1.05%) EMC
9 1 (1.05%) Informatica
9 1 (1.05%) Qualys
9 1 (1.05%) Remedy
9 1 (1.05%) SAP
9 1 (1.05%) Serena