Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle RMAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle RMAN over the 6 months to 22 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 Recovery Manager (RMAN)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 780 721
Rank change year-on-year +5 -59 -37
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 109 119 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 1.02% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 70 90
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.91% +11.74%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £300
90th Percentile £593 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -

Oracle RMAN is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11678 11644 9677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.04% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7904 7440 5908
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +4.85%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 270 332
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -4.42%
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.73 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -26.44% +14.29% -5.13%

Oracle RMAN
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle RMAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RMAN in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RMAN in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RMAN over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle RMAN in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RMAN.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RMAN in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RMAN over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle RMAN in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RMAN within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +13 105 £405 +15.71% 12
UK excluding London +24 74 £375 - 7
London -29 36 £500 +33.33% 5
North of England +65 26 £355 +9.23% 3
Midlands +43 22 £388 -
West Midlands +46 21 £388 -
South East +13 15 £350 -21.13% 1
North East +71 14 £325 +8.33%
North West +12 10 £413 +44.74% 1
South West -3 6 £519 +38.33% 1
Yorkshire +15 2 - - 2
Scotland -14 2 £375 -11.76%
Wales - 2 £475 -
East Midlands -4 1 - -
East of England -20 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle RMAN.

1 107 (98.17%) Oracle
2 92 (84.40%) Oracle Database
3 79 (72.48%) Data Guard
4 57 (52.29%) Oracle RAC
5 54 (49.54%) Security Cleared
6 50 (45.87%) Migration
6 50 (45.87%) SQL
7 44 (40.37%) Oracle Database 12c
8 41 (37.61%) PL/SQL
9 35 (32.11%) Unix
10 33 (30.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 32 (29.36%) Performance Tuning
12 30 (27.52%) Shell Script
13 29 (26.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 28 (25.69%) SC Cleared
15 26 (23.85%) High Availability
15 26 (23.85%) Linux
16 24 (22.02%) Relational Database
17 23 (21.10%) Data Migration
18 22 (20.18%) Oracle Clusterware
19 21 (19.27%) Oracle Flashback
19 21 (19.27%) DV Cleared
20 20 (18.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 20 (18.35%) Windows
20 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
21 18 (16.51%) Data Modelling
22 17 (15.60%) Data Quality
22 17 (15.60%) Big Data
23 15 (13.76%) Data Transformation
23 15 (13.76%) Coaching

Oracle RMAN
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 13 (11.93%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.17%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.92%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (8.26%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) IaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) SAN
2 5 (4.59%) Firewall
3 4 (3.67%) HTTP
4 3 (2.75%) SMS
5 1 (0.92%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (84.40%) Oracle Database
2 44 (40.37%) Oracle Database 12c
3 33 (30.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (22.02%) Relational Database
5 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
6 17 (15.60%) Big Data
7 14 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (11.93%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (10.09%) OLAP
9 11 (10.09%) Oracle OLAP
10 10 (9.17%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (9.17%) Pentaho
11 8 (7.34%) RDBMS
12 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (4.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (4.59%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (3.67%) TKPROF
15 3 (2.75%) Oracle Exadata
15 3 (2.75%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (2.75%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Oracle APEX
1 11 (10.09%) Toad
2 5 (4.59%) MSI
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Local Government
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (90.83%) DBA
2 94 (86.24%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (11.93%) Administrator
3 13 (11.93%) DV Cleared DBA
4 12 (11.01%) Developer
4 12 (11.01%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (11.01%) SQL DBA
5 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared DBA
6 7 (6.42%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (1.83%) 3rd Line Support Manager
8 2 (1.83%) Architect
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Production DBA
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Specialist
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
8 2 (1.83%) Production DBA
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (1.83%) Support Manager
8 2 (1.83%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (1.83%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (12.84%) JSON
2 14 (12.84%) XML
3 8 (7.34%) Middleware
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.83%) .NET
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) DHTML
6 1 (0.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.92%) MDX
6 1 (0.92%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.92%) REST
6 1 (0.92%) RESTful
6 1 (0.92%) Web Services
6 1 (0.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Replication
4 4 (3.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.83%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.11%) Unix
2 26 (23.85%) Linux
3 20 (18.35%) Windows
4 13 (11.93%) AIX
5 8 (7.34%) Solaris
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.92%) HPUX
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.87%) Migration
2 32 (29.36%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (23.85%) High Availability
4 23 (21.10%) Data Migration
5 18 (16.51%) Data Modelling
6 15 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (13.76%) Coaching
6 15 (13.76%) Collaborative Working
6 15 (13.76%) Data Transformation
6 15 (13.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (13.76%) Post-Production
7 14 (12.84%) Data Cleansing
7 14 (12.84%) ITIL
8 12 (11.01%) Database Tuning
8 12 (11.01%) ETL
9 11 (10.09%) Analytics
9 11 (10.09%) Database Security
9 11 (10.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (8.26%) Data Architecture
11 7 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.87%) SQL
2 41 (37.61%) PL/SQL
3 30 (27.52%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.26%) Perl
4 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.59%) Python
6 3 (2.75%) Korn
7 2 (1.83%) Java
8 1 (0.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.92%) Scala
8 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (49.54%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.69%) SC Cleared
3 21 (19.27%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.42%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.83%) Degree
6 2 (1.83%) OCP
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 57 (52.29%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (20.18%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.83%) NFS
5 2 (1.83%) SRDF
6 1 (0.92%) Corosync
6 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 79 (72.48%) Data Guard
2 29 (26.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (19.27%) Oracle Flashback
4 10 (9.17%) Oracle EDQ
5 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 8 (7.34%) NetBackup
7 5 (4.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.83%) EMC TimeFinder
8 2 (1.83%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Statspack
8 2 (1.83%) SnapMirror
8 2 (1.83%) SnapVault
9 1 (0.92%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.92%) Puppet
9 1 (0.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 107 (98.17%) Oracle
2 10 (9.17%) Cognos
3 8 (7.34%) HP
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.42%) VMware
5 5 (4.59%) EMC
5 5 (4.59%) Lumension
5 5 (4.59%) McAfee
6 4 (3.67%) NetApp
6 4 (3.67%) SAP
7 3 (2.75%) Cisco
7 3 (2.75%) RedGate
7 3 (2.75%) Sybase
8 2 (1.83%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.83%) Brocade
8 2 (1.83%) CommVault
8 2 (1.83%) Remedy
9 1 (0.92%) BT
9 1 (0.92%) Informatica