Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 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 Recovery Manager (RMAN)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 557 780 826
Rank change year-on-year +223 +46 -61
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 66 79 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.086% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 0.59% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 39
Median daily rate £450 £459 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.91% +7.94% +7.94%
10th Percentile £300 £369 £311
90th Percentile £494 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -1.18% -2.30%

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 7,120 13,479 13,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.78% 14.71% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,629 8,962 8,706
Median daily rate £500 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £310 £275
90th Percentile £675 £673 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 340 307
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -21.74%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £49.27 £49.55 £50.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -20.00%

Oracle RMAN
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RMAN in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Oracle RMAN in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle RMAN over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle RMAN in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Oracle RMAN in the UK

Oracle RMAN
Top 12 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 24 May 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 +204 60 £450 -1.10% 1
UK excluding London +139 47 £450 -1.10% 1
South East +94 16 £450 -6.83%
North of England +99 15 £388 -13.89% 1
North West +66 14 £375 -16.67% 1
London +162 13 £450 -10.89%
East of England +58 10 £425 +3.03%
Work from Home - 4 £450 -
Midlands +74 3 £450 +12.50%
South West +42 3 £500 +21.95%
East Midlands - 3 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £498 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN.

1 66 (100.00%) Oracle
2 65 (98.48%) Oracle Database
3 50 (75.76%) Data Guard
4 35 (53.03%) Oracle RAC
5 34 (51.52%) Linux
6 31 (46.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 30 (45.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 27 (40.91%) Unix
8 27 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (39.39%) SQL
10 21 (31.82%) Windows
10 21 (31.82%) Shell Script
10 21 (31.82%) High Availability
11 20 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (28.79%) AWS
13 16 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (24.24%) PL/SQL
14 14 (21.21%) Java
14 14 (21.21%) ITIL
14 14 (21.21%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
15 13 (19.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 13 (19.70%) WebLogic
16 12 (18.18%) AIX
16 12 (18.18%) Database Tuning
17 11 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 11 (16.67%) Middleware

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 (19.70%) WebLogic
2 10 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 8 (12.12%) Confluence
4 4 (6.06%) SAP Portal
5 2 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.79%) AWS
2 10 (15.15%) Azure
3 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Kerberos
2 3 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
3 2 (3.03%) SSH
3 2 (3.03%) tcpdump
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) WebEx
4 1 (1.52%) InfiniBand
4 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (98.48%) Oracle Database
2 30 (45.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 27 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (21.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 10 (15.15%) Oracle Exadata
7 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
8 7 (10.61%) MySQL
8 7 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (9.09%) SAP BW
10 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
11 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
11 4 (6.06%) OLTP
11 4 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
12 3 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 8 (12.12%) JIRA
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Arabic Language
2 2 (3.03%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (77.27%) DBA
2 46 (69.70%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (21.21%) Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Junior
7 4 (6.06%) Junior DBA
7 4 (6.06%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.06%) Senior DBA
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Developer
8 3 (4.55%) MongoDB DBA
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared DBA
9 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (16.67%) Middleware
3 10 (15.15%) REST
3 10 (15.15%) Spring
4 8 (12.12%) Spring Boot
5 6 (9.09%) SAP Basis
6 4 (6.06%) SAP PI
7 3 (4.55%) Node.js
8 2 (3.03%) YAML
9 1 (1.52%) JSON
9 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (16.67%) Replication
2 10 (15.15%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Linux
2 27 (40.91%) Unix
3 21 (31.82%) Windows
4 12 (18.18%) AIX
5 10 (15.15%) Solaris
6 9 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (9.09%) SUSE
9 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) High Availability
2 20 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (21.21%) ITIL
5 12 (18.18%) Database Tuning
6 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (15.15%) Project Delivery
7 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 9 (13.64%) Microservices
7 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.12%) ITIL V3
8 8 (12.12%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (12.12%) Migration
8 8 (12.12%) Physical Data Model
8 8 (12.12%) Strategic Roadmap
9 7 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (10.61%) Proactive Monitoring
10 6 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 21 (31.82%) Shell Script
3 16 (24.24%) PL/SQL
4 14 (21.21%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) AWK
6 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.03%) C-shell
6 2 (3.03%) Korn
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
6 2 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) OCP
4 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.03%) GFS2
5 2 (3.03%) Samba
5 2 (3.03%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 50 (75.76%) Data Guard
2 31 (46.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (6.06%) Foglight
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (6.06%) Puppet
5 2 (3.03%) Ansible
5 2 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) Nessus
5 2 (3.03%) SELinux
5 2 (3.03%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.03%) vRealize
6 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) HP
3 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.09%) SAP
3 6 (9.09%) Sybase
4 5 (7.58%) VMware
5 4 (6.06%) Imperva
5 4 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.03%) Thycotic
8 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.52%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.52%) VocaLink