Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 488 730 810
Rank change year-on-year +242 +80 -23
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 49 90 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 0.72% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 66 56
Median daily rate £325 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £305 £360 £326
90th Percentile £496 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £322 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -28.44% +9.67% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% -7.51%

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 5,253 12,437 14,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.00% 14.65% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,275 8,426 9,941
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £310 £267 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 316 388
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £12.71 £12.76 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.60 £50.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% +14.29% +8.01%

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 30 October 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 10 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 30 October 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 +261 45 £325 -27.78% 1
UK excluding London +241 35 £322 -28.44% 2
North of England +129 26 £321 -20.74% 1
North West +104 26 £321 -20.74% 1
London +187 9 £450 -
Work from Home -102 8 £365 -18.89%
South East +174 6 £463 -5.61%
Midlands +81 2 £403 +28.80%
West Midlands +63 2 £403 +31.43%
South West +93 1 £350 -21.79%

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 48 (97.96%) Oracle
2 46 (93.88%) SQL
3 41 (83.67%) Oracle Database
4 35 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (63.27%) PL/SQL
5 31 (63.27%) Data Guard
6 29 (59.18%) Linux
7 22 (44.90%) Unix
7 22 (44.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (44.90%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (42.86%) Solaris
9 20 (40.82%) Shell Script
10 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
11 18 (36.73%) High Availability
12 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
12 17 (34.69%) Oracle Applications
13 14 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (26.53%) Kerberos
14 13 (26.53%) AIX
14 13 (26.53%) OLTP
14 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
14 13 (26.53%) Oracle Clusterware
14 13 (26.53%) Security Patching
15 12 (24.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 12 (24.49%) Sun
16 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS
16 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS R12

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 5 (10.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
3 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) AWS
1 2 (4.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Kerberos
2 4 (8.16%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) SSL
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) FTP
4 2 (4.08%) SNMP
4 2 (4.08%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) VSAN
5 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (83.67%) Oracle Database
2 22 (44.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (26.53%) OLTP
5 10 (20.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
11 3 (6.12%) DB2
11 3 (6.12%) MySQL
11 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
12 2 (4.08%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (4.08%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (4.08%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (4.08%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Toad
2 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) DBA
2 40 (81.63%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared DBA
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Junior
4 6 (12.24%) Junior DBA
4 6 (12.24%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Database Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared DBA
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.08%) Sybase DBA
6 2 (4.08%) Sybase Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Remote Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Middleware
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.08%) LDAP
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) Spring
3 2 (4.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Replication
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Unix
3 21 (42.86%) Solaris
4 13 (26.53%) AIX
4 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.33%) Windows
6 2 (4.08%) CentOS
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (36.73%) High Availability
3 13 (26.53%) Security Patching
3 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
4 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) SOA
8 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.12%) Break/Fix
9 3 (6.12%) Project Delivery
10 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.08%) DevOps
10 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
10 2 (4.08%) Logical Data Model
10 2 (4.08%) Microservices
10 2 (4.08%) Physical Data Model
10 2 (4.08%) Runbook
10 2 (4.08%) SDLC
10 2 (4.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) SQL
2 31 (63.27%) PL/SQL
3 20 (40.82%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.16%) Perl
5 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) Korn
7 2 (4.08%) Java
7 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.08%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) OCP
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (4.08%) NIST
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.08%) Docker
4 2 (4.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (4.08%) KVM
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (63.27%) Data Guard
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (4.08%) Avamar
4 2 (4.08%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.08%) Nagios
4 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) Rundeck
4 2 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.08%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) Sun
3 10 (20.41%) PeopleSoft
3 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.29%) Sybase
5 6 (12.24%) VMware
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) Veeam
7 2 (4.08%) CommVault
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) Huawei
7 2 (4.08%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.08%) NEC
7 2 (4.08%) NetApp
7 2 (4.08%) Remedy