Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 764 823 768
Rank change year-on-year +59 -55 -47
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 85 74 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.071% 0.098%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 0.54% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 46
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.10% +17.25%
10th Percentile £363 £316 £303
90th Percentile £538 £538 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £413 £416
% change year-on-year +9.70% -0.90% +18.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
UK median hourly rate £39.49 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.69% -6.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £35.22 £40.20 £39.50
90th Percentile £41.75 £42.60 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.49 £40.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -1.28% -8.05% +14.47%

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 13,678 13,794 10,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.80% 13.24% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,175 9,166 7,014
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 374 234
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.60 £49.35 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -26.41%

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 21 July 2019.

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
Top 11 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 21 July 2019. 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 +80 81 £455 +7.06% 15
UK excluding London +43 63 £453 +9.70% 13
South East +43 36 £483 +12.33% 3
London +44 17 £500 +11.42% 4
East of England +14 10 £413 -16.46%
Midlands +30 7 £375 +11.11% 4
West Midlands +26 7 £375 +11.11% 2
South West -23 6 £435 +6.10%
Scotland +22 2 - - 1
North West +18 2 £413 +10.00% 1
North of England +12 2 £413 - 4

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 85 (100.00%) Oracle
2 80 (94.12%) Oracle Database
3 70 (82.35%) Oracle RAC
4 50 (58.82%) Data Guard
5 49 (57.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 42 (49.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 39 (45.88%) SQL
8 37 (43.53%) Performance Tuning
9 35 (41.18%) Linux
10 33 (38.82%) Unix
11 32 (37.65%) PL/SQL
12 29 (34.12%) RDBMS
12 29 (34.12%) Relational Database
13 28 (32.94%) Security Cleared
14 27 (31.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 26 (30.59%) Shell Script
15 26 (30.59%) AIX
16 25 (29.41%) SC Cleared
16 25 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
16 25 (29.41%) Finance
17 24 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (28.24%) Oracle Exadata
18 23 (27.06%) Disaster Recovery
19 22 (25.88%) CRM
20 20 (23.53%) Oracle Linux
21 19 (22.35%) Oracle EBS
21 19 (22.35%) IBM
22 18 (21.18%) Oracle Applications
22 18 (21.18%) Oracle EBS R12
23 17 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion

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 4 (4.71%) IBM Domino
1 4 (4.71%) SAP Portal
2 3 (3.53%) NetWeaver
2 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (21.18%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (21.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.18%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (1.18%) OPENHousing
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Power Platform
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
1 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (94.12%) Oracle Database
2 49 (57.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (49.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 29 (34.12%) RDBMS
4 29 (34.12%) Relational Database
5 25 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 24 (28.24%) Oracle Exadata
7 17 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
9 10 (11.76%) MySQL
9 10 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (5.88%) Big Data
10 5 (5.88%) Power BI
11 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (4.71%) SAP BW
12 2 (2.35%) Ingres
12 2 (2.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (2.35%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (2.35%) Spatial Data
12 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.18%) ERwin
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.18%) PeopleTools
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.18%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (80.00%) DBA
2 64 (75.29%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (12.94%) Administrator
3 11 (12.94%) Senior DBA
3 11 (12.94%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared DBA
5 7 (8.24%) Database Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared DBA
6 5 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Ingres DBA
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Financials DBA
9 2 (2.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Middleware
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (7.06%) XML
4 4 (4.71%) SAP Basis
4 4 (4.71%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.41%) Clustering
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Linux
2 33 (38.82%) Unix
3 26 (30.59%) AIX
4 20 (23.53%) Oracle Linux
5 16 (18.82%) Windows
6 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.71%) Solaris
6 4 (4.71%) SUSE
7 1 (1.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (27.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (25.88%) CRM
5 16 (18.82%) ITIL
5 16 (18.82%) Load Balancing
5 16 (18.82%) Strategic Management
6 15 (17.65%) Migration
7 13 (15.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (12.94%) Time Management
9 9 (10.59%) Storage Management
10 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.41%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (8.24%) Break/Fix
11 7 (8.24%) Process Improvement
12 6 (7.06%) High Availability
12 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
13 5 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (4.71%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) SQL
2 32 (37.65%) PL/SQL
3 26 (30.59%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.24%) Perl
5 4 (4.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.29%) DV Cleared
4 11 (12.94%) OCP
4 11 (12.94%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (8.24%) OCA
6 3 (3.53%) Degree
7 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.18%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (82.35%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (58.82%) Data Guard
2 27 (31.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 6 (7.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.53%) Ansible
4 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (22.35%) IBM
3 13 (15.29%) Informatica
4 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.24%) Sybase
5 6 (7.06%) SAP
6 5 (5.88%) Tableau
7 4 (4.71%) Veeam
8 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.18%) Dell
9 1 (1.18%) HP
9 1 (1.18%) Northgate
9 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft