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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 578 555
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 46 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 1.40% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 43
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £361 £394
% change year-on-year +17.64% -8.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.40% -  

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4539 5011 4462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.03% 9.31% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3182 2654
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 135 172
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +12.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Oracle RMAN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle RMAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 43 £425 +13.33% 6
London +26 15 £388 +1.50% 2
South East +17 10 £450 +27.65% 2
Hampshire +15 10 £450 +30.43% 2
North West +35 6 £325 +30.00% 1
Lancashire - 5 - - 1
East of England +1 4 £413 -
South West -19 4 £432 +15.13%
Yorkshire +12 3 £340 +4.61%
West Yorkshire +13 2 £320 +6.66%
Winchester +5 2 £450 +30.43%
Leeds +3 2 £320 +6.66%
City of London -11 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £413 -
Preston - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £400 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £413 -
Wiltshire +4 1 £426 -5.33%
Sheffield +3 1 £500 +53.84%
South Yorkshire +2 1 £500 +53.84%
Essex -7 1 - -
Bristol -14 1 £438 +16.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £426 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £325 -
King's Lynn - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 99 (98.02%) Oracle
2 84 (83.17%) Oracle Database
3 69 (68.32%) SQL
4 59 (58.42%) Data Guard
5 55 (54.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 53 (52.48%) Linux
7 48 (47.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 46 (45.54%) Oracle RAC
9 42 (41.58%) PL/SQL
10 39 (38.61%) Unix
11 34 (33.66%) SQL Server
12 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
13 32 (31.68%) Oracle Database 10g
14 30 (29.70%) Windows
14 30 (29.70%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (27.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 23 (22.77%) Shell Script
16 23 (22.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 22 (21.78%) Finance
18 20 (19.80%) AIX
19 19 (18.81%) Red Hat
20 18 (17.82%) Oracle9i Database
21 17 (16.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 17 (16.83%) WebLogic
21 17 (16.83%) Disaster Recovery
21 17 (16.83%) Oracle EBS
21 17 (16.83%) High Availability
21 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
22 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared

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 17 (16.83%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (7.92%) JBoss
4 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.96%) GeoServer
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Utilities
3 3 (2.97%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.99%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) IaaS
1 3 (2.97%) PaaS
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.98%) DNS
2 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.98%) LDAP
2 2 (1.98%) SAN
2 2 (1.98%) SSL
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (83.17%) Oracle Database
2 55 (54.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 48 (47.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 34 (33.66%) SQL Server
5 32 (31.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (17.82%) Oracle9i Database
7 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (11.88%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (9.90%) MySQL
11 9 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (7.92%) Oracle Exadata
12 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (5.94%) Ingres
13 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
13 6 (5.94%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Toad
2 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Local Government
4 2 (1.98%) Law
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Military
5 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (76.24%) DBA
2 69 (68.32%) Oracle DBA
3 26 (25.74%) Administrator
4 14 (13.86%) SQL DBA
5 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared DBA
6 6 (5.94%) Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Database Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 4 (3.96%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (2.97%) Architect
8 3 (2.97%) Consultant
8 3 (2.97%) Database Architect
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Senior DBA
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Developer
9 2 (1.98%) Database Designer
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (10.89%) Middleware
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (5.94%) Kafka
4 6 (5.94%) OAuth2
5 5 (4.95%) REST
5 5 (4.95%) RESTful
5 5 (4.95%) Web Services
6 3 (2.97%) .NET
6 3 (2.97%) OC4J
6 3 (2.97%) XML
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.99%) JSF
7 1 (0.99%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.94%) HACMP
3 6 (5.94%) Replication
4 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.96%) Clustering
5 4 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle Licensing
6 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.99%) RIA
7 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (52.48%) Linux
2 39 (38.61%) Unix
3 30 (29.70%) Windows
4 20 (19.80%) AIX
5 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (13.86%) Solaris
7 10 (9.90%) Windows Server
8 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.94%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.97%) HPUX
11 3 (2.97%) Tru64
12 2 (1.98%) SUSE
12 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (16.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (16.83%) High Availability
3 15 (14.85%) Migration
4 13 (12.87%) ITIL
5 10 (9.90%) DevOps
6 9 (8.91%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (8.91%) Change Management
6 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (6.93%) Database Security
9 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.95%) Build Automation
9 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.95%) Database Tuning
9 5 (4.95%) ETL
9 5 (4.95%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (4.95%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (68.32%) SQL
2 42 (41.58%) PL/SQL
3 23 (22.77%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.90%) Bash Shell
4 10 (9.90%) Python
5 9 (8.91%) Perl
6 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.93%) Java
8 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.98%) C
9 2 (1.98%) Ruby
10 1 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (6.93%) OCP
5 3 (2.97%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) MCDBA
5 3 (2.97%) MCSE
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.99%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.99%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.98%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (45.54%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.94%) Apache Flume
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle Clusterware
2 6 (5.94%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (4.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (58.42%) Data Guard
2 23 (22.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 17 (16.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (8.91%) Puppet
5 8 (7.92%) Ansible
6 6 (5.94%) logstash
7 5 (4.95%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (4.95%) SCOM
8 4 (3.96%) vRealize
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.99%) EMC Navisphere
10 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.99%) Nagios
10 1 (0.99%) OpenView
10 1 (0.99%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 99 (98.02%) Oracle
2 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.81%) Red Hat
4 16 (15.84%) VMware
5 13 (12.87%) IBM
6 5 (4.95%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.97%) Temenos
7 3 (2.97%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.98%) Veritas
9 1 (0.99%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.99%) EMC
9 1 (0.99%) HP
9 1 (0.99%) SAP
9 1 (0.99%) Sun
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