The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 105 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.078% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.85% 0.92% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£250 £350 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -8.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £365 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.16% -4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.65
Oracle RAC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
206 218 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.35% 8.53% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 97 100
Average daily rate £335 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £29.75 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle RAC across the West Midlands region.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Oracle RAC Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC across the West Midlands region.

Oracle RAC Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 6 £400 -
Birmingham - 3 £250 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle RAC.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 10 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) DataStage
2 10 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 10 (83.33%) ETL
2 10 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 10 (83.33%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (83.33%) Data Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (83.33%) Data Quality
2 10 (83.33%) Talend
2 10 (83.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Migration
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Information Management
3 7 (58.33%) Data Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Database Security
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle RAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 10 (83.33%) DataStage
2 10 (83.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 10 (83.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Data Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) CMDB
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Data Modelling
1 10 (83.33%) ETL
1 10 (83.33%) Data Analysis
1 10 (83.33%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Data Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Information Management
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Database Security
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 10 (83.33%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) HP