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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 108 89 104
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 6.49% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
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£375 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £343 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £472 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -28.60%
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
225 154 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.67% 7.22% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 53 51
Average daily rate £300 £298 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 44 46
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.15 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.69 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 - 4 £350 -
Birmingham -6 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
4 8 (72.73%) Data Guard
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) UNIX
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (27.27%) OCP
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (18.18%) Replication
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (18.18%) Time Management
9 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 2 (18.18%) Big Data
9 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
9 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
9 2 (18.18%) AIX
9 2 (18.18%) Solaris
9 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
9 2 (18.18%) SOA
9 2 (18.18%) Toad

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (18.18%) OLTP
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
1 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
1 2 (18.18%) Toad
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) DBA
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Time Management
1 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
1 2 (18.18%) SOA
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Database Security
2 1 (9.09%) BPEL
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) OCP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Data Guard
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) VMware