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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 127 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.078% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.91% 0.82% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £55.00
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
209 244 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.60% 9.55% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 97 80
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £161 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 74
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.95 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -13.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £18.50 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Solihull - 4 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
4 7 (63.64%) Data Guard
5 6 (54.55%) Database Tuning
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (54.55%) Unix
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (54.55%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (45.45%) OCP
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
7 4 (36.36%) AIX
7 4 (36.36%) Presales
7 4 (36.36%) VLAN
7 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (36.36%) Relational Database

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) DBA
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Database Tuning
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) OCP
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft