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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.18%
As % of the System Software category - - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
205 190 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.64% 7.28% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 81 106
Median daily rate £400 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £173 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 66
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (80.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) OCP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (60.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat

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 4 (80.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) OCP
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat