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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 124 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.56% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 0.87% 6.31% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
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£463 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.25%
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
230 206 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.00% 8.92% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 88 62
Average daily rate £325 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 47 33
Average hourly rate £16.18 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.03 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £17.45 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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
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 27 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 1 £425 +21.42%
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (33.33%) DataStage
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Talend
4 2 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (33.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) BPEL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Talend
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat