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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 118 128 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 17 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.037% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 5.92% 0.38% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Median daily rate £340 £500 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £500 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £500 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.80% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 - £52.50
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
287 261 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.96% 9.69% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 118 87
Median daily rate £375 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £27.80 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 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 - 10 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £336 -
Coventry - 1 £400 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (73.68%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) WebLogic
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (68.42%) Data Guard
5 12 (63.16%) Unix
5 12 (63.16%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (57.89%) Windows
7 10 (52.63%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (52.63%) Oracle Discoverer
7 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
7 10 (52.63%) Oracle Application Server
7 10 (52.63%) Database Tuning
7 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (42.11%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
10 4 (21.05%) OCP
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
10 4 (21.05%) AIX
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 14 (73.68%) WebLogic
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (15.79%) Liferay
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle Discoverer
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) DBA
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (47.37%) Administrator
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared DBA
4 4 (21.05%) E-Business Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Unix
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) AIX
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Database Tuning
1 10 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Presales
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) OCP
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Data Guard
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR