The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RAC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 118 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 5 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 1.07% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 2.58% 8.40% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 1
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
194 262 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.64% 12.80% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 166 244 142
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
Oracle RAC
West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Birmingham region.

Oracle RAC Salary Trend in Birmingham

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle RAC.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle RAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) DTS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (57.14%) Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Designer
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) OCP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Mercator
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 1 (14.29%) webMethods
3 1 (14.29%) Sun