The table below looks at the statistics 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 120 113 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 3 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.18% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 1.66% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Oracle RAC
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
183 181 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.29% 10.86% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 150 166 223
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) SQLPlus
4 2 (33.33%) Informix
4 2 (33.33%) Toad
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) Foglight
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) OCP
5 1 (16.67%) OCA
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (16.67%) Replication

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) SQLPlus
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Informix
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Database Security
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) OCA
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Dell