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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 116 129 103
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 7 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.36% 0.23% 1.31%
As % of the System Software category 3.15% 2.60% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 27
Average salary £42,500 £47,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.05% +18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £52,500 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
222 192 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.34% 9.01% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 191 165 266
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Data Guard
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (28.57%) AIX
6 2 (28.57%) Informix
7 1 (14.29%) Python
7 1 (14.29%) SAS
7 1 (14.29%) NFS
7 1 (14.29%) SNMP
7 1 (14.29%) Toad
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (14.29%) VBA

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (28.57%) Informix
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (14.29%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Guard
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (14.29%) Zenoss
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (14.29%) Foglight
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Mercator
2 1 (14.29%) VMware