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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 116 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 2 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.32% 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 2.62% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £36,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £54,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +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
237 191 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.20% 12.24% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 216 162 180
Average salary £32,500 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.29% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 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 10g
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Informix
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SQLPlus
5 2 (28.57%) E-business
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (28.57%) Informix
5 2 (28.57%) SQLPlus
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) DBA
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) E-business
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) OCP
1 1 (14.29%) OCA
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Foglight
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Dell