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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 124 105 110
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 4 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 1.17% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 8.96% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 0
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
220 279 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.45% 13.06% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 179 257 137
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 September 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (66.67%) Data Guard
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
5 1 (16.67%) webMethods
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) E-business

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) SAP