The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 92 122 94
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 10 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.27% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 5.41% 2.09% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Oracle RAC
North West

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
185 239 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.41% 12.97% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 153 201 117
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £24,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Oracle RAC Salary Trend in Cheshire

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (82.35%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (70.59%) Data Guard
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (47.06%) Imperva
4 8 (47.06%) Foglight
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
5 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
5 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (11.76%) OCP
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (11.76%) Unix
9 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
9 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
9 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.76%) Incident Management

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
4 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) DBA
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Unix DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
2 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Database Security
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (11.76%) OCP
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Data Guard
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (47.06%) Foglight
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Imperva