The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 85 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 26 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.73% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 15.20% 5.75% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Oracle RAC
Scotland

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

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
171 87 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.40% 6.11% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 86 37 42
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,550 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle RAC Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle RAC
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Oracle RAC Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 36 (100.00%) Oracle
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 23 (63.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (63.89%) Data Guard
3 22 (61.11%) WebLogic
4 20 (55.56%) Linux
4 20 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (47.22%) Windows
6 16 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (38.89%) PL/SQL
8 14 (38.89%) SQL
9 13 (36.11%) Oracle 11i
9 13 (36.11%) SLA
9 13 (36.11%) Finance
9 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (33.33%) Solaris
11 10 (27.78%) OCP
11 10 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (27.78%) UNIX
11 10 (27.78%) Degree
12 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
12 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle EBS R12
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle Discoverer

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 22 (61.11%) WebLogic
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Beehive
Business Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
3 16 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (11.11%) SQLPlus
11 3 (8.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 4 (11.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) DBA
1 31 (86.11%) Oracle DBA
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 10 (27.78%) Senior DBA
3 7 (19.44%) Junior DBA
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 7 (19.44%) Junior Oracle DBA
3 7 (19.44%) Junior
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) Reference Data
1 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 12 (33.33%) Solaris
4 10 (27.78%) UNIX
5 7 (19.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (19.44%) SOA
2 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 3 (8.33%) Database Security
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) PL/SQL
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) OCP
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (13.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (63.89%) Data Guard
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas