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 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 92 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 9 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.73% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 9.26% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
126 108 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.34% 7.87% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64 68 42
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,897
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £65,000
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 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 29 January 2015.

Oracle RAC Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) Oracle
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 27 (81.82%) WebLogic
3 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 20 (60.61%) PL/SQL
4 20 (60.61%) SQL
4 20 (60.61%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (48.48%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (45.45%) OCP
7 15 (45.45%) Degree
7 15 (45.45%) Data Guard
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (30.30%) Linux
10 9 (27.27%) Windows
11 8 (24.24%) SLA
12 7 (21.21%) Oracle 11i
12 7 (21.21%) Solaris
12 7 (21.21%) Finance
13 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
13 6 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 6 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (15.15%) Performance Analysis
14 5 (15.15%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (15.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 27 (81.82%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Beehive
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (30.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
7 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (6.06%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.03%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) DBA
2 30 (90.91%) Oracle DBA
3 15 (45.45%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 15 (45.45%) Senior DBA
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Junior Oracle DBA
5 4 (12.12%) Junior DBA
5 4 (12.12%) Junior
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Clustering
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris
4 5 (15.15%) UNIX
5 4 (12.12%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (15.15%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) SOA
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) PL/SQL
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Korn
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle Certification
2 15 (45.45%) OCP
2 15 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (15.15%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Sun
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas