The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 230 203 239
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +36
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 18 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.54% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.42% 5.80% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 27
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £40,840 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,600
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
Oracle RAC
England

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

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
743 603 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.68% 9.30% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 637 511 494
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 the North West

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Oracle RAC Salary Trend in the North West

Oracle RAC
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Oracle RAC Salary Histogram in the North West

Oracle RAC
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 10 £43,500 -6.45% 3
Cheshire -25 5 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Lancashire -3 3 £34,000 -11.68%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (90.63%) Oracle Database
3 24 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (43.75%) Data Guard
6 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (34.38%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (31.25%) Linux
7 10 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (28.13%) Change Management
9 8 (25.00%) UNIX
9 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (21.88%) Retail
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
12 5 (15.63%) VMware
12 5 (15.63%) Banking
13 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
13 4 (12.50%) Communications Security
13 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (12.50%) PowerHA
13 4 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (12.50%) Coaching
13 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (12.50%) Essbase

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (90.63%) Oracle Database
2 24 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (12.50%) Essbase
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (9.38%) Xcode
3 2 (6.25%) JBuilder
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) DBA
1 25 (78.13%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Support
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Senior DBA
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Database Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) Cocoa
1 3 (9.38%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (9.38%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) HACMP
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (28.13%) Change Management
3 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) Communications Security
4 4 (12.50%) Coaching
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) E-business
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
7 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) OCP
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Data Guard
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Hyperion
4 3 (9.38%) Apple
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Informatica
6 1 (3.13%) Pegasus
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) i-GRasp
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