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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 247 220 237
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 13 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.77% 4.26% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 11
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,625 £39,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.21%
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
736 564 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.80% 8.37% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 603 459 520
Average salary £34,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £54,950
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 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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
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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 -18 9 £47,500 -
Cheshire -25 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (96.15%) Oracle Database
3 24 (92.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (61.54%) Data Guard
5 13 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (46.15%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (26.92%) High Availability
9 7 (26.92%) QA
10 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
10 6 (23.08%) Banking
10 6 (23.08%) Retail
10 6 (23.08%) Java EE
10 6 (23.08%) JSON
10 6 (23.08%) JIRA
10 6 (23.08%) Confluence
10 6 (23.08%) AMQP
10 6 (23.08%) Mercurial
10 6 (23.08%) Gradle
10 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (23.08%) Change Management
10 6 (23.08%) Scrum
10 6 (23.08%) EJB
10 6 (23.08%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (23.08%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) Oracle Database
2 24 (92.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Essbase
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
1 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
1 6 (23.08%) Mercurial
1 6 (23.08%) Gradle
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) DBA
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (30.77%) Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) EJB
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
1 6 (23.08%) JMS
1 6 (23.08%) Java EE
1 6 (23.08%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) HACMP
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) High Availability
2 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 6 (23.08%) Change Management
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Email Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (19.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) Data Guard
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) Pegasus
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) i-GRasp