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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 220 252 220
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -32
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 15 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.23% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 2.28% 2.20% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 17
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,735 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +0.52%
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
657 727 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.87% 10.51% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 538 613 547
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,850 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
Cheshire +32 9 £52,500 +10.52%
Manchester +12 1 £55,000 +26.43%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 54 (100.00%) Oracle
1 54 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 48 (88.89%) Data Guard
2 48 (88.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 45 (83.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 41 (75.93%) Oracle Database 12c
5 40 (74.07%) Oracle Database 10g
6 39 (72.22%) Oracle9i Database
7 30 (55.56%) SQL
8 28 (51.85%) Unix
9 27 (50.00%) WebLogic
10 26 (48.15%) Finance
11 25 (46.30%) RDBMS
11 25 (46.30%) Relational Database
12 24 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
13 22 (40.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 22 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (33.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
14 18 (33.33%) Middleware
14 18 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
14 18 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
14 18 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
14 18 (33.33%) Release Management
14 18 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
14 18 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
15 15 (27.78%) ITIL
16 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity
16 12 (22.22%) Foglight
16 12 (22.22%) Imperva

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 24 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 48 (88.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 41 (75.93%) Oracle Database 12c
4 40 (74.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 39 (72.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 25 (46.30%) RDBMS
6 25 (46.30%) Relational Database
7 18 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (100.00%) DBA
1 54 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 11 (20.37%) Administrator
3 11 (20.37%) SQL DBA
4 2 (3.70%) Junior
4 2 (3.70%) Junior DBA
4 2 (3.70%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 2 (3.70%) Junior SQL DBA
4 2 (3.70%) Trainee
4 2 (3.70%) Trainee Administrator
4 2 (3.70%) Unix DBA
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (1.85%) Senior DBA
5 1 (1.85%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (1.85%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) Middleware
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Replication
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Unix
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) AIX
3 9 (16.67%) Solaris
3 9 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (33.33%) Release Management
3 15 (27.78%) ITIL
4 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.96%) Change Control
6 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 7 (12.96%) High Availability
7 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.56%) Data Security
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.70%) Database Tuning
10 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Optimisation
11 1 (1.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.70%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 48 (88.89%) Data Guard
2 45 (83.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (40.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (22.22%) Foglight
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) Imperva
3 9 (16.67%) IBM
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (1.85%) EMC
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) NetApp