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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 242 212 253
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +41
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 13 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.58% 4.34% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 18
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +2.70%
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
821 576 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.10% 8.47% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 717 482 552
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
(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 -21 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Manchester -25 4 £43,500 -17.14%
Lancashire +1 3 £34,000 -9.33%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 26 (81.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (46.88%) Linux
4 15 (46.88%) Data Guard
5 14 (43.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) UNIX
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (21.88%) Retail
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
9 6 (18.75%) Change Management
9 6 (18.75%) Java
9 6 (18.75%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (18.75%) Banking
9 6 (18.75%) JSON
10 5 (15.63%) QA
10 5 (15.63%) High Availability
10 5 (15.63%) PowerHA
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) AMQP
2 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 26 (81.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (12.50%) Essbase
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 4 (12.50%) Gradle
2 4 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (9.38%) Xcode
4 2 (6.25%) JBuilder
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) DBA
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (25.00%) Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Support
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
1 6 (18.75%) JSON
2 4 (12.50%) EJB
2 4 (12.50%) JMS
2 4 (12.50%) Java EE
3 3 (9.38%) HTML5
3 3 (9.38%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP
3 3 (9.38%) Cocoa
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) HACMP
2 4 (12.50%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) UNIX
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Communications Security
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (15.63%) PowerHA
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) Hyperion
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 3 (9.38%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) i-GRasp
6 1 (3.13%) Informatica
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft