The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 138 135 144
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 33 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.71% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 10.19% 9.78% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 10
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Oracle RAC
UK

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
324 225 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.93% 7.27% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 182 124 213
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle RAC Salary Trend in Scotland

Oracle RAC
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Oracle RAC Salary Histogram in Scotland

Oracle RAC
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Edinburgh - 22 £45,000 -
Glasgow -12 9 £42,500 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
UK

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 49 (100.00%) Oracle
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 35 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 32 (65.31%) Data Guard
4 26 (53.06%) Linux
5 25 (51.02%) Oracle EBS
6 24 (48.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (48.98%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (46.94%) PL/SQL
8 21 (42.86%) RDBMS
8 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
9 20 (40.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 20 (40.82%) WebLogic
10 18 (36.73%) SQL
10 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
10 18 (36.73%) Windows
11 16 (32.65%) UNIX
11 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (30.61%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (30.61%) Oracle Applications
12 15 (30.61%) SOA
13 14 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (26.53%) SLA
14 13 (26.53%) Oracle 11i
15 12 (24.49%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (24.49%) Solaris
16 10 (20.41%) Degree
17 9 (18.37%) Finance
18 8 (16.33%) Informatica
18 8 (16.33%) VMware

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (40.82%) WebLogic
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (26.53%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) LDAP
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 24 (48.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
5 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (30.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (24.49%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.20%) OLTP
11 4 (8.16%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (8.16%) SQLPlus
12 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (10.20%) Toad
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
2 4 (8.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Oracle DBA
1 45 (91.84%) DBA
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 12 (24.49%) Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Junior DBA
4 7 (14.29%) Junior
4 7 (14.29%) Junior Oracle DBA
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 5 (10.20%) Senior DBA
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Middleware
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Windows
3 16 (32.65%) UNIX
4 12 (24.49%) Solaris
5 8 (16.33%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) HPUX
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (30.61%) SOA
3 14 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.24%) Database Tuning
6 5 (10.20%) Database Security
6 5 (10.20%) Coaching
7 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.04%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) PL/SQL
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) Perl
4 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) OCP
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (65.31%) Data Guard
2 20 (40.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Informatica
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (6.12%) Sun
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat