The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle RAC skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 - - 84
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.43%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Oracle RAC
Wales

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

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
136 115 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.57% 9.83% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 129 103 117
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £55,725
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 South Wales

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle RAC Salary Trend in South Wales

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) LAN

Oracle RAC
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) IBM