The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle RAC skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 198 179 199
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 16 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.50% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 3.25% 4.75% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
492 589 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.16% 10.60% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 433 529 423
Average salary £36,479 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle RAC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle RAC Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Oracle RAC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Oracle RAC Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Worcestershire - 9 £45,000 - 2
Birmingham -16 5 £42,000 +5.00%
Solihull - 2 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (84.21%) Oracle Database
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (73.68%) Data Guard
5 13 (68.42%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (68.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (63.16%) UNIX
6 12 (63.16%) Linux
7 10 (52.63%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (52.63%) Replication
7 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (47.37%) Oracle Streams
8 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
8 9 (47.37%) SQL
9 8 (42.11%) Windows
9 8 (42.11%) ClearCase
9 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
9 8 (42.11%) Toad
9 8 (42.11%) OLTP
9 8 (42.11%) Degree
9 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
9 8 (42.11%) Time Management
9 8 (42.11%) Mercurial
9 8 (42.11%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (42.11%) Big Data
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
11 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle Database
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database 10g
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (42.11%) OLTP
4 8 (42.11%) Big Data
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.53%) DTS
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (10.53%) Essbase
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) ClearCase
1 8 (42.11%) Toad
1 8 (42.11%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) DBA
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (42.11%) Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Development DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Development DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Replication
2 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) UNIX
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (42.11%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) OCP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Hyperion
3 2 (10.53%) Mercator
3 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.26%) webMethods
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
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