The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 186 181 197
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 25 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.57% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 4.63% 5.58% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 2
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -9.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £35,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,100 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
540 573 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.96% 10.27% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 463 517 410
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Solihull - 11 - -
Worcestershire - 8 £45,000 -
Birmingham -21 4 £47,250 +18.12%
Coventry -4 1 £90,000 +44.00%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 22 (81.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 19 (70.37%) UNIX
5 19 (70.37%) Linux
6 18 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (51.85%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (51.85%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (48.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (44.44%) Hyperion
9 12 (44.44%) Oracle Exadata
10 11 (40.74%) Data Guard
10 11 (40.74%) Oracle Discoverer
10 11 (40.74%) WebLogic
10 11 (40.74%) Retail
10 11 (40.74%) Fujitsu
10 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
10 11 (40.74%) Finance
10 11 (40.74%) Essbase
11 9 (33.33%) Oracle Streams
11 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
11 9 (33.33%) SQL
11 9 (33.33%) Windows
12 8 (29.63%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (29.63%) ClearCase
12 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
12 8 (29.63%) Toad
12 8 (29.63%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (40.74%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle Exadata
5 11 (40.74%) Essbase
5 11 (40.74%) Oracle Discoverer
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (29.63%) Big Data
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (29.63%) OLTP
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.70%) MySQL
8 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
8 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) ClearCase
1 8 (29.63%) Toad
1 8 (29.63%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
1 11 (40.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) DBA
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (25.93%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Development DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Development DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Replication
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) UNIX
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (29.63%) Time Management
3 3 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) Hyperion
3 11 (40.74%) Fujitsu
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) webMethods