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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 196 171 166
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 19 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 2.95% 6.63% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 18
Average salary £46,250 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.11% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
643 543 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.81% 10.95% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 582 453 444
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 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
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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 -12 6 £60,000 -
Birmingham -16 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Warwickshire - 1 £82,500 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 47 (94.00%) Oracle Database
3 45 (90.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 38 (76.00%) UNIX
5 36 (72.00%) Linux
6 35 (70.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 35 (70.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 32 (64.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 30 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
9 28 (56.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 27 (54.00%) Oracle Discoverer
10 27 (54.00%) Hyperion
11 26 (52.00%) Essbase
11 26 (52.00%) Oracle Exadata
11 26 (52.00%) Mentoring
11 26 (52.00%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (44.00%) WebLogic
13 21 (42.00%) Fujitsu
13 21 (42.00%) Telecoms
13 21 (42.00%) Finance
13 21 (42.00%) Retail
14 19 (38.00%) Data Guard
15 16 (32.00%) PL/SQL
15 16 (32.00%) SQL
16 12 (24.00%) Time Management
17 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 9 (18.00%) OCA
18 9 (18.00%) Oracle Certification
19 8 (16.00%) Solaris
19 8 (16.00%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (44.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 32 (64.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 30 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (94.00%) Oracle Database
2 35 (70.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 35 (70.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 28 (56.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 27 (54.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 26 (52.00%) Essbase
5 26 (52.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (8.00%) Big Data
7 4 (8.00%) OLTP
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.00%) SQLPlus
10 1 (2.00%) MySQL
10 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (8.00%) Toad
1 4 (8.00%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (42.00%) Telecoms
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
1 21 (42.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) DBA
1 41 (82.00%) Oracle DBA
2 11 (22.00%) Administrator
3 9 (18.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.00%) SAP Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Development DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Development DBA
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Technical Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Streams
2 3 (6.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Replication
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) UNIX
2 36 (72.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Solaris
4 7 (14.00%) Windows
5 3 (6.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Performance Tuning
1 26 (52.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (24.00%) Time Management
3 6 (12.00%) Network Design
4 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) CRM
5 3 (6.00%) ERP
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.00%) High Availability
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (4.00%) SOA
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) PL/SQL
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) OCA
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) OCP
System Software
1 45 (90.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (54.00%) Hyperion
3 21 (42.00%) Fujitsu
4 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.00%) SAP
6 3 (6.00%) IBM