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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 197 175 184
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 3 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.060% 0.51% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 4.08% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 5
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
496 637 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.94% 12.54% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 436 539 310
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -16 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 £47,500 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 43 (100.00%) Oracle
2 41 (95.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 41 (95.35%) Oracle Database
3 39 (90.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 35 (81.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 31 (72.09%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (62.79%) Finance
6 27 (62.79%) SQL
7 25 (58.14%) Oracle Exadata
8 24 (55.81%) UNIX
9 23 (53.49%) Data Guard
10 22 (51.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 22 (51.16%) PL/SQL
10 22 (51.16%) Linux
10 22 (51.16%) Oracle EBS
11 20 (46.51%) Telecoms
11 20 (46.51%) Retail
11 20 (46.51%) Essbase
11 20 (46.51%) Oracle BI EE
11 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
11 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
11 20 (46.51%) Oracle Discoverer
11 20 (46.51%) Hyperion
11 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
11 20 (46.51%) Fujitsu
11 20 (46.51%) Oracle Exalytics
12 18 (41.86%) ITIL
13 17 (39.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 15 (34.88%) Solaris
14 15 (34.88%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (23.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle EBS
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (95.35%) Oracle Database
2 39 (90.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 35 (81.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 25 (58.14%) Oracle Exadata
5 20 (46.51%) Oracle Discoverer
5 20 (46.51%) Essbase
5 20 (46.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
7 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.65%) DTS
9 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 20 (46.51%) Retail
2 20 (46.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) DBA
2 38 (88.37%) Oracle DBA
3 29 (67.44%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) DBA Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Database Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications Support
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Designer
6 1 (2.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Oracle Exalytics
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) UNIX
2 22 (51.16%) Linux
3 15 (34.88%) Solaris
4 10 (23.26%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Windows
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
3 15 (34.88%) Migration
4 10 (23.26%) SOA
5 9 (20.93%) Change Management
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.65%) High Availability
8 2 (4.65%) Change Control
8 2 (4.65%) Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.65%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) PL/SQL
3 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
1 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) MCSA
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) OCP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (95.35%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 23 (53.49%) Data Guard
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (46.51%) Hyperion
2 20 (46.51%) Fujitsu
3 3 (6.98%) Sybase
3 3 (6.98%) Sun
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) Mercator