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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
Rank 198 190 174
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Oracle RAC 12 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.53% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 2.45% 5.17% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 33
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +13.92%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
489 561 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.75% 10.25% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 418 484 523
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Birmingham +11 7 £42,500 -10.05%
Solihull -4 2 £47,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Oracle RAC
England

Oracle RAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Data Guard
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Pegasus
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (21.43%) Middleware
8 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
8 3 (21.43%) Perl
8 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (14.29%) Banking
9 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
1 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (14.29%) Informix
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) DBA
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Data Guard
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (7.14%) Zenoss
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Foglight
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Pegasus
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Mercator
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) CA