The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Oracle RAC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle RAC over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - - 0.28%
As % of the System Software category - - 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £361 £401
% change year-on-year +21.96% -9.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Oracle RAC is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 77 72 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 12.05% 8.91% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 31
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 £13.75 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% -48.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £31.05 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Oracle RAC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in Birmingham

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle RAC in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in Birmingham