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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - - 0.27%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.11% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 54 77 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.50% 11.94% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 31
Median daily rate £306 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £189 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -21.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.38 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £33.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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