Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 18 November 2019 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 197 181
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16 +25
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.91% 1.18% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
West Midlands median daily rate £498 £465 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% - -
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £39.38 £51.25
% change year-on-year -11.11% -23.17% +34.87%

Oracle RAC is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 576 764 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.87% 15.08% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 409 322
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £150 £158 £161
90th Percentile £588 £575 £561
England median daily rate £460 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +1.66% +6.47% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 96 43
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +5.52% +7.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.55
90th Percentile £21.90 £28.25 £21.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +4.76%

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Oracle RAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RAC in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RAC in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle RAC in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle RAC within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +51 8 £498 -0.40%
Birmingham - 2 £370 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 12c
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (81.82%) Data Guard
4 8 (72.73%) Open Source
4 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (72.73%) Unix
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (72.73%) MySQL
4 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (9.09%) CCTV

Oracle RAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) DBA
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) CCTV
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Kanban
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Data Guard
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
4 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware