Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 198 160
Rank change year-on-year +16 -38 +11
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 6 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.12% 3.10% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
West Midlands median daily rate - £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -25.93%
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £38.00 £38.68
% change year-on-year +34.87% -1.76% -16.82%

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 534 548 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.04% 8.84% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 286 206
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +13.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £161 £134 £148
90th Percentile £569 £513 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 63 77
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.22 £33.55
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

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 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 22 November 2017. 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
Solihull +1 6 - -
Oracle RAC
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle RAC.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 6 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (50.00%) Business Development
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Retail

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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Business Development
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle