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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing Oracle RAC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.081%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 208 225 279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.11% 8.45% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 101 106
Median daily rate £413 £348 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.70% +15.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £202 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 58
Median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.46% -21.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £26.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

Oracle RAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RAC in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RAC in the West Midlands

Oracle RAC
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 4 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) Presales
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (75.00%) OCP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Oracle RAC
Top Related 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) OCP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle