The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Oracle RMAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle RMAN over the 3 months to 26 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 Recovery Manager (RMAN)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 138 119
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19  
Contract jobs citing Oracle RMAN 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.067% 0.085%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.51% 0.71% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £399 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £335 £360
% change year-on-year +17.53% -6.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +22.22% -  

Oracle RMAN is in the systems management 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 systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 199 280 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.74% 9.38% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 150 80
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.34% -38.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Oracle RMAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Oracle RMAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle RMAN in the West Midlands

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle RMAN in the West Midlands

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle RMAN in the West Midlands

Oracle RMAN
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 RMAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 3 £388 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £420 -
Oracle RMAN
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle RMAN 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 RMAN.

1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) CommVault
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) DHTML
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) MDX

Oracle RMAN
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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) DHTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware