The first table below looks at the demand for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £55.00
Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
49 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.09% 3.05% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 13
Average daily rate £275 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +9.45%
Data Guard
West Midlands

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Guard across the Birmingham region.

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Guard
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Guard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Guard.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Guard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Guard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle