The first table below looks at the demand for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 16 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 West Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 109 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.29% 2.30% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
175 87 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.31% 4.61% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 47 44
Average daily rate £275 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £198 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 12
Average hourly rate £16.88 £13.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.90 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £23.80 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the West Midlands region.

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Shropshire - - - -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (20.00%) OLTP
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (10.00%) Retail
8 1 (10.00%) Data Management
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (10.00%) POSIX

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (20.00%) OLTP
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) DBA
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Streams
1 1 (10.00%) POSIX
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Database Security
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (10.00%) OCP
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
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