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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 119 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% 0.31% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.56% 5.88% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
128 102 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.40% 5.19% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 59
Average daily rate £340 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.50 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
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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 23 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (42.86%) Sun
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (42.86%) LPAR
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) OLTP
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (28.57%) OLTP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) DBA
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
1 3 (42.86%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
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