The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 206 177 174
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Guard 16 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.59% 6.82% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 18
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Data Guard
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
286 396 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.98% 7.45% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 239 315 223
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,125 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT 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
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Guard Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Guard
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 9 £42,000 - 1
Birmingham -26 5 £47,500 +18.75%
Coventry -12 1 £49,000 -4.85%
Solihull - 1 £36,500 -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT 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 IT job ads sampled that cited Data Guard.

1 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (94.87%) Oracle Database
3 28 (71.79%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (56.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (53.85%) SQL
6 20 (51.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 19 (48.72%) Degree
8 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
8 18 (46.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (43.59%) RDBMS
9 17 (43.59%) Oracle EBS
9 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
10 16 (41.03%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (38.46%) PL/SQL
12 14 (35.90%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (33.33%) UNIX
14 12 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (30.77%) .NET
14 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (25.64%) Windows
16 9 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (23.08%) Linux
16 9 (23.08%) High Availability
16 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
17 8 (20.51%) Big Data
17 8 (20.51%) Oracle ODI
17 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (20.51%) OLTP
17 8 (20.51%) Toad
17 8 (20.51%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT 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 IT job ads sampled that cited Data Guard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (94.87%) Oracle Database
2 22 (56.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 18 (46.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (43.59%) RDBMS
4 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (20.51%) OLTP
6 8 (20.51%) Big Data
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (5.13%) SQLPlus
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (20.51%) ClearCase
2 8 (20.51%) Toad
2 8 (20.51%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) DBA
2 32 (82.05%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (35.90%) Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Senior DBA
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Development DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Development DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle Streams
3 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Replication
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) UNIX
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (35.90%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.08%) High Availability
5 8 (20.51%) Time Management
6 3 (7.69%) E-business
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) OCP
2 1 (2.56%) OCA
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Sun
3 1 (2.56%) Netezza
3 1 (2.56%) Sybase