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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 191 178 202
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing Data Guard 25 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.62% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.90% 8.08% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
281 421 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.10% 7.70% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 251 354 182
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Guard across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Data Guard Salary Histogram 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 15 September 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
Coventry +1 8 £47,665 -
Warwickshire - 7 £36,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £45,000 -
Birmingham -31 4 £52,500 +31.25%
Solihull - 1 £36,500 -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 33 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (93.94%) Oracle Database
3 25 (75.76%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (45.45%) Degree
5 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (39.39%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (39.39%) SQL
7 12 (36.36%) PL/SQL
7 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 12 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (30.30%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (30.30%) UNIX
9 9 (27.27%) Windows
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (24.24%) ClearCase
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (24.24%) Solaris
10 8 (24.24%) .NET
10 8 (24.24%) Finance
10 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
10 8 (24.24%) Toad
10 8 (24.24%) OLTP
10 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
10 8 (24.24%) Mercurial
10 8 (24.24%) Big Data
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 12c

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (93.94%) Oracle Database
2 21 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 9 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (24.24%) OLTP
6 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
6 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
6 8 (24.24%) Big Data
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (24.24%) ClearCase
1 8 (24.24%) Toad
1 8 (24.24%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) DBA
2 31 (93.94%) Oracle DBA
3 15 (45.45%) Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 7 (21.21%) Senior DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Development DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Development DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Streams
2 6 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Replication
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) UNIX
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (30.30%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (24.24%) Time Management
4 7 (21.21%) High Availability
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) E-business
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Sun
3 1 (3.03%) Netezza
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase