Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Guard skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Guard over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Data Guard
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 165 189
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24 -
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 15 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.38% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.36% 3.67% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £337 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.79% - -
England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - +11.84% -13.64%

Data Guard is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 635 490 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.98% 10.39% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 290 241
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +41.67%
10th Percentile £278 £231 £275
90th Percentile £575 £589 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% +3.59% +0.21%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.14 £12.80
90th Percentile £28.25 £53.00 £15.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.14 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.13% -14.33% -

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Guard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Guard in the West Midlands

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Guard in the West Midlands

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Guard 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 12 £500 - 2
Coventry - 2 £350 -
Data Guard
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (46.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (46.67%) DevOps
7 7 (46.67%) Open Source
7 7 (46.67%) Unix
7 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (46.67%) MySQL
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 6 (40.00%) OCP
8 6 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (40.00%) Kanban
8 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (40.00%) Degree
8 6 (40.00%) JIRA
8 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (40.00%) Ansible
8 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree

Data Guard
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) DBA
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) OCP
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle