Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 193 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 - +164
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 18 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.073% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.69% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £337 - -
England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -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 £44.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% -13.64% +15.79%

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 488 385 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.34% 6.99% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 225 128
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £233 £275 £200
90th Percentile £600 £550 £485
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.74 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +3.80% -26.23%
10th Percentile £13.11 £13.12 £10.95
90th Percentile £53.75 £15.99 £26.76
England median hourly rate £16.62 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% - -

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Guard in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 January 2018. 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
Sutton Coldfield - 10 £337 -
Solihull +6 6 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Data Guard
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (88.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (88.89%) Migration
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database
4 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (55.56%) Analytics
5 10 (55.56%) Database Security
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle EDQ
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle OLAP
5 10 (55.56%) Pentaho
5 10 (55.56%) ArcGIS
5 10 (55.56%) OLAP
5 10 (55.56%) Cognos
5 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (55.56%) ETL
6 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (33.33%) Unix
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (33.33%) Database Tuning
8 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (16.67%) Project Management
10 3 (16.67%) WebLogic

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (55.56%) ArcGIS
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (55.56%) OLAP
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 10 (55.56%) Pentaho
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) GitLab
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) DBA
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Migration
2 10 (55.56%) Analytics
2 10 (55.56%) Database Security
2 10 (55.56%) ETL
3 6 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Business Development
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Data Encryption
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Release Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle EDQ
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Ansible
4 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) Cognos
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) Micro Focus
3 2 (11.11%) Serena