Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 171 191
Rank change year-on-year -33 +20 -
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 4 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 2.79% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
West Midlands median daily rate £344 £362 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.04% +11.38% -
10th Percentile £322 £298 £313
90th Percentile £356 £400 £338
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.35% +6.25% -

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 602 466 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.86% 10.14% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 290 301
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £440 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +9.86% +31.31%
10th Percentile £275 £231 £300
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 10
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £14.53 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% +3.75% -34.12%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.70 £11.18
90th Percentile £24.58 £50.75 £21.15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year - -23.08% +8.33%

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 October 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 +4 3 £338 +0.30%
Coventry -15 1 £350 -9.68% 1
Data Guard
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (75.00%) Pentaho
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Database Security
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris

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 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) Pentaho
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Database Security
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle EDQ
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos