The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 16 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.33% 0.67% 2.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.00% 5.56% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £304 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.63 - £45.00
Data Guard
Gloucestershire

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

Systems Management Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
10 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.11% 12.08% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 10
Average daily rate £304 £463 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% +17.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Guard across the Cheltenham region.

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Guard.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Endeca
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) TKPROF
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Flashback

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Guard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) BPEL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Endeca