The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 145 182 192
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 5 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.77% 2.46% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £430 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £410 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £581 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £29.45
Data Guard
London

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

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
283 406 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.99% 7.93% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 298 277
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.27% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +22.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% +2.38%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the City of London region.

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Replication
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (22.22%) Sybase
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (22.22%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) DBA
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Sybase