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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 186 196 185
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 10 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.64% 3.02% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
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£430 £356 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.70% -45.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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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
379 398 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.47% 6.73% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 271 202
Average daily rate £450 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £529 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £23.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Guard across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Data Guard Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (94.74%) Oracle Database
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) Banking
8 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (26.32%) Migration
10 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
10 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (21.05%) High Availability
11 4 (21.05%) Replication
11 4 (21.05%) UNIX
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
11 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
12 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
12 3 (15.79%) Database Security
12 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (15.79%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
13 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
13 2 (10.53%) Retail
13 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) Oracle Database
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
4 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) DBA
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (5.26%) Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Consultant
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Database Security
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) OCP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.26%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas