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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 197 189 214
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 7 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.56% 3.53% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 6
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£425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £328 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
448 539 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.54% 9.14% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 384 293
Average daily rate £435 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.54 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £116.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

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 29 July 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 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (96.43%) Oracle RAC
3 24 (85.71%) Oracle Database
4 21 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (67.86%) SQL
6 16 (57.14%) UNIX
6 16 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (53.57%) PL/SQL
7 15 (53.57%) Linux
7 15 (53.57%) Shell Script
8 14 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (42.86%) Finance
10 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
10 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (32.14%) SAN
11 9 (32.14%) HP
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
12 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
13 7 (25.00%) Replication
13 7 (25.00%) NetApp
13 7 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
14 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
14 6 (21.43%) IBM
14 6 (21.43%) ITIL
14 6 (21.43%) Windows
14 6 (21.43%) AIX
14 6 (21.43%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) VLAN
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 21 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (3.57%) OLTP
10 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (3.57%) TKPROF
10 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) DBA
1 22 (78.57%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 4 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Database Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (7.14%) CGI
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XSD
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Replication
2 6 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) W3C
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) UNIX
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) AIX
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Database Tuning
6 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 2 (7.14%) Database Security
7 2 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.57%) OOD
8 1 (3.57%) UML
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) Shell Script
2 15 (53.57%) PL/SQL
3 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Korn
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) C
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (96.43%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) HP
3 7 (25.00%) NetApp
4 6 (21.43%) IBM
4 6 (21.43%) 3PAR
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (3.57%) WorldPay
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