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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 194 183 207
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 14 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.26% 4.38% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 6
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£435 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £341 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £558 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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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
430 479 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.36% 8.17% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 352 289
Average daily rate £444 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -55.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £16.85 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £54.64 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 1 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 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (96.77%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (87.10%) Oracle Database
4 22 (70.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (58.06%) SQL
5 18 (58.06%) Linux
6 17 (54.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (51.61%) UNIX
8 15 (48.39%) Shell Script
9 14 (45.16%) Finance
9 14 (45.16%) PL/SQL
9 14 (45.16%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
12 10 (32.26%) Banking
13 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (29.03%) HP
13 9 (29.03%) SAN
14 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
14 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (25.81%) Database Mirroring
15 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
15 7 (22.58%) Oracle Exadata
15 7 (22.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
15 7 (22.58%) NetApp
15 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
15 7 (22.58%) Replication
16 6 (19.35%) Clustering
16 6 (19.35%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) VLAN
3 3 (9.68%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) Oracle Database
2 22 (70.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (45.16%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
7 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) DBA
1 24 (77.42%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (19.35%) SQL DBA
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Server Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Database Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (6.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Replication
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) UNIX
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) AIX
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.81%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) SOA
5 4 (12.90%) Database Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Database Security
6 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
6 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.23%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Shell Script
3 14 (45.16%) PL/SQL
4 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Korn
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 3 (9.68%) C
8 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (9.68%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (96.77%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Xen
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) NetApp
4 6 (19.35%) IBM
4 6 (19.35%) 3PAR
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) Brocade
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) WorldPay