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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 189 192 216
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 9 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 2.95% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 3
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £327 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50
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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
480 543 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.92% 9.18% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 379 316
Average daily rate £438 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.46 £23.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.45% -20.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.30 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £115.06 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +0.30%

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 2 September 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (96.15%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (84.62%) Oracle Database
4 21 (80.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (69.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (61.54%) Shell Script
6 16 (61.54%) SQL
7 13 (50.00%) UNIX
7 13 (50.00%) Linux
8 12 (46.15%) PL/SQL
8 12 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
10 9 (34.62%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (34.62%) Finance
10 9 (34.62%) HP
10 9 (34.62%) Replication
11 8 (30.77%) Clustering
11 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (30.77%) SAN
11 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
11 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (30.77%) Database Mirroring
12 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
13 6 (23.08%) ITIL
13 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (23.08%) Windows
13 6 (23.08%) AIX
13 6 (23.08%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) VLAN
3 3 (11.54%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) Oracle Database
2 21 (80.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 9 (34.62%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (11.54%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (3.85%) OLTP
11 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (3.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) DBA
1 20 (76.92%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (15.38%) Server Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Sybase DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (7.69%) CGI
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSD
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Replication
2 8 (30.77%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) W3C
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) UNIX
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (30.77%) Database Mirroring
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) Database Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) UML
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) BPEL
7 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
1 16 (61.54%) Shell Script
2 12 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Korn
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) NetApp
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) IBM
3 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) Sybase
5 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) Brocade
7 1 (3.85%) WorldPay