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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 185 219 206
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 15 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.98% 2.82% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 16
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£450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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
504 425 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.56% 5.78% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 300 349
Average daily rate £425 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 13
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.21% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.64 £37.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (94.44%) Oracle Database
3 29 (80.56%) Oracle RAC
4 24 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (61.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 20 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (47.22%) Banking
8 16 (44.44%) Finance
8 16 (44.44%) SQL
8 16 (44.44%) UNIX
9 14 (38.89%) Linux
10 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
10 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 9 (25.00%) Solaris
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.00%) BMC
11 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (19.44%) Migration
12 7 (19.44%) Change Management
12 7 (19.44%) Clustering
12 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (16.67%) SAN
13 6 (16.67%) Windows
13 6 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
14 5 (13.89%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (13.89%) ITIL
14 5 (13.89%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (94.44%) Oracle Database
2 24 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.33%) TKPROF
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 17 (47.22%) Banking
2 16 (44.44%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) International Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) DBA
2 30 (83.33%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (22.22%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Senior DBA
5 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) JDBC
1 2 (5.56%) XML
1 2 (5.56%) ODBC
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) UNIX
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Solaris
4 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) AIX
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Data Management
4 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Database Security
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) OCP
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (61.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (5.56%) SRDF
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Control-M
5 1 (2.78%) Legato
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) BMC
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.11%) EMC
5 3 (8.33%) Veritas
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (5.56%) Sybase
7 1 (2.78%) JBoss
7 1 (2.78%) Sun
7 1 (2.78%) HP
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago