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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 185 215 200
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 14 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.80% 2.89% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £360 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.25 -
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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
500 415 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.49% 5.76% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 295 335
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 25 (69.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (63.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 21 (58.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (47.22%) Finance
7 17 (47.22%) Banking
8 16 (44.44%) SQL
8 16 (44.44%) UNIX
9 15 (41.67%) Linux
10 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
11 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
11 10 (27.78%) BMC
11 10 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
12 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (25.00%) Solaris
13 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (19.44%) Migration
14 7 (19.44%) Change Management
14 7 (19.44%) Clustering
15 6 (16.67%) SAN
15 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
15 6 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 6 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
16 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
16 5 (13.89%) Windows
16 5 (13.89%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
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 25 (69.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (58.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
7 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (8.33%) TKPROF
10 2 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
1 17 (47.22%) Banking
2 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.33%) 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%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Data 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%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Architect
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%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) UNIX
2 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Solaris
4 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Windows
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) AIX
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Database Security
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.78%) Content Management
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
3 10 (27.78%) 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%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (63.89%) 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 ESX
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (5.56%) Control-M
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) BMC
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) EMC
5 3 (8.33%) Veritas
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