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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 175 194 190
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.77% 2.37% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate
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£430 £430 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £373 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £510 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £360 £386
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.60 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.64%
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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
361 379 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.14% 6.45% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 261 234
Average daily rate £450 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -39.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +3.77%

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 26 February 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle Database
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (72.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (66.67%) Finance
5 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (61.11%) Linux
7 10 (55.56%) Banking
8 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (33.33%) SQL
10 5 (27.78%) UNIX
10 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
10 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (27.78%) Migration
10 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
11 4 (22.22%) High Availability
11 4 (22.22%) Database Security
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (22.22%) Replication
11 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
12 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
12 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 3 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (11.11%) Clustering
13 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle Database
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.56%) MySQL
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) DBA
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Senior DBA
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (5.56%) Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Database Security
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) VCP4
2 1 (5.56%) OCP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.56%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas