The first table below looks at the demand for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Edinburgh region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 73 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.21% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.29% 3.08% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
63 65 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.04% 6.71% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 21
Average daily rate £325 £365 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +13.88%
Data Guard
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Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Guard across the Edinburgh region.

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) AIX
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (16.67%) MySQL
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (16.67%) HTTP
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (16.67%) SCOM
8 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) DBA
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas