The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 80 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.25% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 4.76% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
- +10.42%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
68 63 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.69% 5.16% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 12
Average daily rate £350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware