The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 559 469 453
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 38 102 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.88% 2.59% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 65 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4298 3942 3580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.32% 7.98% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2694 2321 2035
Average daily rate £405 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 125 165
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.46 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -17.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £31.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Guard
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Guard across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Data Guard Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the England region.

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -41 28 £338 -20.91% 11
South East -21 3 £303 -31.63% 6
South West -4 2 £379 +1.00% 5
Yorkshire -31 2 £350 -15.66% 4
North East - 2 £515 -
North West -25 1 - - 1
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 98 (100.00%) Oracle
2 90 (91.84%) Oracle Database
3 85 (86.73%) Oracle RAC
4 60 (61.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 58 (59.18%) Linux
6 51 (52.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 43 (43.88%) SQL
8 42 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 40 (40.82%) UNIX
10 32 (32.65%) PL/SQL
10 32 (32.65%) Oracle Database 12c
11 30 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (28.57%) Shell Script
13 27 (27.55%) Red Hat
14 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
15 24 (24.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 24 (24.49%) Finance
16 22 (22.45%) WebLogic
17 21 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
18 20 (20.41%) Replication
18 20 (20.41%) Clustering
18 20 (20.41%) Windows
19 17 (17.35%) ITIL
19 17 (17.35%) Oracle Applications
19 17 (17.35%) Middleware
19 17 (17.35%) Oracle EBS R12
20 16 (16.33%) Oracle BI EE
21 15 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 14 (14.29%) SAN
23 13 (13.27%) RDBMS

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (22.45%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.02%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (3.06%) Endur
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (1.02%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) SAN
2 6 (6.12%) Internet
2 6 (6.12%) Firewall
2 6 (6.12%) LDAP
3 5 (5.10%) NAS
4 4 (4.08%) LAN
4 4 (4.08%) WAN
5 3 (3.06%) DHCP
5 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.06%) VPN
5 3 (3.06%) DNS
5 3 (3.06%) VLAN
6 1 (1.02%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (91.84%) Oracle Database
2 60 (61.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 32 (32.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
6 16 (16.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (13.27%) RDBMS
7 13 (13.27%) Relational Database
8 12 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (9.18%) Oracle Exadata
10 9 (9.18%) Oracle9i Database
10 9 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (5.10%) OLTP
13 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (4.08%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Subversion
2 4 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (4.08%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.06%) Toad
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.02%) Hudson
5 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Legal
4 5 (5.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (80.61%) DBA
2 76 (77.55%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (17.35%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 11 (11.22%) Administrator
5 7 (7.14%) Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (6.12%) SQL DBA
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Architect
7 4 (4.08%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (4.08%) Server Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Senior DBA
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.04%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.04%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.04%) Designer
9 2 (2.04%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) Middleware
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (6.12%) .NET
5 4 (4.08%) HTML
5 4 (4.08%) XML
5 4 (4.08%) XSD
5 4 (4.08%) XSLT
5 4 (4.08%) XML Schema
6 3 (3.06%) JPA
7 2 (2.04%) CGI
7 2 (2.04%) POSIX
7 2 (2.04%) J2EE
8 1 (1.02%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Replication
1 20 (20.41%) Clustering
2 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) W3C
5 3 (3.06%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.04%) Statistics
7 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 58 (59.18%) Linux
2 40 (40.82%) UNIX
3 20 (20.41%) Windows
4 15 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.18%) AIX
6 8 (8.16%) Solaris
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (17.35%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.22%) Database Tuning
4 10 (10.20%) SOA
4 10 (10.20%) High Availability
5 9 (9.18%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.18%) Migration
6 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.16%) Capacity Management
7 7 (7.14%) Database Security
7 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.12%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (5.10%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (5.10%) Patch Management
9 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.08%) OOD
10 4 (4.08%) ETL
10 4 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.88%) SQL
2 32 (32.65%) PL/SQL
3 28 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.14%) Java
6 6 (6.12%) C
6 6 (6.12%) Perl
7 5 (5.10%) Korn
8 4 (4.08%) XPath
8 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.06%) C#
10 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.02%) VBScript
11 1 (1.02%) Python
11 1 (1.02%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.02%) AWK
11 1 (1.02%) Ruby
11 1 (1.02%) R
11 1 (1.02%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (7.14%) OCP
2 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.04%) Degree
5 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (86.73%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle Clusterware
3 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.06%) Xen
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 51 (52.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 24 (24.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (3.06%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (27.55%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.24%) HP
4 11 (11.22%) IBM
5 9 (9.18%) 3PAR
6 8 (8.16%) VMware
6 8 (8.16%) NetApp
7 2 (2.04%) Brocade
8 1 (1.02%) Percona
8 1 (1.02%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.02%) webMethods
8 1 (1.02%) Remedy
8 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.02%) Veritas
8 1 (1.02%) Informatica
8 1 (1.02%) Sun
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