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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 486 441 487
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +46
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 97 116 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.47% 3.22% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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
3928 3608 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.71% 7.41% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2301 2097 1892
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 147 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.99 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.06 £40.57 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 62 £398 -11.66% 20
South East -17 19 £435 +21.67% 5
North West +3 7 £400 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire -10 5 £320 -14.66% 3
West Midlands -25 2 £350 +27.27%
South West -43 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 252 (100.00%) Oracle
2 226 (89.68%) Oracle Database
3 181 (71.83%) Oracle RAC
4 171 (67.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 151 (59.92%) Oracle RMAN
6 148 (58.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 129 (51.19%) SQL
8 103 (40.87%) Linux
9 95 (37.70%) Performance Tuning
10 94 (37.30%) UNIX
11 82 (32.54%) SQL Server
11 82 (32.54%) PL/SQL
12 69 (27.38%) Finance
13 65 (25.79%) Replication
14 60 (23.81%) Solaris
15 55 (21.83%) Shell Script
16 47 (18.65%) Windows
17 46 (18.25%) Oracle Database 12c
18 45 (17.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 43 (17.06%) SQL Server 2008
20 40 (15.87%) Clustering
21 38 (15.08%) T-SQL
22 35 (13.89%) Banking
22 35 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 34 (13.49%) Relational Database
24 33 (13.10%) RDBMS
25 32 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
25 32 (12.70%) ITIL
26 31 (12.30%) Oracle Reports
26 31 (12.30%) SAN

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 28 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.57%) Apache
2 9 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.40%) Confluence
6 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (5.16%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.30%) SAN
2 15 (5.95%) NAS
3 8 (3.17%) LDAP
3 8 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.78%) Internet
5 6 (2.38%) Firewall
6 5 (1.98%) DNS
7 4 (1.59%) VLAN
7 4 (1.59%) DHCP
7 4 (1.59%) VPN
8 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.40%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (89.68%) Oracle Database
2 171 (67.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 148 (58.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 82 (32.54%) SQL Server
5 46 (18.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 43 (17.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (13.49%) Relational Database
8 33 (13.10%) RDBMS
9 31 (12.30%) Oracle Reports
10 29 (11.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
11 27 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (6.75%) MySQL
14 17 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (6.35%) Oracle Exadata
16 13 (5.16%) SQLPlus
17 6 (2.38%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (5.16%) Toad
3 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.98%) ProC
5 4 (1.59%) Subversion
5 4 (1.59%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.79%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 69 (27.38%) Finance
2 35 (13.89%) Banking
3 15 (5.95%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.97%) Retail
6 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) French Language
7 2 (0.79%) International Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 213 (84.52%) DBA
2 183 (72.62%) Oracle DBA
3 39 (15.48%) Administrator
4 36 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 20 (7.94%) Architect
6 19 (7.54%) Senior DBA
7 17 (6.75%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 12 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (3.97%) Consultant
10 9 (3.57%) Data Centre Architect
10 9 (3.57%) Data Architect
11 8 (3.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 8 (3.17%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.78%) Oracle Consultant
13 6 (2.38%) Sybase DBA
14 5 (1.98%) Infrastructure Architect
14 5 (1.98%) Server Administrator
15 4 (1.59%) Oracle Architect
16 3 (1.19%) Developer
16 3 (1.19%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.56%) Oracle Streams
2 12 (4.76%) Middleware
3 9 (3.57%) XML
4 5 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.59%) HTML
6 3 (1.19%) .NET
7 2 (0.79%) JPA
7 2 (0.79%) XSD
7 2 (0.79%) XSLT
7 2 (0.79%) ODBC
7 2 (0.79%) JDBC
7 2 (0.79%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.79%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.40%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.40%) COM
8 1 (0.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (25.79%) Replication
2 40 (15.87%) Clustering
3 10 (3.97%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.78%) Statistics
6 5 (1.98%) Firmware
6 5 (1.98%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.59%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.19%) LPAR
8 3 (1.19%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.19%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.79%) W3C
9 2 (0.79%) HACMP
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) DTV
10 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 103 (40.87%) Linux
2 94 (37.30%) UNIX
3 60 (23.81%) Solaris
4 47 (18.65%) Windows
5 35 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (9.92%) AIX
7 12 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.59%) HPUX
10 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (37.70%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (12.70%) ITIL
3 30 (11.90%) Migration
4 23 (9.13%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (7.14%) Change Management
5 18 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
6 16 (6.35%) Data Modelling
6 16 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.16%) Data Migration
7 13 (5.16%) High Availability
8 12 (4.76%) SOA
9 11 (4.37%) Project Management
10 10 (3.97%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.57%) Service Management
11 9 (3.57%) Data Management
11 9 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (2.78%) Database Tuning
12 7 (2.78%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.38%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 129 (51.19%) SQL
2 82 (32.54%) PL/SQL
3 55 (21.83%) Shell Script
4 38 (15.08%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.94%) Perl
6 15 (5.95%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.37%) Korn
8 10 (3.97%) Java
9 8 (3.17%) C
10 5 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.79%) XPath
11 2 (0.79%) C#
12 1 (0.40%) sed
12 1 (0.40%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.40%) AWK
Qualifications
1 28 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.54%) Oracle Certification
4 18 (7.14%) OCP
5 13 (5.16%) Degree
6 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.59%) MCITP
8 4 (1.59%) MCSA
9 3 (1.19%) OCA
10 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.73%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.79%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 181 (71.83%) Oracle RAC
2 151 (59.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.17%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.98%) SRDF
6 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.59%) Xen
6 4 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.59%) vSphere
7 3 (1.19%) XenApp
7 3 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 45 (17.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (4.37%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (3.97%) Tivoli
4 8 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.98%) Legato
5 5 (1.98%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.98%) Oracle Statspack
6 4 (1.59%) SCOM
6 4 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.59%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (1.19%) Control-M
7 3 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.79%) Foglight
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.40%) OpenView
9 1 (0.40%) OVSD
Vendors
1 252 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 24 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.33%) BMC
5 17 (6.75%) EMC
6 16 (6.35%) VMware
6 16 (6.35%) HP
7 14 (5.56%) Sybase
8 12 (4.76%) IBM
9 10 (3.97%) Veritas
10 9 (3.57%) NetApp
10 9 (3.57%) Sun
11 6 (2.38%) Remedy
12 4 (1.59%) JBoss
13 3 (1.19%) SAP
13 3 (1.19%) Citrix
13 3 (1.19%) CommVault
14 2 (0.79%) Northgate
14 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
15 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
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