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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 513 447 489
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +42
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 75 113 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.75% 3.30% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £271 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £504 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £381 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 £43.75 £47.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% -8.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.75 -
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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
4292 3424 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.08% 7.12% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2109 1804
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 148 192
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £13.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +15 34 £370 -11.90% 19
South East -37 17 £425 +30.76% 3
Yorkshire -18 6 £264 -34.06% 3
West Midlands -14 5 £350 +10.23%
South West -33 5 £406 +27.37% 1
North West -15 3 - - 3
East of England - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £205 -
East Midlands - - - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Oracle
2 164 (92.13%) Oracle Database
3 140 (78.65%) Oracle RAC
4 122 (68.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 113 (63.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 105 (58.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 96 (53.93%) SQL
8 74 (41.57%) UNIX
9 67 (37.64%) PL/SQL
9 67 (37.64%) Performance Tuning
10 66 (37.08%) Linux
11 57 (32.02%) SQL Server
12 50 (28.09%) Finance
13 46 (25.84%) Shell Script
14 41 (23.03%) Replication
15 40 (22.47%) Oracle Database 12c
16 38 (21.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 35 (19.66%) Solaris
18 29 (16.29%) Banking
19 28 (15.73%) Windows
20 26 (14.61%) Oracle9i Database
20 26 (14.61%) Migration
21 25 (14.04%) Relational Database
22 24 (13.48%) RDBMS
23 23 (12.92%) T-SQL
23 23 (12.92%) SAN
23 23 (12.92%) SQL Server 2008
23 23 (12.92%) Clustering
24 21 (11.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 20 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 (11.24%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.49%) Apache
3 5 (2.81%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (9.55%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (7.30%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (6.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (2.81%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.92%) SAN
2 11 (6.18%) NAS
3 6 (3.37%) LDAP
4 3 (1.69%) Internet
5 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) SSL
6 1 (0.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) DHCP
6 1 (0.56%) Firewall
6 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (92.13%) Oracle Database
2 122 (68.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 105 (58.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 57 (32.02%) SQL Server
5 40 (22.47%) Oracle Database 12c
6 26 (14.61%) Oracle9i Database
7 25 (14.04%) Relational Database
8 24 (13.48%) RDBMS
9 23 (12.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (10.67%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (8.99%) Oracle Exadata
13 15 (8.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (7.30%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (6.74%) MySQL
17 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (5.62%) SQLPlus
19 6 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (4.49%) Toad
3 5 (2.81%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.25%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.69%) Subversion
6 2 (1.12%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 50 (28.09%) Finance
2 29 (16.29%) Banking
3 14 (7.87%) Financial Institution
4 13 (7.30%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.37%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 2 (1.12%) International Banking
7 2 (1.12%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 152 (85.39%) DBA
2 136 (76.40%) Oracle DBA
3 33 (18.54%) Administrator
4 25 (14.04%) SQL DBA
5 12 (6.74%) Senior DBA
6 11 (6.18%) Architect
7 10 (5.62%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 10 (5.62%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (4.49%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 8 (4.49%) Data Architect
8 8 (4.49%) Data Centre Architect
9 6 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.37%) Consultant
10 4 (2.25%) Senior SQL DBA
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Consultant
11 3 (1.69%) Server Administrator
12 2 (1.12%) Senior SQL Server DBA
12 2 (1.12%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.74%) Oracle Streams
2 10 (5.62%) Middleware
3 7 (3.93%) XML
4 4 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.69%) HTML
6 2 (1.12%) .NET
6 2 (1.12%) JDBC
6 2 (1.12%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.12%) XSD
6 2 (1.12%) XSLT
6 2 (1.12%) ODBC
6 2 (1.12%) JPA
7 1 (0.56%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.56%) Flash
7 1 (0.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.03%) Replication
2 23 (12.92%) Clustering
3 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.93%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.37%) Data Extraction
7 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.25%) HACMP
8 4 (2.25%) Statistics
9 3 (1.69%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.12%) W3C
10 2 (1.12%) LPAR
11 1 (0.56%) FMCG
11 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 74 (41.57%) UNIX
2 66 (37.08%) Linux
3 35 (19.66%) Solaris
4 28 (15.73%) Windows
5 21 (11.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (10.11%) AIX
7 11 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.64%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (14.61%) Migration
3 19 (10.67%) ITIL
4 17 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.87%) Change Management
6 12 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (6.18%) Data Migration
7 11 (6.18%) Performance Analysis
7 11 (6.18%) SOA
8 10 (5.62%) Data Modelling
8 10 (5.62%) Project Management
8 10 (5.62%) High Availability
9 8 (4.49%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.93%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.93%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.37%) Database Security
12 5 (2.81%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (2.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (53.93%) SQL
2 67 (37.64%) PL/SQL
3 46 (25.84%) Shell Script
4 23 (12.92%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.87%) Perl
6 11 (6.18%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.49%) Korn
7 8 (4.49%) Java
8 5 (2.81%) C
9 3 (1.69%) VBScript
9 3 (1.69%) VB
9 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.12%) XPath
10 2 (1.12%) C#
11 1 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.30%) OCP
2 13 (7.30%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.37%) Degree
6 4 (2.25%) MCITP
6 4 (2.25%) MCSA
6 4 (2.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) OCA
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.12%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 140 (78.65%) Oracle RAC
2 113 (63.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.25%) Firmware
3 4 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.12%) SRDF
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (21.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (3.37%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle Statspack
4 3 (1.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.56%) OVSD
6 1 (0.56%) OpenView
6 1 (0.56%) Control-M
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 178 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (10.11%) BMC
2 18 (10.11%) Red Hat
3 15 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.74%) HP
5 11 (6.18%) Sun
6 10 (5.62%) VMware
6 10 (5.62%) IBM
7 9 (5.06%) Sybase
8 8 (4.49%) EMC
9 7 (3.93%) NetApp
10 3 (1.69%) CommVault
10 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.12%) Northgate
11 2 (1.12%) Veritas
11 2 (1.12%) Remedy
11 2 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.12%) SAP
12 1 (0.56%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.56%) Perforce
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