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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 495 443 495
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +52
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 89 111 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.16% 3.24% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 26
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£398 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £271 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £43.75 £47.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -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
4128 3426 3396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 7.22% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2477 2059 1817
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 £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 155 177
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 2 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 2 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 +19 46 £386 -9.11% 10
South East -29 17 £425 +30.76% 3
Yorkshire -10 6 £264 -34.06% 4
North West -11 6 £400 +4.57% 1
South West -28 5 £428 +34.27%
West Midlands -17 4 £350 +10.23%
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 2 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.

1 207 (100.00%) Oracle
2 189 (91.30%) Oracle Database
3 160 (77.29%) Oracle RAC
4 138 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 127 (61.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 124 (59.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 108 (52.17%) SQL
8 81 (39.13%) Linux
9 79 (38.16%) UNIX
10 76 (36.71%) Performance Tuning
11 73 (35.27%) SQL Server
12 70 (33.82%) PL/SQL
13 62 (29.95%) Finance
14 55 (26.57%) Replication
15 54 (26.09%) Shell Script
16 45 (21.74%) Solaris
17 44 (21.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 41 (19.81%) Oracle Database 12c
19 38 (18.36%) Windows
20 37 (17.87%) Banking
21 34 (16.43%) Clustering
22 32 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
23 30 (14.49%) SAN
24 29 (14.01%) Migration
24 29 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 28 (13.53%) Disaster Recovery
25 28 (13.53%) T-SQL
25 28 (13.53%) Oracle9i Database
25 28 (13.53%) Relational Database
26 27 (13.04%) ITIL

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 23 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 11 (5.31%) Apache
3 6 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (9.18%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (7.25%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (6.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.49%) SAN
2 13 (6.28%) NAS
3 8 (3.86%) LDAP
4 7 (3.38%) Internet
5 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.97%) VLAN
7 2 (0.97%) Firewall
7 2 (0.97%) VPN
7 2 (0.97%) DHCP
8 1 (0.48%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (91.30%) Oracle Database
2 138 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 124 (59.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 73 (35.27%) SQL Server
5 41 (19.81%) Oracle Database 12c
6 32 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (13.53%) Oracle9i Database
7 28 (13.53%) Relational Database
8 27 (13.04%) RDBMS
9 23 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (10.63%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (9.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
13 17 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (7.25%) MySQL
15 11 (5.31%) SQLPlus
16 7 (3.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (4.83%) Toad
3 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.93%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.45%) Subversion
7 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.97%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.48%) ProC
8 1 (0.48%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 62 (29.95%) Finance
2 37 (17.87%) Banking
3 15 (7.25%) Financial Institution
3 15 (7.25%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.97%) International Banking
6 2 (0.97%) French Language
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.97%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 173 (83.57%) DBA
2 149 (71.98%) Oracle DBA
3 33 (15.94%) Administrator
4 30 (14.49%) SQL DBA
5 15 (7.25%) Architect
6 13 (6.28%) Senior DBA
7 11 (5.31%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 10 (4.83%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (4.83%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 9 (4.35%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.35%) Data Centre Architect
10 7 (3.38%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.38%) Consultant
11 5 (2.42%) Developer
11 5 (2.42%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (1.93%) Oracle Consultant
12 4 (1.93%) Senior SQL DBA
13 3 (1.45%) Sybase DBA
13 3 (1.45%) Integration Manager
13 3 (1.45%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.76%) Oracle Streams
2 11 (5.31%) Middleware
3 8 (3.86%) XML
4 4 (1.93%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.45%) HTML
6 2 (0.97%) JPA
6 2 (0.97%) .NET
6 2 (0.97%) XSD
6 2 (0.97%) XSLT
6 2 (0.97%) ODBC
6 2 (0.97%) JDBC
6 2 (0.97%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.48%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.48%) Flash
7 1 (0.48%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.48%) COM
7 1 (0.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.57%) Replication
2 34 (16.43%) Clustering
3 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.38%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.90%) Data Extraction
6 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.93%) Statistics
7 4 (1.93%) HACMP
8 3 (1.45%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.45%) LPAR
9 2 (0.97%) W3C
9 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.48%) DTV
10 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 81 (39.13%) Linux
2 79 (38.16%) UNIX
3 45 (21.74%) Solaris
4 38 (18.36%) Windows
5 29 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (10.63%) AIX
7 13 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.71%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (14.01%) Migration
3 28 (13.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (13.04%) ITIL
5 18 (8.70%) Change Management
6 16 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
8 14 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (6.76%) SOA
9 12 (5.80%) Data Migration
10 11 (5.31%) Project Management
11 10 (4.83%) High Availability
11 10 (4.83%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.86%) Database Security
12 8 (3.86%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.86%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (3.86%) Problem Management
13 7 (3.38%) Database Tuning
13 7 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (2.90%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (52.17%) SQL
2 70 (33.82%) PL/SQL
3 54 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 28 (13.53%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.66%) Perl
6 14 (6.76%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.35%) Korn
8 8 (3.86%) Java
9 5 (2.42%) C
10 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.45%) VBScript
10 3 (1.45%) VB
11 2 (0.97%) XPath
11 2 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.21%) OCP
2 17 (8.21%) Oracle Certification
3 14 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.80%) Degree
5 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.93%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.93%) MCITP
6 4 (1.93%) MCSA
7 3 (1.45%) OCA
8 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.97%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 160 (77.29%) Oracle RAC
2 127 (61.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.93%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.93%) Firmware
6 3 (1.45%) SRDF
7 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.97%) Xen
7 2 (0.97%) vSphere
7 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (21.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (3.38%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (3.38%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle Statspack
4 4 (1.93%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (1.93%) SCOM
5 3 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.97%) Control-M
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.48%) OpenView
7 1 (0.48%) OVSD
Vendors
1 207 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 22 (10.63%) BMC
5 16 (7.73%) HP
6 15 (7.25%) VMware
7 12 (5.80%) Sybase
8 11 (5.31%) Sun
8 11 (5.31%) EMC
9 10 (4.83%) IBM
10 9 (4.35%) NetApp
10 9 (4.35%) Veritas
11 5 (2.42%) Remedy
12 4 (1.93%) JBoss
13 3 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.45%) SAP
13 3 (1.45%) CommVault
14 2 (0.97%) Northgate
14 2 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
15 1 (0.48%) Citrix