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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 517 457 448
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 71 108 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.69% 3.24% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 62 48
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£406 £394 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.11% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £369
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.70 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.87% -34.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.90 -
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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
4196 3334 3068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.05% 7.12% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2613 2084 1667
Average daily rate £414 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 152 169
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

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 November 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 November 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 -6 33 £375 -9.09% 7
South East -33 15 £440 +31.34% 3
South West -19 8 £450 +38.46%
Yorkshire -18 6 £369 -7.81% 3
West Midlands -19 4 £319 +0.39%
North West -13 1 £350 +32.95% 2
East of England -15 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Oracle
2 145 (91.77%) Oracle Database
3 122 (77.22%) Oracle RAC
4 111 (70.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 99 (62.66%) Oracle RMAN
6 96 (60.76%) SQL
7 81 (51.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 75 (47.47%) PL/SQL
9 62 (39.24%) Linux
10 61 (38.61%) UNIX
11 50 (31.65%) Performance Tuning
12 46 (29.11%) Replication
13 45 (28.48%) Finance
13 45 (28.48%) Shell Script
14 44 (27.85%) SQL Server
14 44 (27.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 28 (17.72%) Oracle Database 12c
15 28 (17.72%) Banking
16 27 (17.09%) Solaris
17 25 (15.82%) Relational Database
18 22 (13.92%) Migration
18 22 (13.92%) Clustering
18 22 (13.92%) SAN
18 22 (13.92%) RDBMS
18 22 (13.92%) Windows
19 18 (11.39%) Oracle9i Database
19 18 (11.39%) Oracle Exadata
20 17 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 17 (10.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 17 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 16 (10.13%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.06%) Apache
3 5 (3.16%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (5.70%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.92%) SAN
2 9 (5.70%) NAS
3 5 (3.16%) Internet
4 4 (2.53%) LDAP
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (91.77%) Oracle Database
2 111 (70.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 81 (51.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 44 (27.85%) SQL Server
5 28 (17.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 25 (15.82%) Relational Database
7 22 (13.92%) RDBMS
8 18 (11.39%) Oracle9i Database
8 18 (11.39%) Oracle Exadata
9 17 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (10.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (10.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (8.86%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (8.23%) SQLPlus
13 12 (7.59%) MySQL
13 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Toad
2 8 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (3.16%) Subversion
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.53%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.27%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.63%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 45 (28.48%) Finance
2 28 (17.72%) Banking
3 9 (5.70%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) International Banking
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (82.91%) DBA
2 121 (76.58%) Oracle DBA
3 27 (17.09%) Administrator
4 18 (11.39%) SQL DBA
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (5.06%) Architect
5 8 (5.06%) Consultant
6 7 (4.43%) Data Architect
6 7 (4.43%) Data Centre Architect
7 6 (3.80%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 6 (3.80%) Senior DBA
7 6 (3.80%) Developer
7 6 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 5 (3.16%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.53%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (1.90%) Server Administrator
11 2 (1.27%) SQL Developer
12 1 (0.63%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 1 (0.63%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.33%) Oracle Streams
2 9 (5.70%) Middleware
3 6 (3.80%) XML
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.90%) Flash
6 2 (1.27%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.27%) HTML
6 2 (1.27%) .NET
6 2 (1.27%) XSD
6 2 (1.27%) XSLT
6 2 (1.27%) ODBC
6 2 (1.27%) JDBC
6 2 (1.27%) JPA
7 1 (0.63%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.63%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.11%) Replication
2 22 (13.92%) Clustering
3 8 (5.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (4.43%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.80%) Data Extraction
5 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.53%) HACMP
7 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.27%) W3C
8 2 (1.27%) Statistics
8 2 (1.27%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 62 (39.24%) Linux
2 61 (38.61%) UNIX
3 27 (17.09%) Solaris
4 22 (13.92%) Windows
5 17 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (8.23%) AIX
7 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.65%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (13.92%) Migration
3 16 (10.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (7.59%) High Availability
5 10 (6.33%) Data Migration
5 10 (6.33%) Physical Data Model
5 10 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (6.33%) ITIL
5 10 (6.33%) Data Modelling
5 10 (6.33%) SOA
6 9 (5.70%) Logical Data Model
7 8 (5.06%) Database Security
7 8 (5.06%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.80%) Change Management
8 6 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.80%) Project Management
8 6 (3.80%) Analytics
8 6 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 96 (60.76%) SQL
2 75 (47.47%) PL/SQL
3 45 (28.48%) Shell Script
4 14 (8.86%) T-SQL
4 14 (8.86%) Perl
5 11 (6.96%) Korn
6 8 (5.06%) Java
7 7 (4.43%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.53%) C
8 4 (2.53%) VBScript
8 4 (2.53%) VB
9 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) XPath
10 2 (1.27%) C#
11 1 (0.63%) COBOL
11 1 (0.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.06%) OCP
2 8 (5.06%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (3.16%) Degree
3 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.16%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 122 (77.22%) Oracle RAC
2 99 (62.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.27%) Firmware
4 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 44 (27.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.53%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) OVSD
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 158 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.23%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.59%) BMC
5 10 (6.33%) IBM
6 9 (5.70%) Sybase
6 9 (5.70%) Sun
7 6 (3.80%) VMware
8 5 (3.16%) HP
9 4 (2.53%) NetApp
10 3 (1.90%) SAP
10 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.63%) EMC
12 1 (0.63%) Veritas
12 1 (0.63%) i2
12 1 (0.63%) Remedy
12 1 (0.63%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.63%) Perforce
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Posted: 6 days ago
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