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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 519 395 449
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +54
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 60 176 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.52% 4.62% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 118 32
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£450 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £271 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
3958 3811 3038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 7.69% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2453 2207 1783
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 154 154
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -27 41 £450 - 7
South East -22 12 £450 +1.12% 3
East Midlands - 3 £375 -
East of England -7 2 £355 -18.85%
West Midlands -16 1 £375 +7.14%
South West -17 1 £375 +11.11% 4
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Oracle
2 109 (94.78%) Oracle Database
3 92 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
4 69 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 65 (56.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 54 (46.96%) Linux
7 50 (43.48%) SQL
8 42 (36.52%) Performance Tuning
9 36 (31.30%) PL/SQL
10 35 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 33 (28.70%) Oracle Database 12c
12 31 (26.96%) Finance
13 30 (26.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 30 (26.09%) UNIX
14 29 (25.22%) WebLogic
15 28 (24.35%) SQL Server
16 26 (22.61%) Red Hat
17 25 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
18 24 (20.87%) Shell Script
19 22 (19.13%) Oracle Applications
20 21 (18.26%) Windows
20 21 (18.26%) AIX
20 21 (18.26%) Oracle Reports
20 21 (18.26%) Oracle Clusterware
21 20 (17.39%) Replication
22 19 (16.52%) Oracle BI EE
23 18 (15.65%) High Availability
23 18 (15.65%) SOA
24 17 (14.78%) Clustering
24 17 (14.78%) Middleware

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 29 (25.22%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.87%) Confluence
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (19.13%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (13.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.87%) Endur
6 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) Internet
1 10 (8.70%) LDAP
2 9 (7.83%) SAN
3 4 (3.48%) Firewall
3 4 (3.48%) DNS
3 4 (3.48%) WAN
3 4 (3.48%) LAN
4 3 (2.61%) DHCP
4 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.61%) VPN
4 3 (2.61%) NAS
4 3 (2.61%) VLAN
5 2 (1.74%) HTTP
6 1 (0.87%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (94.78%) Oracle Database
2 65 (56.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 35 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 33 (28.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 28 (24.35%) SQL Server
6 21 (18.26%) Oracle Reports
7 19 (16.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 16 (13.91%) Relational Database
8 16 (13.91%) RDBMS
9 12 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (7.83%) SQLPlus
13 8 (6.96%) Oracle9i Database
14 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (5.22%) OLTP
16 5 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (4.35%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Toad
2 8 (6.96%) Subversion
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.87%) ERwin
6 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 31 (26.96%) Finance
2 15 (13.04%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Retail
3 6 (5.22%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (79.13%) DBA
2 88 (76.52%) Oracle DBA
3 20 (17.39%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 13 (11.30%) Administrator
5 12 (10.43%) SQL DBA
6 10 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 6 (5.22%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (5.22%) Senior DBA
8 6 (5.22%) Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Server Administrator
10 3 (2.61%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Designer
11 2 (1.74%) Database Architect
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle Architect
11 2 (1.74%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 2 (1.74%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) Middleware
2 14 (12.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (6.09%) .NET
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (5.22%) HTML
4 6 (5.22%) XML
5 5 (4.35%) XML Schema
5 5 (4.35%) XSD
5 5 (4.35%) XSLT
5 5 (4.35%) WebCenter
5 5 (4.35%) JPA
6 2 (1.74%) CGI
6 2 (1.74%) POSIX
7 1 (0.87%) JMS
7 1 (0.87%) Flash
7 1 (0.87%) J2EE
7 1 (0.87%) SOAP
7 1 (0.87%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.87%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Replication
2 17 (14.78%) Clustering
3 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) W3C
5 2 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Open Source
6 1 (0.87%) Statistics
6 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (46.96%) Linux
2 30 (26.09%) UNIX
3 21 (18.26%) Windows
3 21 (18.26%) AIX
4 17 (14.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.96%) Solaris
6 3 (2.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.52%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (15.65%) High Availability
2 18 (15.65%) SOA
3 15 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (12.17%) ITIL
5 13 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.30%) Database Security
6 12 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (9.57%) Migration
7 11 (9.57%) Capacity Management
8 10 (8.70%) Database Mirroring
9 9 (7.83%) Database Tuning
10 8 (6.96%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.22%) BPEL
11 6 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.22%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (5.22%) Physical Data Model
11 6 (5.22%) OO
11 6 (5.22%) OOD
12 5 (4.35%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.48%) SQL
2 36 (31.30%) PL/SQL
3 24 (20.87%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.57%) Korn
5 10 (8.70%) Perl
5 10 (8.70%) Java
6 9 (7.83%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.35%) C
7 5 (4.35%) C#
7 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.35%) XPath
8 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.87%) Python
9 1 (0.87%) ABAP
9 1 (0.87%) Uniface
9 1 (0.87%) R
9 1 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) OCP
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
1 6 (5.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.35%) SLA
3 4 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (18.26%) Oracle Clusterware
3 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.61%) vSphere
4 3 (2.61%) Xen
5 1 (0.87%) Corosync
5 1 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 69 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 30 (26.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (14.78%) Oracle Flashback
4 7 (6.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.87%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.87%) Puppet
6 1 (0.87%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.87%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (22.61%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.30%) HP
4 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.96%) VMware
6 7 (6.09%) IBM
6 7 (6.09%) NetApp
6 7 (6.09%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.74%) Brocade
7 2 (1.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.87%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.87%) Veritas
8 1 (0.87%) BEA
8 1 (0.87%) Remedy
8 1 (0.87%) webMethods
8 1 (0.87%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.87%) Percona