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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 546 537 441
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -96
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 50 56 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.24% 1.39% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 85
Average daily rate £450 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £339 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £30.90
Data Guard
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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
4027 4032 3464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.53% 8.56% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2568 2415 1998
Average daily rate £448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 139 137
Average hourly rate £28.75 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.74% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.17 £41.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 32 £450 +5.26% 3
East of England +8 7 £300 -
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
South West +6 3 £450 +16.12% 2
North West -19 2 £375 -11.76%
South East +8 1 £320 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 4
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 116 (91.34%) Oracle Database
3 101 (79.53%) Oracle RAC
4 93 (73.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 87 (68.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 73 (57.48%) Linux
7 56 (44.09%) SQL
8 54 (42.52%) Shell Script
9 53 (41.73%) Replication
10 48 (37.80%) Performance Tuning
11 46 (36.22%) Finance
12 43 (33.86%) Red Hat
12 43 (33.86%) Sybase
13 42 (33.07%) SQL Server
13 42 (33.07%) Oracle Database 10g
13 42 (33.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (30.71%) Clustering
15 36 (28.35%) Banking
15 36 (28.35%) PL/SQL
16 35 (27.56%) Oracle Database 12c
17 32 (25.20%) Sybase ASE
18 30 (23.62%) Solaris
19 26 (20.47%) Oracle Reports
19 26 (20.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 25 (19.69%) Client/Server
20 25 (19.69%) High Availability
21 24 (18.90%) Unix
21 24 (18.90%) Incident Management
21 24 (18.90%) Service Management
22 23 (18.11%) ITIL

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (9.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.57%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.79%) Endur
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) SAN
2 2 (1.57%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (91.34%) Oracle Database
2 87 (68.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (33.07%) Oracle Database 10g
3 42 (33.07%) SQL Server
4 35 (27.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 32 (25.20%) Sybase ASE
6 26 (20.47%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (12.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (10.24%) MySQL
9 11 (8.66%) Oracle9i Database
9 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (7.87%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (7.09%) Oracle Exadata
11 9 (7.09%) Relational Database
12 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
14 5 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
3 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (36.22%) Finance
2 36 (28.35%) Banking
3 14 (11.02%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Automotive
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 119 (93.70%) DBA
2 101 (79.53%) Oracle DBA
3 40 (31.50%) Sybase DBA
4 33 (25.98%) Administrator
5 14 (11.02%) SQL DBA
6 13 (10.24%) Senior DBA
7 10 (7.87%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 9 (7.09%) Oracle Production DBA
8 9 (7.09%) Production DBA
9 8 (6.30%) Linux Support
9 8 (6.30%) Senior Sybase DBA
9 8 (6.30%) Sybase Production DBA
10 5 (3.94%) Performance Tuning DBA
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 3 (2.36%) Architect
11 3 (2.36%) Developer
11 3 (2.36%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (1.57%) MySQL DBA
12 2 (1.57%) Oracle Architect
12 2 (1.57%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 15 (11.81%) Middleware
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.36%) Oracle Streams
4 3 (2.36%) POSIX
5 1 (0.79%) .NET
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.79%) XML
5 1 (0.79%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.79%) XSD
5 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (41.73%) Replication
2 39 (30.71%) Clustering
3 25 (19.69%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.15%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.36%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
8 1 (0.79%) Online Games
8 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 73 (57.48%) Linux
2 42 (33.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (23.62%) Solaris
4 24 (18.90%) Unix
5 15 (11.81%) AIX
6 12 (9.45%) Windows
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.80%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (19.69%) High Availability
3 24 (18.90%) Incident Management
3 24 (18.90%) Service Management
4 23 (18.11%) ITIL
5 22 (17.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (16.54%) Change Management
7 17 (13.39%) Capacity Management
8 14 (11.02%) Database Tuning
9 12 (9.45%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (8.66%) Change Control
10 11 (8.66%) Line Management
11 10 (7.87%) Information Security
11 10 (7.87%) Patch Management
12 9 (7.09%) SOA
13 8 (6.30%) Performance Optimisation
13 8 (6.30%) Security Management
14 7 (5.51%) Investment Management
15 6 (4.72%) Mentoring
15 6 (4.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.09%) SQL
2 54 (42.52%) Shell Script
3 36 (28.35%) PL/SQL
4 16 (12.60%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.36%) Korn
5 3 (2.36%) Perl
5 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.79%) Java
6 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.72%) Oracle Certification
1 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.94%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) OCP
2 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) OCA
4 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (79.53%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) Corosync
5 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 93 (73.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (20.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (7.87%) Foglight
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.79%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.79%) Puppet
6 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (33.86%) Red Hat
2 43 (33.86%) Sybase
3 20 (15.75%) SAP
4 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.87%) Imperva
6 3 (2.36%) Informatica
6 3 (2.36%) VMware
7 2 (1.57%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.57%) HP
7 2 (1.57%) Veritas
8 1 (0.79%) EMC
8 1 (0.79%) Intel
8 1 (0.79%) Percona
8 1 (0.79%) Teradata
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