The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 417 421 500
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +79
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 175 82 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.66% 2.87% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 38 36
Average daily rate £395 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £304 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £55.00
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3755 2861 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.32% 6.64% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2186 1673 1883
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 153 149
Average hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Data Guard
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +1 66 £450 - 17
South West 0 26 £350 -17.64% 1
South East -8 23 £445 +18.66% 6
Yorkshire -6 17 £400 - 3
East of England -13 14 £438 - 2
North West -14 12 £250 -41.48% 3
North East - 12 £263 - 2
West Midlands -13 5 £350 +7.69% 2
East Midlands - - - -
Data Guard
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Oracle
2 273 (94.79%) Oracle Database
3 224 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
4 213 (73.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 173 (60.07%) Oracle Database 10g
6 144 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 134 (46.53%) SQL
8 128 (44.44%) UNIX
9 124 (43.06%) Linux
10 111 (38.54%) Performance Tuning
11 78 (27.08%) PL/SQL
12 74 (25.69%) Solaris
13 70 (24.31%) Windows
13 70 (24.31%) Shell Script
14 65 (22.57%) SQL Server
15 63 (21.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 62 (21.53%) ITIL
17 61 (21.18%) Finance
18 54 (18.75%) Replication
19 46 (15.97%) Capacity Planning
20 43 (14.93%) WebLogic
21 38 (13.19%) RDBMS
21 38 (13.19%) Relational Database
22 36 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
22 36 (12.50%) Clustering
23 35 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 34 (11.81%) Oracle Certification
25 33 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
26 32 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
27 31 (10.76%) OCP

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (14.93%) WebLogic
2 32 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 16 (5.56%) Oracle Spatial
4 8 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (2.43%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.43%) Apache
6 5 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.39%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.04%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.04%) Confluence
8 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.35%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) MS Office
1 3 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (7.99%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (4.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.76%) SAN
2 14 (4.86%) Internet
3 9 (3.13%) Firewall
4 8 (2.78%) DNS
5 7 (2.43%) DHCP
6 6 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.74%) NAS
8 4 (1.39%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.04%) VLAN
9 3 (1.04%) Intranet
9 3 (1.04%) VPN
9 3 (1.04%) HTTP
9 3 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.69%) LDAP
10 2 (0.69%) CTI
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.35%) SSL
11 1 (0.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (94.79%) Oracle Database
2 213 (73.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 173 (60.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 65 (22.57%) SQL Server
5 38 (13.19%) RDBMS
5 38 (13.19%) Relational Database
6 36 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (10.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 26 (9.03%) Oracle9i Database
8 26 (9.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (7.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (7.29%) Oracle Reports
11 20 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (4.86%) Oracle Exadata
13 13 (4.51%) Oracle ODI
14 12 (4.17%) MySQL
14 12 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
15 10 (3.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (4.17%) Toad
2 7 (2.43%) Subversion
3 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (2.08%) ProC
3 6 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.04%) JIRA
4 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 61 (21.18%) Finance
2 23 (7.99%) Banking
3 11 (3.82%) Retail
4 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Front Office
6 1 (0.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 241 (83.68%) DBA
2 222 (77.08%) Oracle DBA
3 43 (14.93%) Administrator
4 34 (11.81%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 34 (11.81%) Senior DBA
5 29 (10.07%) SQL DBA
6 17 (5.90%) Architect
7 15 (5.21%) Consultant
8 14 (4.86%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 12 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
10 11 (3.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.82%) UNIX Administrator
10 11 (3.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.82%) Senior UNIX Administrator
10 11 (3.82%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.47%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (2.78%) Oracle Architect
13 7 (2.43%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (2.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.86%) Middleware
2 6 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle Streams
3 5 (1.74%) .NET
3 5 (1.74%) J2EE
3 5 (1.74%) Web Services
3 5 (1.74%) XML
3 5 (1.74%) WebCenter
4 3 (1.04%) POSIX
5 2 (0.69%) HTML
6 1 (0.35%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.75%) Replication
2 36 (12.50%) Clustering
3 6 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.08%) Grid Computing
4 4 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.04%) Statistics
5 3 (1.04%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.04%) DataPower
6 1 (0.35%) Equities
6 1 (0.35%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.35%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 128 (44.44%) UNIX
2 124 (43.06%) Linux
3 74 (25.69%) Solaris
4 70 (24.31%) Windows
5 35 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (9.38%) AIX
7 18 (6.25%) HPUX
8 15 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (38.54%) Performance Tuning
2 62 (21.53%) ITIL
3 46 (15.97%) Capacity Planning
4 33 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (9.72%) Migration
6 24 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 22 (7.64%) High Availability
8 20 (6.94%) SOA
9 14 (4.86%) Service Management
10 13 (4.51%) Change Management
10 13 (4.51%) Performance Management
11 12 (4.17%) Database Tuning
11 12 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (3.82%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.47%) Change Control
13 10 (3.47%) Database Security
13 10 (3.47%) Incident Management
14 9 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
15 8 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 134 (46.53%) SQL
2 78 (27.08%) PL/SQL
3 70 (24.31%) Shell Script
4 29 (10.07%) T-SQL
4 29 (10.07%) Perl
5 15 (5.21%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.17%) Java
7 7 (2.43%) Korn
8 5 (1.74%) C
9 3 (1.04%) R
9 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) AWK
10 1 (0.35%) Python
10 1 (0.35%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.35%) sed
Qualifications
1 34 (11.81%) Oracle Certification
2 31 (10.76%) OCP
2 31 (10.76%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.60%) Degree
5 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.74%) MCITP
6 5 (1.74%) OCA
6 5 (1.74%) MCSA
7 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) RHCE
8 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 224 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
2 144 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.47%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.39%) SRDF
6 4 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.04%) Xen
7 3 (1.04%) vSphere
7 3 (1.04%) XenApp
7 3 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.35%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 63 (21.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (4.86%) BMC PATROL
3 13 (4.51%) Legato
4 7 (2.43%) Foglight
4 7 (2.43%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.74%) SCOM
5 5 (1.74%) Control-M
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Statspack
6 4 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 288 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (10.76%) Red Hat
3 28 (9.72%) Veritas
4 26 (9.03%) Microsoft
5 18 (6.25%) HP
6 17 (5.90%) IBM
7 16 (5.56%) VMware
8 15 (5.21%) EMC
9 12 (4.17%) BMC
10 9 (3.13%) Remedy
11 7 (2.43%) Sun
11 7 (2.43%) Citrix
12 6 (2.08%) Cisco
12 6 (2.08%) Sybase
13 5 (1.74%) Ab Initio
14 4 (1.39%) F5
14 4 (1.39%) webMethods
15 3 (1.04%) NetApp
15 3 (1.04%) JBoss
15 3 (1.04%) SAP
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 13 days ago
South West
Applitracker
Rate: £280 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago