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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 506 402 422
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 50 144 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.34% 4.37% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 86 44
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£425 £403 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £495 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £31.60 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.60 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.64%
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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
3725 3295 2603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.91% 7.23% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1869 1509
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 149 165
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -16 36 £430 +1.17% 12
South East -40 5 £388 +1.63% 1
North West -27 4 £425 +70.00% 1
South West -15 2 £388 -4.90% 1
East of England -1 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Oracle
2 113 (96.58%) Oracle Database
3 94 (80.34%) Oracle RAC
4 81 (69.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 69 (58.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 60 (51.28%) SQL
7 56 (47.86%) Linux
8 50 (42.74%) Performance Tuning
9 41 (35.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 40 (34.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 38 (32.48%) Finance
12 37 (31.62%) PL/SQL
13 29 (24.79%) Replication
14 27 (23.08%) UNIX
15 26 (22.22%) Shell Script
16 25 (21.37%) WebLogic
17 24 (20.51%) Oracle Database 12c
17 24 (20.51%) Banking
18 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
19 22 (18.80%) Red Hat
20 19 (16.24%) Oracle Reports
21 18 (15.38%) AIX
21 18 (15.38%) Relational Database
21 18 (15.38%) High Availability
22 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
22 17 (14.53%) Clustering
22 17 (14.53%) Oracle Applications
23 16 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
23 16 (13.68%) Windows
23 16 (13.68%) RDBMS

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 25 (21.37%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.84%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (8.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Internet
2 7 (5.98%) LDAP
3 6 (5.13%) SAN
4 2 (1.71%) HTTP
5 1 (0.85%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (96.58%) Oracle Database
2 69 (58.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 41 (35.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 24 (20.51%) Oracle Database 12c
5 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
6 19 (16.24%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 16 (13.68%) RDBMS
9 15 (12.82%) Oracle Exadata
10 13 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (10.26%) Oracle9i Database
12 11 (9.40%) SQLPlus
13 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (5.13%) MySQL
16 6 (5.13%) OLTP
17 5 (4.27%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Toad
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (6.84%) Subversion
3 5 (4.27%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.85%) ERwin
General
1 38 (32.48%) Finance
2 24 (20.51%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Retail
5 3 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) German Language
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (82.05%) DBA
2 91 (77.78%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 12 (10.26%) SQL DBA
4 12 (10.26%) Administrator
5 10 (8.55%) Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Consultant
7 6 (5.13%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 6 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (5.13%) Senior DBA
8 4 (3.42%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (0.85%) Database Engineer
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database Engineer
9 1 (0.85%) Senior SQL DBA
9 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver Consultant
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Architect
9 1 (0.85%) MySQL DBA
9 1 (0.85%) Designer
9 1 (0.85%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) Middleware
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (5.13%) XML
3 6 (5.13%) HTML
3 6 (5.13%) .NET
4 5 (4.27%) JPA
4 5 (4.27%) WebCenter
4 5 (4.27%) XML Schema
4 5 (4.27%) XSD
4 5 (4.27%) XSLT
5 4 (3.42%) Flash
6 1 (0.85%) OC4J
6 1 (0.85%) JMS
6 1 (0.85%) J2EE
6 1 (0.85%) SOAP
6 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.79%) Replication
2 17 (14.53%) Clustering
3 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.27%) W3C
5 3 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.56%) HACMP
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.71%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.71%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (47.86%) Linux
2 27 (23.08%) UNIX
3 18 (15.38%) AIX
4 16 (13.68%) Windows
5 15 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (10.26%) Solaris
7 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.74%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (15.38%) High Availability
3 15 (12.82%) Migration
4 14 (11.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (11.11%) SOA
5 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (9.40%) Database Security
8 8 (6.84%) Analytics
9 7 (5.98%) Database Tuning
9 7 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.98%) ITIL
10 6 (5.13%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.13%) OOD
10 6 (5.13%) OO
10 6 (5.13%) Capacity Management
10 6 (5.13%) BPEL
11 5 (4.27%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (4.27%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.27%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.28%) SQL
2 37 (31.62%) PL/SQL
3 26 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 12 (10.26%) Perl
5 10 (8.55%) Java
6 9 (7.69%) Korn
7 5 (4.27%) XPath
7 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.27%) C#
8 4 (3.42%) VBScript
8 4 (3.42%) VB
9 3 (2.56%) C
9 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) R
11 1 (0.85%) ABAP
11 1 (0.85%) COBOL
11 1 (0.85%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) OCP
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) Degree
5 3 (2.56%) VCP4
6 1 (0.85%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 6 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.27%) QA
4 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 94 (80.34%) Oracle RAC
2 81 (69.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.71%) Firmware
4 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 40 (34.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (5.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.85%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (18.80%) Red Hat
3 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.27%) Sun
4 5 (4.27%) HP
5 4 (3.42%) IBM
6 3 (2.56%) VMware
7 2 (1.71%) Veritas
7 2 (1.71%) BMC
7 2 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.71%) Sybase
8 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.85%) i2
8 1 (0.85%) Informatica
8 1 (0.85%) NetApp
8 1 (0.85%) BEA
8 1 (0.85%) Remedy
8 1 (0.85%) Micro Focus
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