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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 526 416 451
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +35
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 60 149 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.52% 4.00% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 100 34
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£425 £403 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £328 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
3957 3723 3066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.90% 7.76% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2493 2208 1756
Average daily rate £415 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 142 166
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.07 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%

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 27 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 27 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 -19 42 £425 -5.55% 11
South East -19 10 £450 - 5
East Midlands -12 3 £375 -
East of England -6 2 £355 -7.55% 1
South West -12 1 £375 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -15 1 £375 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire -38 1 £350 -7.89% 2
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Oracle
2 112 (94.92%) Oracle Database
3 95 (80.51%) Oracle RAC
4 72 (61.02%) Oracle RMAN
5 70 (59.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 61 (51.69%) Linux
7 53 (44.92%) SQL
8 43 (36.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 42 (35.59%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (32.20%) Oracle Database 12c
10 38 (32.20%) PL/SQL
11 37 (31.36%) UNIX
12 31 (26.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 30 (25.42%) WebLogic
14 29 (24.58%) Finance
14 29 (24.58%) Shell Script
15 28 (23.73%) Red Hat
15 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
16 26 (22.03%) Oracle EBS
17 23 (19.49%) Oracle Applications
18 22 (18.64%) Replication
19 21 (17.80%) AIX
19 21 (17.80%) Oracle BI EE
20 20 (16.95%) Relational Database
20 20 (16.95%) Windows
20 20 (16.95%) Oracle Reports
20 20 (16.95%) RDBMS
20 20 (16.95%) Clustering
21 18 (15.25%) ITIL
21 18 (15.25%) Oracle Clusterware

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 30 (25.42%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 26 (22.03%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (19.49%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (15.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.85%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) SAN
2 9 (7.63%) LDAP
3 8 (6.78%) Internet
4 4 (3.39%) Firewall
4 4 (3.39%) LAN
4 4 (3.39%) WAN
4 4 (3.39%) DNS
5 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.54%) VPN
5 3 (2.54%) DHCP
5 3 (2.54%) VLAN
5 3 (2.54%) NAS
6 2 (1.69%) HTTP
7 1 (0.85%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (94.92%) Oracle Database
2 70 (59.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 43 (36.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 38 (32.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
6 21 (17.80%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (16.95%) Relational Database
7 20 (16.95%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (16.95%) RDBMS
8 11 (9.32%) Oracle9i Database
8 11 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (7.63%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (6.78%) SQLPlus
11 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (4.24%) OLTP
14 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Toad
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (5.08%) Subversion
4 4 (3.39%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.85%) ERwin
General
1 29 (24.58%) Finance
2 15 (12.71%) Banking
3 7 (5.93%) Retail
4 6 (5.08%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (81.36%) DBA
2 93 (78.81%) Oracle DBA
3 21 (17.80%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 12 (10.17%) Administrator
4 12 (10.17%) SQL DBA
5 9 (7.63%) Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (5.93%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (5.08%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
8 4 (3.39%) Senior DBA
8 4 (3.39%) Server Administrator
8 4 (3.39%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.54%) Designer
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle Architect
10 2 (1.69%) Database Architect
10 2 (1.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (1.69%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.41%) Middleware
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (5.08%) .NET
5 5 (4.24%) HTML
5 5 (4.24%) XML
5 5 (4.24%) WebCenter
6 4 (3.39%) JPA
6 4 (3.39%) XML Schema
6 4 (3.39%) XSD
6 4 (3.39%) XSLT
7 2 (1.69%) POSIX
7 2 (1.69%) CGI
8 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.85%) OC4J
8 1 (0.85%) J2EE
8 1 (0.85%) SOAP
8 1 (0.85%) Flash
8 1 (0.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Replication
2 20 (16.95%) Clustering
3 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.24%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.39%) W3C
6 2 (1.69%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 61 (51.69%) Linux
2 37 (31.36%) UNIX
3 21 (17.80%) AIX
4 20 (16.95%) Windows
5 16 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.78%) Solaris
7 3 (2.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (15.25%) ITIL
3 17 (14.41%) SOA
4 16 (13.56%) High Availability
5 14 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (10.17%) Database Security
7 11 (9.32%) Capacity Management
7 11 (9.32%) Migration
7 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.63%) Database Tuning
8 9 (7.63%) Database Mirroring
9 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.93%) Patch Management
11 6 (5.08%) Physical Data Model
11 6 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (4.24%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (4.24%) SDLC
12 5 (4.24%) OOD
12 5 (4.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.92%) SQL
2 38 (32.20%) PL/SQL
3 29 (24.58%) Shell Script
4 10 (8.47%) Perl
4 10 (8.47%) Korn
4 10 (8.47%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.93%) Java
6 5 (4.24%) C
7 4 (3.39%) C#
7 4 (3.39%) XPath
7 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) Uniface
9 1 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.39%) OCP
5 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) SLA
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 5 (4.24%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) COBIT
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (80.51%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (15.25%) Oracle Clusterware
3 7 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.54%) Xen
4 3 (2.54%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Corosync
5 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 72 (61.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 31 (26.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (11.86%) Oracle Flashback
4 9 (7.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.39%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.85%) Puppet
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.85%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 118 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (23.73%) Red Hat
3 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.02%) HP
5 10 (8.47%) IBM
6 8 (6.78%) VMware
7 7 (5.93%) 3PAR
7 7 (5.93%) NetApp
8 2 (1.69%) Brocade
9 1 (0.85%) Percona
9 1 (0.85%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.85%) webMethods
9 1 (0.85%) Remedy
9 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.85%) Veritas
9 1 (0.85%) BEA
9 1 (0.85%) Informatica
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