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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 498 423 415
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 65 116 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.71% 3.55% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 60
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £456 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £30.90 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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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
3808 3271 2670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.25% 7.35% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2339 1949 1466
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 139 194
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.78 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -14 34 £430 +9.55% 6
South East -28 13 £430 +14.66% 1
South West -17 5 £525 +26.88%
West Midlands -2 4 £375 +2.04% 1
North West -13 4 £350 +40.00% 2
East of England +7 1 - -
Yorkshire -20 1 £450 +6.82% 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Oracle
2 134 (95.04%) Oracle Database
3 115 (81.56%) Oracle RAC
4 102 (72.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 94 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 76 (53.90%) SQL
7 63 (44.68%) Performance Tuning
8 62 (43.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 59 (41.84%) Linux
10 56 (39.72%) PL/SQL
11 42 (29.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 37 (26.24%) UNIX
12 37 (26.24%) Replication
12 37 (26.24%) Finance
13 33 (23.40%) Shell Script
14 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
15 25 (17.73%) Oracle Database 12c
15 25 (17.73%) Banking
16 24 (17.02%) WebLogic
17 19 (13.48%) AIX
17 19 (13.48%) Solaris
17 19 (13.48%) Oracle9i Database
17 19 (13.48%) Relational Database
18 18 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
19 17 (12.06%) RDBMS
19 17 (12.06%) Windows
19 17 (12.06%) Red Hat
19 17 (12.06%) Oracle Exadata
20 16 (11.35%) Oracle Applications
20 16 (11.35%) Clustering

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (17.02%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.84%) Apache
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (10.64%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (3.55%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) SAN
2 7 (4.96%) Internet
3 5 (3.55%) LDAP
4 2 (1.42%) NAS
4 2 (1.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) SSL
5 1 (0.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (95.04%) Oracle Database
2 94 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 62 (43.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
5 25 (17.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 19 (13.48%) Oracle9i Database
6 19 (13.48%) Relational Database
7 18 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (12.06%) RDBMS
8 17 (12.06%) Oracle Exadata
9 15 (10.64%) SQLPlus
9 15 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (7.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (7.80%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (5.67%) MySQL
13 7 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (3.55%) OLTP
16 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.64%) Toad
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (4.26%) Subversion
4 5 (3.55%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.42%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.71%) ERwin
8 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.71%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 37 (26.24%) Finance
2 25 (17.73%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.84%) Retail
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 120 (85.11%) DBA
2 114 (80.85%) Oracle DBA
3 19 (13.48%) Administrator
4 17 (12.06%) SQL DBA
5 11 (7.80%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 9 (6.38%) Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (5.67%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (4.96%) Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Senior DBA
10 3 (2.13%) Architect
11 2 (1.42%) Data Centre Architect
11 2 (1.42%) Data Architect
12 1 (0.71%) Database Designer
12 1 (0.71%) Analyst
12 1 (0.71%) Technical Architect
12 1 (0.71%) Support Technician
12 1 (0.71%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.09%) Middleware
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (3.55%) XML
3 5 (3.55%) WebCenter
4 4 (2.84%) HTML
4 4 (2.84%) .NET
5 3 (2.13%) Flash
5 3 (2.13%) XML Schema
5 3 (2.13%) XSD
5 3 (2.13%) XSLT
5 3 (2.13%) JPA
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.71%) JMS
7 1 (0.71%) J2EE
7 1 (0.71%) SOAP
7 1 (0.71%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.71%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.24%) Replication
2 16 (11.35%) Clustering
3 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.26%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.13%) HACMP
5 3 (2.13%) W3C
6 2 (1.42%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.42%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.71%) Statistics
7 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (41.84%) Linux
2 37 (26.24%) UNIX
3 19 (13.48%) AIX
3 19 (13.48%) Solaris
4 17 (12.06%) Windows
5 13 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.13%) HPUX
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.68%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (9.93%) High Availability
2 14 (9.93%) Migration
3 13 (9.22%) SOA
4 12 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (7.09%) Database Security
7 9 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.96%) ITIL
8 7 (4.96%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.96%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.26%) Analytics
10 5 (3.55%) Data Modelling
10 5 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.55%) Database Tuning
11 4 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.84%) BPEL
11 4 (2.84%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.84%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (2.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (53.90%) SQL
2 56 (39.72%) PL/SQL
3 33 (23.40%) Shell Script
4 14 (9.93%) Perl
5 12 (8.51%) Korn
6 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.96%) Java
7 4 (2.84%) VBScript
7 4 (2.84%) VB
8 3 (2.13%) C
8 3 (2.13%) C#
8 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.13%) XPath
9 1 (0.71%) COBOL
9 1 (0.71%) ABAP
9 1 (0.71%) Uniface
9 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) OCP
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.84%) Degree
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.13%) QA
4 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 115 (81.56%) Oracle RAC
2 102 (72.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.42%) Firmware
5 1 (0.71%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 42 (29.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (4.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.71%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (12.06%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.67%) BMC
5 7 (4.96%) Sun
6 5 (3.55%) HP
7 4 (2.84%) IBM
8 3 (2.13%) VMware
8 3 (2.13%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.42%) Veritas
9 2 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.42%) Sybase
10 1 (0.71%) SAP
10 1 (0.71%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.71%) i2
10 1 (0.71%) Informatica
10 1 (0.71%) BEA
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