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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 513 420 436
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 59 145 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.55% 4.08% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 92 37
Average daily rate
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£425 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £250 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £473 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
- +10.42%
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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
3813 3550 2797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.84% 7.51% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2025 1621
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 £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 171 170
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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 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 27 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 -7 37 £430 +7.90% 8
South East -43 8 £400 -8.83%
North West -25 4 £425 +70.00%
East of England -4 3 £355 -16.47%
East Midlands - 3 £375 -
West Midlands -8 2 £375 +7.14% 1
South West -16 1 £375 -7.97%
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Oracle
2 111 (96.52%) Oracle Database
3 92 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
4 72 (62.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 64 (55.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 55 (47.83%) Linux
7 51 (44.35%) SQL
8 44 (38.26%) Performance Tuning
9 38 (33.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 35 (30.43%) Finance
10 35 (30.43%) PL/SQL
11 33 (28.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 28 (24.35%) WebLogic
12 28 (24.35%) Oracle Database 12c
13 26 (22.61%) UNIX
14 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
14 25 (21.74%) Replication
15 24 (20.87%) Shell Script
16 21 (18.26%) Red Hat
17 20 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (17.39%) Oracle Flashback
17 20 (17.39%) High Availability
17 20 (17.39%) Banking
18 18 (15.65%) Oracle Clusterware
18 18 (15.65%) Relational Database
18 18 (15.65%) AIX
18 18 (15.65%) Oracle EBS
18 18 (15.65%) Oracle Applications
19 17 (14.78%) Disaster Recovery
19 17 (14.78%) Windows

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 28 (24.35%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.87%) Confluence
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (15.65%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (15.65%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (9.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) Internet
2 7 (6.09%) LDAP
3 6 (5.22%) SAN
4 2 (1.74%) HTTP
5 1 (0.87%) DNS
5 1 (0.87%) SSL
5 1 (0.87%) LAN
5 1 (0.87%) WAN
5 1 (0.87%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (96.52%) Oracle Database
2 64 (55.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 38 (33.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 28 (24.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 20 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (15.65%) Relational Database
8 16 (13.91%) RDBMS
9 15 (13.04%) Oracle Exadata
10 14 (12.17%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (9.57%) SQLPlus
13 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (7.83%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (5.22%) OLTP
17 5 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (4.35%) TKPROF
18 4 (3.48%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Toad
2 9 (7.83%) Subversion
3 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.87%) JIRA
6 1 (0.87%) ERwin
General
1 35 (30.43%) Finance
2 20 (17.39%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Legal
4 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (84.35%) DBA
2 93 (80.87%) Oracle DBA
3 15 (13.04%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 13 (11.30%) Administrator
5 9 (7.83%) SQL DBA
6 8 (6.96%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (5.22%) Senior DBA
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.48%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (1.74%) Architect
11 1 (0.87%) UNIX Administrator
11 1 (0.87%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 1 (0.87%) SAP Consultant
11 1 (0.87%) Database Designer
11 1 (0.87%) Analyst
11 1 (0.87%) Support Technician
11 1 (0.87%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.91%) Middleware
2 14 (12.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (7.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 7 (6.09%) .NET
5 6 (5.22%) HTML
5 6 (5.22%) XML
6 5 (4.35%) XSD
6 5 (4.35%) XSLT
6 5 (4.35%) WebCenter
6 5 (4.35%) JPA
6 5 (4.35%) XML Schema
7 4 (3.48%) Flash
8 2 (1.74%) POSIX
9 1 (0.87%) J2EE
9 1 (0.87%) SOAP
9 1 (0.87%) JMS
9 1 (0.87%) CGI
9 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.87%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.87%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Replication
2 16 (13.91%) Clustering
3 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) W3C
5 3 (2.61%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) Statistics
6 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.74%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.87%) Open Source
7 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (47.83%) Linux
2 26 (22.61%) UNIX
3 18 (15.65%) AIX
4 17 (14.78%) Windows
5 15 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.83%) Solaris
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (17.39%) High Availability
3 17 (14.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (13.04%) Database Security
5 14 (12.17%) SOA
5 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.30%) Migration
6 13 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.43%) ITIL
8 10 (8.70%) Capacity Management
9 8 (6.96%) Database Tuning
9 8 (6.96%) Analytics
10 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.22%) OOD
11 6 (5.22%) OO
11 6 (5.22%) BPEL
11 6 (5.22%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (4.35%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.35%) SQL
2 35 (30.43%) PL/SQL
3 24 (20.87%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.57%) Perl
4 11 (9.57%) Java
5 10 (8.70%) Korn
6 5 (4.35%) XPath
6 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.35%) C#
6 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.61%) C
8 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.87%) R
9 1 (0.87%) Ruby
9 1 (0.87%) VBScript
9 1 (0.87%) VB
9 1 (0.87%) ABAP
9 1 (0.87%) Python
9 1 (0.87%) Uniface
9 1 (0.87%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) OCP
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) Degree
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) SLA
2 6 (5.22%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.35%) QA
4 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (15.65%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.74%) Firmware
5 1 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.87%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 72 (62.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 33 (28.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 20 (17.39%) Oracle Flashback
4 7 (6.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.87%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.87%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.87%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (18.26%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.35%) HP
4 5 (4.35%) VMware
5 4 (3.48%) IBM
6 3 (2.61%) NetApp
6 3 (2.61%) Sun
7 2 (1.74%) Veritas
7 2 (1.74%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.87%) Percona
8 1 (0.87%) Brocade
8 1 (0.87%) webMethods
8 1 (0.87%) Remedy
8 1 (0.87%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.87%) Sybase
8 1 (0.87%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) BEA
8 1 (0.87%) i2
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