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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 521 436 414
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 58 116 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.38% 3.46% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 69 70
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£425 £382 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.90 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% -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
4189 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -9 33 £450 +12.50% 3
South East -43 11 £430 +14.66%
South West -22 6 £456 -
West Midlands -7 4 £350 -4.76%
North West -17 1 £350 +44.32%
Yorkshire -20 1 £450 +12.50% 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Oracle
2 145 (94.16%) Oracle Database
3 123 (79.87%) Oracle RAC
4 107 (69.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 105 (68.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 90 (58.44%) SQL
7 72 (46.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 70 (45.45%) PL/SQL
9 65 (42.21%) Linux
10 56 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
11 52 (33.77%) UNIX
12 48 (31.17%) Replication
13 46 (29.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 41 (26.62%) Shell Script
15 40 (25.97%) Finance
16 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
17 31 (20.13%) Oracle Database 12c
18 27 (17.53%) Relational Database
18 27 (17.53%) Banking
18 27 (17.53%) Solaris
19 25 (16.23%) RDBMS
20 22 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
20 22 (14.29%) WebLogic
21 20 (12.99%) Clustering
22 19 (12.34%) Oracle Exadata
22 19 (12.34%) Windows
23 18 (11.69%) AIX
23 18 (11.69%) Oracle Reports
23 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
24 17 (11.04%) SAN

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.60%) Apache
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.04%) SAN
2 7 (4.55%) Internet
3 5 (3.25%) LDAP
4 4 (2.60%) NAS
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (94.16%) Oracle Database
2 107 (69.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 72 (46.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
5 31 (20.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 27 (17.53%) Relational Database
7 25 (16.23%) RDBMS
8 22 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
9 19 (12.34%) Oracle Exadata
10 18 (11.69%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (11.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (10.39%) SQLPlus
13 13 (8.44%) MySQL
14 11 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (3.90%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Toad
2 7 (4.55%) Subversion
3 6 (3.90%) Mercurial
3 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.30%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.65%) ERwin
7 1 (0.65%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (25.97%) Finance
2 27 (17.53%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) International Banking
6 1 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 127 (82.47%) DBA
2 118 (76.62%) Oracle DBA
3 26 (16.88%) Administrator
4 20 (12.99%) SQL DBA
5 11 (7.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 11 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (6.49%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (6.49%) Developer
7 7 (4.55%) Consultant
8 5 (3.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 5 (3.25%) Senior DBA
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (2.60%) Architect
10 3 (1.95%) Technical Architect
10 3 (1.95%) Data Architect
10 3 (1.95%) Data Centre Architect
10 3 (1.95%) Server Administrator
11 1 (0.65%) Senior SQL DBA
11 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver Consultant
11 1 (0.65%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) Middleware
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (3.90%) Oracle Streams
3 6 (3.90%) XML
4 5 (3.25%) HTML
4 5 (3.25%) .NET
5 4 (2.60%) XML Schema
5 4 (2.60%) XSD
5 4 (2.60%) XSLT
5 4 (2.60%) JPA
5 4 (2.60%) WebCenter
6 3 (1.95%) Flash
7 1 (0.65%) JDBC
7 1 (0.65%) ODBC
7 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.17%) Replication
2 20 (12.99%) Clustering
3 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.90%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.60%) W3C
6 3 (1.95%) HACMP
6 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.95%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.30%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.30%) Statistics
7 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.30%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.30%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.21%) Linux
2 52 (33.77%) UNIX
3 27 (17.53%) Solaris
4 19 (12.34%) Windows
5 18 (11.69%) AIX
6 15 (9.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (11.04%) Migration
3 13 (8.44%) SOA
3 13 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.14%) High Availability
6 10 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.84%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.19%) ITIL
8 8 (5.19%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.19%) Analytics
8 8 (5.19%) Physical Data Model
9 7 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (4.55%) Database Security
10 6 (3.90%) ETL
10 6 (3.90%) Change Management
11 5 (3.25%) OOD
11 5 (3.25%) OO
11 5 (3.25%) BPEL
11 5 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 90 (58.44%) SQL
2 70 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 41 (26.62%) Shell Script
4 14 (9.09%) Perl
5 13 (8.44%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.79%) Korn
7 11 (7.14%) Java
8 7 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.60%) XPath
9 4 (2.60%) C
9 4 (2.60%) C#
9 4 (2.60%) VBScript
9 4 (2.60%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) ABAP
10 1 (0.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) OCP
3 6 (3.90%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.60%) Degree
4 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.60%) QA
4 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (79.87%) Oracle RAC
2 105 (68.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.30%) Firmware
5 1 (0.65%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 46 (29.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (6.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.60%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.65%) OpenView
5 1 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) OVSD
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.65%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 154 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.39%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.14%) BMC
5 9 (5.84%) Sun
6 8 (5.19%) IBM
7 5 (3.25%) HP
8 3 (1.95%) Sybase
8 3 (1.95%) VMware
8 3 (1.95%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.95%) NetApp
9 2 (1.30%) Veritas
9 2 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.65%) SAP
10 1 (0.65%) i2
10 1 (0.65%) Informatica
10 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.65%) Perforce
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