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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 519 479 453
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 70 98 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.58% 2.40% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 63 48
Average daily rate
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£373 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50
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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
4429 4080 3690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.33% 8.11% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2738 2419 2163
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 143 156
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.07 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £32.17 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 37 £450 +13.20% 6
South East -22 15 £370 -15.42% 1
South West -5 6 £375 - 3
North East - 6 £330 -
East of England - 3 - -
Yorkshire -33 2 - - 4
North West -37 1 - - 5
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Oracle
2 122 (93.85%) Oracle Database
3 115 (88.46%) Oracle RAC
4 83 (63.85%) Linux
5 81 (62.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 80 (61.54%) Oracle RMAN
7 57 (43.85%) SQL
8 54 (41.54%) Shell Script
9 47 (36.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 46 (35.38%) UNIX
11 41 (31.54%) PL/SQL
12 40 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
13 38 (29.23%) Red Hat
14 36 (27.69%) Replication
15 33 (25.38%) Clustering
15 33 (25.38%) Performance Tuning
16 31 (23.85%) Finance
17 30 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 29 (22.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
20 25 (19.23%) Solaris
21 24 (18.46%) Oracle Reports
22 20 (15.38%) WebLogic
22 20 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
23 18 (13.85%) Windows
24 17 (13.08%) Sybase
25 16 (12.31%) ITIL
25 16 (12.31%) Oracle Applications
25 16 (12.31%) Oracle EBS R12
25 16 (12.31%) Banking

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.31%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.77%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.77%) Confluence
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.77%) IIS
6 1 (0.77%) JBoss
6 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (12.31%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (12.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.08%) Endur
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.77%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) SAN
2 8 (6.15%) Firewall
2 8 (6.15%) LDAP
3 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.62%) DNS
4 5 (3.85%) NAS
5 4 (3.08%) Internet
5 4 (3.08%) LAN
5 4 (3.08%) WAN
6 3 (2.31%) DHCP
6 3 (2.31%) VPN
6 3 (2.31%) VLAN
7 1 (0.77%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.77%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (93.85%) Oracle Database
2 81 (62.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 47 (36.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 40 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 24 (18.46%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (12.31%) Sybase ASE
7 16 (12.31%) Relational Database
8 15 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (11.54%) RDBMS
9 12 (9.23%) Oracle Exadata
10 11 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (6.15%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (4.62%) MySQL
15 4 (3.08%) OLTP
15 4 (3.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Toad
2 4 (3.08%) Subversion
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.31%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.77%) Hudson
5 1 (0.77%) JIRA
5 1 (0.77%) ERwin
General
1 31 (23.85%) Finance
2 16 (12.31%) Banking
3 6 (4.62%) Legal
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (83.85%) DBA
2 104 (80.00%) Oracle DBA
3 19 (14.62%) Administrator
4 16 (12.31%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 14 (10.77%) Sybase DBA
6 8 (6.15%) Architect
7 7 (5.38%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.62%) Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Consultant
9 5 (3.85%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 5 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (3.85%) Senior DBA
10 4 (3.08%) Server Administrator
10 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (2.31%) Designer
12 2 (1.54%) Linux Support
12 2 (1.54%) Database Architect
12 2 (1.54%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) Middleware
2 9 (6.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 7 (5.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.85%) .NET
5 3 (2.31%) HTML
5 3 (2.31%) XML
5 3 (2.31%) XSD
5 3 (2.31%) XSLT
5 3 (2.31%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.54%) CGI
6 2 (1.54%) JPA
6 2 (1.54%) POSIX
6 2 (1.54%) J2EE
7 1 (0.77%) Web Services
7 1 (0.77%) Flash
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.69%) Replication
2 33 (25.38%) Clustering
3 10 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.38%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.31%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.31%) W3C
7 2 (1.54%) Statistics
8 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 83 (63.85%) Linux
2 46 (35.38%) UNIX
3 30 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (19.23%) Solaris
5 18 (13.85%) Windows
6 8 (6.15%) AIX
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.38%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (12.31%) ITIL
3 15 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (10.77%) Service Management
5 12 (9.23%) Change Management
5 12 (9.23%) Incident Management
6 11 (8.46%) Database Tuning
7 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.69%) SOA
8 9 (6.92%) Migration
8 9 (6.92%) Database Mirroring
9 8 (6.15%) High Availability
10 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.62%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.62%) Capacity Management
11 6 (4.62%) Database Security
11 6 (4.62%) Patch Management
12 5 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
12 5 (3.85%) Line Management
12 5 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.85%) SQL
2 54 (41.54%) Shell Script
3 41 (31.54%) PL/SQL
4 11 (8.46%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.62%) Perl
6 5 (3.85%) Korn
6 5 (3.85%) C
6 5 (3.85%) Java
7 3 (2.31%) XPath
7 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.54%) C#
9 1 (0.77%) VBScript
9 1 (0.77%) Python
9 1 (0.77%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.77%) AWK
9 1 (0.77%) Ruby
9 1 (0.77%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (6.15%) OCP
3 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) Degree
4 3 (2.31%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (88.46%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.31%) Xen
5 3 (2.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.77%) Firmware
6 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 80 (61.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 29 (22.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.77%) Control-M
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (29.23%) Red Hat
3 17 (13.08%) Sybase
4 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.77%) HP
5 13 (10.00%) SAP
6 11 (8.46%) IBM
6 11 (8.46%) 3PAR
7 8 (6.15%) NetApp
8 7 (5.38%) VMware
9 3 (2.31%) Veritas
10 2 (1.54%) Informatica
10 2 (1.54%) Brocade
11 1 (0.77%) Teradata
11 1 (0.77%) webMethods
11 1 (0.77%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.77%) Intel
11 1 (0.77%) Sun
11 1 (0.77%) Percona
11 1 (0.77%) WorldPay
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