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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 473 438 489
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +51
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 102 123 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.59% 3.46% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 43
Average daily rate
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£399 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
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
3945 3557 3522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.71% 7.29% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2337 2107 1863
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 152 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.11 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +29 64 £398 -11.66% 21
South East -25 19 £438 +26.81% 8
North West +1 7 £400 +4.57% 8
Yorkshire -8 7 £264 -29.66% 4
West Midlands -18 2 £350 +16.66%
South West -51 2 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Oracle
2 222 (90.98%) Oracle Database
3 178 (72.95%) Oracle RAC
4 167 (68.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 151 (61.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 150 (61.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 131 (53.69%) SQL
8 99 (40.57%) Linux
9 95 (38.93%) Performance Tuning
10 92 (37.70%) UNIX
11 84 (34.43%) PL/SQL
12 81 (33.20%) SQL Server
13 68 (27.87%) Finance
14 62 (25.41%) Replication
15 61 (25.00%) Solaris
16 53 (21.72%) Shell Script
17 46 (18.85%) Windows
18 45 (18.44%) Oracle Database 12c
19 44 (18.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 42 (17.21%) SQL Server 2008
21 39 (15.98%) Clustering
22 38 (15.57%) T-SQL
23 35 (14.34%) Banking
24 34 (13.93%) Relational Database
25 33 (13.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 33 (13.52%) RDBMS
26 31 (12.70%) ITIL
26 31 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
26 31 (12.70%) SAN
27 30 (12.30%) Oracle Reports

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (11.48%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.51%) Apache
3 10 (4.10%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (1.64%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (7.79%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (5.33%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.87%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.70%) SAN
2 15 (6.15%) NAS
3 8 (3.28%) LDAP
3 8 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.87%) Internet
5 6 (2.46%) Firewall
6 5 (2.05%) DNS
7 4 (1.64%) VLAN
7 4 (1.64%) VPN
7 4 (1.64%) DHCP
8 1 (0.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (90.98%) Oracle Database
2 167 (68.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 151 (61.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 81 (33.20%) SQL Server
5 45 (18.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 42 (17.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (13.93%) Relational Database
8 33 (13.52%) RDBMS
9 30 (12.30%) Oracle Reports
10 29 (11.89%) Oracle9i Database
11 28 (11.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 27 (11.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (8.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (7.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (6.97%) Oracle Exadata
15 17 (6.97%) MySQL
16 16 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (4.92%) SQLPlus
18 6 (2.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (5.74%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (4.92%) Toad
3 7 (2.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.64%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.23%) ProC
5 3 (1.23%) Subversion
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 68 (27.87%) Finance
2 35 (14.34%) Banking
3 15 (6.15%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.69%) Retail
6 4 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) International Banking
7 2 (0.82%) French Language
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 209 (85.66%) DBA
2 179 (73.36%) Oracle DBA
3 40 (16.39%) Administrator
4 37 (15.16%) SQL DBA
5 17 (6.97%) Senior DBA
5 17 (6.97%) Architect
6 15 (6.15%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 13 (5.33%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (4.10%) Consultant
9 9 (3.69%) Data Architect
9 9 (3.69%) Data Centre Architect
10 8 (3.28%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 7 (2.87%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (2.87%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.46%) Sybase DBA
13 5 (2.05%) Server Administrator
14 4 (1.64%) Infrastructure Architect
15 3 (1.23%) Senior SQL DBA
15 3 (1.23%) Oracle Developer
15 3 (1.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.74%) Oracle Streams
2 11 (4.51%) Middleware
3 9 (3.69%) XML
4 4 (1.64%) HTML
4 4 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.82%) JPA
5 2 (0.82%) JDBC
5 2 (0.82%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.82%) .NET
5 2 (0.82%) XSD
5 2 (0.82%) XSLT
5 2 (0.82%) ODBC
6 1 (0.41%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.41%) J2EE
6 1 (0.41%) COM
6 1 (0.41%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.41%) Replication
2 39 (15.98%) Clustering
3 10 (4.10%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.87%) Statistics
5 7 (2.87%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.46%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.64%) Grid Computing
7 4 (1.64%) Firmware
8 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.23%) LPAR
8 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.82%) HACMP
9 2 (0.82%) W3C
10 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.41%) DTV
10 1 (0.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 99 (40.57%) Linux
2 92 (37.70%) UNIX
3 61 (25.00%) Solaris
4 46 (18.85%) Windows
5 33 (13.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (9.43%) AIX
7 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.93%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (12.70%) ITIL
2 31 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (11.89%) Migration
4 24 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
5 19 (7.79%) Change Management
6 18 (7.38%) Performance Analysis
7 16 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.15%) Data Modelling
9 12 (4.92%) High Availability
9 12 (4.92%) Data Migration
10 11 (4.51%) SOA
10 11 (4.51%) Project Management
11 9 (3.69%) Service Management
11 9 (3.69%) Data Management
11 9 (3.69%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (3.28%) Problem Management
13 7 (2.87%) Database Tuning
14 6 (2.46%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 131 (53.69%) SQL
2 84 (34.43%) PL/SQL
3 53 (21.72%) Shell Script
4 38 (15.57%) T-SQL
5 20 (8.20%) Perl
6 15 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.10%) Korn
8 9 (3.69%) Java
9 7 (2.87%) C
10 5 (2.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.82%) XPath
11 2 (0.82%) C#
12 1 (0.41%) AWK
12 1 (0.41%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.41%) sed
Qualifications
1 28 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.38%) OCP
3 18 (7.38%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (4.92%) Degree
5 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.64%) MCITP
7 4 (1.64%) MCSA
8 2 (0.82%) OCA
9 1 (0.41%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.43%) SLA
2 5 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.82%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 178 (72.95%) Oracle RAC
2 150 (61.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.05%) SRDF
5 4 (1.64%) vSphere
5 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.64%) Xen
6 3 (1.23%) XenApp
6 3 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (18.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (4.51%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (4.10%) Tivoli
4 6 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.05%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.05%) SCOM
5 5 (2.05%) Oracle Statspack
5 5 (2.05%) Legato
6 4 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.64%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.23%) Control-M
7 3 (1.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.82%) Foglight
9 1 (0.41%) OVSD
9 1 (0.41%) OpenView
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 244 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (11.48%) Red Hat
3 22 (9.02%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.61%) BMC
5 16 (6.56%) HP
5 16 (6.56%) EMC
6 15 (6.15%) VMware
7 14 (5.74%) Sybase
8 10 (4.10%) IBM
8 10 (4.10%) Veritas
9 9 (3.69%) NetApp
9 9 (3.69%) Sun
10 6 (2.46%) Remedy
11 4 (1.64%) JBoss
12 3 (1.23%) SAP
12 3 (1.23%) Citrix
12 3 (1.23%) CommVault
13 2 (0.82%) Northgate
13 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.41%) Perforce
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