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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 469 434 507
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +73
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 103 119 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.62% 3.38% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £286 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £42.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.25 -
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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
3938 3518 3492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.66% 7.30% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2108 1867
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 £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 153 159
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

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 17 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 17 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 +38 59 £398 -11.66% 13
South East -24 19 £430 +27.40% 5
North West -4 7 £400 +4.57% 5
Yorkshire -14 7 £264 -29.66% 5
West Midlands -15 4 £350 +10.23% 1
South West -25 3 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Oracle
2 215 (91.10%) Oracle Database
3 175 (74.15%) Oracle RAC
4 161 (68.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 149 (63.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 146 (61.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 133 (56.36%) SQL
8 96 (40.68%) Performance Tuning
9 94 (39.83%) Linux
10 92 (38.98%) UNIX
11 85 (36.02%) SQL Server
12 79 (33.47%) PL/SQL
13 69 (29.24%) Finance
14 61 (25.85%) Replication
15 55 (23.31%) Shell Script
16 51 (21.61%) Solaris
17 44 (18.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 42 (17.80%) Clustering
18 42 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
18 42 (17.80%) Oracle Database 12c
19 41 (17.37%) Windows
20 38 (16.10%) Banking
21 37 (15.68%) T-SQL
22 33 (13.98%) Red Hat
22 33 (13.98%) SAN
22 33 (13.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 31 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
23 31 (13.14%) Oracle9i Database
23 31 (13.14%) Relational Database
24 30 (12.71%) RDBMS

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 24 (10.17%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.66%) Apache
3 6 (2.54%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (8.90%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (5.51%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (5.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.97%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (2.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.98%) SAN
2 15 (6.36%) NAS
3 8 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.39%) LDAP
4 7 (2.97%) Internet
5 6 (2.54%) Firewall
6 5 (2.12%) DNS
7 4 (1.69%) DHCP
7 4 (1.69%) VPN
7 4 (1.69%) VLAN
8 1 (0.42%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (91.10%) Oracle Database
2 161 (68.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 146 (61.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 85 (36.02%) SQL Server
5 42 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (17.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 31 (13.14%) Oracle9i Database
6 31 (13.14%) Relational Database
7 30 (12.71%) RDBMS
8 28 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (11.44%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (11.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (8.47%) MySQL
11 20 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (7.63%) Oracle Exadata
13 16 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (4.66%) SQLPlus
15 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (4.66%) Toad
3 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.69%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.27%) Subversion
6 2 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.85%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.85%) ProC
7 1 (0.42%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 69 (29.24%) Finance
2 38 (16.10%) Banking
3 15 (6.36%) Financial Institution
4 14 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.24%) Retail
6 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) International Banking
7 2 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 199 (84.32%) DBA
2 167 (70.76%) Oracle DBA
3 42 (17.80%) Administrator
4 40 (16.95%) SQL DBA
5 18 (7.63%) Senior DBA
6 17 (7.20%) Architect
7 16 (6.78%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 14 (5.93%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (3.81%) Consultant
9 9 (3.81%) Data Architect
9 9 (3.81%) Data Centre Architect
10 8 (3.39%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 7 (2.97%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.54%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (2.54%) Sybase DBA
13 5 (2.12%) Server Administrator
14 4 (1.69%) Developer
14 4 (1.69%) Senior SQL DBA
14 4 (1.69%) Oracle Developer
14 4 (1.69%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.93%) Oracle Streams
2 11 (4.66%) Middleware
3 9 (3.81%) XML
4 4 (1.69%) HTML
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.85%) JDBC
5 2 (0.85%) XSD
5 2 (0.85%) XSLT
5 2 (0.85%) ODBC
5 2 (0.85%) .NET
5 2 (0.85%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.85%) JPA
6 1 (0.42%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.42%) J2EE
6 1 (0.42%) COM
6 1 (0.42%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.85%) Replication
2 42 (17.80%) Clustering
3 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.24%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.97%) Statistics
6 7 (2.97%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.54%) Data Extraction
8 5 (2.12%) HACMP
9 4 (1.69%) Firmware
9 4 (1.69%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.27%) LPAR
10 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.85%) W3C
12 1 (0.42%) FMCG
12 1 (0.42%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 94 (39.83%) Linux
2 92 (38.98%) UNIX
3 51 (21.61%) Solaris
4 41 (17.37%) Windows
5 33 (13.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (9.75%) AIX
7 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (40.68%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (12.71%) Migration
4 28 (11.86%) ITIL
5 21 (8.90%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (8.05%) Change Management
7 17 (7.20%) Performance Analysis
8 16 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.08%) Data Modelling
9 12 (5.08%) SOA
9 12 (5.08%) Data Migration
10 11 (4.66%) Project Management
11 9 (3.81%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.81%) High Availability
12 8 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (3.39%) Problem Management
13 7 (2.97%) Database Tuning
13 7 (2.97%) Data Management
14 6 (2.54%) Database Security
14 6 (2.54%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (56.36%) SQL
2 79 (33.47%) PL/SQL
3 55 (23.31%) Shell Script
4 37 (15.68%) T-SQL
5 20 (8.47%) Perl
6 15 (6.36%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.81%) Korn
7 9 (3.81%) Java
8 7 (2.97%) C
9 5 (2.12%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.27%) VBScript
10 3 (1.27%) VB
11 2 (0.85%) C#
11 2 (0.85%) XPath
12 1 (0.42%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.42%) AWK
12 1 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 29 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.78%) OCP
3 16 (6.78%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (5.08%) Degree
5 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.12%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.69%) MCSA
7 4 (1.69%) MCITP
8 2 (0.85%) OCA
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.75%) SLA
2 5 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 175 (74.15%) Oracle RAC
2 149 (63.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (2.12%) SRDF
6 4 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.69%) Xen
6 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.69%) vSphere
7 3 (1.27%) XenApp
7 3 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 44 (18.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (4.66%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (2.97%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.12%) SCOM
4 5 (2.12%) Oracle Statspack
4 5 (2.12%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 3 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.27%) Control-M
7 2 (0.85%) Foglight
7 2 (0.85%) Legato
8 1 (0.42%) OVSD
8 1 (0.42%) OpenView
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 236 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (13.98%) Red Hat
3 24 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.75%) BMC
5 16 (6.78%) HP
5 16 (6.78%) VMware
6 15 (6.36%) Sybase
7 13 (5.51%) EMC
7 13 (5.51%) IBM
8 10 (4.24%) Veritas
8 10 (4.24%) Sun
9 9 (3.81%) NetApp
10 6 (2.54%) Remedy
11 4 (1.69%) JBoss
12 3 (1.27%) Citrix
12 3 (1.27%) CommVault
12 3 (1.27%) SAP
13 2 (0.85%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (0.85%) Northgate