The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 69 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.22% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.08% 3.39% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow region.

Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
49 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.33% 6.84% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 22
Average daily rate £325 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £259 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -89.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Guard across the Glasgow region.

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) Veritas
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) ETL Development
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Streams
5 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Remedy

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) DBA
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) ETL Development
4 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Server Building
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (11.11%) Legato
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (11.11%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) EMC