The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 354 388 373
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 57 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.05% 2.24% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £333 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1868 1652 1766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 6.58% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1179 1094 1069
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.69 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £94.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Guard
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Guard across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Data Guard Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the London region.

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +33 14 £450 +2.85% 13
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
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England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Oracle
2 114 (84.44%) Oracle RAC
3 113 (83.70%) Oracle Database
4 84 (62.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 71 (52.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 69 (51.11%) SQL
7 68 (50.37%) Oracle RMAN
8 60 (44.44%) UNIX
8 60 (44.44%) Linux
9 50 (37.04%) Finance
10 47 (34.81%) SQL Server
11 43 (31.85%) PL/SQL
12 40 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
13 37 (27.41%) Replication
14 36 (26.67%) Windows
15 32 (23.70%) Oracle Database 12c
16 30 (22.22%) Banking
17 29 (21.48%) Solaris
17 29 (21.48%) Disaster Recovery
18 28 (20.74%) Shell Script
18 28 (20.74%) SAN
19 27 (20.00%) ITIL
20 25 (18.52%) Clustering
20 25 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 24 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 21 (15.56%) Migration
23 20 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
24 19 (14.07%) Red Hat
25 18 (13.33%) Change Management
25 18 (13.33%) Microsoft

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.22%) Apache
4 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.74%) SAN
2 15 (11.11%) NAS
3 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.44%) LDAP
4 6 (4.44%) Internet
5 4 (2.96%) Firewall
5 4 (2.96%) VLAN
5 4 (2.96%) DHCP
5 4 (2.96%) VPN
5 4 (2.96%) DNS
6 1 (0.74%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (83.70%) Oracle Database
2 84 (62.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 71 (52.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 47 (34.81%) SQL Server
5 32 (23.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (12.59%) Relational Database
8 16 (11.85%) RDBMS
9 15 (11.11%) MySQL
10 14 (10.37%) Oracle Exadata
11 13 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (8.15%) Oracle9i Database
14 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (4.44%) Sybase ASE
18 5 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) ProC
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.22%) Toad
3 2 (1.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (37.04%) Finance
2 30 (22.22%) Banking
3 15 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 10 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.93%) Retail
6 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) French Language
7 2 (1.48%) International Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (77.78%) DBA
2 90 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
3 22 (16.30%) Administrator
4 17 (12.59%) Architect
5 14 (10.37%) Senior DBA
6 12 (8.89%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 10 (7.41%) SQL DBA
8 9 (6.67%) Data Architect
8 9 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.96%) Sybase DBA
12 3 (2.22%) Integration Manager
12 3 (2.22%) Server Administrator
12 3 (2.22%) Senior SQL DBA
13 2 (1.48%) Senior SQL Server DBA
13 2 (1.48%) Consultant
13 2 (1.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) Oracle Streams
2 3 (2.22%) HTML
2 3 (2.22%) XML
2 3 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (1.48%) JDBC
3 2 (1.48%) ODBC
3 2 (1.48%) .NET
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.74%) JPA
4 1 (0.74%) COM
4 1 (0.74%) XSD
4 1 (0.74%) XSLT
4 1 (0.74%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.74%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.41%) Replication
2 25 (18.52%) Clustering
3 10 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.19%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.22%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) W3C
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 60 (44.44%) UNIX
1 60 (44.44%) Linux
2 36 (26.67%) Windows
3 29 (21.48%) Solaris
4 25 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.89%) AIX
6 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (21.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (20.00%) ITIL
4 21 (15.56%) Migration
5 18 (13.33%) Change Management
6 13 (9.63%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (9.63%) Data Modelling
7 11 (8.15%) Project Management
7 11 (8.15%) Data Migration
7 11 (8.15%) High Availability
7 11 (8.15%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 9 (6.67%) Service Management
9 8 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (5.19%) Data Management
10 7 (5.19%) Database Tuning
10 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.70%) Capacity Management
12 4 (2.96%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 69 (51.11%) SQL
2 43 (31.85%) PL/SQL
3 28 (20.74%) Shell Script
4 15 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.15%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.15%) Perl
6 7 (5.19%) C
7 6 (4.44%) Java
8 3 (2.22%) Korn
9 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) XPath
10 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (10.37%) OCP
1 14 (10.37%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (6.67%) Degree
3 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.96%) MCITP
4 4 (2.96%) MCSA
5 3 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) OCA
7 1 (0.74%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) SLA
1 5 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 114 (84.44%) Oracle RAC
2 68 (50.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.96%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.96%) Xen
4 4 (2.96%) vSphere
5 3 (2.22%) XenApp
5 3 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.22%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 24 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (5.19%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Statspack
5 4 (2.96%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.96%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.96%) SCOM
6 3 (2.22%) Control-M
6 3 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.22%) Legato
6 3 (2.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (14.07%) Red Hat
3 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.11%) HP
4 15 (11.11%) BMC
4 15 (11.11%) VMware
5 12 (8.89%) Sybase
6 11 (8.15%) Veritas
7 10 (7.41%) EMC
8 9 (6.67%) IBM
9 5 (3.70%) Remedy
9 5 (3.70%) Sun
10 3 (2.22%) Citrix
10 3 (2.22%) SAP
10 3 (2.22%) JBoss
10 3 (2.22%) NetApp
11 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.74%) webMethods
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