The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 105 86 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 2 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.28% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 5.48% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Average daily rate £375 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £29.45
Data Guard
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
106 73 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.81% 5.14% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 54
Average daily rate £338 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £226 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £511 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £14.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Guard
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
1 4 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle