The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 154 135 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 2 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.13% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 1.79% 9.19%
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 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £29.45
Data Guard
England

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

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
217 223 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.71% 7.08% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 109 100
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £188 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £534 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.54 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £20.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -18 2 £375 -11.76%
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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