The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 128 119 131
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.76% 3.08% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
217 227 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.32% 8.64% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 95 98
Average daily rate £300 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 14
Average hourly rate £22.75 £31.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +110.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £20.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £44.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
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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 22 July 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
Manchester -1 5 £400 +25.00% 1
Lancashire - - - -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle Database
3 9 (64.29%) Solaris
4 8 (57.14%) UNIX
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (28.57%) Replication
9 3 (21.43%) Java
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (21.43%) NetApp
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) CRM
10 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 2 (14.29%) CTI
10 2 (14.29%) Internet
10 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (14.29%) Firewall
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (14.29%) Data Management
10 2 (14.29%) Information Management

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) CTI
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
3 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) DBA
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Solaris
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) Data Management
1 2 (14.29%) Information Management
1 2 (14.29%) High Availability
1 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) BMC