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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 129 122 141
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.27% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.52% 3.62% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£400 £383 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +82.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.25 -
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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 North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
199 221 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.30% 7.59% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 91 84
Average daily rate £306 £310 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £202 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 16
Average hourly rate £20.28 £31.56 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.73% +55.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £19.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 18 September 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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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 -4 5 £400 +37.93%
Cheshire - - - - 1
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (80.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) Replication
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) Information Management
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (10.00%) ITSM
7 1 (10.00%) Remedy
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (10.00%) EMC
7 1 (10.00%) BMC

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Management
1 2 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) BMC