The first table below looks at the demand for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Scotland 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 120 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 11 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.29% 8.64% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £341 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £465 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
208 162 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.59% 6.63% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 77 80
Average daily rate £325 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £82.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.68% +373.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.80 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £150.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 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
Edinburgh -12 10 £338 -27.02% 1
Data Guard
UK

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (88.89%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) Solaris
6 8 (44.44%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) Migration
8 6 (33.33%) Security Management
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 6 (33.33%) AIX
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (22.22%) Banking
11 3 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (16.67%) SLA
12 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
12 2 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (11.11%) MySQL
12 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
12 2 (11.11%) UNIX

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
8 2 (11.11%) MySQL
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle DBA
1 17 (94.44%) DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
1 8 (44.44%) Solaris
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Security Management
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) E-business
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft