The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 124 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.93% 3.60% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
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£400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
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 Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
205 139 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.43% 5.63% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 68 71
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £259 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £160.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +814.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

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 17 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
Edinburgh -2 3 £400 -15.78%
Glasgow -16 2 £400 +23.07% 1
West Lothian - - - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (84.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) Solaris
5 9 (47.37%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (42.11%) Migration
7 6 (31.58%) Security Management
7 6 (31.58%) AIX
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.79%) Banking
10 3 (15.79%) SLA
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (10.53%) MySQL
11 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 2 (10.53%) SOA
11 2 (10.53%) ETL

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (84.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle9i Database
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (10.53%) MySQL
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) DBA
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Streams
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Solaris
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Security Management
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) E-business
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) HP
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