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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 114 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 7 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.27% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.05% 3.21% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£270 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.70%
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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
173 187 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.46% 8.36% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 75 68
Average daily rate £347 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 2015. 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
Glasgow -1 5 £270 -16.92% 1
Edinburgh -5 2 - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) ETL
4 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Streams
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (50.00%) VB
5 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (50.00%) Solaris
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) Veritas
6 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (25.00%) Legato
7 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (8.33%) EMC
9 1 (8.33%) Cognos

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Streams
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) ETL
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (25.00%) Legato
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos