The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 240 256 227
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 32 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.17% 1.21% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 15
Average daily rate £375 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £364 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £559 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.63 - £45.00
Data Guard
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1010 995 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.46% 9.97% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 540 442
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 53
Average hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £12.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Guard
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Guard across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Data Guard Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxfordshire - 12 £363 -
Hampshire +10 9 £345 -23.33%
Berkshire +5 5 £450 +47.54% 1
East Sussex - 5 £400 -
Surrey -9 1 £400 -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 33 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (96.97%) Oracle Database
3 23 (69.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (60.61%) Replication
5 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 16 (48.48%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (39.39%) Unix
6 13 (39.39%) Linux
7 12 (36.36%) OCP
7 12 (36.36%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
8 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 10 (30.30%) Clustering
9 10 (30.30%) MySQL
9 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
10 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (27.27%) High Availability
11 8 (24.24%) Migration
11 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.18%) Change Management
13 6 (18.18%) VMware
13 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
1 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (96.97%) Oracle Database
2 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (30.30%) MySQL
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (15.15%) DB2
6 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
6 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
7 4 (12.12%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) DBA
2 29 (87.88%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (33.33%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Unix DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) DB2 Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (9.09%) Castor
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Replication
2 10 (30.30%) Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
5 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
6 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
1 13 (39.39%) Unix
2 5 (15.15%) zOS
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) High Availability
1 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (24.24%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Data Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Design
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) Database Security
6 2 (6.06%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) OCP
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (69.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Pega
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) Splunk
6 2 (6.06%) Informatica
6 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) SAP