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 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 237 217 187
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -30
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 12 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.27% 2.81% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 20
Average daily rate
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£428 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £465 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
944 675 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.29% 8.01% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 331 307
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 65
Average hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.60 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £31.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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
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 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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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
Hampshire -23 9 £425 +13.33% 3
Surrey -2 3 £500 -
Berkshire - - - -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (92.59%) Oracle Database
3 23 (85.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
5 20 (74.07%) SQL
6 18 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (62.96%) PL/SQL
8 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (48.15%) WebLogic
10 12 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (40.74%) SQLPlus
11 11 (40.74%) Replication
12 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
13 9 (33.33%) Linux
13 9 (33.33%) Toad
14 8 (29.63%) AIX
14 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
14 8 (29.63%) Perl
14 8 (29.63%) Korn
15 7 (25.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
16 6 (22.22%) UNIX
16 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
16 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
17 5 (18.52%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) Oracle Database
2 18 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (40.74%) SQLPlus
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
8 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (11.11%) MySQL
11 2 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Toad
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.70%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) DBA
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (40.74%) SQL DBA
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) WebCenter
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.70%) OC4J
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) HACMP
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) AIX
3 6 (22.22%) UNIX
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) SOA
3 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) BCP
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) E-business
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) PL/SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
3 8 (29.63%) Perl
3 8 (29.63%) Korn
4 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) ABAP
5 1 (3.70%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) i2