The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 223 217 242
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 23 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.21% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.74% 2.88% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 8
Average daily rate £445 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £460 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £55.00
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
839 626 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.48% 7.37% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 335 346
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 48 26
Average hourly rate £25.50 £23.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
Data Guard
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 15 £439 +17.00% 1
Berkshire -7 2 - -
Surrey -18 2 £450 +15.38% 3
Kent - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (95.24%) Oracle Database
3 32 (76.19%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (69.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 27 (64.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (59.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 25 (59.52%) SQL
7 17 (40.48%) Linux
8 16 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (35.71%) Finance
9 15 (35.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 14 (33.33%) PL/SQL
11 12 (28.57%) Replication
12 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
13 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
13 10 (23.81%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
13 10 (23.81%) ITIL
13 10 (23.81%) UNIX
13 10 (23.81%) Windows
13 10 (23.81%) AIX
14 9 (21.43%) Perl
14 9 (21.43%) OCP
14 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (19.05%) SQLPlus
15 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
15 8 (19.05%) Solaris
15 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
16 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (95.24%) Oracle Database
2 27 (64.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (59.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (19.05%) SQLPlus
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Toad
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) DBA
2 28 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) SQL DBA
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Sybase DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Senior DBA
6 2 (4.76%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Junior
7 1 (2.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Database Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) WebCenter
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Replication
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) HACMP
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) UNIX
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) AIX
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (19.05%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 7 (16.67%) SOA
5 5 (11.90%) BCP
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.14%) E-business
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Benchmarking
9 1 (2.38%) Change Data Capture
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
4 9 (21.43%) Perl
5 7 (16.67%) Korn
6 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (21.43%) OCP
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) OCA
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (76.19%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (69.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (16.67%) Legato
2 7 (16.67%) Foglight
3 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.76%) EMC
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Sun
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) Brocade
5 1 (2.38%) FatWire