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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 245 253 222
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 1 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.97% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
Average daily rate £320 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £30.90
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
847 1026 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.89% 10.75% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 501 379
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 51
Average hourly rate £46.00 £16.72 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.11% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.12 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 10 February 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
West Sussex - 1 £320 -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle Database
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (68.75%) PL/SQL
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (56.25%) Linux
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
9 6 (37.50%) Solaris
9 6 (37.50%) Replication
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (37.50%) High Availability
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Clusterware
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (25.00%) MySQL
11 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
12 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
12 3 (18.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (18.75%) Oracle Flashback
12 3 (18.75%) Windows
12 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
12 3 (18.75%) OCP
12 3 (18.75%) OCA

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 1 (6.25%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Endur
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle Database
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
8 1 (6.25%) HBase
8 1 (6.25%) Informix
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) DBA
2 14 (87.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) High Availability
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PL/SQL
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) OCA
1 3 (18.75%) OCP
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Percona
3 1 (6.25%) SAP