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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 257 214 211
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 8 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 2.83% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
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£400 £439 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £333 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
- +10.42%
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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
937 743 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.52% 8.21% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 371 311
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 65 50
Average hourly rate £19.25 £25.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £16.50 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Surrey +8 4 £425 -5.55%
Hampshire -22 4 £388 -11.42%
Berkshire - - - -
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England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (94.74%) Oracle Database
3 16 (84.21%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (78.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
6 10 (52.63%) WebLogic
6 10 (52.63%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (47.37%) SQLPlus
7 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
9 7 (36.84%) Toad
9 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (31.58%) UNIX
10 6 (31.58%) AIX
10 6 (31.58%) Perl
10 6 (31.58%) Replication
10 6 (31.58%) Korn
10 6 (31.58%) Oracle Flashback
10 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
11 5 (26.32%) Oracle Clusterware
11 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (26.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
11 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 5 (26.32%) Linux
12 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
13 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (52.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) Oracle Database
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (47.37%) SQLPlus
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
6 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (5.26%) DB2
9 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
9 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Toad
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) DBA
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
1 3 (15.79%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.26%) OC4J
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
1 6 (31.58%) AIX
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) SOA
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) BCP
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (31.58%) Korn
3 6 (31.58%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) ABAP
5 1 (5.26%) Uniface
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) OCP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Flashback
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.26%) CA Wily
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) i2
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) SAP