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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 247 204 211
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 11 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 3.60% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 15
Average daily rate
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£430 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £473 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.91%
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
1043 666 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.60% 7.80% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 346 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 63
Average hourly rate £19.38 £21.33 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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
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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 -20 9 £430 +22.85%
Surrey -14 2 - -
Berkshire - - - -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (92.86%) Oracle Database
3 23 (82.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 22 (78.57%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (75.00%) SQL
5 21 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (64.29%) PL/SQL
6 18 (64.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (42.86%) Replication
8 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (39.29%) WebLogic
8 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (35.71%) SQLPlus
10 9 (32.14%) Toad
11 8 (28.57%) Linux
11 8 (28.57%) Perl
11 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
11 8 (28.57%) Korn
12 7 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (25.00%) AIX
13 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (17.86%) UNIX
14 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
15 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
15 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (39.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (92.86%) Oracle Database
2 21 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (64.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (35.71%) SQLPlus
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 3 (10.71%) MySQL
8 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Toad
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) DBA
2 23 (82.14%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (39.29%) SQL DBA
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
1 2 (7.14%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) HACMP
2 3 (10.71%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) AIX
3 5 (17.86%) UNIX
4 4 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (14.29%) SOA
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) ITSM
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) BCP
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) E-business
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) PL/SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 8 (28.57%) Korn
3 8 (28.57%) Perl
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (78.57%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) CA Wily
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) i2
5 1 (3.57%) SAP