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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 224 207 228
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 19 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.24% 4.59% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 7
Average daily rate
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£430 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £319 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.25 -
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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
847 894 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.13% 10.23% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 469 308
Average daily rate £370 £343 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 45
Average hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -18 13 £435 +35.93% 2
Berkshire +7 2 £425 +14.86%
Surrey -14 2 £450 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (96.67%) Oracle Database
3 26 (86.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 25 (83.33%) SQL
5 24 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (73.33%) Oracle RAC
6 22 (73.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (66.67%) PL/SQL
8 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (40.00%) Replication
9 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
10 10 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 9 (30.00%) UNIX
11 9 (30.00%) Linux
12 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
12 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
13 7 (23.33%) Middleware
13 7 (23.33%) SQLPlus
13 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (23.33%) SOA
13 7 (23.33%) Windows
13 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (20.00%) Korn
14 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (20.00%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (96.67%) Oracle Database
2 24 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 22 (73.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (23.33%) SQLPlus
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (10.00%) MySQL
9 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (20.00%) Toad
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) DBA
2 27 (90.00%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (13.33%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Sybase DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Middleware
2 5 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Replication
2 5 (16.67%) HACMP
3 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) UNIX
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (23.33%) SOA
3 4 (13.33%) E-business
4 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) ITSM
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) BCP
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) ETL
6 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Korn
5 6 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) OCP
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (73.33%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) Legato
2 2 (6.67%) Foglight
2 2 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase
4 2 (6.67%) BMC
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss