The first table below looks at the demand for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 18 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 118 118 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 26 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.81% 3.88% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +61.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
203 129 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.13% 5.55% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 56 145
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -62.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £10.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Guard across the South West region.

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the South West region.

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Dorset 0 7 £399 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 27 (100.00%) Oracle
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 23 (85.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (77.78%) SQL
4 20 (74.07%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (59.26%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
7 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
7 13 (48.15%) SLA
7 13 (48.15%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
8 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
9 11 (40.74%) Clustering
10 9 (33.33%) Linux
11 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
12 5 (18.52%) Perl
12 5 (18.52%) UNIX
12 5 (18.52%) SAN
12 5 (18.52%) Replication
12 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
12 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (14.81%) ITIL
14 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
14 3 (11.11%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 23 (85.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) DBA
2 18 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (51.85%) SQL DBA
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Server Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Database Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Database Security
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) C
7 1 (3.70%) sed
7 1 (3.70%) AWK
7 1 (3.70%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) OCP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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