The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 141 140 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.063% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.40% 0.88% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £450 £388 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £386 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.90
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
215 227 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.37% 7.16% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 138 97
Average daily rate £375 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £33.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

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 13 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
Wiltshire - 2 £450 - 2
Gloucestershire +2 1 £475 +22.58%
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Middleware
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) Solaris
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) OLTP
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (14.29%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) BPEL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Intel