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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 139 102 129
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +27
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.090% 0.27% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.28% 5.71% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £319 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
235 105 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.04% 4.65% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 51 110
Average daily rate £393 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £148 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.06 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +22.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.00 £37.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

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 22 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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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
Dorset +2 2 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 23 (100.00%) Oracle
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
3 21 (91.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (86.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (86.96%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (82.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (82.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
6 18 (78.26%) T-SQL
6 18 (78.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (78.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
7 17 (73.91%) SC Cleared
7 17 (73.91%) SLA
8 13 (56.52%) Clustering
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (26.09%) Statistics
10 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
12 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
14 2 (8.70%) Perl
14 2 (8.70%) SAN
14 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
14 2 (8.70%) Banking
14 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
14 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (86.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
4 18 (78.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (78.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) OLTP
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.35%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) DBA
2 18 (78.26%) SQL DBA
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (21.74%) Administrator
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Database Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) XSD
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
1 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) JPA
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Clustering
2 6 (26.09%) Statistics
3 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) RUP
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) OOD
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) BPEL
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 18 (78.26%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (73.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (73.91%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle