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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 140 124 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 2 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.064% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.00% 4.83% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Average daily rate
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£379 £328 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -18.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £328 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £385 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £420 £370
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
201 207 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.46% 7.18% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 131 72
Average daily rate £375 £390 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.26% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.52 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £190.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 July 2015. 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
Gloucestershire - 1 £408 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 - 1
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) OCP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) OCP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware