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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 139 111 135
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.22% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.16% 4.42% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£428 £319 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.27% -22.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.75 -
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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
231 113 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.88% 5.00% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 62 113
Average daily rate £393 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 13
Average hourly rate £20.06 £19.30 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.38 £34.50 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 2 October 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
Dorset +2 4 £428 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
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England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (53.33%) SLA
7 6 (40.00%) Clustering
7 6 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (26.67%) Perl
9 4 (26.67%) SAN
9 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (20.00%) Statistics
11 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
11 2 (13.33%) Finance
11 2 (13.33%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) OLTP
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) DBA
2 8 (53.33%) SQL DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Database Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSD
1 1 (6.67%) XSLT
1 1 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) W3C
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) BPEL
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) RUP
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle