The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 520 415 420
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 67 154 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.62% 4.15% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 92 51
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £250 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £368 £386
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £31.60 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.60 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4147 3714 2926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.32% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2469 2062 1645
Average daily rate £418 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 161 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Guard within the UK.

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Guard
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Guard within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Data Guard Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard within the UK.

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Guard
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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
England -94 57 £425 +8.97% 16
London -11 35 £440 +3.52% 11
City of London +12 11 £435 +1.16% 5
South East -30 10 £400 +6.66% 2
Hampshire -28 8 £400 +4.91% 2
Scotland -1 7 £270 -22.85% 1
Glasgow 0 5 £270 -16.92%
Manchester -21 4 £425 +70.00%
North West -27 4 £425 +70.00%
West Midlands -4 2 £375 +4.16%
Edinburgh -5 2 - -
Surrey -5 2 £500 -
Gloucestershire -12 2 £388 -8.82%
South West -20 2 £388 -4.90% 1
Staines - 2 £500 -
East of England 0 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Oracle
2 124 (91.18%) Oracle Database
3 103 (75.74%) Oracle RAC
4 90 (66.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 81 (59.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 63 (46.32%) SQL
7 57 (41.91%) Linux
7 57 (41.91%) Performance Tuning
8 43 (31.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 43 (31.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 41 (30.15%) PL/SQL
10 36 (26.47%) Finance
11 29 (21.32%) Shell Script
12 27 (19.85%) Replication
12 27 (19.85%) SQL Server
12 27 (19.85%) UNIX
13 26 (19.12%) Banking
14 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 25 (18.38%) WebLogic
15 23 (16.91%) Windows
16 22 (16.18%) Migration
17 21 (15.44%) Red Hat
17 21 (15.44%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
18 20 (14.71%) Relational Database
19 19 (13.97%) AIX
19 19 (13.97%) Solaris
20 18 (13.24%) RDBMS
20 18 (13.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
21 17 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 25 (18.38%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (11.03%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (6.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) SAN
2 10 (7.35%) Internet
3 6 (4.41%) LDAP
4 2 (1.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.74%) DNS
5 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (91.18%) Oracle Database
2 81 (59.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 43 (31.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 27 (19.85%) SQL Server
5 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 21 (15.44%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (14.71%) Relational Database
8 18 (13.24%) RDBMS
9 16 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
10 15 (11.03%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (10.29%) Oracle9i Database
12 12 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (8.09%) SQLPlus
14 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (4.41%) MySQL
17 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 4 (2.94%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Toad
2 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (5.15%) Subversion
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.74%) ERwin
General
1 36 (26.47%) Finance
2 26 (19.12%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) German Language
6 1 (0.74%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (80.15%) DBA
2 99 (72.79%) Oracle DBA
3 15 (11.03%) Administrator
4 13 (9.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 13 (9.56%) SQL DBA
5 10 (7.35%) Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 6 (4.41%) Senior DBA
9 5 (3.68%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (1.47%) Migration Engineer
11 2 (1.47%) Database Consultant
11 2 (1.47%) Storage Engineer
11 2 (1.47%) OBIEE Consultant
11 2 (1.47%) Backup Engineer
12 1 (0.74%) Applications Support Technician
12 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL DBA
12 1 (0.74%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 12 (8.82%) Middleware
3 11 (8.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (4.41%) .NET
5 5 (3.68%) HTML
5 5 (3.68%) XML
5 5 (3.68%) WebCenter
5 5 (3.68%) Oracle Streams
6 4 (2.94%) JPA
6 4 (2.94%) XSD
6 4 (2.94%) XSLT
6 4 (2.94%) XML Schema
7 3 (2.21%) Flash
8 1 (0.74%) JMS
8 1 (0.74%) J2EE
8 1 (0.74%) SOAP
8 1 (0.74%) OC4J
8 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.74%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.85%) Replication
2 16 (11.76%) Clustering
3 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.68%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.94%) W3C
6 3 (2.21%) HACMP
6 3 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.47%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.47%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.74%) Statistics
8 1 (0.74%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.91%) Linux
2 27 (19.85%) UNIX
3 23 (16.91%) Windows
4 19 (13.97%) AIX
4 19 (13.97%) Solaris
5 14 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.94%) HPUX
7 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (16.18%) Migration
3 17 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (11.03%) High Availability
5 14 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (9.56%) SOA
7 12 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.35%) Database Security
9 9 (6.62%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (6.62%) ETL
10 7 (5.15%) ITIL
10 7 (5.15%) Analytics
10 7 (5.15%) Database Tuning
11 6 (4.41%) Capacity Management
11 6 (4.41%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.68%) OOD
12 5 (3.68%) OO
12 5 (3.68%) BPEL
12 5 (3.68%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.32%) SQL
2 41 (30.15%) PL/SQL
3 29 (21.32%) Shell Script
4 13 (9.56%) Perl
5 10 (7.35%) Java
6 9 (6.62%) Korn
6 9 (6.62%) VB
7 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.94%) XPath
7 4 (2.94%) C#
7 4 (2.94%) VBScript
8 3 (2.21%) C
8 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.74%) R
10 1 (0.74%) ABAP
10 1 (0.74%) Uniface
10 1 (0.74%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 8 (5.88%) OCP
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) Degree
5 1 (0.74%) OCA
5 1 (0.74%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.94%) QA
4 3 (2.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 103 (75.74%) Oracle RAC
2 90 (66.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.47%) Firmware
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.74%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 43 (31.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (5.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.94%) Legato
3 4 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.74%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (15.44%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.15%) Veritas
5 6 (4.41%) Sun
5 6 (4.41%) HP
6 4 (2.94%) IBM
7 3 (2.21%) BMC
7 3 (2.21%) VMware
8 2 (1.47%) EMC
8 2 (1.47%) Sybase
8 2 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.74%) SAP
9 1 (0.74%) BEA
9 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.74%) Remedy
9 1 (0.74%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.74%) i2
9 1 (0.74%) Informatica
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