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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 497 445 492
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +47
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 109 134 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.52% 3.51% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 47
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£400 £373 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £286 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -

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
4318 3818 3795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.24% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2550 2217 1968
Average daily rate £391 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £211 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 152 176
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £12.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £40.11 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
England -38 99 £399 +4.93% 38
London +46 63 £398 -11.66% 20
South East -33 18 £438 +26.81% 6
City of London +23 16 £450 - 12
Hampshire -24 11 £440 +35.38% 4
Scotland -11 10 £400 +9.58% 1
Edinburgh -5 7 £350 -26.31%
Yorkshire -11 7 £264 -29.66% 3
North West -12 7 £400 +4.57% 8
Havant -1 5 £450 -
Manchester -9 5 £400 +37.93% 3
West Yorkshire 0 4 £425 +25.00% 3
Sheffield +2 3 £190 -52.50%
Leeds -2 3 £381 +8.92% 3
South Yorkshire -3 3 £190 -52.50%
Berkshire +8 2 £425 +14.86%
Glasgow -13 2 £400 +23.07% 1
West Midlands -17 2 £350 +27.27%
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Malvern - 2 £350 -
Surrey -8 1 £450 - 2
South West -47 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £275 -
Crawley - 1 £275 -
Dunstable - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 278 (100.00%) Oracle
2 256 (92.09%) Oracle Database
3 203 (73.02%) Oracle RAC
4 191 (68.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 166 (59.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 164 (58.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 147 (52.88%) SQL
8 110 (39.57%) Linux
9 105 (37.77%) SQL Server
9 105 (37.77%) Performance Tuning
10 94 (33.81%) PL/SQL
11 93 (33.45%) UNIX
12 74 (26.62%) Finance
13 73 (26.26%) Solaris
14 69 (24.82%) Replication
15 59 (21.22%) Windows
16 53 (19.06%) Shell Script
17 48 (17.27%) SQL Server 2008
17 48 (17.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 46 (16.55%) Oracle Database 12c
19 39 (14.03%) Clustering
20 38 (13.67%) Banking
20 38 (13.67%) T-SQL
20 38 (13.67%) Relational Database
21 37 (13.31%) Oracle9i Database
21 37 (13.31%) RDBMS
21 37 (13.31%) Migration
22 36 (12.95%) Disaster Recovery
23 35 (12.59%) ITIL
24 34 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (11.87%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.04%) Apache
3 10 (3.60%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (7.91%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (5.40%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (5.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.88%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.15%) SAN
2 15 (5.40%) NAS
3 11 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.60%) Internet
5 8 (2.88%) LDAP
6 6 (2.16%) Firewall
7 5 (1.80%) DNS
8 4 (1.44%) VLAN
8 4 (1.44%) DHCP
8 4 (1.44%) VPN
9 2 (0.72%) HTTP
10 1 (0.36%) AMQP
10 1 (0.36%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (92.09%) Oracle Database
2 191 (68.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 164 (58.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 105 (37.77%) SQL Server
5 48 (17.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (16.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 38 (13.67%) Relational Database
8 37 (13.31%) Oracle9i Database
8 37 (13.31%) RDBMS
9 33 (11.87%) Oracle Reports
10 32 (11.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (11.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (7.55%) Oracle Exadata
13 19 (6.83%) MySQL
14 18 (6.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (5.04%) SQLPlus
17 8 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (5.40%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (4.32%) Toad
3 7 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.44%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.08%) ProC
5 3 (1.08%) Subversion
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.72%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 74 (26.62%) Finance
2 38 (13.67%) Banking
3 15 (5.40%) Financial Institution
4 13 (4.68%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.24%) Retail
6 7 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
7 2 (0.72%) International Banking
7 2 (0.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 239 (85.97%) DBA
2 208 (74.82%) Oracle DBA
3 49 (17.63%) SQL DBA
4 40 (14.39%) Administrator
5 23 (8.27%) SQL Server DBA
6 20 (7.19%) Architect
7 17 (6.12%) Senior DBA
8 15 (5.40%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 12 (4.32%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 11 (3.96%) Consultant
11 9 (3.24%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.24%) Data Centre Architect
12 8 (2.88%) Oracle Consultant
13 7 (2.52%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.16%) Sybase DBA
15 5 (1.80%) Server Administrator
16 4 (1.44%) Infrastructure Architect
16 4 (1.44%) Integration Manager
17 3 (1.08%) Developer
17 3 (1.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.40%) Oracle Streams
2 12 (4.32%) Middleware
3 9 (3.24%) XML
4 5 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.44%) HTML
6 3 (1.08%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.72%) JPA
7 2 (0.72%) JDBC
7 2 (0.72%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.72%) .NET
7 2 (0.72%) XSD
7 2 (0.72%) XSLT
7 2 (0.72%) ODBC
8 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) COM
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (24.82%) Replication
2 39 (14.03%) Clustering
3 10 (3.60%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.52%) Statistics
5 7 (2.52%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.80%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.44%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.44%) Firmware
9 3 (1.08%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.08%) LPAR
9 3 (1.08%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.72%) HACMP
10 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.72%) W3C
11 1 (0.36%) DTV
11 1 (0.36%) FMCG
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 110 (39.57%) Linux
2 93 (33.45%) UNIX
3 73 (26.26%) Solaris
4 59 (21.22%) Windows
5 34 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (11.15%) AIX
7 12 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (37.77%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (13.31%) Migration
3 36 (12.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (12.59%) ITIL
5 32 (11.51%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (7.19%) Change Management
7 18 (6.47%) Performance Analysis
8 17 (6.12%) Data Modelling
9 15 (5.40%) SOA
10 14 (5.04%) High Availability
11 12 (4.32%) Data Migration
11 12 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (3.96%) Project Management
13 9 (3.24%) Service Management
13 9 (3.24%) Data Management
13 9 (3.24%) Security Management
13 9 (3.24%) Database Tuning
13 9 (3.24%) Incident Management
14 8 (2.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 147 (52.88%) SQL
2 94 (33.81%) PL/SQL
3 53 (19.06%) Shell Script
4 38 (13.67%) T-SQL
5 19 (6.83%) Perl
6 17 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.60%) Korn
8 9 (3.24%) Java
9 7 (2.52%) C
10 5 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.72%) XPath
11 2 (0.72%) C#
12 1 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) AWK
12 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.36%) sed
Qualifications
1 28 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.27%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.83%) OCP
3 19 (6.83%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (4.32%) Degree
5 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.44%) MCITP
7 4 (1.44%) MCSA
8 2 (0.72%) OCA
9 1 (0.36%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.35%) SLA
2 5 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.72%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 203 (73.02%) Oracle RAC
2 166 (59.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.88%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.80%) SRDF
6 4 (1.44%) vSphere
6 4 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.44%) Xen
6 4 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.08%) XenApp
7 3 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 48 (17.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (3.96%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (3.60%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (2.52%) SCOM
6 5 (1.80%) Oracle Statspack
6 5 (1.80%) Legato
6 5 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.44%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.08%) Control-M
9 2 (0.72%) Foglight
10 1 (0.36%) OVSD
10 1 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 278 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (10.43%) Red Hat
3 27 (9.71%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.55%) BMC
5 19 (6.83%) VMware
6 17 (6.12%) HP
7 16 (5.76%) EMC
8 15 (5.40%) Veritas
9 14 (5.04%) Sybase
10 10 (3.60%) IBM
11 9 (3.24%) NetApp
11 9 (3.24%) Sun
12 7 (2.52%) JBoss
13 6 (2.16%) Remedy
14 3 (1.08%) CommVault
14 3 (1.08%) SAP
14 3 (1.08%) Citrix
15 2 (0.72%) Northgate
15 2 (0.72%) ServiceNow
16 1 (0.36%) Perforce
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