The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 475 429 478
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +49
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 113 136 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.74% 3.62% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 64
Average daily rate
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£403 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4128 3753 3782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.55% 7.34% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 2101 1956
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 162 176
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.53 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
England -45 100 £413 +10.00% 31
London +47 70 £403 -2.36% 12
City of London +22 19 £450 +5.88% 3
Scotland -26 11 £338 -10.00% 2
South East -32 11 £428 +15.54% 6
Edinburgh -9 10 £338 -27.02% 1
West Yorkshire -2 7 £415 +18.57% 1
Yorkshire -6 7 £415 +10.66% 3
Hampshire -17 7 £435 +28.88% 1
North West +1 5 £400 -15.78% 1
Manchester -6 5 £400 +25.00% 1
Havant -1 3 £450 +5.88% 1
West Midlands -18 3 £388 +40.90% 1
East Midlands +1 2 - - 1
Bradford -2 2 £380 -13.63%
South West -28 2 £425 +10.38% 4
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Berkshire -3 1 £420 +13.51% 2
Leeds -8 1 - - 1
Leicester - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £420 -
Malvern - 1 £350 -
Crawley - 1 £275 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £275 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Ealing - 1 £395 -
East of England - - - - 2
Northern Ireland - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 319 (100.00%) Oracle
2 292 (91.54%) Oracle Database
3 237 (74.29%) Oracle RAC
4 220 (68.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 180 (56.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 178 (55.80%) Oracle RMAN
7 158 (49.53%) SQL
8 118 (36.99%) UNIX
9 116 (36.36%) Linux
10 115 (36.05%) SQL Server
11 110 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
12 103 (32.29%) PL/SQL
13 78 (24.45%) Solaris
13 78 (24.45%) Finance
14 71 (22.26%) Replication
14 71 (22.26%) Shell Script
15 69 (21.63%) Windows
16 63 (19.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 55 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 52 (16.30%) Oracle Database 12c
18 52 (16.30%) ITIL
19 46 (14.42%) Clustering
20 45 (14.11%) Relational Database
21 44 (13.79%) RDBMS
22 41 (12.85%) WebLogic
23 40 (12.54%) Migration
24 39 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
25 38 (11.91%) Banking
25 38 (11.91%) SQL Server 2005
25 38 (11.91%) T-SQL

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (12.85%) WebLogic
2 15 (4.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 13 (4.08%) Apache
4 8 (2.51%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (7.52%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (5.96%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (5.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.60%) SAN
2 15 (4.70%) NAS
3 12 (3.76%) Internet
4 11 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.51%) LDAP
6 6 (1.88%) Firewall
7 5 (1.57%) DNS
8 4 (1.25%) VLAN
8 4 (1.25%) DHCP
8 4 (1.25%) VPN
9 2 (0.63%) CTI
9 2 (0.63%) HTTP
9 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.31%) InfiniBand
10 1 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (91.54%) Oracle Database
2 220 (68.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 180 (56.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 115 (36.05%) SQL Server
5 55 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (16.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 45 (14.11%) Relational Database
8 44 (13.79%) RDBMS
9 38 (11.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (10.97%) Oracle9i Database
11 34 (10.66%) Oracle Reports
12 32 (10.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (5.96%) MySQL
15 19 (5.96%) Oracle Exadata
16 17 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (4.08%) SQLPlus
18 10 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 16 (5.02%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (3.76%) Toad
3 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.88%) ProC
6 3 (0.94%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.94%) Subversion
7 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 78 (24.45%) Finance
2 38 (11.91%) Banking
3 15 (4.70%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.82%) Retail
6 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) French Language
7 2 (0.63%) International Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 265 (83.07%) DBA
2 236 (73.98%) Oracle DBA
3 50 (15.67%) SQL DBA
4 47 (14.73%) Administrator
5 29 (9.09%) Senior DBA
6 27 (8.46%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 24 (7.52%) Architect
7 24 (7.52%) SQL Server DBA
8 16 (5.02%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 15 (4.70%) Consultant
10 10 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
10 10 (3.13%) Data Architect
11 9 (2.82%) Data Centre Architect
11 9 (2.82%) Technical Architect
12 6 (1.88%) Sybase DBA
12 6 (1.88%) Oracle Architect
13 5 (1.57%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (1.57%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
13 5 (1.57%) Server Administrator
13 5 (1.57%) Senior UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.39%) Middleware
2 13 (4.08%) Oracle Streams
3 10 (3.13%) XML
4 7 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.57%) WebCenter
6 4 (1.25%) HTML
7 3 (0.94%) .NET
8 2 (0.63%) JDBC
8 2 (0.63%) XSD
8 2 (0.63%) XSLT
8 2 (0.63%) ODBC
8 2 (0.63%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.63%) JPA
9 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.31%) COM
9 1 (0.31%) J2EE
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (22.26%) Replication
2 46 (14.42%) Clustering
3 10 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.19%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.19%) Statistics
6 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.57%) Firmware
7 5 (1.57%) Grid Computing
8 3 (0.94%) LPAR
8 3 (0.94%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.94%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.63%) W3C
9 2 (0.63%) HACMP
9 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.31%) iSeries
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.31%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.99%) UNIX
2 116 (36.36%) Linux
3 78 (24.45%) Solaris
4 69 (21.63%) Windows
5 37 (11.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (11.29%) AIX
7 15 (4.70%) HPUX
8 12 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
2 52 (16.30%) ITIL
3 40 (12.54%) Migration
4 39 (12.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (11.91%) Capacity Planning
6 24 (7.52%) High Availability
7 21 (6.58%) Data Modelling
7 21 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (5.64%) Change Management
9 17 (5.33%) SOA
9 17 (5.33%) Performance Analysis
10 15 (4.70%) Project Management
11 14 (4.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (4.08%) Data Migration
13 12 (3.76%) Change Control
13 12 (3.76%) Incident Management
14 11 (3.45%) Service Management
15 10 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
16 9 (2.82%) Database Tuning
16 9 (2.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (49.53%) SQL
2 103 (32.29%) PL/SQL
3 71 (22.26%) Shell Script
4 38 (11.91%) T-SQL
5 22 (6.90%) Perl
6 17 (5.33%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.13%) Java
8 9 (2.82%) Korn
9 7 (2.19%) C
10 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.63%) XPath
11 2 (0.63%) C#
12 1 (0.31%) sed
12 1 (0.31%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 33 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.46%) SC Cleared
3 26 (8.15%) Oracle Certification
4 25 (7.84%) OCP
5 20 (6.27%) Degree
6 8 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.25%) MCITP
8 4 (1.25%) MCSA
9 3 (0.94%) OCA
10 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.84%) SLA
2 7 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.63%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 237 (74.29%) Oracle RAC
2 178 (55.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.51%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (1.57%) SRDF
6 4 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.25%) Xen
6 4 (1.25%) vSphere
6 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.94%) XenApp
7 3 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 63 (19.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 10 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.88%) SCOM
5 5 (1.57%) Oracle Statspack
5 5 (1.57%) Legato
5 5 (1.57%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.94%) Control-M
7 3 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.63%) Foglight
9 1 (0.31%) OpenView
9 1 (0.31%) OVSD
Vendors
1 319 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.03%) Red Hat
4 23 (7.21%) Veritas
5 19 (5.96%) VMware
6 17 (5.33%) HP
6 17 (5.33%) EMC
7 16 (5.02%) BMC
8 14 (4.39%) IBM
8 14 (4.39%) Sybase
9 9 (2.82%) NetApp
9 9 (2.82%) Sun
10 7 (2.19%) JBoss
11 6 (1.88%) Remedy
12 4 (1.25%) SAP
13 3 (0.94%) Citrix
13 3 (0.94%) CommVault
14 2 (0.63%) FatWire
14 2 (0.63%) Northgate
15 1 (0.31%) Business Objects
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