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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 459 453 467
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 125 110 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.15% 2.95% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 58 60
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£429 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.26% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
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
3969 3734 3791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.53% 7.46% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2324 2113 1877
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 170 185
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +13.88%

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 10 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 10 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 -2 107 £425 +13.33% 42
London +57 73 £430 +4.24% 23
City of London +39 22 £450 +9.09% 12
Scotland -5 10 £325 -21.21% 1
South East -20 10 £450 +21.62% 8
Edinburgh -13 9 £325 -27.77% 1
South West -31 8 £338 -12.33% 4
West Yorkshire -2 7 £415 +18.57% 1
Yorkshire -7 7 £415 +14.48% 1
Hampshire -16 6 £450 +30.43% 2
Havant -2 4 £450 +5.88%
North West -5 4 £400 +25.00% 1
Manchester -7 3 £400 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £425 +54.54% 3
Bradford +2 2 £380 -13.63% 1
Berkshire +1 2 £420 +13.51% 2
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Leeds -2 1 - -
Reading -2 1 - - 2
Leicester - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £275 - 1
Ealing - 1 £395 -
Bracknell - 1 £420 -
West Sussex - 1 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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.

1 320 (100.00%) Oracle
2 297 (92.81%) Oracle Database
3 238 (74.38%) Oracle RAC
4 225 (70.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 181 (56.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 172 (53.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 148 (46.25%) SQL
8 119 (37.19%) UNIX
9 113 (35.31%) Linux
10 111 (34.69%) SQL Server
11 107 (33.44%) Performance Tuning
12 94 (29.38%) PL/SQL
13 78 (24.38%) Finance
14 72 (22.50%) Solaris
14 72 (22.50%) Windows
15 66 (20.63%) Shell Script
15 66 (20.63%) Replication
16 60 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 53 (16.56%) ITIL
17 53 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
18 46 (14.38%) Oracle Database 12c
19 44 (13.75%) Clustering
20 42 (13.13%) Capacity Planning
21 41 (12.81%) Relational Database
22 40 (12.50%) RDBMS
23 39 (12.19%) WebLogic
23 39 (12.19%) Disaster Recovery
24 38 (11.88%) Migration
24 38 (11.88%) SQL Server 2005
25 37 (11.56%) Oracle9i Database

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 39 (12.19%) WebLogic
2 15 (4.69%) Oracle Application Server
3 13 (4.06%) Apache
4 8 (2.50%) 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%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (5.31%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (4.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (2.81%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
7 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 33 (10.31%) SAN
2 11 (3.44%) Internet
2 11 (3.44%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.44%) NAS
3 7 (2.19%) LDAP
4 6 (1.88%) Firewall
5 5 (1.56%) DNS
6 4 (1.25%) VLAN
6 4 (1.25%) DHCP
6 4 (1.25%) VPN
7 3 (0.94%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.63%) HTTP
8 2 (0.63%) CTI
9 1 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (92.81%) Oracle Database
2 225 (70.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 181 (56.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 111 (34.69%) SQL Server
5 53 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (14.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 41 (12.81%) Relational Database
8 40 (12.50%) RDBMS
9 38 (11.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 37 (11.56%) Oracle9i Database
11 32 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
11 32 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (5.31%) MySQL
13 17 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (5.31%) Oracle Exadata
14 13 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (3.44%) SQLPlus
16 10 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 14 (4.38%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (3.44%) Toad
3 8 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.88%) ProC
6 2 (0.63%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) JIRA
7 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 78 (24.38%) Finance
2 34 (10.63%) Banking
3 15 (4.69%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.44%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.13%) Retail
6 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.63%) International Banking
7 2 (0.63%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 272 (85.00%) DBA
2 246 (76.88%) Oracle DBA
3 47 (14.69%) SQL DBA
4 43 (13.44%) Administrator
5 31 (9.69%) Senior DBA
6 29 (9.06%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 22 (6.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 21 (6.56%) Architect
9 15 (4.69%) Consultant
10 14 (4.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 10 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
12 7 (2.19%) Oracle Architect
12 7 (2.19%) Data Architect
12 7 (2.19%) Technical Architect
13 6 (1.88%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (1.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 6 (1.88%) Sybase DBA
13 6 (1.88%) Data Centre Architect
13 6 (1.88%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
13 6 (1.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.06%) Middleware
2 11 (3.44%) Oracle Streams
3 9 (2.81%) XML
4 6 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.88%) WebCenter
5 3 (0.94%) HTML
6 2 (0.63%) .NET
6 2 (0.63%) ODBC
6 2 (0.63%) JDBC
7 1 (0.31%) XSD
7 1 (0.31%) XSLT
7 1 (0.31%) JPA
7 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.31%) J2EE
7 1 (0.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 66 (20.63%) Replication
2 44 (13.75%) Clustering
3 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.19%) Statistics
4 7 (2.19%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.56%) Firmware
7 4 (1.25%) Grid Computing
8 3 (0.94%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.94%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.94%) LPAR
9 2 (0.63%) HACMP
10 1 (0.31%) DTV
10 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.31%) W3C
10 1 (0.31%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
10 1 (0.31%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 119 (37.19%) UNIX
2 113 (35.31%) Linux
3 72 (22.50%) Solaris
3 72 (22.50%) Windows
4 34 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (10.00%) AIX
6 16 (5.00%) HPUX
7 12 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (33.44%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (16.56%) ITIL
3 42 (13.13%) Capacity Planning
4 39 (12.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (11.88%) Migration
6 21 (6.56%) Data Modelling
6 21 (6.56%) High Availability
7 20 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (5.31%) SOA
8 17 (5.31%) Performance Analysis
9 16 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (5.00%) Project Management
9 16 (5.00%) Change Management
10 14 (4.38%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.44%) Change Control
11 11 (3.44%) Service Management
12 9 (2.81%) Security Management
12 9 (2.81%) Data Management
12 9 (2.81%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (2.81%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 148 (46.25%) SQL
2 94 (29.38%) PL/SQL
3 66 (20.63%) Shell Script
4 34 (10.63%) T-SQL
5 25 (7.81%) Perl
6 13 (4.06%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.81%) Java
8 8 (2.50%) Korn
9 6 (1.88%) C
10 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.31%) sed
11 1 (0.31%) XPath
11 1 (0.31%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.31%) C#
11 1 (0.31%) Python
11 1 (0.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (9.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.75%) Oracle Certification
3 26 (8.13%) OCP
3 26 (8.13%) SC Cleared
4 21 (6.56%) Degree
5 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.25%) MCITP
6 4 (1.25%) OCA
6 4 (1.25%) MCSA
6 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.81%) SLA
2 6 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 238 (74.38%) Oracle RAC
2 172 (53.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.56%) SRDF
7 4 (1.25%) vSphere
7 4 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.25%) Xen
7 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.94%) XenApp
8 3 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 60 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (3.44%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (2.19%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.88%) SCOM
4 6 (1.88%) Oracle Statspack
5 5 (1.56%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.56%) Legato
6 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.94%) Control-M
8 2 (0.63%) Foglight
9 1 (0.31%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (0.31%) OpenView
9 1 (0.31%) OVSD
Vendors
1 320 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 28 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 25 (7.81%) Veritas
5 19 (5.94%) VMware
6 18 (5.63%) EMC
7 17 (5.31%) HP
8 16 (5.00%) BMC
9 14 (4.38%) Sybase
10 13 (4.06%) IBM
11 8 (2.50%) NetApp
12 6 (1.88%) JBoss
12 6 (1.88%) Remedy
13 5 (1.56%) Sun
14 4 (1.25%) SAP
15 3 (0.94%) CommVault
15 3 (0.94%) Citrix
16 2 (0.63%) FatWire
16 2 (0.63%) Northgate
17 1 (0.31%) Brocade
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