The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 154 162 196
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +34
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.70% 0.64% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £478 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% +7.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -
Data Guard
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
353 313 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.77% 9.14% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 238 349
Median daily rate £513 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +27.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.70 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.70%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Data Guard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Guard across the City of London region.

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Guard
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Guard across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Data Guard Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the City of London region.

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
6 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Korn
6 2 (28.57%) Statistics
6 2 (28.57%) AIX

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Database Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Exalogic
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) WorldPay