The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 560 549 522
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 64 74 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 1.67% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 61
Median daily rate £430 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.47% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Data Guard
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5357 4440 4508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.82% 8.43% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3400 2773 2687
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 157 180
Median hourly rate £24.75 £19.03 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.05% -13.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £43.43 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Guard
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Guard across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Data Guard Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Guard
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Data Guard Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 39 £438 -2.77% 7
North West - 8 £417 -
South East 0 5 £444 +19.93% 2
Yorkshire +18 4 £440 -
East of England +6 4 £375 - 4
South West +13 3 £360 -4.00% 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 England region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 167 (100.00%) Oracle
2 150 (89.82%) Oracle Database
3 121 (72.46%) Oracle RAC
4 99 (59.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 91 (54.49%) Linux
6 78 (46.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 73 (43.71%) Performance Tuning
8 72 (43.11%) Unix
8 72 (43.11%) Shell Script
9 63 (37.72%) SQL
10 55 (32.93%) Oracle Database 10g
11 50 (29.94%) Oracle Applications
12 49 (29.34%) PL/SQL
13 48 (28.74%) WebLogic
13 48 (28.74%) Oracle EBS
14 45 (26.95%) Oracle EBS R12
15 43 (25.75%) Windows
16 41 (24.55%) Clustering
17 39 (23.35%) Oracle Database 12c
17 39 (23.35%) Security Cleared
18 38 (22.75%) SC Cleared
19 37 (22.16%) Oracle Certification
20 36 (21.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
21 33 (19.76%) High Availability
22 30 (17.96%) Virtual Machines
22 30 (17.96%) Database Tuning
23 29 (17.37%) Oracle Application Server
23 29 (17.37%) Oracle Discoverer
24 28 (16.77%) Oracle 11i
25 27 (16.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 48 (28.74%) WebLogic
2 29 (17.37%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (4.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.59%) JBoss
5 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.60%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 50 (29.94%) Oracle Applications
2 48 (28.74%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (26.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (16.77%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (4.19%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) SAN
2 10 (5.99%) Firewall
3 7 (4.19%) SSL
4 6 (3.59%) DNS
5 5 (2.99%) Network Security
6 4 (2.40%) Internet
7 2 (1.20%) SSH
7 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.60%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (89.82%) Oracle Database
2 99 (59.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 55 (32.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 39 (23.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 29 (17.37%) Oracle Discoverer
6 27 (16.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (10.78%) SQL Server
8 17 (10.18%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (9.58%) MySQL
10 12 (7.19%) RDBMS
10 12 (7.19%) Relational Database
11 9 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (4.79%) NoSQL
12 8 (4.79%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (3.59%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (2.99%) MongoDB
15 5 (2.99%) SQLPlus
16 4 (2.40%) Oracle9i Database
16 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (2.40%) Toad
2 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 24 (14.37%) Finance
2 7 (4.19%) Banking
3 6 (3.59%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.80%) Automotive
5 3 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
6 2 (1.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 145 (86.83%) DBA
2 136 (81.44%) Oracle DBA
3 40 (23.95%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 34 (20.36%) Administrator
5 31 (18.56%) SC Cleared DBA
6 9 (5.39%) Senior DBA
6 9 (5.39%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 9 (5.39%) SQL DBA
7 7 (4.19%) Consultant
8 6 (3.59%) Architect
8 6 (3.59%) Developer
8 6 (3.59%) E-Business Administrator
8 6 (3.59%) Systems Architect
9 4 (2.40%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (2.40%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Administrator
9 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 4 (2.40%) SOA Administrator
10 3 (1.80%) Applications Consultant
10 3 (1.80%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (4.19%) Middleware
3 6 (3.59%) REST
3 6 (3.59%) SOAP
4 5 (2.99%) .NET
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle Streams
4 5 (2.99%) Web Services
4 5 (2.99%) XSD
5 4 (2.40%) Castor
6 3 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.20%) J2EE
7 2 (1.20%) WSDL
8 1 (0.60%) COM
8 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.60%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.60%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.55%) Clustering
2 25 (14.97%) Replication
3 12 (7.19%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.99%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.40%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 91 (54.49%) Linux
2 72 (43.11%) Unix
3 43 (25.75%) Windows
4 15 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.78%) Solaris
6 11 (6.59%) AIX
7 8 (4.79%) SUSE
8 7 (4.19%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.20%) HPUX
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (43.71%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (19.76%) High Availability
3 30 (17.96%) Database Tuning
4 23 (13.77%) ITIL
5 18 (10.78%) SOA
6 16 (9.58%) Migration
7 14 (8.38%) Change Control
8 10 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.99%) DevOps
9 7 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.19%) ETL
9 7 (4.19%) Presales
9 7 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.59%) Load Balancing
10 6 (3.59%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.99%) ArchiMate
11 5 (2.99%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.40%) Change Management
12 4 (2.40%) CRM
12 4 (2.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 72 (43.11%) Shell Script
2 63 (37.72%) SQL
3 49 (29.34%) PL/SQL
4 18 (10.78%) Java
5 16 (9.58%) Korn
6 12 (7.19%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.99%) Python
8 8 (4.79%) Perl
9 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.20%) C++
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (23.35%) Security Cleared
2 38 (22.75%) SC Cleared
3 37 (22.16%) Oracle Certification
4 25 (14.97%) OCP
5 3 (1.80%) Degree
6 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.60%) MCSE
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
1 2 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (72.46%) Oracle RAC
2 30 (17.96%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (7.19%) Oracle Clusterware
4 7 (4.19%) Corosync
5 5 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.20%) SRDF
7 1 (0.60%) Docker
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 78 (46.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (16.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (5.99%) Oracle Flashback
4 7 (4.19%) Pacemaker
4 7 (4.19%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Foglight
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
5 1 (0.60%) OpenView
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 167 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (13.77%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.79%) VMware
4 7 (4.19%) Informatica
4 7 (4.19%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.19%) NetApp
5 5 (2.99%) HP
6 4 (2.40%) Endeca
6 4 (2.40%) SAP
7 3 (1.80%) EMC
8 2 (1.20%) IBM
8 2 (1.20%) Sun
8 2 (1.20%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.60%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.60%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.60%) Imperva
9 1 (0.60%) Infor
9 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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