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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 555 600 498
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -102
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 66 38 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.073% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.18% 0.83% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 63
Median daily rate £405 £344 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.81% -18.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £292 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
+11.85% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
5614 4551 4087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.28% 8.80% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3738 2829 2394
Median daily rate £450 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 123
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.92% +23.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.76 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.48%

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 July 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 July 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 -6 23 £438 +31.08% 6
West Midlands - 15 - - 1
North West +8 9 £405 -
East of England - 7 £300 - 2
South East +17 5 £388 +28.09% 1
South West +4 2 £363 -4.29%
Yorkshire -1 2 £430 +22.71%
North East -38 2 £266 -48.30%
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Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Oracle
2 145 (90.63%) Oracle Database
3 101 (63.13%) Oracle RAC
3 101 (63.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 86 (53.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 80 (50.00%) Linux
6 76 (47.50%) Performance Tuning
7 69 (43.13%) Unix
7 69 (43.13%) Shell Script
8 63 (39.38%) SQL
9 54 (33.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 47 (29.38%) PL/SQL
10 47 (29.38%) Oracle Applications
10 47 (29.38%) Oracle EBS
11 46 (28.75%) Oracle Database 12c
12 44 (27.50%) Oracle EBS R12
12 44 (27.50%) WebLogic
13 37 (23.13%) Windows
13 37 (23.13%) Clustering
14 35 (21.88%) Security Cleared
15 34 (21.25%) Oracle Certification
15 34 (21.25%) SC Cleared
15 34 (21.25%) Oracle Application Server
15 34 (21.25%) Database Tuning
15 34 (21.25%) Virtual Machines
16 32 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 31 (19.38%) Replication
17 31 (19.38%) Oracle 11i
18 30 (18.75%) Oracle Discoverer
18 30 (18.75%) High Availability

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 44 (27.50%) WebLogic
2 34 (21.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (3.75%) JBoss
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.63%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.63%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 47 (29.38%) Oracle Applications
1 47 (29.38%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (27.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (19.38%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (4.38%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) Internet
2 7 (4.38%) Network Security
2 7 (4.38%) SAN
3 6 (3.75%) Firewall
4 3 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.63%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (90.63%) Oracle Database
2 101 (63.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 54 (33.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 46 (28.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 30 (18.75%) Oracle Discoverer
6 23 (14.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (11.25%) MySQL
7 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
8 17 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (10.00%) NoSQL
10 13 (8.13%) RDBMS
10 13 (8.13%) Relational Database
11 11 (6.88%) MongoDB
12 10 (6.25%) DB2
13 9 (5.63%) Oracle Exadata
14 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
16 5 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 20 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Banking
2 8 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.13%) Games
4 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.88%) Automotive
6 2 (1.25%) Advertising
6 2 (1.25%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 141 (88.13%) DBA
2 128 (80.00%) Oracle DBA
3 35 (21.88%) Administrator
4 34 (21.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 29 (18.13%) SC Cleared DBA
6 11 (6.88%) Senior DBA
6 11 (6.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 9 (5.63%) Architect
8 8 (5.00%) Consultant
8 8 (5.00%) SQL DBA
9 6 (3.75%) Systems Architect
10 4 (2.50%) E-Business Administrator
10 4 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
11 3 (1.88%) Applications Consultant
11 3 (1.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
12 2 (1.25%) Developer
12 2 (1.25%) Integration Architect
12 2 (1.25%) Junior
12 2 (1.25%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (1.25%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (4.38%) Oracle Streams
3 6 (3.75%) .NET
3 6 (3.75%) REST
3 6 (3.75%) SOAP
4 5 (3.13%) Web Services
4 5 (3.13%) XSD
5 4 (2.50%) Castor
5 4 (2.50%) Middleware
6 3 (1.88%) POSIX
6 3 (1.88%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.25%) J2EE
7 2 (1.25%) WSDL
8 1 (0.63%) COM
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.63%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.63%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.13%) Clustering
2 31 (19.38%) Replication
3 15 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.13%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.50%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 80 (50.00%) Linux
2 69 (43.13%) Unix
3 37 (23.13%) Windows
4 14 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (8.13%) Solaris
6 9 (5.63%) AIX
7 5 (3.13%) zOS
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.63%) SUSE
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.50%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (21.25%) Database Tuning
3 30 (18.75%) High Availability
4 18 (11.25%) Migration
5 15 (9.38%) SOA
6 14 (8.75%) Change Control
7 11 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.63%) DevOps
10 8 (5.00%) Change Management
11 7 (4.38%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.38%) ITIL
11 7 (4.38%) Presales
11 7 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.38%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.75%) CRM
12 6 (3.75%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.75%) Database Security
12 6 (3.75%) ERP
12 6 (3.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.13%) Shell Script
2 63 (39.38%) SQL
3 47 (29.38%) PL/SQL
4 18 (11.25%) Java
5 6 (3.75%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.75%) Korn
6 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.50%) Python
8 3 (1.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.88%) PHP
9 2 (1.25%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 34 (21.25%) Oracle Certification
2 34 (21.25%) SC Cleared
3 26 (16.25%) OCP
4 3 (1.88%) Degree
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) QA
1 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (63.13%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (21.25%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (6.25%) Oracle Clusterware
3 10 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.13%) Corosync
5 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 86 (53.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle Flashback
4 5 (3.13%) Nagios
4 5 (3.13%) Pacemaker
4 5 (3.13%) Puppet
5 2 (1.25%) OpenView
5 2 (1.25%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 160 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (10.63%) Red Hat
3 13 (8.13%) VMware
4 10 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.38%) Informatica
6 6 (3.75%) HP
6 6 (3.75%) NetApp
7 5 (3.13%) EMC
7 5 (3.13%) Pega
8 4 (2.50%) Endeca
9 3 (1.88%) Cisco
9 3 (1.88%) Dell
9 3 (1.88%) F5
9 3 (1.88%) Splunk
10 2 (1.25%) IBM
10 2 (1.25%) SAP
10 2 (1.25%) Sun
10 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.25%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
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