The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 592 579 541
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -38
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 65 82 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.14% 1.72% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 64
Median daily rate £438 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £320 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £471
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5719 4756 4857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.69% 8.31% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3619 2925 2882
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 178 186
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.67 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.06 £43.00 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +16 63 £434 +15.60% 17
London -8 39 £438 -2.77% 7
North West - 8 £417 -
Manchester - 7 £417 -
South East +4 5 £444 +19.93% 2
Yorkshire +11 4 £440 -
Hampshire +11 4 £444 +10.93% 2
South West +5 3 £360 -4.00% 3
East of England +5 3 £350 - 3
South Yorkshire 0 3 £450 -
Sheffield 0 3 £450 -
Havant -3 2 £438 +9.37%
Gloucestershire - 2 £360 -
Brentwood +8 1 £300 - 1
City of London +5 1 £425 -8.10% 1
West Yorkshire +5 1 £430 -
Essex +3 1 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 - - 1
West Sussex -2 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £430 -
Stockport - 1 £405 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
Bournemouth - 1 £425 -
Cheltenham - 1 £360 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 183 (100.00%) Oracle
2 164 (89.62%) Oracle Database
3 134 (73.22%) Oracle RAC
4 106 (57.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 100 (54.64%) Linux
6 90 (49.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 83 (45.36%) Unix
8 81 (44.26%) Shell Script
9 80 (43.72%) Performance Tuning
10 75 (40.98%) SQL
11 60 (32.79%) PL/SQL
11 60 (32.79%) Oracle Database 10g
12 52 (28.42%) Oracle Applications
13 51 (27.87%) Oracle EBS
14 47 (25.68%) WebLogic
14 47 (25.68%) Oracle EBS R12
15 44 (24.04%) Oracle Database 12c
16 43 (23.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 43 (23.50%) Clustering
17 42 (22.95%) Security Cleared
17 42 (22.95%) Windows
17 42 (22.95%) Oracle Certification
18 41 (22.40%) SC Cleared
19 37 (20.22%) High Availability
20 33 (18.03%) Replication
21 31 (16.94%) Database Tuning
21 31 (16.94%) OCP
22 30 (16.39%) Oracle 11i
22 30 (16.39%) Oracle Application Server
22 30 (16.39%) Virtual Machines

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills 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 47 (25.68%) WebLogic
2 30 (16.39%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (4.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.28%) JBoss
5 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.55%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 52 (28.42%) Oracle Applications
2 51 (27.87%) Oracle EBS
3 47 (25.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (16.39%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (3.83%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.64%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
1 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.01%) Firewall
1 11 (6.01%) SAN
2 7 (3.83%) SSL
3 6 (3.28%) DNS
3 6 (3.28%) Internet
4 5 (2.73%) Network Security
5 2 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.09%) SSH
5 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.55%) HTTP
6 1 (0.55%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (89.62%) Oracle Database
2 106 (57.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 60 (32.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 44 (24.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 29 (15.85%) Oracle Discoverer
6 27 (14.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 23 (12.57%) MySQL
8 19 (10.38%) SQL Server
9 18 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (7.10%) RDBMS
10 13 (7.10%) Relational Database
11 8 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (4.37%) NoSQL
11 8 (4.37%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (3.83%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.73%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (2.73%) SQLPlus
14 4 (2.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (2.19%) Toad
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 27 (14.75%) Finance
2 8 (4.37%) Banking
3 7 (3.83%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.64%) Automotive
5 3 (1.64%) Games
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) French Language
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (86.89%) DBA
2 150 (81.97%) Oracle DBA
3 41 (22.40%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 38 (20.77%) Administrator
5 33 (18.03%) SC Cleared DBA
6 12 (6.56%) Senior DBA
6 12 (6.56%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 9 (4.92%) Consultant
7 9 (4.92%) SQL DBA
8 7 (3.83%) Architect
9 6 (3.28%) Developer
9 6 (3.28%) E-Business Administrator
9 6 (3.28%) Systems Architect
10 5 (2.73%) Oracle Consultant
11 4 (2.19%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Administrator
11 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL DBA
11 4 (2.19%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.19%) SOA Administrator
12 3 (1.64%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (3.83%) Middleware
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle Streams
3 6 (3.28%) REST
3 6 (3.28%) SOAP
4 5 (2.73%) .NET
4 5 (2.73%) Castor
4 5 (2.73%) Web Services
4 5 (2.73%) XSD
5 3 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.09%) J2EE
6 2 (1.09%) WSDL
7 1 (0.55%) COM
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.55%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.55%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.50%) Clustering
2 33 (18.03%) Replication
3 16 (8.74%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.73%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.19%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.64%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.55%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Licensing
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 100 (54.64%) Linux
2 83 (45.36%) Unix
3 42 (22.95%) Windows
4 16 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.20%) Solaris
6 12 (6.56%) AIX
7 8 (4.37%) SUSE
8 7 (3.83%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.09%) HPUX
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.72%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (20.22%) High Availability
3 31 (16.94%) Database Tuning
4 24 (13.11%) ITIL
5 19 (10.38%) SOA
6 18 (9.84%) Migration
7 14 (7.65%) Change Control
8 11 (6.01%) DevOps
9 9 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.83%) ETL
10 7 (3.83%) Presales
11 6 (3.28%) Change Management
11 6 (3.28%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.28%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.73%) ArchiMate
12 5 (2.73%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.73%) Project Management
13 4 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (44.26%) Shell Script
2 75 (40.98%) SQL
3 60 (32.79%) PL/SQL
4 18 (9.84%) Java
5 16 (8.74%) Korn
6 12 (6.56%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.46%) Python
8 8 (4.37%) Perl
9 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.09%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.55%) PHP
11 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (22.95%) Oracle Certification
1 42 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 41 (22.40%) SC Cleared
3 31 (16.94%) OCP
4 3 (1.64%) Degree
5 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.55%) MCSE
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.09%) QA
1 2 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (73.22%) Oracle RAC
2 30 (16.39%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (7.10%) Oracle Clusterware
4 7 (3.83%) Corosync
5 5 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.09%) SRDF
7 1 (0.55%) Docker
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 90 (49.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 29 (15.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (6.01%) Oracle Flashback
4 7 (3.83%) Pacemaker
4 7 (3.83%) Puppet
5 3 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) Ansible
6 1 (0.55%) Foglight
6 1 (0.55%) OpenView
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.55%) SCOM
6 1 (0.55%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 183 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (13.11%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.92%) NetApp
4 8 (4.37%) Informatica
4 8 (4.37%) VMware
5 7 (3.83%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.28%) EMC
7 5 (2.73%) HP
8 4 (2.19%) Endeca
8 4 (2.19%) SAP
9 2 (1.09%) Cisco
9 2 (1.09%) Dell
9 2 (1.09%) F5
9 2 (1.09%) IBM
9 2 (1.09%) Splunk
9 2 (1.09%) Sun
9 2 (1.09%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.55%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
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