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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 566 602 486
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -116
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 77 44 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.077% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.27% 0.90% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 71
Median daily rate £403 £344 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.09% -18.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
6073 4888 4345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 8.58% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3997 3004 2534
Median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 132
Median hourly rate £28.63 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.03 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.25 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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 24 July 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 24 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
England +22 76 £400 +14.28% 8
London -2 26 £438 +29.62% 5
West Midlands - 17 - - 1
Solihull - 15 - - 1
North West +3 9 £405 -
South East +1 7 £375 +23.96%
East of England - 7 £300 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £394 -
City of London +45 5 £450 +5.88% 1
South West +4 5 £304 -19.80% 1
Warrington - 5 £394 -
Essex - 5 £298 -
Cheltenham +9 4 £300 -26.38%
Gloucestershire +1 4 £300 -26.38%
Oxfordshire - 4 £375 -
Oxford - 4 £375 -
Brentwood - 3 £298 -
Hampshire - 3 £400 -
Manchester - 3 £430 -
Yorkshire +3 2 £430 +22.71%
North East -42 2 £266 -48.30%
Tyne and Wear -45 2 £266 -48.30%
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 2 £266 -48.30%
Bedfordshire - 2 £413 - 1
Havant - 2 £400 -
Luton - 2 £413 -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £430 +22.71%
South Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Sheffield -14 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 167 (100.00%) Oracle
2 151 (90.42%) Oracle Database
3 109 (65.27%) Oracle RAC
4 101 (60.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 92 (55.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 86 (51.50%) Linux
7 79 (47.31%) Performance Tuning
8 77 (46.11%) Unix
8 77 (46.11%) Shell Script
9 69 (41.32%) SQL
10 55 (32.93%) Oracle Database 10g
11 54 (32.34%) PL/SQL
12 48 (28.74%) Oracle EBS
12 48 (28.74%) Oracle Applications
13 44 (26.35%) Oracle Database 12c
13 44 (26.35%) Oracle EBS R12
14 43 (25.75%) WebLogic
15 39 (23.35%) Security Cleared
16 38 (22.75%) SC Cleared
16 38 (22.75%) Clustering
17 37 (22.16%) Windows
17 37 (22.16%) Oracle Certification
18 35 (20.96%) Replication
19 34 (20.36%) Database Tuning
19 34 (20.36%) Oracle Application Server
19 34 (20.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 34 (20.36%) Virtual Machines
20 31 (18.56%) Oracle 11i
21 30 (17.96%) OCP
21 30 (17.96%) Oracle Discoverer

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 43 (25.75%) WebLogic
2 34 (20.36%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (3.59%) JBoss
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 48 (28.74%) Oracle Applications
1 48 (28.74%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (26.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (18.56%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (4.19%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.39%) Internet
2 7 (4.19%) Network Security
3 6 (3.59%) Firewall
3 6 (3.59%) SAN
4 3 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (90.42%) Oracle Database
2 101 (60.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 55 (32.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 44 (26.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 30 (17.96%) Oracle Discoverer
6 24 (14.37%) MySQL
7 22 (13.17%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (10.78%) SQL Server
9 16 (9.58%) NoSQL
10 13 (7.78%) RDBMS
10 13 (7.78%) Relational Database
11 11 (6.59%) MongoDB
12 10 (5.99%) DB2
12 10 (5.99%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (3.59%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (2.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 23 (13.77%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Banking
2 8 (4.79%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.99%) Games
4 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.80%) Automotive
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
6 2 (1.20%) French Language
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 149 (89.22%) DBA
2 136 (81.44%) Oracle DBA
3 39 (23.35%) Administrator
4 35 (20.96%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 31 (18.56%) SC Cleared DBA
6 12 (7.19%) Senior DBA
6 12 (7.19%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 9 (5.39%) Architect
8 7 (4.19%) Consultant
8 7 (4.19%) SQL DBA
9 6 (3.59%) Systems Architect
10 4 (2.40%) E-Business Administrator
10 4 (2.40%) Oracle Consultant
11 3 (1.80%) Applications Consultant
11 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL DBA
12 2 (1.20%) Developer
12 2 (1.20%) Integration Architect
12 2 (1.20%) Junior
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (1.20%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (4.79%) Oracle Streams
3 6 (3.59%) REST
3 6 (3.59%) SOAP
4 5 (2.99%) .NET
4 5 (2.99%) Castor
4 5 (2.99%) Middleware
4 5 (2.99%) Web Services
4 5 (2.99%) XSD
5 3 (1.80%) POSIX
5 3 (1.80%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.20%) J2EE
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.20%) WSDL
7 1 (0.60%) COM
7 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.75%) Clustering
2 35 (20.96%) Replication
3 14 (8.38%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.99%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.40%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.40%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.80%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.80%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.60%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (51.50%) Linux
2 77 (46.11%) Unix
3 37 (22.16%) Windows
4 15 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (8.98%) Solaris
5 8 (4.79%) AIX
6 5 (2.99%) zOS
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.31%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (20.36%) Database Tuning
3 30 (17.96%) High Availability
4 18 (10.78%) Migration
5 14 (8.38%) Change Control
5 14 (8.38%) SOA
6 11 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.99%) DevOps
7 10 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.79%) Change Management
8 8 (4.79%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.19%) Presales
9 7 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.19%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.59%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.59%) ERP
10 6 (3.59%) ETL
10 6 (3.59%) Logical Data Model
10 6 (3.59%) Patch Management
10 6 (3.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (46.11%) Shell Script
2 69 (41.32%) SQL
3 54 (32.34%) PL/SQL
4 17 (10.18%) Java
5 6 (3.59%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.59%) Korn
6 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.40%) Python
7 3 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.80%) PHP
8 2 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (0.60%) C
9 1 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (23.35%) Security Cleared
2 38 (22.75%) SC Cleared
3 37 (22.16%) Oracle Certification
4 30 (17.96%) OCP
5 3 (1.80%) Degree
6 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
1 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (65.27%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (20.36%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (5.99%) Oracle Clusterware
3 10 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.99%) Corosync
5 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 92 (55.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (11.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (4.19%) Oracle Flashback
4 5 (2.99%) Nagios
4 5 (2.99%) Pacemaker
4 5 (2.99%) Puppet
5 2 (1.20%) OpenView
5 2 (1.20%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 167 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (10.18%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.78%) VMware
4 10 (5.99%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.19%) Informatica
6 6 (3.59%) HP
7 5 (2.99%) EMC
7 5 (2.99%) NetApp
7 5 (2.99%) Pega
8 4 (2.40%) Endeca
9 3 (1.80%) Cisco
9 3 (1.80%) Dell
9 3 (1.80%) F5
9 3 (1.80%) Splunk
10 2 (1.20%) Sun
10 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.20%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.60%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.60%) Infor
11 1 (0.60%) Netezza