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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Data Guard
UK
Rank 544 546 547
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 51 72 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 1.64% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 45
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £525 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -

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
4763 4392 4404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 8.80% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3143 2713 2647
Median daily rate £475 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 145 138
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.85 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.29% +17.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £52.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.38%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 0 47 £438 -2.77% 7
London -14 20 £450 -7.69% 1
North East - 13 £405 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £405 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £405 -
South East +21 5 £413 +28.90% 3
Yorkshire +19 5 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £438 -
Croydon - 4 £488 -
Leeds - 4 £450 -
Scotland +23 3 £438 +11.46%
Sheffield +2 2 £450 -
East of England -1 2 £400 +33.33% 2
South Yorkshire -3 2 £450 -
City of London -7 2 - -
Durham - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £425 - 1
Edinburgh +16 1 £430 +22.85%
North West +14 1 £350 -6.66%
Manchester +12 1 £350 -6.66%
Glasgow +9 1 £445 -11.00%
Essex -6 1 £400 +33.33%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 2
Berkshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £400 - 1

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Oracle
2 125 (93.28%) Oracle Database
3 76 (56.72%) Oracle RAC
4 70 (52.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 63 (47.01%) Unix
6 61 (45.52%) Linux
6 61 (45.52%) Oracle RMAN
7 55 (41.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 54 (40.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 48 (35.82%) SQL
10 38 (28.36%) Performance Tuning
11 34 (25.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 30 (22.39%) PL/SQL
12 30 (22.39%) ITIL
13 29 (21.64%) Oracle EBS
14 28 (20.90%) High Availability
15 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
15 27 (20.15%) WebLogic
16 26 (19.40%) Windows
17 25 (18.66%) Shell Script
18 24 (17.91%) Security Cleared
19 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
19 23 (17.16%) Finance
20 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
21 19 (14.18%) AIX
21 19 (14.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
22 18 (13.43%) Oracle Applications
23 17 (12.69%) PostgreSQL
23 17 (12.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 17 (12.69%) Oracle Certification

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 27 (20.15%) WebLogic
2 15 (11.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (7.46%) Confluence
4 9 (6.72%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.24%) JBoss
5 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.75%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (21.64%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (13.43%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (11.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (7.46%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.75%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) IaaS
1 3 (2.24%) PaaS
1 3 (2.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) SSL
2 7 (5.22%) DNS
2 7 (5.22%) Firewall
3 6 (4.48%) SAN
4 3 (2.24%) LDAP
4 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (93.28%) Oracle Database
2 70 (52.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 54 (40.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 34 (25.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
6 17 (12.69%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (11.94%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (10.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (10.45%) RDBMS
8 14 (10.45%) Relational Database
9 12 (8.96%) Oracle9i Database
10 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (7.46%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (4.48%) Ingres
15 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) JIRA
2 10 (7.46%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.49%) Toad
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) JUnit
5 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 23 (17.16%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.75%) Military
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (83.58%) DBA
2 109 (81.34%) Oracle DBA
3 23 (17.16%) Administrator
4 17 (12.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared DBA
6 10 (7.46%) SQL DBA
7 8 (5.97%) Consultant
7 8 (5.97%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 6 (4.48%) Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Unix DBA
9 5 (3.73%) Database Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (2.99%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
10 4 (2.99%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (2.24%) Database Engineer
11 3 (2.24%) Migration Project Manager
11 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database Engineer
11 3 (2.24%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (3.73%) Middleware
3 4 (2.99%) Kafka
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle Streams
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.49%) .NET
6 1 (0.75%) iBATIS
6 1 (0.75%) ICEfaces
6 1 (0.75%) JSF
6 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.75%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.75%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Replication
2 12 (8.96%) Clustering
2 12 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Licensing
5 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.49%) HACMP
6 2 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (47.01%) Unix
2 61 (45.52%) Linux
3 26 (19.40%) Windows
4 19 (14.18%) AIX
5 11 (8.21%) SUSE
6 10 (7.46%) Solaris
7 9 (6.72%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
11 2 (1.49%) HPUX
11 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.36%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (22.39%) ITIL
3 28 (20.90%) High Availability
4 15 (11.19%) SOA
5 14 (10.45%) Change Management
5 14 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (8.96%) Migration
7 11 (8.21%) Configuration Management
8 10 (7.46%) ETL
9 7 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.22%) Database Tuning
9 7 (5.22%) DevOps
9 7 (5.22%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.48%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.48%) Release Management
11 5 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.73%) Capacity Management
11 5 (3.73%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.73%) Process Improvement
11 5 (3.73%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.82%) SQL
2 30 (22.39%) PL/SQL
3 25 (18.66%) Shell Script
4 15 (11.19%) Python
5 13 (9.70%) Bash Shell
6 12 (8.96%) Korn
7 11 (8.21%) Perl
8 8 (5.97%) Java
9 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.49%) C++
10 2 (1.49%) Ruby
11 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.69%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (7.46%) OCP
5 7 (5.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.99%) BC Cleared
6 4 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.24%) Degree
8 2 (1.49%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.49%) MCSE
8 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 76 (56.72%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (8.96%) Corosync
3 10 (7.46%) Oracle Clusterware
4 7 (5.22%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (2.99%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.49%) SRDF
9 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 61 (45.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (14.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 17 (12.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (8.96%) Pacemaker
5 10 (7.46%) ZABBIX
6 8 (5.97%) Puppet
7 7 (5.22%) Ansible
8 6 (4.48%) Oracle Flashback
9 5 (3.73%) SCOM
10 4 (2.99%) logstash
11 3 (2.24%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (2.24%) Oracle Statspack
12 1 (0.75%) Foglight
12 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 134 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.69%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.22%) IBM
5 6 (4.48%) NetApp
6 5 (3.73%) VMware
7 4 (2.99%) Sybase
8 3 (2.24%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.24%) Informatica
8 3 (2.24%) SAP
9 2 (1.49%) EMC
9 2 (1.49%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.75%) IFS
10 1 (0.75%) Imperva
10 1 (0.75%) Sun
10 1 (0.75%) Veritas
10 1 (0.75%) WorldPay
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