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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Data Guard
UK
Rank 541 579 555
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 55 45 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 0.99% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 45
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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
4517 4550 4530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.96% 8.89% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3025 2862 2679
Median daily rate £475 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 135 147
Median hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +64.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +41 53 £425 -5.55% 8
London +8 25 £475 +5.55% 2
South East +23 9 £450 +16.88% 3
Hampshire - 7 £450 - 2
East of England +4 6 £406 +31.57%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £325 -
North East - 5 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire +10 3 £370 -17.77% 1
Essex -5 3 £400 +29.55%
Croydon - 3 £488 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £370 - 1
Scotland +18 2 - -
South West +1 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £350 -
Cambridge - 2 £413 -
Leeds - 2 £315 - 1
Winchester - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £413 -
Berkshire +19 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £300 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 £300 - 1
City of London -7 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £750 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Mansfield - 1 £300 - 1
Manchester - 1 £350 -

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Oracle
2 129 (92.14%) Oracle Database
3 81 (57.86%) Oracle RAC
4 77 (55.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 70 (50.00%) Linux
6 68 (48.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 67 (47.86%) Unix
8 53 (37.86%) SQL
9 52 (37.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 50 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
11 36 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (25.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 34 (24.29%) SQL Server
12 34 (24.29%) Oracle EBS
13 33 (23.57%) WebLogic
13 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
14 32 (22.86%) SC Cleared
15 31 (22.14%) Windows
15 31 (22.14%) Microsoft
16 30 (21.43%) PL/SQL
17 29 (20.71%) ITIL
18 26 (18.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
19 25 (17.86%) Red Hat
19 25 (17.86%) Shell Script
20 24 (17.14%) Finance
20 24 (17.14%) High Availability
21 23 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
22 19 (13.57%) AIX
23 18 (12.86%) Oracle Applications
23 18 (12.86%) 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 33 (23.57%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (7.86%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (7.14%) Confluence
5 4 (2.86%) JBoss
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (24.29%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (12.86%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.71%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) IaaS
1 4 (2.86%) PaaS
1 4 (2.86%) SaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Taleo
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) SSL
2 6 (4.29%) SAN
3 4 (2.86%) DNS
3 4 (2.86%) Firewall
4 3 (2.14%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.14%) LDAP
4 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.43%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (92.14%) Oracle Database
2 77 (55.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 50 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 36 (25.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 34 (24.29%) SQL Server
6 23 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (12.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (12.14%) Oracle9i Database
8 16 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (8.57%) RDBMS
10 12 (8.57%) Relational Database
10 12 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
11 10 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (5.71%) MySQL
13 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (4.29%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 11 (7.86%) JIRA
2 10 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.71%) JUnit
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 24 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.43%) Electronics
4 2 (1.43%) Local Government
4 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.43%) Marketing
4 2 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (77.86%) DBA
2 104 (74.29%) Oracle DBA
3 25 (17.86%) Administrator
4 17 (12.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 16 (11.43%) SC Cleared DBA
6 13 (9.29%) SQL DBA
7 8 (5.71%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 7 (5.00%) Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) Architect
9 6 (4.29%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (4.29%) Unix DBA
10 5 (3.57%) Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Database Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
11 4 (2.86%) Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Migration Project Manager
11 4 (2.86%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (37.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (3.57%) Kafka
3 4 (2.86%) Middleware
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle Streams
4 3 (2.14%) .NET
5 2 (1.43%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.71%) iBATIS
6 1 (0.71%) ICEfaces
6 1 (0.71%) JSF
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.71%) Web Services
6 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.00%) Replication
3 13 (9.29%) Clustering
4 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.29%) HACMP
6 5 (3.57%) Oracle Licensing
7 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.14%) CESG
9 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (50.00%) Linux
2 67 (47.86%) Unix
3 31 (22.14%) Windows
4 19 (13.57%) AIX
5 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.14%) Solaris
7 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (4.29%) SUSE
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.43%) HPUX
12 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (20.71%) ITIL
3 24 (17.14%) High Availability
4 17 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (10.71%) Migration
6 14 (10.00%) Change Management
7 13 (9.29%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.29%) SOA
8 10 (7.14%) DevOps
8 10 (7.14%) ETL
9 9 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.43%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.71%) Database Tuning
11 7 (5.00%) Database Security
12 6 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.29%) Release Management
13 5 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.86%) SQL
2 30 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 25 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 14 (10.00%) Python
5 12 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.43%) Java
6 9 (6.43%) Perl
7 8 (5.71%) Korn
8 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.43%) C++
9 2 (1.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) C#
10 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
2 32 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.86%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (7.86%) OCP
5 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) BC Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.14%) Degree
7 3 (2.14%) MCDBA
7 3 (2.14%) MCSE
7 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) QA
3 4 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.86%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.71%) HL7
System Software
1 81 (57.86%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (8.57%) Corosync
3 9 (6.43%) Oracle Clusterware
4 7 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.57%) Apache Flume
6 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (2.86%) vCloud
8 2 (1.43%) SRDF
8 2 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 68 (48.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (18.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 13 (9.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (8.57%) Pacemaker
5 10 (7.14%) ZABBIX
6 9 (6.43%) Puppet
7 8 (5.71%) Ansible
8 5 (3.57%) logstash
8 5 (3.57%) SCOM
9 4 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle Flashback
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.71%) Nagios
11 1 (0.71%) OpenView
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.71%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 140 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (22.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.57%) IBM
4 12 (8.57%) VMware
5 6 (4.29%) NetApp
6 4 (2.86%) AppDynamics
6 4 (2.86%) SAP
6 4 (2.86%) Sybase
7 3 (2.14%) Informatica
7 3 (2.14%) Software AG
8 2 (1.43%) EMC
8 2 (1.43%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.43%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.71%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.71%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) IFS
9 1 (0.71%) Sun
9 1 (0.71%) Veritas
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