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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 545 558 570
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 82 79 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.50% 1.73% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 56
Median daily rate £425 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -

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
5449 4556 5120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.86% 8.33% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3484 2785 3160
Median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 162 175
Median hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.10 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.53%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +5 75 £425 -5.55% 7
London -17 38 £425 -10.52% 2
Croydon - 10 £483 -
North West +11 8 £300 -20.00%
Manchester +8 8 £300 -20.00%
North East - 8 £460 -
South East +12 6 £425 +9.67% 4
East of England +9 6 £388 +29.16% 1
City of London +8 6 £350 -26.70% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £460 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £460 -
Scotland +9 4 £430 -8.02%
Solihull - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
Yorkshire +14 3 £450 -
Glasgow +8 3 £423 -15.50%
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Hampshire +19 2 - -
Essex +9 2 £350 +16.66% 1
South Yorkshire -7 2 £450 -
Sheffield -12 2 £450 -
Leatherhead - 2 £425 -
Leeds - 2 £450 -
Durham - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Edinburgh +17 1 £430 -1.14%
Brentwood +10 1 £300 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
South West +8 1 £360 -22.16%

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Oracle
2 135 (92.47%) Oracle Database
3 82 (56.16%) Oracle RAC
3 82 (56.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 60 (41.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 58 (39.73%) Linux
6 57 (39.04%) Unix
7 56 (38.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 46 (31.51%) SQL
9 45 (30.82%) Oracle Database 12c
10 43 (29.45%) Performance Tuning
11 39 (26.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 35 (23.97%) PL/SQL
13 34 (23.29%) Shell Script
14 33 (22.60%) WebLogic
15 32 (21.92%) Oracle EBS
15 32 (21.92%) Security Cleared
16 31 (21.23%) SC Cleared
17 28 (19.18%) High Availability
17 28 (19.18%) Oracle Applications
18 27 (18.49%) ITIL
19 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
19 25 (17.12%) Oracle EBS R12
20 23 (15.75%) PostgreSQL
20 23 (15.75%) Finance
20 23 (15.75%) Windows
20 23 (15.75%) Oracle BI EE
21 22 (15.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
22 21 (14.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 21 (14.38%) 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 (22.60%) WebLogic
2 21 (14.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (6.85%) Confluence
4 7 (4.79%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.37%) JBoss
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (21.92%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (19.18%) Oracle Applications
3 25 (17.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (8.90%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) SSL
2 7 (4.79%) DNS
2 7 (4.79%) Firewall
2 7 (4.79%) SAN
3 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.37%) SSH
5 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (92.47%) Oracle Database
2 82 (56.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 45 (30.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 39 (26.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
6 23 (15.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 23 (15.75%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (10.27%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (8.90%) RDBMS
8 13 (8.90%) Relational Database
9 11 (7.53%) Oracle9i Database
10 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (6.16%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (4.79%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (4.79%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Bitbucket
1 10 (6.85%) JIRA
2 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.05%) Toad
3 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.68%) JUnit
3 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.68%) Selenium
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 23 (15.75%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Banking
3 2 (1.37%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Military
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (84.25%) DBA
2 118 (80.82%) Oracle DBA
3 26 (17.81%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 24 (16.44%) Administrator
5 20 (13.70%) SC Cleared DBA
6 10 (6.85%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 10 (6.85%) SQL DBA
7 9 (6.16%) Consultant
8 6 (4.11%) Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (4.11%) Unix DBA
9 5 (3.42%) Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Administrator
10 4 (2.74%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
10 4 (2.74%) SOA Administrator
10 4 (2.74%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (2.05%) Migration Manager
11 3 (2.05%) OBIEE Administrator
11 3 (2.05%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (38.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (4.79%) Middleware
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle Streams
3 3 (2.05%) Kafka
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.37%) .NET
4 2 (1.37%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) iBATIS
5 1 (0.68%) ICEfaces
5 1 (0.68%) JSF
5 1 (0.68%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.68%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.68%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Clustering
1 19 (13.01%) Replication
2 13 (8.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.42%) Oracle Licensing
4 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.74%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.37%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) HACMP
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (39.73%) Linux
2 57 (39.04%) Unix
3 23 (15.75%) Windows
4 13 (8.90%) AIX
5 11 (7.53%) SUSE
6 9 (6.16%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (6.16%) Solaris
7 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.37%) HPUX
9 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.45%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (19.18%) High Availability
3 27 (18.49%) ITIL
4 21 (14.38%) SOA
5 11 (7.53%) DevOps
6 10 (6.85%) Change Management
6 10 (6.85%) Configuration Management
6 10 (6.85%) Database Tuning
6 10 (6.85%) ETL
6 10 (6.85%) Migration
7 9 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.79%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.11%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.11%) Release Management
10 5 (3.42%) Data Modelling
10 5 (3.42%) Database Security
10 5 (3.42%) Patch Management
10 5 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.42%) Process Improvement
10 5 (3.42%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.51%) SQL
2 35 (23.97%) PL/SQL
3 34 (23.29%) Shell Script
4 14 (9.59%) Python
5 13 (8.90%) Korn
6 12 (8.22%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.53%) Perl
8 10 (6.85%) Java
9 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) C++
10 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (21.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (21.23%) SC Cleared
3 21 (14.38%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (8.90%) OCP
5 7 (4.79%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.74%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.74%) Degree
8 2 (1.37%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.37%) MCSE
8 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) SLA
2 4 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 82 (56.16%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (11.64%) Corosync
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle Clusterware
4 9 (6.16%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.79%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.05%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.37%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 60 (41.10%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (15.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 17 (11.64%) Pacemaker
4 16 (10.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (8.22%) Puppet
6 10 (6.85%) ZABBIX
7 9 (6.16%) Oracle Flashback
8 6 (4.11%) Ansible
9 5 (3.42%) SCOM
10 3 (2.05%) logstash
10 3 (2.05%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.68%) Foglight
12 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 146 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (11.64%) Red Hat
3 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.79%) Informatica
4 7 (4.79%) NetApp
5 5 (3.42%) IBM
5 5 (3.42%) VMware
6 4 (2.74%) Sybase
7 3 (2.05%) SAP
8 2 (1.37%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.37%) EMC
8 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.68%) IFS
9 1 (0.68%) Imperva
9 1 (0.68%) Sun
9 1 (0.68%) Veritas
9 1 (0.68%) WorldPay
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