The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Data Guard skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Data Guard
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 127 128
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.040% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.79% 0.61% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £413 - £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

Data Guard is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 223 163 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.48% 6.48% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 86 76
Median daily rate £463 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +20.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 27
Median hourly rate £17.89 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.20% -22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £44.00 £24.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Data Guard as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Guard in the East of England

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Guard in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Guard in the East of England

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Guard in the East of England

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Essex -13 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £413 -
Data Guard
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (57.14%) High Availability
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) MCDBA
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (42.86%) DTS
5 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Replication
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) OCP
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Database Security
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Guard
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) DTS
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Database Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Hyperion Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 1 (14.29%) OBIEE Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Database Security
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCDBA
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) OCP
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft