The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Data Guard
UK / England
Rank 535 571 536
Rank change year-on-year +36 -35  
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 39 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 0.92% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 39
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £450 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33%  
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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4097 4579 4100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.93% 9.33% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2752 2926 2458
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 123 166
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.86 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Guard in England

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Guard in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Guard in England

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Guard in England

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 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
London +29 16 £463 +2.77%
South East +20 10 £450 +27.65% 2
South West +6 4 £426 -5.33%
East of England +1 4 £413 - 1
North West - 3 - -
Yorkshire +15 1 £500 +66.66% 1
East Midlands -1 1 £300 - 1
Data Guard
UK

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 111 (100.00%) Oracle
2 107 (96.40%) Oracle Database
3 64 (57.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 62 (55.86%) Oracle RAC
5 57 (51.35%) Linux
6 56 (50.45%) Unix
7 55 (49.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 47 (42.34%) SQL
9 40 (36.04%) Oracle Database 12c
9 40 (36.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 31 (27.93%) Security Cleared
11 30 (27.03%) SC Cleared
12 29 (26.13%) SQL Server
12 29 (26.13%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (25.23%) WebLogic
13 28 (25.23%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
14 27 (24.32%) Oracle EBS
15 25 (22.52%) PL/SQL
15 25 (22.52%) Windows
16 22 (19.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 21 (18.92%) Red Hat
17 21 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (18.02%) ITIL
19 19 (17.12%) Shell Script
20 18 (16.22%) High Availability
21 17 (15.32%) Oracle Reports
21 17 (15.32%) Finance
22 15 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
23 14 (12.61%) Migration

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in 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 28 (25.23%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.91%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (9.01%) Confluence
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.70%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (24.32%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (10.81%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (9.91%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.90%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) IaaS
1 4 (3.60%) PaaS
1 4 (3.60%) SaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Taleo
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.70%) LDAP
3 2 (1.80%) SAN
4 1 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.90%) SSL
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (96.40%) Oracle Database
2 64 (57.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 40 (36.04%) Oracle Database 12c
4 29 (26.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 29 (26.13%) SQL Server
5 21 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (15.32%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (12.61%) Oracle9i Database
8 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (9.01%) RDBMS
11 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
12 9 (8.11%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (7.21%) MySQL
14 7 (6.31%) Oracle OWB
15 6 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Bitbucket
1 10 (9.01%) JIRA
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.80%) Toad
5 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Electronics
3 2 (1.80%) Local Government
3 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (79.28%) DBA
2 82 (73.87%) Oracle DBA
3 21 (18.92%) Administrator
4 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared DBA
5 11 (9.91%) SQL DBA
6 10 (9.01%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 6 (5.41%) Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Unix DBA
9 5 (4.50%) Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Database Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Database Consultant
11 3 (2.70%) Database Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (6.31%) Middleware
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Streams
3 4 (3.60%) Web Services
4 3 (2.70%) .NET
4 3 (2.70%) OAuth2
4 3 (2.70%) REST
4 3 (2.70%) RESTful
5 2 (1.80%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.90%) iBATIS
6 1 (0.90%) ICEfaces
6 1 (0.90%) JSF
6 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.81%) Replication
3 8 (7.21%) Clustering
4 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) HACMP
5 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Licensing
6 3 (2.70%) CESG
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (51.35%) Linux
2 56 (50.45%) Unix
3 25 (22.52%) Windows
4 14 (12.61%) AIX
4 14 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server
7 6 (5.41%) Solaris
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.70%) SUSE
11 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.23%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (18.02%) ITIL
3 18 (16.22%) High Availability
4 15 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (12.61%) Migration
6 12 (10.81%) Change Management
7 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.21%) Database Security
10 8 (7.21%) Database Tuning
10 8 (7.21%) ETL
10 8 (7.21%) SOA
11 6 (5.41%) DevOps
11 6 (5.41%) Release Management
12 5 (4.50%) Patch Management
12 5 (4.50%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (3.60%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.34%) SQL
2 25 (22.52%) PL/SQL
3 19 (17.12%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.41%) Python
5 5 (4.50%) Perl
6 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.60%) Java
6 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.80%) Korn
7 2 (1.80%) Ruby
8 1 (0.90%) C#
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (27.93%) Security Cleared
2 30 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.81%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (8.11%) OCP
5 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) BC Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.70%) MCDBA
7 3 (2.70%) MCSE
7 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) QA
3 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.60%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 62 (55.86%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (9.01%) Corosync
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (4.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.60%) vCloud
5 4 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (49.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (19.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (9.01%) Pacemaker
3 10 (9.01%) ZABBIX
4 4 (3.60%) Ansible
4 4 (3.60%) SCOM
5 3 (2.70%) Puppet
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Statspack
6 2 (1.80%) vRealize
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.90%) Nagios
7 1 (0.90%) OpenView
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.90%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 21 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 13 (11.71%) VMware
5 6 (5.41%) IBM
6 4 (3.60%) Sybase
7 3 (2.70%) Software AG
7 3 (2.70%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.80%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.80%) Informatica
8 2 (1.80%) NetApp
8 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.90%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.90%) HP
9 1 (0.90%) IFS
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