Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 September 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 733 717
Rank change year-on-year -45 -16 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 93 101 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.97% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 97
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £340 £290 £300
90th Percentile £575 £512 £505
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
England median hourly rate £39.38 - £40.00
10th Percentile £31.39 - £35.91
90th Percentile £47.36 - £42.03
UK median hourly rate £39.38 - £40.00

Data Guard is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,062 10,406 11,466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.91% 11.46% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,850 6,981 7,443
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 239 245
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.83 £48.60
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +25.00%

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Guard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +25 42 £419 -6.94% 3
London -19 26 £498 +4.74% 1
North of England -37 17 £413 +10.00%
Yorkshire -9 7 £419 +11.67%
North East -19 5 £525 +75.00%
North West -26 5 £388 -3.13%
South West -9 3 £423 +2.30% 3
West Midlands -30 3 £338 -12.90%
Midlands -30 3 £338 +0.30% 3
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 93 (100.00%) Oracle
2 67 (72.04%) Oracle RAC
3 64 (68.82%) Oracle Database
4 51 (54.84%) Linux
5 48 (51.61%) SQL
6 43 (46.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 40 (43.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 39 (41.94%) Unix
9 37 (39.78%) Windows
10 34 (36.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 30 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (25.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 24 (25.81%) Red Hat
14 21 (22.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 21 (22.58%) VMware
14 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (21.51%) Oracle Certification
15 20 (21.51%) AIX
15 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
16 19 (20.43%) ITIL
16 19 (20.43%) Middleware
17 18 (19.35%) Java
18 17 (18.28%) PL/SQL
18 17 (18.28%) Shell Script
19 16 (17.20%) OCP
19 16 (17.20%) Finance
19 16 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills

Data Guard
Co-occurring 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 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.23%) NetWeaver
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (3.23%) SAP Portal
2 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.15%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.05%) IaaS
2 14 (15.05%) PaaS
2 14 (15.05%) SaaS
3 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.30%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) SAN
2 7 (7.53%) HTTP
3 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.38%) DVB
4 5 (5.38%) Firewall
4 5 (5.38%) FTP
5 1 (1.08%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (68.82%) Oracle Database
2 40 (43.01%) Oracle Database 12c
3 34 (36.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
5 15 (16.13%) Relational Database
6 11 (11.83%) MySQL
7 9 (9.68%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (8.60%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
9 7 (7.53%) NoSQL
9 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (7.53%) RDBMS
10 5 (5.38%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (5.38%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (4.30%) KDB
11 4 (4.30%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (3.23%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.30%) JIRA
3 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.15%) ProC
3 2 (2.15%) Toad
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 66 (70.97%) DBA
2 63 (67.74%) Oracle DBA
3 15 (16.13%) Architect
4 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (11.83%) Administrator
6 8 (8.60%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared DBA
7 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Financials DBA
9 3 (3.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
10 2 (2.15%) MySQL DBA
11 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared DBA
11 1 (1.08%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle Consultant
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
11 1 (1.08%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 19 (20.43%) Middleware
3 5 (5.38%) JSON
3 5 (5.38%) XML
3 5 (5.38%) XSLT
4 3 (3.23%) SAP Basis
4 3 (3.23%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.15%) J2EE
5 2 (2.15%) OC4J
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.08%) Flash
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Clustering
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) Replication
4 5 (5.38%) MPEG
5 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.23%) STB
6 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.08%) Fintech
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (54.84%) Linux
2 39 (41.94%) Unix
3 37 (39.78%) Windows
4 20 (21.51%) AIX
5 16 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
6 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (15.05%) Windows XP
8 13 (13.98%) Solaris
9 12 (12.90%) Windows 10
10 9 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (4.30%) SUSE
12 1 (1.08%) CentOS
12 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (20.43%) ITIL
3 15 (16.13%) Migration
4 14 (15.05%) Network Design
4 14 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.68%) Change Control
6 9 (9.68%) High Availability
7 8 (8.60%) Capacity Management
7 8 (8.60%) Database Tuning
8 7 (7.53%) Business Continuity
9 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.45%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (5.38%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (5.38%) DevOps
10 5 (5.38%) DRM
10 5 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.38%) Test Management
11 4 (4.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.61%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) Java
3 17 (18.28%) PL/SQL
3 17 (18.28%) Shell Script
4 13 (13.98%) Python
5 10 (10.75%) Perl
6 7 (7.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.15%) C
8 2 (2.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Oracle Certification
2 16 (17.20%) OCP
3 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.60%) Degree
6 5 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) HNC
9 1 (1.08%) MCSA
9 1 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 67 (72.04%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.05%) Hyper-V
3 14 (15.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (15.05%) XenApp
4 10 (10.75%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.38%) vSphere
6 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.30%) Docker
7 3 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (46.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (22.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (13.98%) Ansible
4 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 7 (7.53%) Foglight
5 5 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (5.38%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (2.15%) Terraform
8 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.81%) Red Hat
4 21 (22.58%) VMware
5 15 (16.13%) IBM
6 14 (15.05%) 3PAR
6 14 (15.05%) Citrix
6 14 (15.05%) HP
7 7 (7.53%) Imperva
8 4 (4.30%) Cisco
8 4 (4.30%) Cognos
8 4 (4.30%) Veritas
9 3 (3.23%) Google
9 3 (3.23%) SAP
9 3 (3.23%) Sun
10 2 (2.15%) Capita