Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 657 422 689
Rank change year-on-year -235 +267 +79
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 78 57 124
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.76% 1.39% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 93
10th Percentile £356 £320 £363
25th Percentile £405 £325 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +14.11%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £509
90th Percentile £613 £562 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £444 £475
% change year-on-year +7.10% -6.63% +15.15%

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 10,219 4,114 11,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.74% 16.08% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,345 2,880 8,293
10th Percentile £350 £313 £293
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £532 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.40% - -
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 71 251
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.25
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.69 £14.71
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
75th Percentile £42.33 £39.00 £35.38
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £51.42
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.95% -7.14% +20.00%

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Guard in England

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Guard in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Guard in England

Data Guard
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Guard in England over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Guard in England

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Guard in England.

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 28 September 2021. 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
London -180 35 £500 +8.70% 4
South East -78 12 £413 -16.46% 3
North of England -105 10 £400 +14.29% 1
East of England - 9 £422 -
Midlands -79 7 £450 +3.57% 1
North West -65 6 £325 -3.70% 1
Yorkshire -47 4 £580 -
West Midlands -62 4 £413 -5.06%
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
South West -48 1 - -
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 78 (100.00%) Oracle
2 69 (88.46%) Oracle Database
3 46 (58.97%) SQL
4 43 (55.13%) Oracle RAC
5 38 (48.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 35 (44.87%) Oracle RMAN
7 33 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
8 32 (41.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 29 (37.18%) Linux
10 26 (33.33%) PL/SQL
10 26 (33.33%) Social Skills
11 24 (30.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 23 (29.49%) Oracle Exadata
13 22 (28.21%) Migration
14 21 (26.92%) Finance
15 19 (24.36%) Relational Database
16 17 (21.79%) Replication
17 16 (20.51%) Clustering
17 16 (20.51%) Shell Script
17 16 (20.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 16 (20.51%) RDBMS
18 15 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
19 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (16.67%) Middleware
20 13 (16.67%) AWS
21 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
21 12 (15.38%) Java
22 11 (14.10%) Unix

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 9 (11.54%) Confluence
2 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.69%) SAP Portal
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.28%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.28%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) AWS
2 9 (11.54%) Azure
3 7 (8.97%) GitHub
4 4 (5.13%) PaaS
5 3 (3.85%) IaaS
5 3 (3.85%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.85%) SaaS
6 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.56%) GCP
6 2 (2.56%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.13%) SAN
3 3 (3.85%) InfiniBand
4 2 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (88.46%) Oracle Database
2 38 (48.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 32 (41.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 23 (29.49%) Oracle Exadata
5 19 (24.36%) Relational Database
6 16 (20.51%) RDBMS
7 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
8 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (8.97%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (7.69%) MySQL
9 6 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (7.69%) SAP BW
10 5 (6.41%) Big Data
10 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (6.41%) OLTP
10 5 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
11 4 (5.13%) Sybase IQ
12 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) JIRA
2 7 (8.97%) JMeter
3 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.56%) Serena SBM
4 2 (2.56%) Subversion
4 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.28%) Toad
General
1 26 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 21 (26.92%) Finance
3 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (14.10%) Banking
5 6 (7.69%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Back Office
7 1 (1.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (70.51%) DBA
2 53 (67.95%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (11.54%) Consultant
4 7 (8.97%) Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.85%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.56%) Java Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Senior DBA
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 1 (1.28%) Chief Architect
10 1 (1.28%) Data Administrator
10 1 (1.28%) Database Developer
10 1 (1.28%) Junior DBA
10 1 (1.28%) Junior Oracle DBA
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 13 (16.67%) Middleware
3 6 (7.69%) SAP Basis
3 6 (7.69%) SAP PI
4 3 (3.85%) CSS
4 3 (3.85%) HTML
4 3 (3.85%) HTML5
4 3 (3.85%) SAX
4 3 (3.85%) Spring
4 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.85%) Spring WebFlux
4 3 (3.85%) Thymeleaf
4 3 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (3.85%) XML
5 2 (2.56%) LDAP
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Replication
2 16 (20.51%) Clustering
3 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Unix
4 9 (11.54%) AIX
4 9 (11.54%) Solaris
5 7 (8.97%) Windows
6 6 (7.69%) SUSE
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.85%) HPUX
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (28.21%) Migration
3 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (14.10%) Storage Management
6 10 (12.82%) Business Continuity
7 9 (11.54%) High Availability
7 9 (11.54%) ITIL
8 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.97%) CRM
8 7 (8.97%) DevOps
8 7 (8.97%) FMEA
8 7 (8.97%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Data Security
9 6 (7.69%) Database Tuning
9 6 (7.69%) Server Management
10 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) SQL
2 26 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 16 (20.51%) Shell Script
4 12 (15.38%) Java
5 8 (10.26%) Python
6 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.56%) C#
8 2 (2.56%) Ruby
8 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (10.26%) OCP
3 7 (8.97%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) GDPR
1 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (55.13%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.28%) Firmware
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (44.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (20.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (8.97%) Terraform
4 3 (3.85%) Control-M
5 2 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.56%) QRadar
5 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.54%) SAP
4 8 (10.26%) EMC
5 7 (8.97%) Sybase
6 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.41%) Sun
7 5 (6.41%) VMware
8 3 (3.85%) CommVault
8 3 (3.85%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) IBM
8 3 (3.85%) Splunk
9 2 (2.56%) BMC
9 2 (2.56%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.56%) Hyperion
9 2 (2.56%) NetApp
9 2 (2.56%) Qualys
9 2 (2.56%) Serena
9 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.28%) BT