Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 750 769 714
Rank change year-on-year +19 -55 +32
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 83 87 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.74% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 60
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £312
90th Percentile £572 £594 £494
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
England median hourly rate - £41.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.87% -13.64%
UK median hourly rate - £41.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year - +9.87% -13.64%

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 13,241 11,722 9,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.98% 12.63% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,903 7,963 6,166
England median daily rate £500 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £275
90th Percentile £669 £638 £606
UK median daily rate £500 £483 £450
% change year-on-year +3.63% +7.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 248 217
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.07 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -14.66% -1.23%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.36
90th Percentile £49.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% -3.61%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +19 27 £529 +24.41% 3
Midlands +13 22 £370 +14.04% 2
West Midlands -4 18 £440 +47.65% 2
London -10 12 £500 +8.40% 9
North of England -9 11 £400 +42.86%
South West -25 6 £425 -29.17% 2
Yorkshire +9 5 £400 -
North West +8 5 £450 +60.71%
East Midlands +24 4 £357 +2.00%
East of England +6 3 £375 - 1
North East - 1 £500 -
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 83 (100.00%) Oracle
2 77 (92.77%) Oracle Database
3 52 (62.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 52 (62.65%) Linux
4 51 (61.45%) Oracle RAC
5 35 (42.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 33 (39.76%) SQL
7 32 (38.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 30 (36.14%) Unix
10 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
11 26 (31.33%) AIX
12 25 (30.12%) ITIL
13 24 (28.92%) Windows
14 23 (27.71%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (27.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
16 20 (24.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
18 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
19 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
19 16 (19.28%) Oracle Linux
20 15 (18.07%) Data Protection
20 15 (18.07%) MySQL
21 14 (16.87%) OCP
21 14 (16.87%) Oracle Certification
21 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
21 14 (16.87%) Firewall
21 14 (16.87%) Load Balancing
21 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.82%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) ColdFusion
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.61%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (3.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.66%) PaaS
3 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (14.46%) IaaS
3 12 (14.46%) SaaS
4 4 (4.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Firewall
2 4 (4.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (92.77%) Oracle Database
2 52 (62.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
5 15 (18.07%) MySQL
6 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
7 8 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.82%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (4.82%) SAP BW
11 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.41%) Ingres
12 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
12 2 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (1.20%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) JIRA
2 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) ERwin
3 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 2 (2.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Games
2 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (55.42%) DBA
2 45 (54.22%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (21.69%) Architect
4 11 (13.25%) Consultant
4 11 (13.25%) Oracle Architect
5 7 (8.43%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Middleware Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Senior DBA
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.82%) Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Oracle Middleware Architect
8 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared DBA
8 4 (4.82%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.61%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 12 (14.46%) Middleware
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (8.43%) SAP Basis
4 4 (4.82%) .NET
4 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.82%) CSS
4 4 (4.82%) HTML
4 4 (4.82%) jQuery
4 4 (4.82%) LAMP
4 4 (4.82%) XML
5 3 (3.61%) SAP PI
6 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) DataPower
2 11 (13.25%) Clustering
2 11 (13.25%) Public Cloud
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Replication
4 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (62.65%) Linux
2 30 (36.14%) Unix
3 26 (31.33%) AIX
4 24 (28.92%) Windows
5 20 (24.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
7 16 (19.28%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (13.25%) Solaris
10 8 (9.64%) SUSE
11 2 (2.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) ITIL
2 23 (27.71%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (18.07%) Data Protection
4 14 (16.87%) Load Balancing
5 12 (14.46%) Network Design
5 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
6 11 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.25%) Service Management
7 10 (12.05%) Migration
8 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.84%) DevOps
9 8 (9.64%) Open Source
10 7 (8.43%) Capacity Management
10 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
10 7 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.43%) Database Tuning
10 7 (8.43%) Kanban
11 5 (6.02%) Change Control
11 5 (6.02%) High Availability
11 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) SQL
2 10 (12.05%) PL/SQL
2 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.43%) Java
4 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.82%) Perl
5 4 (4.82%) PHP
5 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.87%) OCP
3 14 (16.87%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (8.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (8.43%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (61.45%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (15.66%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (14.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (14.46%) XenApp
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.20%) Cygwin
5 1 (1.20%) KVM
5 1 (1.20%) RHEV
5 1 (1.20%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (42.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (38.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (10.84%) Ansible
4 7 (8.43%) Foglight
5 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.20%) Automic
6 1 (1.20%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
4 13 (15.66%) IBM
5 12 (14.46%) Citrix
6 11 (13.25%) Google
7 7 (8.43%) Imperva
7 7 (8.43%) SAP
8 4 (4.82%) Adobe
8 4 (4.82%) Ariba
8 4 (4.82%) VMware
9 3 (3.61%) BMC
9 3 (3.61%) Remedy
9 3 (3.61%) Veritas
10 1 (1.20%) BT
10 1 (1.20%) Sun