Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 751 736 721
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 88 67 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.73% 0.73% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 83
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.33%
10th Percentile £354 £300 £300
90th Percentile £572 £594 £510
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £380
% change year-on-year -5.56% +18.58% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
England median hourly rate £41.00 - £43.25
10th Percentile £40.20 - £40.63
90th Percentile £42.60 - £43.88
UK median hourly rate £41.00 - £43.25

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 12,087 9,154 10,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.18% 10.84% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,096 6,067 6,863
England median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 207 243
England median hourly rate £19.20 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -20.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.22 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £54.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% -17.02% +17.50%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
London -32 43 £461 -0.27% 8
South East -3 28 £444 -1.39% 6
North of England -35 10 £413 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire -19 5 £413 -5.71%
South West +8 3 £420 +1.69% 1
North East - 3 £458 -
North West -27 2 £375 +11.11% 4
East of England +2 1 - - 4
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 88 (100.00%) Oracle
2 72 (81.82%) Oracle RAC
3 67 (76.14%) Oracle Database
4 51 (57.95%) SQL
5 49 (55.68%) Linux
6 41 (46.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 39 (44.32%) Unix
8 38 (43.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 33 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 27 (30.68%) Windows
11 26 (29.55%) PL/SQL
11 26 (29.55%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
12 21 (23.86%) Finance
12 21 (23.86%) Shell Script
13 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
13 19 (21.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 18 (20.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 17 (19.32%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (19.32%) Oracle Certification
15 17 (19.32%) Red Hat
15 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
16 16 (18.18%) AIX
17 15 (17.05%) VMware
17 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (15.91%) SAN
19 13 (14.77%) Solaris
20 12 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
20 12 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
20 12 (13.64%) Replication

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 7 (7.95%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.14%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (1.14%) OPENHousing
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.95%) IaaS
2 7 (7.95%) PaaS
2 7 (7.95%) SaaS
3 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) SAN
2 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.68%) DVB
3 5 (5.68%) FTP
3 5 (5.68%) HTTP
4 2 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) DHCP
5 1 (1.14%) DMZ
5 1 (1.14%) DNS
5 1 (1.14%) Internet
5 1 (1.14%) NAS
5 1 (1.14%) VLAN
5 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (76.14%) Oracle Database
2 41 (46.59%) Oracle Database 12c
3 33 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
5 17 (19.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
6 11 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 11 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 10 (11.36%) MySQL
8 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
9 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
10 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.55%) KDB
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (3.41%) DB2
12 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
13 1 (1.14%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) ERwin
3 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 71 (80.68%) DBA
2 69 (78.41%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (13.64%) Administrator
4 10 (11.36%) Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 7 (7.95%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.68%) Senior DBA
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Production DBA
8 4 (4.55%) Production DBA
8 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Financials DBA
10 2 (2.27%) Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.27%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.27%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (12.50%) Middleware
3 5 (5.68%) JSON
3 5 (5.68%) XML
3 5 (5.68%) XSLT
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Replication
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.68%) MPEG
5 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.41%) STB
7 2 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.27%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.14%) Fintech
8 1 (1.14%) NHS
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 49 (55.68%) Linux
2 39 (44.32%) Unix
3 27 (30.68%) Windows
4 16 (18.18%) AIX
5 13 (14.77%) Solaris
6 8 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.14%) CentOS
9 1 (1.14%) SUSE
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (12.50%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) Migration
3 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (11.36%) High Availability
5 9 (10.23%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (10.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.95%) Network Design
8 6 (6.82%) Database Tuning
8 6 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.68%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (5.68%) Database Security
9 5 (5.68%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (5.68%) DRM
9 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.68%) Test Management
10 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) SQL
2 26 (29.55%) PL/SQL
3 21 (23.86%) Shell Script
4 10 (11.36%) Java
4 10 (11.36%) Python
5 8 (9.09%) Perl
6 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.41%) Korn
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) OCP
3 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) HNC
7 1 (1.14%) MCSA
7 1 (1.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 72 (81.82%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (7.95%) XenApp
6 6 (6.82%) vSphere
7 4 (4.55%) Docker
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (3.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.14%) Firmware
9 1 (1.14%) RHEV
9 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (43.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (20.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (11.36%) Ansible
4 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 7 (7.95%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (5.68%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (5.68%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.32%) Red Hat
4 15 (17.05%) VMware
5 8 (9.09%) HP
5 8 (9.09%) IBM
6 7 (7.95%) 3PAR
6 7 (7.95%) Citrix
7 4 (4.55%) Cisco
7 4 (4.55%) NetApp
7 4 (4.55%) Veritas
8 2 (2.27%) Capita
8 2 (2.27%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.27%) Sun
9 1 (1.14%) BT
9 1 (1.14%) Cognos
9 1 (1.14%) Northgate
9 1 (1.14%) SAP