Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 772 743 734
Rank change year-on-year -29 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 100 119 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 1.05% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 82
England median daily rate £433 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% -1.05% +7.38%
10th Percentile £343 £296 £319
90th Percentile £575 £581 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £430
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.07% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
England median hourly rate £39.38 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +8.97% -
10th Percentile £31.39 £41.25 £34.63
90th Percentile £47.36 £43.75 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £39.38 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -7.35% +8.97% -

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 14,209 11,289 10,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.74% 11.88% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,659 7,734 7,025
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £590
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 260 245
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -17.67% +3.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £12.85
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +4.96%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +23 44 £450 +12.50% 2
Midlands -20 18 £364 +14.74% 4
North of England -17 17 £425 +21.43% 2
London -17 14 £550 +13.11% 5
West Midlands -25 14 £403 +19.61% 4
North West -21 7 £413 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £413 - 1
South West -33 6 £425 -29.17% 1
East Midlands 0 4 £357 +23.10%
North East -16 3 £525 +75.00%
East of England 0 1 £438 -2.78% 1
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Oracle
2 75 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 58 (58.00%) Oracle RAC
4 56 (56.00%) Linux
5 55 (55.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 44 (44.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 41 (41.00%) Unix
8 39 (39.00%) SQL
9 36 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
9 36 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (31.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
11 29 (29.00%) Windows
12 28 (28.00%) AIX
12 28 (28.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 24 (24.00%) Security Cleared
14 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (21.00%) Oracle Certification
15 20 (20.00%) OCP
15 20 (20.00%) Red Hat
15 20 (20.00%) ITIL
16 19 (19.00%) Java
16 19 (19.00%) Middleware
16 19 (19.00%) SC Cleared
16 19 (19.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
17 18 (18.00%) VMware
18 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
18 17 (17.00%) Oracle Linux
19 16 (16.00%) 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 7 (7.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.00%) NetWeaver
2 6 (6.00%) SAP Portal
3 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.00%) Apache
4 4 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.00%) ColdFusion
4 4 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.00%) IaaS
2 14 (14.00%) PaaS
2 14 (14.00%) SaaS
3 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) SAN
2 5 (5.00%) Firewall
3 4 (4.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
5 1 (1.00%) DMZ
5 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 44 (44.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 36 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (16.00%) MySQL
5 16 (16.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
6 9 (9.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (7.00%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (6.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (6.00%) SAP BW
9 5 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.00%) KDB
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) JIRA
2 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.00%) ProC
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.00%) Toad
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) French Language
3 1 (1.00%) Military
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (62.00%) DBA
2 61 (61.00%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (17.00%) Architect
4 14 (14.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (11.00%) Consultant
6 10 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
6 10 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 9 (9.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 7 (7.00%) Administrator
9 4 (4.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared DBA
10 3 (3.00%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior DBA
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 2 (2.00%) Analyst
11 2 (2.00%) Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
11 2 (2.00%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (2.00%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (2.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 19 (19.00%) Middleware
3 10 (10.00%) SAP Basis
4 6 (6.00%) SAP PI
5 4 (4.00%) .NET
5 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.00%) CSS
5 4 (4.00%) HTML
5 4 (4.00%) jQuery
5 4 (4.00%) LAMP
5 4 (4.00%) XML
6 3 (3.00%) Web Services
7 2 (2.00%) J2EE
7 2 (2.00%) OC4J
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.00%) Flash
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.00%) Clustering
3 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Fintech
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.00%) Linux
2 41 (41.00%) Unix
3 29 (29.00%) Windows
4 28 (28.00%) AIX
5 19 (19.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
7 17 (17.00%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (14.00%) Windows XP
9 13 (13.00%) Solaris
10 11 (11.00%) SUSE
10 11 (11.00%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (20.00%) ITIL
3 16 (16.00%) Migration
4 14 (14.00%) Capacity Management
4 14 (14.00%) Change Control
4 14 (14.00%) Database Tuning
4 14 (14.00%) Network Design
5 12 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.00%) High Availability
8 8 (8.00%) Business Continuity
9 7 (7.00%) DevOps
10 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (6.00%) CRM
10 6 (6.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.00%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (6.00%) Open Source
10 6 (6.00%) Security Patching
10 6 (6.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.00%) SQL
2 19 (19.00%) Java
3 10 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.00%) Python
5 7 (7.00%) Perl
6 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.00%) PHP
8 3 (3.00%) Korn
8 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.00%) Oracle Certification
3 20 (20.00%) OCP
4 19 (19.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.00%) Degree
6 5 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.00%) MCSE
9 1 (1.00%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (58.00%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (14.00%) XenApp
4 10 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.00%) Firmware
7 1 (1.00%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (55.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 31 (31.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (14.00%) Foglight
4 10 (10.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 9 (9.00%) Ansible
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.00%) Terraform
8 1 (1.00%) Automic
8 1 (1.00%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (1.00%) Puppet
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 18 (18.00%) VMware
5 15 (15.00%) IBM
6 14 (14.00%) 3PAR
6 14 (14.00%) Citrix
6 14 (14.00%) HP
6 14 (14.00%) Imperva
7 10 (10.00%) SAP
8 4 (4.00%) Adobe
8 4 (4.00%) Ariba
8 4 (4.00%) Cognos
8 4 (4.00%) Sun
8 4 (4.00%) Veritas
9 3 (3.00%) BMC
9 3 (3.00%) Google
9 3 (3.00%) Remedy