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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 514 577
Rank change year-on-year -38 +63  
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 31 106 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.21% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 1.88% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 29
Median daily rate £419 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £408
% change year-on-year +7.14% -14.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Data Guard is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4694 5633 4383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.86% 11.39% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6084 7380 4714
Median daily rate £488 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% +10.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 235 195
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £17.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £48.38 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 14 £456 -4.00%
North of England +51 8 £375 +20.00% 4
North West +18 6 £338 -14.34% 1
South East +11 4 £450 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +2 3 £388 +19.23%
Midlands -5 3 £388 +19.23%
Yorkshire +16 2 £375 +20.00%
East of England -13 2 - - 1
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 69 (100.00%) Oracle
2 67 (97.10%) Oracle Database
3 47 (68.12%) Oracle RAC
4 42 (60.87%) Linux
5 39 (56.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 36 (52.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 30 (43.48%) SQL
8 27 (39.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
9 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
9 25 (36.23%) Shell Script
10 24 (34.78%) Unix
10 24 (34.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 22 (31.88%) PL/SQL
11 22 (31.88%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (27.54%) Red Hat
12 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
12 19 (27.54%) WebLogic
13 17 (24.64%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (23.19%) ITIL
15 15 (21.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 15 (21.74%) Migration
15 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 14 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (20.29%) Oracle EBS
17 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
17 12 (17.39%) Windows
18 11 (15.94%) AIX
18 11 (15.94%) RDBMS

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 19 (27.54%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.35%) GeoServer
5 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.90%) Taleo
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Kerberos
2 5 (7.25%) SSH
2 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) SMS
4 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (97.10%) Oracle Database
2 39 (56.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (39.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 22 (31.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
6 14 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (15.94%) RDBMS
7 11 (15.94%) Relational Database
8 9 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (10.14%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (8.70%) MySQL
10 6 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (5.80%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (5.80%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (5.80%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.25%) Toad
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Electronics
2 2 (2.90%) Local Government
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.90%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) DBA
2 42 (60.87%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared DBA
4 9 (13.04%) Administrator
5 8 (11.59%) Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Oracle Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (5.80%) Developer
8 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Database Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Database Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Database Designer
10 2 (2.90%) Designer
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Senior DBA
10 2 (2.90%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (10.14%) Middleware
3 4 (5.80%) .NET
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) OAuth2
4 3 (4.35%) REST
4 3 (4.35%) RESTful
5 2 (2.90%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.45%) HTML5
6 1 (1.45%) JSP
6 1 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) HACMP
3 4 (5.80%) Replication
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) CESG
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.87%) Linux
2 24 (34.78%) Unix
3 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (17.39%) Windows
5 11 (15.94%) AIX
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (7.25%) Solaris
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) HPUX
8 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (23.19%) ITIL
3 15 (21.74%) Migration
4 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.04%) High Availability
6 8 (11.59%) DevOps
7 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
9 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.25%) Database Security
9 5 (7.25%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.80%) Database Tuning
10 4 (5.80%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (5.80%) SOA
11 3 (4.35%) Build Automation
11 3 (4.35%) Patch Management
11 3 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 25 (36.23%) Shell Script
3 22 (31.88%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) Korn
5 3 (4.35%) Perl
5 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.90%) Python
6 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
1 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.35%) OCP
4 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.90%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) JSP 440
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 47 (68.12%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (10.14%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (8.70%) Corosync
4 5 (7.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (5.80%) vCloud
6 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (52.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Pacemaker
3 6 (8.70%) Packer
3 6 (8.70%) Puppet
3 6 (8.70%) Terraform
4 2 (2.90%) vRealize
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (1.45%) OpenView
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (27.54%) Red Hat
3 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.49%) VMware
5 6 (8.70%) IBM
6 3 (4.35%) NetApp
6 3 (4.35%) Software AG
7 2 (2.90%) HP
7 2 (2.90%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
7 2 (2.90%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.45%) Arqiva
8 1 (1.45%) CommVault
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
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