Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 747 692 729
Rank change year-on-year -55 +37 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 100 128 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 1.32% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 71 51
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +10.84%
10th Percentile £299 £308 £313
90th Percentile £590 £494 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £441
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.68% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -13.64% +15.79%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% -13.64% +15.79%

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 11,224 9,689 9,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.14% 10.91% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,676 6,312 5,679
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 233 304
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.63 £53.75 £52.68
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.23%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -42 49 £475 +6.44% 1
Midlands +29 21 £298 -0.67% 1
South East -8 18 £431 -4.17% 7
West Midlands +14 11 £349 - 1
East Midlands +11 10 £290 -3.33%
North of England +1 5 £358 -5.30% 2
South West +16 4 £600 +66.67% 2
North West +6 4 £358 +19.17% 2
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
East of England -25 1 - - 3
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 82 (82.00%) Oracle Database
3 72 (72.00%) Oracle RAC
4 54 (54.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 54 (54.00%) SQL
5 42 (42.00%) PL/SQL
6 39 (39.00%) Linux
6 39 (39.00%) Migration
6 39 (39.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 37 (37.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 36 (36.00%) Relational Database
9 29 (29.00%) Security Cleared
9 29 (29.00%) Unix
10 28 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (24.00%) Oracle Clusterware
11 24 (24.00%) High Availability
12 23 (23.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 23 (23.00%) Shell Script
13 20 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
13 20 (20.00%) Coaching
13 20 (20.00%) Data Migration
14 19 (19.00%) Oracle Flashback
14 19 (19.00%) Big Data
14 19 (19.00%) RDBMS
15 18 (18.00%) Data Modelling
16 17 (17.00%) ITIL
16 17 (17.00%) Data Transformation
16 17 (17.00%) Data Quality
17 16 (16.00%) Data Cleansing
17 16 (16.00%) Oracle Applications

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 10 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.00%) ArcGIS
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.00%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (16.00%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (14.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.00%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (1.00%) OPENHousing
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (1.00%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) SAN
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) DHCP
3 1 (1.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.00%) Firewall
3 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.00%) NAS
3 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.00%) VLAN
3 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (82.00%) Oracle Database
2 39 (39.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 37 (37.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (36.00%) Relational Database
5 19 (19.00%) Big Data
5 19 (19.00%) RDBMS
6 15 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (14.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (11.00%) DB2
9 9 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (6.00%) OLAP
11 6 (6.00%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (3.00%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (3.00%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (3.00%) Pentaho
14 2 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) GitLab
3 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.00%) Toad
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (80.00%) DBA
2 78 (78.00%) Oracle DBA
3 15 (15.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 12 (12.00%) Developer
4 12 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (10.00%) DV Cleared DBA
6 7 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior DBA
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.00%) Administrator
8 5 (5.00%) Oracle Production DBA
8 5 (5.00%) Production DBA
9 4 (4.00%) Architect
9 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared DBA
10 3 (3.00%) Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Migration Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Migration Project Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Oracle Project Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (14.00%) JSON
2 14 (14.00%) XML
3 3 (3.00%) Middleware
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.00%) REST
4 1 (1.00%) RESTful
4 1 (1.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Clustering
2 10 (10.00%) Replication
3 9 (9.00%) Data Structures
3 9 (9.00%) Derivative
4 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.00%) Linux
2 29 (29.00%) Unix
3 11 (11.00%) AIX
4 10 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.00%) CentOS
5 9 (9.00%) Windows
6 7 (7.00%) Solaris
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) Migration
2 28 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (24.00%) High Availability
4 20 (20.00%) Coaching
4 20 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 18 (18.00%) Data Modelling
6 17 (17.00%) Data Transformation
6 17 (17.00%) ITIL
7 16 (16.00%) Data Cleansing
8 15 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (15.00%) Post-Production
9 11 (11.00%) Database Tuning
10 10 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (10.00%) ETL
10 10 (10.00%) Service Management
11 9 (9.00%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (9.00%) Data Architecture
11 9 (9.00%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (9.00%) Problem Management
12 8 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (54.00%) SQL
2 42 (42.00%) PL/SQL
3 23 (23.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.00%) Java
5 2 (2.00%) Korn
5 2 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (1.00%) C
6 1 (1.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (29.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.00%) OCP
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) Data Quality
2 9 (9.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 72 (72.00%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (24.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (3.00%) SRDF
4 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.00%) Corosync
5 1 (1.00%) RHEV
5 1 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (54.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (19.00%) Oracle Flashback
3 16 (16.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 15 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle EDQ
7 3 (3.00%) Puppet
8 2 (2.00%) Ansible
8 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.00%) Pacemaker
9 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.00%) Cognos
3 4 (4.00%) EMC
3 4 (4.00%) NetApp
4 3 (3.00%) SAP
4 3 (3.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) BT
5 2 (2.00%) CA
5 2 (2.00%) HP
5 2 (2.00%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.00%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.00%) Serena
6 1 (1.00%) Capita
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) Northgate
6 1 (1.00%) Siebel