Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 511 732 792
Rank change year-on-year +221 +60 -51
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 71 94 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.13% 0.75% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 67 45
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £325 £384 £335
90th Percentile £538 £610 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK median hourly rate £50.70 - £41.00

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 6,284 12,501 12,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.00% 15.07% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,169 8,360 8,111
Median daily rate £500 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £288
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 301 290
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% -16.54%
10th Percentile £13.01 £12.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £47.23 £49.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £22.55 £20.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year +12.73% +7.50% -19.11%

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Guard as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Guard in England

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Guard in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Guard in England

Data Guard
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Guard in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Guard in England

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Guard in England.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +191 23 £470 -6.00%
North of England +107 17 £450 +1.41% 5
South East +118 16 £413 -21.43%
North West +69 16 £450 - 4
Midlands +66 5 £450 -5.26% 2
East of England +51 5 £515 +17.71%
South West +51 4 £475 +26.67%
East Midlands +51 3 £450 - 1
West Midlands +47 2 £550 +15.79% 1
North East +22 1 £550 +7.84% 1
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 71 (100.00%) Oracle
2 70 (98.59%) Oracle Database
3 41 (57.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 39 (54.93%) Linux
5 36 (50.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 35 (49.30%) Oracle RAC
7 34 (47.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 33 (46.48%) SQL
9 23 (32.39%) AWS
10 21 (29.58%) High Availability
10 21 (29.58%) Java
10 21 (29.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 20 (28.17%) Shell Script
11 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
12 18 (25.35%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (23.94%) Replication
13 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
13 17 (23.94%) Windows
13 17 (23.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 16 (22.54%) Unix
14 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
15 15 (21.13%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (21.13%) Finance
16 14 (19.72%) Azure
16 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
17 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (16.90%) Migration
18 12 (16.90%) Middleware

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 (16.90%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.68%) Confluence
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (11.27%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.63%) SAP Portal
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.82%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (32.39%) AWS
2 14 (19.72%) Azure
3 7 (9.86%) IaaS
3 7 (9.86%) PaaS
4 5 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.63%) SaaS
6 2 (2.82%) GCP
6 2 (2.82%) GitHub
6 2 (2.82%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
1 5 (7.04%) Kerberos
2 3 (4.23%) SSL
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) SMTP
3 2 (2.82%) SNMP
3 2 (2.82%) VLAN
3 2 (2.82%) WebEx
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.41%) FCoE
4 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (98.59%) Oracle Database
2 36 (50.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 34 (47.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
5 15 (21.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
7 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
7 12 (16.90%) RDBMS
8 11 (15.49%) MySQL
9 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
9 8 (11.27%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (8.45%) OLTP
10 6 (8.45%) SAP BW
11 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (5.63%) MariaDB
12 4 (5.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (5.63%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (5.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) JIRA
2 8 (11.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.82%) Ant
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) Serena SBM
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Arabic Language
4 2 (2.82%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (67.61%) DBA
2 42 (59.15%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (12.68%) Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Database Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Junior
6 4 (5.63%) Junior DBA
6 4 (5.63%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.23%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared DBA
7 3 (4.23%) Senior DBA
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.23%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.23%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 12 (16.90%) Middleware
3 10 (14.08%) REST
4 8 (11.27%) Spring
4 8 (11.27%) Spring Boot
5 6 (8.45%) SAP Basis
6 4 (5.63%) SAP PI
6 4 (5.63%) XML
7 3 (4.23%) .NET
7 3 (4.23%) JSON
7 3 (4.23%) Node.js
7 3 (4.23%) SOAP
7 3 (4.23%) Web Services
8 2 (2.82%) OAuth
8 2 (2.82%) OpenID
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.82%) SAML
8 2 (2.82%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.82%) XSL
8 2 (2.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Replication
2 11 (15.49%) Clustering
3 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.04%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) Windows
3 16 (22.54%) Unix
4 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (16.90%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (15.49%) AIX
7 9 (12.68%) Solaris
8 6 (8.45%) SUSE
9 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.23%) HPUX
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
11 2 (2.82%) VMS
12 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) High Availability
2 18 (25.35%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.90%) Migration
5 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
5 11 (15.49%) Database Tuning
5 11 (15.49%) ITIL
6 10 (14.08%) Microservices
7 9 (12.68%) Project Delivery
8 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (11.27%) CRM
8 8 (11.27%) ITIL V3
8 8 (11.27%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (11.27%) Physical Data Model
8 8 (11.27%) SOA
8 8 (11.27%) Strategic Roadmap
9 6 (8.45%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) SQL
2 21 (29.58%) Java
3 20 (28.17%) Shell Script
4 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
5 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
6 9 (12.68%) Python
7 7 (9.86%) Perl
8 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.63%) C#
9 4 (5.63%) Ruby
10 2 (2.82%) AWK
10 2 (2.82%) Jython
10 2 (2.82%) sed
10 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (1.41%) C
11 1 (1.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) OCP
5 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) OCA
5 1 (1.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (49.30%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (8.45%) NFS
4 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.63%) Docker
5 4 (5.63%) GlusterFS
6 3 (4.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.41%) Cygwin
8 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.41%) vSphere
8 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (57.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (29.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (15.49%) Puppet
4 10 (14.08%) Ansible
5 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 7 (9.86%) Terraform
7 4 (5.63%) Foglight
7 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (2.82%) Control-M
8 2 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (2.82%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.41%) QRadar
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
2 10 (14.08%) Sybase
3 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.86%) SAP
5 5 (7.04%) HP
5 5 (7.04%) VMware
6 4 (5.63%) Imperva
6 4 (5.63%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco
7 3 (4.23%) Informatica
8 2 (2.82%) BMC
8 2 (2.82%) CA
8 2 (2.82%) Dell
8 2 (2.82%) Hitachi
8 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Okta
8 2 (2.82%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.82%) Siebel
8 2 (2.82%) Sony