Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 727 732
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -56
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 119 139 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 1.28% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 80 57
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -7.01%
10th Percentile £296 £300 £303
90th Percentile £579 £488 £535
UK median daily rate £400 £430 £375
% change year-on-year -6.87% +14.53% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
England median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 10761 10879 8916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.34% 11.11% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7370 7007 5511
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.19%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 247 307
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.74% +2.50% +0.45%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -4.42%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -51 47 £486 +11.14% 3
Midlands +37 27 £337 -
North of England +65 23 £350 -22.22% 4
West Midlands +31 17 £362 -
North East +73 15 £300 -34.78%
South East +6 11 £400 -4.48% 1
East Midlands +5 10 £290 -
North West +8 8 £413 +37.50% 1
East of England -15 7 £450 +33.33%
South West +7 3 £600 +66.67% 1
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Oracle
2 98 (82.35%) Oracle Database
3 77 (64.71%) Oracle RAC
4 75 (63.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 53 (44.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 52 (43.70%) Migration
7 51 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 47 (39.50%) SQL
9 43 (36.13%) PL/SQL
10 38 (31.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 37 (31.09%) Linux
12 34 (28.57%) Unix
12 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
12 34 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 33 (27.73%) High Availability
13 33 (27.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 31 (26.05%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (25.21%) SC Cleared
16 27 (22.69%) Data Migration
17 24 (20.17%) Shell Script
18 23 (19.33%) Data Modelling
18 23 (19.33%) ITIL
19 20 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (16.81%) Coaching
19 20 (16.81%) Oracle Clusterware
20 19 (15.97%) Big Data
20 19 (15.97%) Data Quality
21 18 (15.13%) ETL
21 18 (15.13%) RDBMS
21 18 (15.13%) SQL Server

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 14 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.40%) ArcGIS
3 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.52%) IIS
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.68%) Apache
6 2 (1.68%) JBoss
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.68%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.84%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (10.08%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.84%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) HTTP
2 5 (4.20%) Firewall
3 4 (3.36%) Internet
4 3 (2.52%) DNS
4 3 (2.52%) SAN
4 3 (2.52%) SMS
4 3 (2.52%) SSL
5 2 (1.68%) NAS
6 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (82.35%) Oracle Database
2 53 (44.54%) Oracle Database 12c
3 38 (31.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 20 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (15.97%) Big Data
7 18 (15.13%) RDBMS
7 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
8 16 (13.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (12.61%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (10.92%) OLAP
10 13 (10.92%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (8.40%) DB2
11 10 (8.40%) Pentaho
12 9 (7.56%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (5.04%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (4.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (4.20%) Sybase ASE
16 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.20%) Toad
3 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 16 (13.45%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Banking
2 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 89 (74.79%) DBA
2 85 (71.43%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (10.92%) Developer
3 13 (10.92%) Oracle Developer
4 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared DBA
5 10 (8.40%) Administrator
5 10 (8.40%) DV Cleared DBA
5 10 (8.40%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 7 (5.88%) Architect
6 7 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Database Architect
9 4 (3.36%) SQL DBA
10 3 (2.52%) Migration Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Migration Project Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Oracle Project Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Project Manager
11 2 (1.68%) Database Manager
11 2 (1.68%) Programmer
11 2 (1.68%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (11.76%) JSON
2 14 (11.76%) XML
3 7 (5.88%) Middleware
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.36%) .NET
6 3 (2.52%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.68%) SAML
7 2 (1.68%) Web Services
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.84%) HTML
8 1 (0.84%) HTML5
8 1 (0.84%) JSP
8 1 (0.84%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.84%) REST
8 1 (0.84%) RESTful
8 1 (0.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Clustering
2 9 (7.56%) Data Structures
2 9 (7.56%) Derivative
3 8 (6.72%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.20%) Replication
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.09%) Linux
2 34 (28.57%) Unix
3 12 (10.08%) AIX
3 12 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.40%) Windows
5 9 (7.56%) CentOS
6 6 (5.04%) Solaris
7 4 (3.36%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.70%) Migration
2 33 (27.73%) High Availability
3 31 (26.05%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (22.69%) Data Migration
5 23 (19.33%) Data Modelling
5 23 (19.33%) ITIL
6 20 (16.81%) Coaching
7 18 (15.13%) ETL
8 17 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (14.29%) Data Transformation
9 16 (13.45%) Data Cleansing
10 15 (12.61%) Collaborative Working
10 15 (12.61%) Post-Production
11 13 (10.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (10.08%) Database Security
12 12 (10.08%) Service Management
13 11 (9.24%) Analytics
14 10 (8.40%) Database Tuning
15 9 (7.56%) Data Architecture
15 9 (7.56%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.50%) SQL
2 43 (36.13%) PL/SQL
3 24 (20.17%) Shell Script
4 12 (10.08%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.24%) Perl
6 10 (8.40%) Python
7 6 (5.04%) Korn
8 5 (4.20%) Java
9 2 (1.68%) C#
9 2 (1.68%) COBOL
9 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.84%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.21%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.61%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.68%) Degree
7 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.97%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.04%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (64.71%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (16.81%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (2.52%) SRDF
4 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.68%) XenApp
4 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.84%) Corosync
5 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 75 (63.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 33 (27.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (15.13%) Oracle Flashback
4 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 10 (8.40%) Oracle EDQ
6 8 (6.72%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.84%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.84%) Puppet
8 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (10.92%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.40%) Cognos
4 6 (5.04%) EMC
5 5 (4.20%) Sybase
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco
6 3 (2.52%) HP
6 3 (2.52%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.68%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.68%) Citrix
7 2 (1.68%) IBM
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.68%) NetApp
7 2 (1.68%) SAP
7 2 (1.68%) VMware
8 1 (0.84%) BT
8 1 (0.84%) CommVault
8 1 (0.84%) Siebel