Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 680 780 745
Rank change year-on-year +100 -35 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 129 93 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.100% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 0.72% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 60 39
England median daily rate £468 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.25% -0.06%
10th Percentile £363 £348 £300
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £466 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £39.69 -
UK median hourly rate - £39.69 -

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 12,270 12,883 10,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.97% 13.82% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,275 8,710 6,803
England median daily rate £500 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% +8.57%
10th Percentile £298 £291 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 371 225
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57% -20.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £10.60
90th Percentile £51.20 £47.83 £47.30
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -22.22%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +80 50 £475 -
South East +14 27 £500 +17.65% 8
North of England +25 17 £468 +13.33% 4
Midlands +45 16 £438 +29.63% 9
West Midlands +45 15 £438 +29.63% 5
East of England +36 13 £438 -
Yorkshire +28 11 £459 +9.55% 3
North East +22 4 £510 -2.86% 1
South West -21 3 £435 +2.96% 1
North West +27 2 £413 +6.45%
East Midlands - 1 - - 4
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Oracle
2 125 (96.90%) Oracle Database
3 97 (75.19%) Oracle RAC
4 91 (70.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 64 (49.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 62 (48.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 47 (36.43%) SQL
8 42 (32.56%) Linux
9 39 (30.23%) Unix
10 38 (29.46%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
12 32 (24.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 32 (24.81%) Migration
13 30 (23.26%) Windows
14 27 (20.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 26 (20.16%) ITIL
15 26 (20.16%) PL/SQL
16 24 (18.60%) Microsoft
16 24 (18.60%) Shell Script
16 24 (18.60%) Banking
17 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
18 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
18 21 (16.28%) MySQL
19 19 (14.73%) Oracle Certification
19 19 (14.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 18 (13.95%) OCP
20 18 (13.95%) Finance
20 18 (13.95%) Relational Database
21 17 (13.18%) RDBMS
22 16 (12.40%) AIX

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 13 (10.08%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.10%) SAP Portal
3 3 (2.33%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.78%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.78%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.78%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) AWS
2 10 (7.75%) Azure
2 10 (7.75%) PaaS
3 9 (6.98%) IaaS
4 7 (5.43%) SaaS
5 5 (3.88%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.55%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.98%) Firewall
2 2 (1.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) SAN
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.78%) FCoE
3 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) NAS
3 1 (0.78%) SNMP
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) VLAN
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (96.90%) Oracle Database
2 91 (70.54%) Oracle Database 12c
3 62 (48.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
5 21 (16.28%) MySQL
6 18 (13.95%) Relational Database
7 17 (13.18%) RDBMS
8 16 (12.40%) Oracle Exadata
9 14 (10.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (4.65%) Big Data
13 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2017
14 5 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
14 5 (3.88%) Power BI
15 4 (3.10%) SAP BW
15 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.33%) JIRA
3 2 (1.55%) Toad
4 1 (0.78%) ERwin
4 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Hudson
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (18.60%) Banking
2 18 (13.95%) Finance
3 9 (6.98%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (74.42%) DBA
2 92 (71.32%) Oracle DBA
3 21 (16.28%) Senior DBA
3 21 (16.28%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 16 (12.40%) Administrator
5 15 (11.63%) Architect
6 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared DBA
7 10 (7.75%) SQL DBA
8 8 (6.20%) Consultant
8 8 (6.20%) Database Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Oracle Architect
8 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
9 5 (3.88%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (3.88%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.10%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) SAP Consultant
11 3 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (10.85%) Middleware
3 11 (8.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (6.20%) XML
5 4 (3.10%) SAP Basis
5 4 (3.10%) SAP PI
6 3 (2.33%) Web Services
7 1 (0.78%) .NET
7 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) HTML
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) LAMP
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Clustering
2 12 (9.30%) Replication
3 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.43%) DataPower
4 7 (5.43%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.78%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.56%) Linux
2 39 (30.23%) Unix
3 30 (23.26%) Windows
4 19 (14.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (12.40%) AIX
6 13 (10.08%) Solaris
7 9 (6.98%) Windows Server
8 8 (6.20%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.65%) SUSE
10 1 (0.78%) CentOS
10 1 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.46%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (24.81%) Migration
3 26 (20.16%) ITIL
4 16 (12.40%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.75%) Data Protection
6 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.75%) Open Source
7 9 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (6.98%) TOGAF
8 8 (6.20%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.20%) Service Management
9 7 (5.43%) Break/Fix
9 7 (5.43%) Network Design
9 7 (5.43%) Process Improvement
10 6 (4.65%) Architectural Design
10 6 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.65%) Storage Management
10 6 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.43%) SQL
2 26 (20.16%) PL/SQL
3 24 (18.60%) Shell Script
4 14 (10.85%) Perl
5 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.88%) Java
7 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) COBOL
8 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.78%) Korn
8 1 (0.78%) PHP
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.73%) Oracle Certification
4 18 (13.95%) OCP
5 12 (9.30%) OCA
6 11 (8.53%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.10%) Degree
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) HNC
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (75.19%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (7.75%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (6.20%) XenApp
4 7 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.55%) KVM
6 2 (1.55%) RHEV
6 2 (1.55%) vSphere
7 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.78%) Gluster
7 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.78%) OCFS2
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (49.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (24.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (3.88%) Ansible
6 3 (2.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.78%) Nagios
8 1 (0.78%) Opsview
8 1 (0.78%) Puppet
8 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.08%) Red Hat
3 13 (10.08%) Sybase
4 9 (6.98%) Citrix
4 9 (6.98%) Google
4 9 (6.98%) IBM
5 6 (4.65%) Tableau
6 5 (3.88%) SAP
6 5 (3.88%) VMware
7 3 (2.33%) BT
7 3 (2.33%) HP
8 2 (1.55%) Veritas
9 1 (0.78%) Adobe
9 1 (0.78%) Dell
9 1 (0.78%) EMC
9 1 (0.78%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.78%) Mercator
9 1 (0.78%) NetApp
9 1 (0.78%) Reuters