Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 658 775 749
Rank change year-on-year +117 -26 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 98 100 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 0.70% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 58 58
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% -1.05%
10th Percentile £348 £343 £296
90th Percentile £521 £575 £581
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.70% +3.09% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £39.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.35% +8.97%
UK median hourly rate - £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -7.35% +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 10,626 14,251 11,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.50% 14.78% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,241 9,697 7,746
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £301 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 371 260
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.53% -17.67%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.89% - -15.58%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +133 36 £475 -13.64% 3
South East +38 21 £500 +11.11%
North of England +37 18 £468 +10.00%
Midlands +52 13 £498 +36.68% 1
West Midlands +39 12 £498 +23.60% 1
Yorkshire +37 11 £468 +13.33%
East of England +38 5 - - 2
North East +23 5 £510 -2.86%
South West +8 3 £445 +4.71% 1
North West +17 2 £444 +7.58%
East Midlands +29 1 £325 -8.96%
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 98 (100.00%) Oracle
2 92 (93.88%) Oracle Database
3 66 (67.35%) Oracle RAC
4 59 (60.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 46 (46.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 41 (41.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 40 (40.82%) Linux
8 39 (39.80%) SQL
9 32 (32.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (31.63%) Unix
11 30 (30.61%) Migration
11 30 (30.61%) Security Cleared
12 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
13 26 (26.53%) PL/SQL
14 25 (25.51%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (24.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 24 (24.49%) Shell Script
16 23 (23.47%) SC Cleared
17 19 (19.39%) ITIL
18 17 (17.35%) Windows
18 17 (17.35%) AIX
18 17 (17.35%) Finance
18 17 (17.35%) Clustering
18 17 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (16.33%) Banking
20 15 (15.31%) PostgreSQL
21 14 (14.29%) Perl
21 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
22 13 (13.27%) Oracle Certification
22 13 (13.27%) MySQL

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 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.10%) NetWeaver
2 5 (5.10%) SAP Portal
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.02%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (1.02%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (1.02%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) AWS
1 4 (4.08%) Azure
2 3 (3.06%) PaaS
2 3 (3.06%) SaaS
2 3 (3.06%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.04%) FCoE
1 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (2.04%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.04%) LAN
1 2 (2.04%) SAN
1 2 (2.04%) WAN
1 2 (2.04%) WebEx
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (93.88%) Oracle Database
2 59 (60.20%) Oracle Database 12c
3 32 (32.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
5 15 (15.31%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (13.27%) MySQL
7 9 (9.18%) Oracle Exadata
7 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (8.16%) SAP BW
9 7 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
9 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
9 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2017
10 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
11 5 (5.10%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
12 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) JIRA
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.02%) ERwin
3 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 17 (17.35%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.06%) Arabic Language
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (71.43%) DBA
2 67 (68.37%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
4 13 (13.27%) Administrator
5 12 (12.24%) Senior DBA
5 12 (12.24%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 8 (8.16%) Consultant
6 8 (8.16%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 8 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) Architect
8 6 (6.12%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.08%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Oracle Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
10 3 (3.06%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (2.04%) Designer
11 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared DBA
11 2 (2.04%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 10 (10.20%) Middleware
3 8 (8.16%) SAP Basis
4 5 (5.10%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.04%) REST
5 2 (2.04%) Spring
5 2 (2.04%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.02%) Kafka
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Clustering
2 9 (9.18%) Replication
3 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.82%) Linux
2 31 (31.63%) Unix
3 17 (17.35%) AIX
3 17 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (17.35%) Windows
4 10 (10.20%) Solaris
5 8 (8.16%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (8.16%) SUSE
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.02%) CentOS
8 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Migration
2 25 (25.51%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (19.39%) ITIL
4 12 (12.24%) Open Source
5 8 (8.16%) CRM
5 8 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.14%) High Availability
6 7 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.14%) Supplier Relationship Management
7 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.12%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.10%) Data Architecture
8 5 (5.10%) Data Integration
8 5 (5.10%) ITIL V2
8 5 (5.10%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (5.10%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (5.10%) Project Delivery
8 5 (5.10%) Storage Management
9 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.80%) SQL
2 26 (26.53%) PL/SQL
3 24 (24.49%) Shell Script
4 14 (14.29%) Perl
5 11 (11.22%) Java
6 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.06%) AWK
7 3 (3.06%) Korn
8 2 (2.04%) C-shell
9 1 (1.02%) COBOL
9 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.47%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.27%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (10.20%) OCP
5 8 (8.16%) OCA
6 7 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.08%) Degree
7 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) MCSA
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.02%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (67.35%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (6.12%) OCFS2
3 5 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.08%) XenApp
5 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.04%) vSphere
7 1 (1.02%) Gluster
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 46 (46.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 41 (41.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (8.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Ansible
6 1 (1.02%) Nagios
6 1 (1.02%) Opsview
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.02%) Puppet
6 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.24%) Red Hat
4 10 (10.20%) Veritas
5 9 (9.18%) IBM
5 9 (9.18%) SAP
5 9 (9.18%) Sybase
6 5 (5.10%) Citrix
7 4 (4.08%) HP
7 4 (4.08%) VMware
8 3 (3.06%) Ariba
9 2 (2.04%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco
9 2 (2.04%) Google
10 1 (1.02%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (1.02%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.02%) Murex
10 1 (1.02%) PlateSpin
10 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.02%) Splunk