Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 441 662 773
Rank change year-on-year +221 +111 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 59 114 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.33% 1.01% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 87 63
Median daily rate £413 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £361 £326
90th Percentile £506 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £39.38
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £39.38

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 4,435 11,239 13,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.89% 14.56% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,809 7,712 9,348
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £275 £300
90th Percentile £661 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 265 373
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.00 £53.17 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
North of England +125 30 £322 -31.12%
North West +110 24 £322 -32.21%
London +159 13 £460 -3.16% 4
South East +149 7 £494 -1.25% 3
Yorkshire +69 6 - -
Midlands +77 4 £432 -13.17%
West Midlands +58 4 £432 -13.17%
East of England +83 2 £488 -8.24%
South West +109 1 £350 -19.54%
Data Guard
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 59 (100.00%) Oracle
2 48 (81.36%) Oracle Database
3 37 (62.71%) SQL
4 32 (54.24%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (52.54%) Linux
6 30 (50.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 26 (44.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (38.98%) Unix
9 22 (37.29%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (35.59%) Oracle Database 12c
11 20 (33.90%) Shell Script
12 17 (28.81%) PL/SQL
12 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (28.81%) High Availability
13 15 (25.42%) Windows
13 15 (25.42%) Solaris
14 14 (23.73%) Middleware
14 14 (23.73%) Oracle Clusterware
14 14 (23.73%) Security Patching
15 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
15 13 (22.03%) OLTP
15 13 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (22.03%) Kerberos
16 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
16 12 (20.34%) Puppet
17 11 (18.64%) Replication
18 10 (16.95%) SOA
18 10 (16.95%) Ansible
18 10 (16.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 9 (15.25%) Oracle GoldenGate

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 (16.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (15.25%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.17%) Confluence
4 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) AWS
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) Kerberos
2 6 (10.17%) Firewall
3 3 (5.08%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) DNS
4 2 (3.39%) FTP
4 2 (3.39%) SNMP
4 2 (3.39%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.39%) VPN
4 2 (3.39%) VSAN
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (81.36%) Oracle Database
2 26 (44.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (35.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 13 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (22.03%) OLTP
5 9 (15.25%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
6 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
7 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (11.86%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (8.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
10 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
11 2 (3.39%) DB2
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (3.39%) Sybase IQ
12 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) JIRA
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) Toad
3 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
2 5 (8.47%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (76.27%) DBA
2 44 (74.58%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (11.86%) Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Junior
4 6 (10.17%) Junior DBA
4 6 (10.17%) Junior Oracle DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Solaris Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Sybase DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Sybase Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.39%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Data Administrator
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Support Specialist
8 1 (1.69%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Middleware
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (6.78%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) LDAP
5 2 (3.39%) REST
5 2 (3.39%) Spring
5 2 (3.39%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Replication
2 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.47%) Clustering
4 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Linux
2 23 (38.98%) Unix
3 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (25.42%) Solaris
4 15 (25.42%) Windows
5 6 (10.17%) AIX
6 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (28.81%) High Availability
3 14 (23.73%) Security Patching
4 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.95%) SOA
6 9 (15.25%) Migration
7 8 (13.56%) DevOps
7 8 (13.56%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 6 (10.17%) SDLC
8 6 (10.17%) Server Building
8 6 (10.17%) Storage Management
9 4 (6.78%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (6.78%) FMEA
9 4 (6.78%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.78%) Test Management
9 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) Shell Script
3 17 (28.81%) PL/SQL
4 9 (15.25%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.86%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) Korn
7 3 (5.08%) Perl
7 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) C#
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (3.39%) NIST
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (54.24%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle Clusterware
3 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.78%) GlusterFS
4 4 (6.78%) NFS
5 3 (5.08%) Docker
6 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (3.39%) KVM
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (50.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (20.34%) Puppet
3 10 (16.95%) Ansible
4 9 (15.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (6.78%) Terraform
7 3 (5.08%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.39%) Avamar
8 2 (3.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (3.39%) Nagios
8 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (3.39%) Rundeck
8 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (3.39%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.56%) Sybase
3 8 (13.56%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.39%) CommVault
6 2 (3.39%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.39%) Dell
6 2 (3.39%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Huawei
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.39%) NEC
6 2 (3.39%) NetApp
6 2 (3.39%) Sun
6 2 (3.39%) Veeam