The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 69 71
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.15% 0.28% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.30% 2.33% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.89% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.63 -

Data Guard is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 77 86 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.61% 12.22% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 22
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Data Guard as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Guard in Glasgow

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Guard in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Guard in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flume
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Data Guard
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics