Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 September 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 524 345 525
Rank change year-on-year -179 +180 +89
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 35 13 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.57% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 34
10th Percentile £368 " £364
25th Percentile £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £460 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -4.52%
75th Percentile £603 £487 £500
90th Percentile £633 £517 £520
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,927 2,286 6,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.44% 17.06% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,387 1,625 4,455
10th Percentile £413 £350 £345
25th Percentile £488 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £630
90th Percentile £713 £702 £700
England median daily rate £530 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 70
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.60 £12.73
25th Percentile £21.50 £12.76 £15.67
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.20 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +27.64% -8.60% +5.00%
75th Percentile £42.50 £37.75 £43.47
90th Percentile £60.92 £47.54 £50.14
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +14.29%

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Guard as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Guard in London

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Guard in London.

Daily rate trend for Data Guard in London

Data Guard
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Guard in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Guard in London

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Guard in London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Guard in London

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. 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
Central London -57 4 £575 -
Data Guard
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 35 (100.00%) Oracle
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (57.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (54.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (48.57%) PL/SQL
4 17 (48.57%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 16 (45.71%) Oracle Exadata
6 14 (40.00%) Finance
7 13 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (37.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (34.29%) Replication
8 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
9 11 (31.43%) Social Skills
10 10 (28.57%) Banking
11 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
11 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
11 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
12 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (22.86%) Storage Management
12 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (20.00%) Migration
13 7 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (20.00%) Sybase
13 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
13 7 (20.00%) ITIL

Data Guard
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.86%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.71%) AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) GCP
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Kerberos
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 19 (54.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (48.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (45.71%) Oracle Exadata
5 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
5 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.43%) Big Data
7 4 (11.43%) MySQL
7 4 (11.43%) Sybase IQ
8 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (5.71%) MariaDB
9 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (5.71%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Serena SBM
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Social Skills
3 10 (28.57%) Banking
4 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (2.86%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) DBA
1 27 (77.14%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
3 2 (5.71%) Senior DBA
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Administrator
4 1 (2.86%) Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Chief Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Data Administrator
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Production DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Replication
2 6 (17.14%) Clustering
3 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows
4 5 (14.29%) Solaris
4 5 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (22.86%) Storage Management
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) Server Management
6 4 (11.43%) High Availability
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Microservices
6 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Database Tuning
8 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.71%) Database Security
8 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) PL/SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (17.14%) OCP
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GDPR
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Terraform
4 3 (8.57%) Control-M
5 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (5.71%) QRadar
5 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.00%) Sybase
4 6 (17.14%) EMC
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Sun
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 3 (8.57%) Splunk
7 2 (5.71%) BMC
7 2 (5.71%) CyberArk
7 2 (5.71%) Hyperion
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) Qualys
7 2 (5.71%) Serena
7 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.86%) Delphix
8 1 (2.86%) Siebel