The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 148 152
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4  
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 6 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.29% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.91% 3.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £338 £394 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.34% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £408
% change year-on-year +3.44% -11.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 314 352 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.66% 9.27% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 180 192
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £523 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 9
Median hourly rate £29.25 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £14.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £21.00 £40.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Guard in the North West

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Guard in the North West

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 5 £338 -
Manchester +11 1 - -
Data Guard
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
5 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (55.56%) SSH
6 3 (33.33%) SQLPlus
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (22.22%) AIX
7 2 (22.22%) HPUX
7 2 (22.22%) Solaris
7 2 (22.22%) Replication
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC

Data Guard
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SSH
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) DBA
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) HPUX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat