The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 256 262
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6  
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 4 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.24% 0.085%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 1.98% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +5.17% -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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 844 1059 1033
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.05% 12.02% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 622 573
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 39
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +67.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.23 £57.50 £40.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Guard in the South East

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Guard in the South East

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire +5 2 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire +17 1 - -
Surrey +3 1 - -
Data Guard
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (50.00%) Unix
6 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) AIX
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (35.71%) MySQL
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) IBM
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (35.71%) HACMP
8 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server

Data Guard
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DBA
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Database Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) OAuth2
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) HACMP
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) CESG
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (35.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (14.29%) vCloud
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) Software AG
6 1 (7.14%) Arqiva
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Hyperion