The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Data Guard
England / South West
Rank 132 138 142
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4  
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.034% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.21% 0.42% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £426 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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 South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 181 237 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 6.97% 8.17% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 159 133
Median daily rate £425 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Median hourly rate £21.30 £17.00 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.29% -15.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £10.45 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.26 £19.35 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Guard in the South West

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Guard in the South West

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Wiltshire +2 1 £426 -5.33%
Data Guard
England

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West region with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle OWB
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (50.00%) CESG
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) OAuth2
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Software AG