Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 November 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
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 744 740
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 126 147 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.08% 1.26% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 87 65
UK median daily rate £400 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% +14.53% -6.25%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £305
90th Percentile £570 £493 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £370
% change year-on-year -11.76% +14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.97% - -

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11664 11633 9758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.05% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7893 7438 5957
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £21.63 £19.03
% change year-on-year -27.26% +13.64% -5.13%

Data Guard
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Guard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Guard over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Guard in the UK

Data Guard
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
England -3 120 £425 - 9
UK excluding London +40 78 £375 -11.76% 7
London -37 47 £486 +11.14% 2
Midlands +41 28 £337 -
North of England +54 23 £350 -20.41% 4
West Midlands +40 18 £362 -
North East +67 15 £300 -34.78%
South East +3 11 £400 -8.57% 1
East Midlands +2 10 £290 -
North West +18 8 £413 +37.50% 1
East of England -21 7 £450 +33.33% 1
Scotland -2 3 £375 -12.79%
South West -5 3 £600 +66.67% 1
Wales - 3 £430 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 126 (100.00%) Oracle
2 105 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 82 (65.08%) Oracle RAC
4 79 (62.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 57 (45.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 52 (41.27%) Migration
7 51 (40.48%) Security Cleared
8 50 (39.68%) SQL
9 46 (36.51%) PL/SQL
10 44 (34.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 43 (34.13%) Linux
12 37 (29.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 36 (28.57%) Unix
14 35 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 35 (27.78%) High Availability
15 34 (26.98%) Relational Database
16 33 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
17 30 (23.81%) SC Cleared
18 27 (21.43%) Data Migration
18 27 (21.43%) Shell Script
19 26 (20.63%) ITIL
20 23 (18.25%) Data Modelling
21 22 (17.46%) Oracle Clusterware
21 22 (17.46%) Oracle Flashback
22 20 (15.87%) Coaching
22 20 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
22 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
23 19 (15.08%) Data Quality
23 19 (15.08%) Big Data
24 18 (14.29%) ETL

Data Guard
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.94%) ArcGIS
3 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.59%) Apache
6 2 (1.59%) JBoss
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.59%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.79%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) HTTP
2 5 (3.97%) Firewall
3 4 (3.17%) DNS
3 4 (3.17%) Internet
4 3 (2.38%) SAN
4 3 (2.38%) SMS
4 3 (2.38%) SSL
5 2 (1.59%) NAS
6 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 57 (45.24%) Oracle Database 12c
3 44 (34.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (26.98%) Relational Database
5 20 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
6 19 (15.08%) Big Data
7 18 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 16 (12.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (10.32%) OLAP
10 13 (10.32%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (7.94%) DB2
11 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (7.94%) Pentaho
12 9 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
14 6 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (3.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (3.97%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.97%) Toad
3 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) GitLab
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 96 (76.19%) DBA
2 92 (73.02%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (10.32%) Developer
3 13 (10.32%) Oracle Developer
4 11 (8.73%) SC Cleared DBA
5 10 (7.94%) Administrator
5 10 (7.94%) DV Cleared DBA
5 10 (7.94%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 7 (5.56%) Architect
6 7 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (3.97%) Database Architect
9 4 (3.17%) SQL DBA
10 3 (2.38%) Migration Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Migration Project Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Oracle Project Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Project Manager
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Production DBA
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
11 2 (1.59%) Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (11.11%) JSON
2 14 (11.11%) XML
3 7 (5.56%) Middleware
4 6 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.17%) .NET
6 3 (2.38%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (1.59%) SAML
7 2 (1.59%) Web Services
8 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.79%) HTML
8 1 (0.79%) HTML5
8 1 (0.79%) JSP
8 1 (0.79%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.79%) REST
8 1 (0.79%) RESTful
8 1 (0.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Clustering
2 9 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 9 (7.14%) Derivative
3 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.97%) Replication
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.13%) Linux
2 36 (28.57%) Unix
3 14 (11.11%) AIX
3 14 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.94%) Windows
5 9 (7.14%) CentOS
5 9 (7.14%) Solaris
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.27%) Migration
2 35 (27.78%) High Availability
3 33 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 26 (20.63%) ITIL
6 23 (18.25%) Data Modelling
7 20 (15.87%) Coaching
8 18 (14.29%) ETL
9 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (13.49%) Data Transformation
10 16 (12.70%) Data Cleansing
11 15 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
11 15 (11.90%) Post-Production
12 14 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (11.11%) Service Management
13 12 (9.52%) Database Security
13 12 (9.52%) Database Tuning
14 11 (8.73%) Analytics
15 9 (7.14%) Data Architecture
15 9 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.68%) SQL
2 46 (36.51%) PL/SQL
3 27 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 12 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 12 (9.52%) Perl
5 10 (7.94%) Python
6 6 (4.76%) Korn
7 5 (3.97%) Java
8 2 (1.59%) C#
8 2 (1.59%) COBOL
8 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 30 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.90%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.59%) Degree
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.08%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (65.08%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (17.46%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (2.38%) SRDF
4 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.59%) XenApp
4 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.79%) Corosync
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 79 (62.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 35 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 22 (17.46%) Oracle Flashback
4 14 (11.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 10 (7.94%) Oracle EDQ
6 8 (6.35%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (1.59%) Puppet
8 1 (0.79%) Ansible
8 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.79%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.94%) Cognos
4 6 (4.76%) EMC
5 5 (3.97%) Sybase
6 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco
7 3 (2.38%) HP
7 3 (2.38%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.59%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.59%) Citrix
8 2 (1.59%) IBM
8 2 (1.59%) NetApp
8 2 (1.59%) SAP
8 2 (1.59%) VMware
9 1 (0.79%) BT
9 1 (0.79%) CA
9 1 (0.79%) CommVault
9 1 (0.79%) Serena
9 1 (0.79%) Siebel