Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 729 796 781
Rank change year-on-year +67 -15 -27
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 114 111 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.80% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 73 38
UK median daily rate £481 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £368 £325 £300
90th Percentile £563 £566 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
UK median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 13,793 13,794 10,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.80% 13.24% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,261 9,168 6,976
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 373 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -15.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.57 £49.57 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -24.73%

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 20 July 2019.

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 15 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 20 July 2019. 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 +47 110 £488 +11.75% 18
UK excluding London +19 65 £465 +9.41% 12
London +52 46 £500 +5.54% 8
South East +12 27 £500 +14.94% 3
East of England +21 13 £438 - 1
Midlands +32 12 £450 +33.33% 4
West Midlands +17 11 £450 +33.33% 2
North of England +26 7 £510 +23.64% 2
South West -19 4 £425 +0.59%
North East +20 3 £510 -2.86%
Yorkshire +24 2 £438 +6.06%
North West +9 2 £413 +10.00% 2
Scotland +23 1 - -
Wales +4 1 £400 +6.67% 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 with a requirement for Data Guard.

1 114 (100.00%) Oracle
2 109 (95.61%) Oracle Database
3 86 (75.44%) Oracle RAC
4 77 (67.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 59 (51.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 53 (46.49%) SQL
7 51 (44.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 40 (35.09%) Linux
9 33 (28.95%) SQL Server
10 32 (28.07%) Unix
11 30 (26.32%) Windows
12 28 (24.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 26 (22.81%) PL/SQL
13 26 (22.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 24 (21.05%) Migration
15 23 (20.18%) Shell Script
16 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
16 22 (19.30%) ITIL
16 22 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
17 20 (17.54%) Banking
18 19 (16.67%) MySQL
19 18 (15.79%) AIX
19 18 (15.79%) SC Cleared
19 18 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
20 17 (14.91%) RDBMS
21 16 (14.04%) Finance
21 16 (14.04%) Clustering
22 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database 10g

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 10 (8.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.51%) SAP Portal
3 3 (2.63%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.88%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.88%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.88%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.77%) PaaS
3 9 (7.89%) IaaS
4 7 (6.14%) SaaS
5 5 (4.39%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) Firewall
2 2 (1.75%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.88%) FCoE
3 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) NAS
3 1 (0.88%) SNMP
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) VLAN
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (95.61%) Oracle Database
2 77 (67.54%) Oracle Database 12c
3 59 (51.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (28.95%) SQL Server
5 19 (16.67%) MySQL
6 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 17 (14.91%) RDBMS
8 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (11.40%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (6.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (6.14%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (5.26%) Big Data
12 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2017
13 5 (4.39%) Power BI
14 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
14 4 (3.51%) SAP BW
15 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
15 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) ERwin
1 2 (1.75%) JIRA
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Hudson
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 20 (17.54%) Banking
2 16 (14.04%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.88%) Arabic Language
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (71.05%) DBA
2 77 (67.54%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (15.79%) Architect
4 16 (14.04%) Senior DBA
4 16 (14.04%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 12 (10.53%) Administrator
6 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared DBA
7 9 (7.89%) Oracle Architect
7 9 (7.89%) SQL DBA
8 8 (7.02%) Consultant
9 7 (6.14%) Database Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.39%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.39%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
11 5 (4.39%) SQL Server DBA
12 4 (3.51%) Oracle Consultant
12 4 (3.51%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 4 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
13 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (9.65%) Middleware
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (7.02%) XML
4 4 (3.51%) SAP Basis
4 4 (3.51%) SAP PI
5 3 (2.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.88%) .NET
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) jQuery
6 1 (0.88%) LAMP
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Clustering
2 11 (9.65%) Replication
3 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) DataPower
3 7 (6.14%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.63%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.88%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.09%) Linux
2 32 (28.07%) Unix
3 30 (26.32%) Windows
4 18 (15.79%) AIX
4 18 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.53%) Solaris
6 9 (7.89%) Windows Server
7 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.14%) SUSE
9 5 (4.39%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Migration
2 22 (19.30%) ITIL
2 22 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.65%) Data Protection
4 11 (9.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
5 10 (8.77%) TOGAF
6 9 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 9 (7.89%) Open Source
6 9 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (7.02%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.02%) Service Management
8 7 (6.14%) Break/Fix
8 7 (6.14%) Network Design
8 7 (6.14%) Process Improvement
9 6 (5.26%) Architectural Design
9 6 (5.26%) Storage Management
9 6 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) SQL
2 26 (22.81%) PL/SQL
3 23 (20.18%) Shell Script
4 8 (7.02%) Perl
4 8 (7.02%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.39%) Java
6 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.88%) Korn
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.40%) OCP
3 13 (11.40%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.14%) OCA
5 3 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) HNC
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (75.44%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (7.02%) XenApp
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.63%) KVM
5 3 (2.63%) RHEV
6 2 (1.75%) vSphere
7 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.88%) Gluster
7 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.88%) OCFS2
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (44.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (22.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (4.39%) Ansible
5 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.88%) Puppet
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.40%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.89%) Citrix
4 9 (7.89%) Google
4 9 (7.89%) IBM
5 8 (7.02%) Sybase
6 6 (5.26%) Tableau
6 6 (5.26%) VMware
7 5 (4.39%) SAP
8 3 (2.63%) BT
8 3 (2.63%) HP
9 2 (1.75%) Veritas
10 1 (0.88%) Adobe
10 1 (0.88%) Dell
10 1 (0.88%) EMC
10 1 (0.88%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.88%) NetApp
10 1 (0.88%) Northgate
10 1 (0.88%) Reuters