The table below looks at the statistics for Data Guard skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Guard over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 120 119 127
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.77% 1.18% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£305 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +14.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50
Data Guard
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
282 169 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.82% 6.96% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 70 101
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £259 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £22.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

Data Guard
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Guard across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Data Guard Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Guard
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Guard Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Guard
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Guard within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Windsor - 4 £305 -
Data Guard
South East

Data Guard
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Guard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Guard.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Database Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) 3PAR
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Endur
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Guard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Guard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) 3PAR