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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 121 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.16% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.46% 1.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.75 -
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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
205 247 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.12% 9.59% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 111 100
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 10
Average hourly rate £27.83 £23.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% +16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +18.97%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (75.00%) BMC