The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Data Guard
Rank 116 116 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Guard 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 1.42% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
168 281 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.80% 11.58% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 103 95
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Average hourly rate £15.93 £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +95.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £26.70 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
Data Guard
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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 23 July 2014. 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
Bracknell - 1 £420 -
Reading - - - - 2
Data Guard
South East

Data Guard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) OCA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script

Data Guard
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Database Security
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) OCA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade