The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 61 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Contract jobs citing High Availability 68 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.82% 1.26% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.65% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 11
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £52.50
High Availability
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1907 1939 1887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.10% 76.34% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 996 926
Median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.41 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Berkshire region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 24 £450 - 3
Bracknell +10 14 £488 +39.28% 1
Newbury -1 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 37 (34.26%) Linux
2 27 (25.00%) LDAP
2 27 (25.00%) DNS
3 23 (21.30%) Windows
3 23 (21.30%) VMware
4 22 (20.37%) SMTP
5 21 (19.44%) HTTP
5 21 (19.44%) Python
6 20 (18.52%) 3G
6 20 (18.52%) Telecoms
7 19 (17.59%) Cisco
8 17 (15.74%) Degree
8 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (14.81%) 4G
9 16 (14.81%) Splunk
9 16 (14.81%) Perl
9 16 (14.81%) Nagios
10 15 (13.89%) Project Management
10 15 (13.89%) Web Services
10 15 (13.89%) SSL
10 15 (13.89%) OpenStack
11 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (12.96%) Puppet
11 14 (12.96%) Diameter Protocol
11 14 (12.96%) Computer Science
11 14 (12.96%) Clustering
12 13 (12.04%) LAMP
12 13 (12.04%) Squid
12 13 (12.04%) Tomcat
12 13 (12.04%) JBoss

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (13.89%) OpenStack
2 13 (12.04%) Apache
2 13 (12.04%) JBoss
2 13 (12.04%) nginx
2 13 (12.04%) Tomcat
2 13 (12.04%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.48%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (5.56%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.85%) IIS
9 2 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.70%) Office 365
4 2 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.00%) DNS
1 27 (25.00%) LDAP
2 22 (20.37%) SMTP
3 21 (19.44%) HTTP
4 20 (18.52%) 3G
5 16 (14.81%) 4G
6 15 (13.89%) SSL
7 14 (12.96%) Diameter Protocol
8 12 (11.11%) Firewall
8 12 (11.11%) INAP
8 12 (11.11%) Internet
8 12 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
9 11 (10.19%) LTE
9 11 (10.19%) MGW
10 10 (9.26%) BGP
10 10 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (9.26%) OSPF
10 10 (9.26%) SNMP
10 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
11 6 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) MySQL
2 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.56%) Power BI
5 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.78%) Big Data
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) DB2
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (6.48%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.11%) Back Office
3 8 (7.41%) Billing
3 8 (7.41%) Front Office
4 7 (6.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 16 (14.81%) Architect
3 13 (12.04%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Consultant
3 13 (12.04%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) VMware Support Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) Field Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 8 (7.41%) Linux Support
7 8 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) WebSphere Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Applications Support Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Mobile Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) Web Services
2 13 (12.04%) LAMP
2 13 (12.04%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (12.04%) MCollective
2 13 (12.04%) Middleware
3 12 (11.11%) SOAP
3 12 (11.11%) SPML
4 11 (10.19%) .NET
5 5 (4.63%) 802.1X
5 5 (4.63%) J2EE
5 5 (4.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (4.63%) WebCenter
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.85%) REST
8 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.93%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Clustering
1 14 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.56%) Replication
4 5 (4.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.26%) Linux
2 23 (21.30%) Windows
3 13 (12.04%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.78%) Unix
7 2 (1.85%) SUSE
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.89%) Project Management
2 13 (12.04%) Configuration Management
2 13 (12.04%) DevOps
2 13 (12.04%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (11.11%) Change Management
4 11 (10.19%) ITIL
5 10 (9.26%) Integration Testing
5 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 8 (7.41%) Migration
7 8 (7.41%) Network Design
7 8 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.41%) SOA
7 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.48%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) Python
2 16 (14.81%) Perl
3 11 (10.19%) SQL
4 9 (8.33%) Java
5 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.63%) Ruby
9 3 (2.78%) C#
10 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.85%) Korn
11 1 (0.93%) AWK
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) HNC
2 10 (9.26%) HND
3 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.56%) CCNP
5 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.63%) CCSA
6 5 (4.63%) CCSE
6 5 (4.63%) CISSP
6 5 (4.63%) MCITP
6 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.70%) MCTS
8 1 (0.93%) OCP
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) qmail
1 13 (12.04%) Squid
2 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.48%) vSphere
4 5 (4.63%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) KVM
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.93%) RHEV
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) Nagios
2 14 (12.96%) Puppet
3 13 (12.04%) Cacti
3 13 (12.04%) collectd
3 13 (12.04%) Ganglia
3 13 (12.04%) Graphite
3 13 (12.04%) logstash
3 13 (12.04%) ZABBIX
4 7 (6.48%) Ansible
5 5 (4.63%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.78%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.93%) Control-M
8 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) VMware
2 19 (17.59%) Cisco
3 16 (14.81%) Splunk
4 13 (12.04%) F5
5 12 (11.11%) Nokia
6 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
7 10 (9.26%) IBM
7 10 (9.26%) Oracle
8 8 (7.41%) HP
9 6 (5.56%) Brocade
9 6 (5.56%) Juniper
10 5 (4.63%) Aruba
10 5 (4.63%) Avaya
10 5 (4.63%) Blue Coat
10 5 (4.63%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.63%) Endeca
10 5 (4.63%) FatWire
10 5 (4.63%) NetScout
10 5 (4.63%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.70%) NetApp