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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 84 94 69
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing High Availability 24 25 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 0.99% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.28% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 19
Median daily rate £448 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £195 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -8.33%
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
1558 1960 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.25% 77.26% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1047 1030
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 87 23
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +27.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.18 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -2 8 £435 +20.83% 4
Wokingham -2 5 £344 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Bracknell -3 2 £475 +175.36%
Newbury +10 1 - -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 22 (27.16%) Linux
2 21 (25.93%) Oracle
3 17 (20.99%) Windows
4 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
4 16 (19.75%) Clustering
4 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.52%) Open Source
5 15 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (17.28%) Migration
6 14 (17.28%) ITIL
6 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
6 14 (17.28%) Release Management
7 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
7 13 (16.05%) Scrum
7 13 (16.05%) SAN
8 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
8 12 (14.81%) TDD
8 12 (14.81%) Pair Programming
8 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
9 11 (13.58%) Jenkins
10 10 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (12.35%) User Stories
10 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
10 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.35%) Kanban
10 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
10 10 (12.35%) Confluence
10 10 (12.35%) JIRA

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 10 (12.35%) Confluence
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.70%) PaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) SAN
2 6 (7.41%) LAN
3 5 (6.17%) Firewall
3 5 (6.17%) WAN
4 4 (4.94%) DNS
5 3 (3.70%) CTI
5 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.70%) VoIP
6 2 (2.47%) HTTP
6 2 (2.47%) Internet
6 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.47%) Network Security
6 2 (2.47%) PBX
6 2 (2.47%) PSTN
6 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.47%) WLAN
7 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.23%) FWSM
7 1 (1.23%) OSPF
7 1 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.70%) Endeca
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) JIRA
3 6 (7.41%) Gatling
4 1 (1.23%) Grunt
General
1 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Architect
3 9 (11.11%) Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Security Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Linux Support
6 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.41%) AS400 Support
6 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Web Applications Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Web Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) Problem Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Middleware
1 8 (9.88%) Node.js
2 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
2 7 (8.64%) HTML
2 7 (8.64%) REST
2 7 (8.64%) Web Services
3 6 (7.41%) CSS
3 6 (7.41%) CSS3
3 6 (7.41%) HTML5
3 6 (7.41%) LESS
3 6 (7.41%) RESTful
3 6 (7.41%) Sass
4 5 (6.17%) J2EE
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (3.70%) .NET
6 3 (3.70%) WebCenter
7 2 (2.47%) Kafka
7 2 (2.47%) XML
8 1 (1.23%) React
8 1 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Clustering
2 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.64%) Cryptography
4 6 (7.41%) AS400
4 6 (7.41%) iSeries
4 6 (7.41%) Replication
5 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.94%) Fintech
7 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.70%) IVR
7 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.23%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Linux
2 17 (20.99%) Windows
3 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.11%) AIX
5 6 (7.41%) OS/400
5 6 (7.41%) Unix
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.70%) Android
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.23%) SUSE
8 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.23%) VMS
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (18.52%) Open Source
2 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
3 14 (17.28%) ITIL
3 14 (17.28%) Migration
3 14 (17.28%) Release Management
4 13 (16.05%) Scrum
4 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
5 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 12 (14.81%) Pair Programming
5 12 (14.81%) TDD
6 10 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.35%) Identity Management
6 10 (12.35%) Kanban
6 10 (12.35%) Process Management
6 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) Java
2 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.17%) Perl
3 5 (6.17%) SQL
4 4 (4.94%) Python
4 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby
6 2 (2.47%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) RHCE
3 7 (8.64%) Degree
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.17%) CCIE
6 4 (4.94%) CCNP
7 3 (3.70%) MCITP
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CCNA
8 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) CCSA
9 1 (1.23%) CCSE
9 1 (1.23%) CISSP
9 1 (1.23%) HNC
9 1 (1.23%) HND
9 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) KVM
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.17%) vSphere
5 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.47%) Docker
6 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.47%) XenApp
7 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.23%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.23%) vCloud
7 1 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.47%) Puppet
4 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.23%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (1.23%) Ansible
5 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.23%) Marathon
5 1 (1.23%) Mesos
5 1 (1.23%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (1.23%) OpenView
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Oracle
2 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.35%) Cisco
3 10 (12.35%) HP
4 9 (11.11%) EMC
4 9 (11.11%) VMware
5 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.94%) Citrix
6 4 (4.94%) Juniper
6 4 (4.94%) Veritas
7 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.70%) F5
7 3 (3.70%) FatWire
7 3 (3.70%) IBM
7 3 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.47%) Brocade
9 1 (1.23%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.23%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.23%) Cramer
9 1 (1.23%) Huawei
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Austin Fraser
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