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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 90 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing High Availability 33 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 1.67% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.29% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 22
Average daily rate £350 £448 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% -5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £314 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
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
1988 1966 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.55% 73.17% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1000 1019
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading -6 23 £350 -17.64% 3
Newbury +10 3 £313 -
Slough -7 2 £380 -24.00%
Bracknell -2 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 20 (32.79%) Apache
2 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
3 19 (31.15%) Python
4 18 (29.51%) Web Services
4 18 (29.51%) Perl
4 18 (29.51%) HTTP
4 18 (29.51%) DNS
5 17 (27.87%) SSL
5 17 (27.87%) LDAP
6 15 (24.59%) ITIL
6 15 (24.59%) WebLogic
7 14 (22.95%) MySQL
7 14 (22.95%) JBoss
7 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
7 14 (22.95%) Nagios
7 14 (22.95%) LAMP
7 14 (22.95%) ZABBIX
7 14 (22.95%) Cacti
7 14 (22.95%) Ganglia
7 14 (22.95%) Puppet
7 14 (22.95%) collectd
7 14 (22.95%) logstash
7 14 (22.95%) Graphite
8 13 (21.31%) LEMP Stack
8 13 (21.31%) qmail
8 13 (21.31%) nginx
8 13 (21.31%) Amazon AWS

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing High Availability 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 High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (32.79%) Apache
2 15 (24.59%) WebLogic
3 14 (22.95%) JBoss
3 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
4 13 (21.31%) nginx
4 13 (21.31%) OpenStack
5 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.92%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.64%) IIS
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) DNS
1 18 (29.51%) HTTP
2 17 (27.87%) LDAP
2 17 (27.87%) SSL
3 13 (21.31%) SMTP
4 11 (18.03%) Firewall
4 11 (18.03%) Internet
4 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
5 10 (16.39%) VPN
6 9 (14.75%) LAN
7 8 (13.11%) 3G
8 7 (11.48%) VLAN
9 6 (9.84%) 4G
9 6 (9.84%) IPv6
10 5 (8.20%) 802.11
10 5 (8.20%) BGP
10 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (8.20%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.20%) OSPF
10 5 (8.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) MySQL
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (18.03%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Billing
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Support Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) VMware Support Engineer
4 12 (19.67%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Applications Support
6 8 (13.11%) Linux Support
6 8 (13.11%) Linux Support Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Network Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Deployment Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Design Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Design Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) VAS Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) LAN Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) Web Services
2 14 (22.95%) LAMP
3 13 (21.31%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (21.31%) MCollective
4 5 (8.20%) 802.1X
5 2 (3.28%) WAP
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.64%) Esper
6 1 (1.64%) J2EE
6 1 (1.64%) JMS
6 1 (1.64%) Memcached
6 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Clustering
2 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.56%) Handset
4 4 (6.56%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (6.56%) Replication
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) DataPower
7 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 20 (32.79%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Unix
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) Solaris
8 1 (1.64%) AIX
8 1 (1.64%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (1.64%) SUSE
8 1 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
2 15 (24.59%) ITIL
3 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.84%) Project Management
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL V3
5 4 (6.56%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.56%) Change Control
5 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.92%) Release Management
6 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Service Management
6 3 (4.92%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.92%) Transition Management
7 2 (3.28%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) Python
2 18 (29.51%) Perl
3 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Ruby
5 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) AWK
6 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) Korn
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.64%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) MBA
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) qmail
1 13 (21.31%) Squid
2 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.92%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) Cacti
1 14 (22.95%) collectd
1 14 (22.95%) Ganglia
1 14 (22.95%) Graphite
1 14 (22.95%) logstash
1 14 (22.95%) Nagios
1 14 (22.95%) Puppet
1 14 (22.95%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.64%) Salt
3 1 (1.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) VMware
2 13 (21.31%) Splunk
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) Oracle
5 6 (9.84%) Brocade
5 6 (9.84%) HP
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.20%) Aruba
6 5 (8.20%) Avaya
6 5 (8.20%) NetScout
6 5 (8.20%) Palo Alto
7 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.92%) F5
8 3 (4.92%) Huawei
8 3 (4.92%) IBM
8 3 (4.92%) Juniper
9 2 (3.28%) NetApp
10 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.64%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.64%) Veritas
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