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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 119 121 139
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.39% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.57% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1806 1744 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.68% 67.97% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 839 770
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 22 September 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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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
Bracknell - 2 - -
Reading - - - -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Clustering
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) AIX
4 7 (41.18%) Solaris
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
5 6 (35.29%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) IBM Certification
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (23.53%) DB2
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) DataPower
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (17.65%) SCCM
8 3 (17.65%) Shell Script

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) ATM
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
2 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) DataPower
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) AIX
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) IBM Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) HP
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