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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 80 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 38 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.74% 1.70% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.23% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 13
Median daily rate £450 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £361 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+29.13% +10.43%
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
1751 1884 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.39% 76.09% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1086 893
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £529 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 32
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.12% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £56.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +6 6 £465 +9.41% 6
Bracknell -9 3 £513 - 2
Newbury +2 2 - -
Wokingham -9 2 £425 -
Maidenhead -10 2 £575 +43.75%
Thatcham - 2 £400 -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 33 (29.46%) Linux
2 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 21 (18.75%) Clustering
3 21 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 21 (18.75%) Open Source
4 20 (17.86%) Windows
4 20 (17.86%) Java
4 20 (17.86%) Oracle
5 19 (16.96%) E-Commerce
5 19 (16.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.07%) DevOps
7 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 16 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 15 (13.39%) Release Management
9 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (13.39%) Service Delivery
9 15 (13.39%) ITIL
9 15 (13.39%) HP
9 15 (13.39%) Jenkins
10 14 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (12.50%) Middleware
10 14 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 13 (11.61%) TDD
11 13 (11.61%) Pair Programming
11 13 (11.61%) 3G
11 13 (11.61%) SAN
11 13 (11.61%) Migration
11 13 (11.61%) 4G

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 9 (8.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (7.14%) Confluence
3 5 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.79%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.89%) nginx
6 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) 3G
1 13 (11.61%) 4G
1 13 (11.61%) SAN
2 11 (9.82%) LDAP
3 10 (8.93%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (8.93%) INAP
3 10 (8.93%) LTE
3 10 (8.93%) SIGTRAN
4 9 (8.04%) MGW
5 7 (6.25%) DNS
5 7 (6.25%) Firewall
6 6 (5.36%) BGP
6 6 (5.36%) BIG-IP
6 6 (5.36%) HTTP
6 6 (5.36%) HTTPS
6 6 (5.36%) OSPF
6 6 (5.36%) RIP
6 6 (5.36%) SMTP
6 6 (5.36%) SNMP
6 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.89%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.93%) JIRA
4 4 (3.57%) Gatling
4 4 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.93%) Back Office
2 10 (8.93%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Front Office
4 2 (1.79%) Billing
4 2 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (16.96%) Architect
2 15 (13.39%) Analyst
3 14 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Oracle Architect
5 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Linux Support
7 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.36%) AS400 Support
8 6 (5.36%) Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) IP Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Lead Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Linux Specialist
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Support Specialist
8 6 (5.36%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) Middleware
2 11 (9.82%) J2EE
3 10 (8.93%) REST
3 10 (8.93%) SOAP
3 10 (8.93%) SPML
4 9 (8.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (8.04%) WebCenter
5 6 (5.36%) Node.js
6 5 (4.46%) .NET
6 5 (4.46%) Web Services
7 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.57%) CSS
7 4 (3.57%) CSS3
7 4 (3.57%) HTML
7 4 (3.57%) HTML5
7 4 (3.57%) LESS
7 4 (3.57%) RESTful
7 4 (3.57%) Sass
8 2 (1.79%) Kafka
8 2 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Clustering
2 11 (9.82%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.14%) Cryptography
4 7 (6.25%) Replication
4 7 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 6 (5.36%) AS400
5 6 (5.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (5.36%) iSeries
6 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.57%) Fintech
7 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.79%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.89%) Handset
9 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.89%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.46%) Linux
2 20 (17.86%) Windows
3 19 (16.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.93%) AIX
5 6 (5.36%) OS/400
6 4 (3.57%) SUSE
6 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.79%) Android
7 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.79%) Unix
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.89%) VMS
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) Open Source
2 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.96%) E-Commerce
3 18 (16.07%) DevOps
4 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.39%) ITIL
6 15 (13.39%) Release Management
6 15 (13.39%) Service Delivery
7 14 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
8 13 (11.61%) Migration
8 13 (11.61%) Pair Programming
8 13 (11.61%) TDD
9 11 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (9.82%) Scrum
9 11 (9.82%) SOA
9 11 (9.82%) User Stories
10 10 (8.93%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.86%) Java
2 9 (8.04%) Shell Script
3 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.25%) Perl
4 7 (6.25%) Python
5 6 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.68%) SQL
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby
7 2 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.93%) DV Cleared
2 10 (8.93%) RHCE
2 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) HNC
4 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.14%) HND
5 6 (5.36%) CCNP
5 6 (5.36%) CCSA
5 6 (5.36%) CCSE
5 6 (5.36%) CISSP
5 6 (5.36%) Degree
6 2 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.89%) RHCA
7 1 (0.89%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 6 (5.36%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) KVM
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.36%) ProxySG
3 6 (5.36%) vSphere
4 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.89%) Docker
6 1 (0.89%) NFS
6 1 (0.89%) vCloud
6 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (5.36%) FortiGate
3 5 (4.46%) Ansible
3 5 (4.46%) Puppet
4 4 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.79%) Nagios
5 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.89%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Oracle
2 16 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 15 (13.39%) HP
4 12 (10.71%) EMC
5 11 (9.82%) Cisco
5 11 (9.82%) VMware
6 10 (8.93%) Nokia
7 9 (8.04%) Endeca
7 9 (8.04%) FatWire
8 8 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 8 (7.14%) F5
9 6 (5.36%) Blue Coat
9 6 (5.36%) IBM
10 4 (3.57%) Juniper
10 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.57%) NetApp
11 3 (2.68%) Veritas
12 2 (1.79%) Brocade
12 2 (1.79%) Citrix
12 2 (1.79%) Fortinet