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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 33 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.67% 1.28% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.64% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 17
Median daily rate £413 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £383 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
1590 1896 1865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.67% 78.44% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 993 989
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 75 22
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +8 19 £425 +23.63% 3
Maidenhead - 5 - - 1
Wokingham -3 2 £344 -
Slough +10 1 £363 -4.60% 1
Newbury +4 1 - -
Bracknell -2 1 £500 +189.85% 1
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 24 (33.80%) Telecoms
2 23 (32.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (22.54%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (21.13%) Migration
5 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.90%) Scrum
6 12 (16.90%) Cisco
7 11 (15.49%) Oracle
7 11 (15.49%) Windows
7 11 (15.49%) Process Management
8 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.08%) Release Management
8 10 (14.08%) Open Source
8 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
8 10 (14.08%) Business Transformation
8 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
9 9 (12.68%) User Stories
9 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
9 9 (12.68%) Confluence
9 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.68%) Kanban
9 9 (12.68%) JIRA
9 9 (12.68%) TDD
9 9 (12.68%) Pair Programming
9 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (11.27%) ITIL
10 8 (11.27%) Linux
10 8 (11.27%) CRM
10 8 (11.27%) Web Services

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 (12.68%) Confluence
2 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (8.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (8.45%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (7.04%) Office 365
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) VoIP
2 6 (8.45%) CTI
2 6 (8.45%) DNS
2 6 (8.45%) LAN
3 5 (7.04%) SAN
3 5 (7.04%) Unified Communications
3 5 (7.04%) WAN
4 4 (5.63%) Firewall
4 4 (5.63%) PBX
4 4 (5.63%) PSTN
5 3 (4.23%) HTTP
5 3 (4.23%) MPLS
5 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.82%) BGP
6 2 (2.82%) H.323
6 2 (2.82%) ICMP
6 2 (2.82%) OSPF
6 2 (2.82%) QSIG
6 2 (2.82%) SCCP
6 2 (2.82%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.68%) JIRA
3 6 (8.45%) Gatling
4 1 (1.41%) Grunt
General
1 24 (33.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
4 6 (8.45%) AS400 Support
4 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) DBA
5 5 (7.04%) Exchange Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (7.04%) Office 365 Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) OSS Business Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.23%) Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Node.js
1 8 (11.27%) Web Services
2 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
2 7 (9.86%) HTML
3 6 (8.45%) CSS
3 6 (8.45%) CSS3
3 6 (8.45%) HTML5
3 6 (8.45%) LESS
3 6 (8.45%) RESTful
3 6 (8.45%) Sass
4 5 (7.04%) Middleware
5 4 (5.63%) REST
6 3 (4.23%) .NET
7 2 (2.82%) J2EE
7 2 (2.82%) Kafka
7 2 (2.82%) XML
8 1 (1.41%) Aurelia
8 1 (1.41%) React
8 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Clustering
2 6 (8.45%) AS400
2 6 (8.45%) iSeries
2 6 (8.45%) IVR
3 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) Replication
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) RIA
7 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.41%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) OS/400
3 6 (8.45%) Unix
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Android
6 2 (2.82%) AIX
6 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (22.54%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (21.13%) Migration
4 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.90%) Scrum
6 11 (15.49%) Process Management
7 10 (14.08%) Business Transformation
7 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.08%) Open Source
7 10 (14.08%) Release Management
7 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.68%) Kanban
8 9 (12.68%) Pair Programming
8 9 (12.68%) TDD
8 9 (12.68%) User Stories
9 8 (11.27%) CRM
9 8 (11.27%) ITIL
10 7 (9.86%) Identity Management
11 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.45%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) Java
3 4 (5.63%) Perl
4 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.82%) PHP
5 2 (2.82%) Scala
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.45%) CCIE
2 6 (8.45%) CCNP
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) MCITP
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) CCNA
5 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) RHCE
5 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) CCIP
6 1 (1.41%) HNC
6 1 (1.41%) HND
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.41%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) Docker
3 2 (2.82%) KVM
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) vCloud
4 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.41%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.41%) Marathon
3 1 (1.41%) Mesos
3 1 (1.41%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.41%) OpenView
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.41%) vRealize
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Cisco
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) F5
4 5 (7.04%) VMware
5 4 (5.63%) Juniper
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.63%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.63%) Veritas
6 3 (4.23%) IBM
6 3 (4.23%) Mashery
7 2 (2.82%) Brocade
7 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix
7 2 (2.82%) EMC
7 2 (2.82%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.41%) Cramer
8 1 (1.41%) Huawei