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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 56 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing High Availability 58 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.57% 1.63% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.15% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 14
Median daily rate £506 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £354 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £461 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -4.06%
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
1812 1949 1908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.35% 75.87% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 1119 940
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +23 19 £538 +26.47% 3
Bracknell +3 8 £525 +31.25%
Newbury -4 3 - - 1
Maidenhead -5 2 £575 +43.75% 2
Thatcham - 2 £400 - 1
Slough +6 1 - -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (29.46%) Linux
2 24 (18.60%) Windows
3 23 (17.83%) Telecoms
4 22 (17.05%) Oracle
4 22 (17.05%) Security Cleared
4 22 (17.05%) DevOps
5 21 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (16.28%) Clustering
6 20 (15.50%) Java
7 19 (14.73%) Open Source
8 18 (13.95%) E-Commerce
8 18 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (13.18%) Service Delivery
9 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (13.18%) ITIL
9 17 (13.18%) Middleware
9 17 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (12.40%) 3G
10 16 (12.40%) Migration
10 16 (12.40%) Software Engineering
10 16 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
11 15 (11.63%) HP
11 15 (11.63%) Jenkins
11 15 (11.63%) 4G
11 15 (11.63%) Git (software)
12 14 (10.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (10.85%) LDAP
12 14 (10.85%) Cisco
12 14 (10.85%) Release Management

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 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (6.20%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (4.65%) Confluence
4 5 (3.88%) Live Communications Server
4 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) IIS
8 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.65%) PaaS
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.40%) 3G
2 15 (11.63%) 4G
3 14 (10.85%) LDAP
4 12 (9.30%) Diameter Protocol
4 12 (9.30%) DNS
4 12 (9.30%) INAP
4 12 (9.30%) LTE
4 12 (9.30%) SIGTRAN
5 11 (8.53%) MGW
5 11 (8.53%) SAN
6 9 (6.98%) HTTP
6 9 (6.98%) SMTP
7 8 (6.20%) Firewall
8 7 (5.43%) BGP
8 7 (5.43%) BIG-IP
8 7 (5.43%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (5.43%) HTTPS
8 7 (5.43%) OSPF
8 7 (5.43%) VRRP
8 7 (5.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.88%) Power BI
4 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.55%) Big Data
6 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (11.63%) Git (software)
1 15 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.20%) JIRA
3 7 (5.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (5.43%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.55%) Gatling
5 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (17.83%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.30%) Back Office
3 11 (8.53%) Retail
4 8 (6.20%) Front Office
5 3 (2.33%) Billing
6 2 (1.55%) Finance
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (17.05%) Architect
2 15 (11.63%) Consultant
2 15 (11.63%) Security Engineer
3 13 (10.08%) Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.75%) Developer
5 10 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Oracle Architect
7 8 (6.20%) Linux Support
7 8 (6.20%) WebSphere Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.43%) IP Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) IP Security Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 6 (4.65%) Administrator
9 6 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Field Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Support Specialist
9 6 (4.65%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.18%) Middleware
2 12 (9.30%) .NET
2 12 (9.30%) SOAP
2 12 (9.30%) SPML
3 11 (8.53%) J2EE
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (6.98%) REST
4 9 (6.98%) WebCenter
5 5 (3.88%) Web Services
6 4 (3.10%) Node.js
7 3 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.55%) CSS
8 2 (1.55%) CSS3
8 2 (1.55%) HTML
8 2 (1.55%) HTML5
8 2 (1.55%) LESS
8 2 (1.55%) RESTful
8 2 (1.55%) Sass
8 2 (1.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Clustering
2 13 (10.08%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.98%) Replication
4 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.20%) Cryptography
5 7 (5.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.43%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.88%) AS400
6 5 (3.88%) iSeries
7 4 (3.10%) Fintech
7 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.33%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.55%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.55%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.78%) Handset
10 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.46%) Linux
2 24 (18.60%) Windows
3 21 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.75%) AIX
5 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.88%) OS/400
7 4 (3.10%) SUSE
7 4 (3.10%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.55%) Android
8 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.55%) Unix
9 1 (0.78%) VMS
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) DevOps
2 19 (14.73%) Open Source
3 18 (13.95%) E-Commerce
3 18 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.18%) ITIL
4 17 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (13.18%) Service Delivery
5 16 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (12.40%) Migration
5 16 (12.40%) Software Engineering
6 14 (10.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (10.85%) Release Management
7 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (10.08%) SOA
8 12 (9.30%) Change Management
8 12 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (8.53%) Mentoring
9 11 (8.53%) Pair Programming
9 11 (8.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.50%) Java
2 10 (7.75%) SQL
3 9 (6.98%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.20%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.43%) Python
6 6 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.65%) Perl
6 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.33%) C#
7 3 (2.33%) Ruby
8 2 (1.55%) Scala
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.53%) Degree
2 11 (8.53%) HNC
2 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.75%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) HND
3 10 (7.75%) RHCE
4 8 (6.20%) CCNP
5 7 (5.43%) CCSA
5 7 (5.43%) CCSE
5 7 (5.43%) CISSP
6 3 (2.33%) MCITP
6 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.55%) CCIE
7 2 (1.55%) MCTS
7 2 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.78%) OCP
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.78%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) SLA
2 6 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (7.75%) KVM
3 9 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.43%) ProxySG
4 7 (5.43%) vSphere
5 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) Docker
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (8.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (5.43%) Ansible
2 7 (5.43%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.10%) Nagios
4 3 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.33%) Puppet
5 2 (1.55%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.78%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (17.05%) Oracle
2 15 (11.63%) HP
2 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.85%) Cisco
4 13 (10.08%) EMC
5 12 (9.30%) F5
5 12 (9.30%) Nokia
5 12 (9.30%) VMware
6 9 (6.98%) CheckPoint
6 9 (6.98%) Endeca
6 9 (6.98%) FatWire
6 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.20%) IBM
8 7 (5.43%) Blue Coat
9 5 (3.88%) Juniper
10 4 (3.10%) NetApp
11 2 (1.55%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.55%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.55%) Splunk
11 2 (1.55%) Veeam
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