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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 56 83 86
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 68 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.84% 1.44% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 1.86% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 13
Median daily rate £525 £381 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £455 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -22.76%
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
1918 1994 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.12% 77.44% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1053 910
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 72 21
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

High Availability Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 +19 22 £525 +35.48% 2
Bracknell +1 17 £525 +31.25%
Maidenhead +1 2 £575 +43.75%
Newbury -9 2 - - 2
Slough +3 1 - -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 41 (33.06%) Linux
2 29 (23.39%) Windows
3 23 (18.55%) Clustering
4 22 (17.74%) Oracle
5 21 (16.94%) Telecoms
5 21 (16.94%) Security Cleared
5 21 (16.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (16.13%) DevOps
7 19 (15.32%) 3G
7 19 (15.32%) Java
7 19 (15.32%) ITIL
8 17 (13.71%) Middleware
8 17 (13.71%) Service Delivery
8 17 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (12.90%) Degree
9 16 (12.90%) DNS
9 16 (12.90%) Cisco
9 16 (12.90%) HP
10 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
10 15 (12.10%) Project Management
10 15 (12.10%) Red Hat
10 15 (12.10%) VMware
10 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (12.10%) Open Source
10 15 (12.10%) 4G
11 14 (11.29%) F5
11 14 (11.29%) EMC
11 14 (11.29%) LDAP
12 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.48%) SOA

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 (7.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (5.65%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (4.84%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.42%) Confluence
7 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.61%) IIS
7 2 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.84%) PaaS
3 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.32%) 3G
2 16 (12.90%) DNS
3 15 (12.10%) 4G
4 14 (11.29%) LDAP
5 13 (10.48%) SAN
6 12 (9.68%) Diameter Protocol
6 12 (9.68%) INAP
6 12 (9.68%) LTE
6 12 (9.68%) SIGTRAN
7 11 (8.87%) MGW
7 11 (8.87%) SMTP
8 9 (7.26%) Firewall
8 9 (7.26%) HTTP
9 8 (6.45%) Internet
10 7 (5.65%) BIG-IP
10 7 (5.65%) HTTPS
10 7 (5.65%) OSPF
10 7 (5.65%) RIP
10 7 (5.65%) SNMP
10 7 (5.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.84%) Power BI
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.42%) Big Data
5 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 12 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (5.65%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.03%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.94%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.68%) Back Office
3 10 (8.06%) Retail
4 8 (6.45%) Front Office
5 6 (4.84%) Billing
6 3 (2.42%) Finance
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (20.16%) Architect
2 15 (12.10%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.29%) Consultant
4 13 (10.48%) Security Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) Field Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Oracle Architect
8 8 (6.45%) Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Linux Support
8 8 (6.45%) WebSphere Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.65%) Administrator
9 7 (5.65%) Applications Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) IP Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) IP Security Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
10 6 (4.84%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) Middleware
2 12 (9.68%) .NET
2 12 (9.68%) SOAP
2 12 (9.68%) SPML
3 10 (8.06%) J2EE
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (7.26%) WebCenter
5 8 (6.45%) REST
6 4 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.61%) Web Services
8 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.81%) Node.js
8 1 (0.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.55%) Clustering
2 12 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.87%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.87%) Replication
4 7 (5.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (5.65%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.84%) Cryptography
6 5 (4.03%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.23%) Fintech
7 4 (3.23%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.42%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.61%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.81%) Handset
10 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.06%) Linux
2 29 (23.39%) Windows
3 21 (16.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.06%) AIX
6 4 (3.23%) SUSE
6 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.42%) Unix
8 1 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.81%) VMS
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.13%) DevOps
2 19 (15.32%) ITIL
3 17 (13.71%) Service Delivery
3 17 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
4 15 (12.10%) Open Source
4 15 (12.10%) Project Management
5 13 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (10.48%) SOA
6 12 (9.68%) Change Management
6 12 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (8.06%) Integration Testing
8 10 (8.06%) Release Management
9 9 (7.26%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (7.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.32%) Java
2 11 (8.87%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.87%) Python
2 11 (8.87%) SQL
3 9 (7.26%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.65%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.84%) Perl
5 6 (4.84%) Ruby
6 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.42%) C#
8 2 (1.61%) C
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (16.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.90%) Degree
3 11 (8.87%) HNC
3 11 (8.87%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.06%) HND
5 9 (7.26%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.26%) RHCE
6 8 (6.45%) CCNP
6 8 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.65%) CCSA
7 7 (5.65%) CCSE
7 7 (5.65%) CISSP
8 5 (4.03%) MCITP
8 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.23%) MCTS
10 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.81%) OCP
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.81%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) SLA
2 5 (4.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) KVM
1 10 (8.06%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (8.06%) vSphere
2 9 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.65%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) NFS
5 1 (0.81%) RHEV
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (5.65%) Ansible
2 7 (5.65%) FortiGate
3 5 (4.03%) Nagios
4 4 (3.23%) Puppet
5 3 (2.42%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.42%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.81%) Control-M
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Oracle
2 16 (12.90%) Cisco
2 16 (12.90%) HP
3 15 (12.10%) Red Hat
3 15 (12.10%) VMware
4 14 (11.29%) EMC
4 14 (11.29%) F5
5 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
6 12 (9.68%) Nokia
7 9 (7.26%) Endeca
7 9 (7.26%) FatWire
8 8 (6.45%) IBM
9 7 (5.65%) Blue Coat
9 7 (5.65%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.84%) Juniper
11 5 (4.03%) NetApp
12 3 (2.42%) Dell
12 3 (2.42%) Splunk
13 2 (1.61%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.61%) Veeam