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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 107 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing High Availability 19 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.083% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.11% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
Average daily rate
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£438 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
1884 1817 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.83% 75.05% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 893 836
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 35
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -31.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015. 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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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
Reading 0 8 £450 -
Bracknell -2 4 - -
Slough - 2 £363 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 19 (55.88%) JMS
1 19 (55.88%) IBM
1 19 (55.88%) DataPower
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
3 15 (44.12%) Clustering
4 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
5 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (38.24%) DB2
6 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (32.35%) Big Data
7 11 (32.35%) Low Latency
7 11 (32.35%) HTTP
7 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
7 11 (32.35%) WSDL
7 11 (32.35%) SOAP
7 11 (32.35%) XML
8 8 (23.53%) IBM Certification
8 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 8 (23.53%) AIX
8 8 (23.53%) Solaris
9 7 (20.59%) Middleware
10 6 (17.65%) Replication
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL
10 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
12 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
12 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (11.76%) Live Communications Server
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) HTTP
1 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) DMZ
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) DB2
2 11 (32.35%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
5 1 (2.94%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) DBA
5 1 (2.94%) IT Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) JMS
2 13 (38.24%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (32.35%) SOAP
3 11 (32.35%) XML
3 11 (32.35%) WSDL
4 7 (20.59%) Middleware
5 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (5.88%) J2EE
7 1 (2.94%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) OAuth
7 1 (2.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) DataPower
2 15 (44.12%) Clustering
3 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 6 (17.65%) Replication
6 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
7 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) AIX
3 8 (23.53%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Low Latency
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Release Management
5 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.88%) SIEM
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps
7 1 (2.94%) Security Hardening
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.94%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) IBM Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) IBM
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) RedPrairie
3 2 (5.88%) F5
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk