The first table below looks at the demand for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bracknell region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 35 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.61% - 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% - 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £500 £383
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +30.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £57.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 143 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 66.26% 69.76% 60.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 54 19
Average daily rate £375 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 6
Average hourly rate £11.25 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
High Availability
Berkshire

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the Bracknell region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

High Availability
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas