The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 101 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing High Availability 16 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.84% 2.46% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 3.13% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 12
Average daily rate £350 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £314 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1506 1628 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.43% 78.57% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 887 698
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 77 64
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.58 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Hampshire region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Basingstoke -3 3 £395 -12.22%
Winchester -7 3 £338 -32.50% 3
Fareham - 3 £268 -
Portsmouth -5 2 £275 -35.29%
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 18 (40.00%) WAN
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) LAN
4 13 (28.89%) Linux
5 11 (24.44%) Cisco
5 11 (24.44%) Firewall
6 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.00%) Migration
7 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (17.78%) Network Design
8 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
8 8 (17.78%) HTTP
8 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
9 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.56%) Oracle
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (15.56%) VoIP
9 7 (15.56%) HP
9 7 (15.56%) Middleware
9 7 (15.56%) MPLS
9 7 (15.56%) OSPF
9 7 (15.56%) BGP
10 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 6 (13.33%) CCNP
10 6 (13.33%) Java
10 6 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (13.33%) Mentoring

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) WAN
2 14 (31.11%) LAN
3 11 (24.44%) Firewall
4 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 8 (17.78%) HTTP
6 7 (15.56%) BGP
6 7 (15.56%) MPLS
6 7 (15.56%) OSPF
6 7 (15.56%) VoIP
7 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
7 4 (8.89%) Network Security
7 4 (8.89%) SNMP
8 3 (6.67%) DNS
8 3 (6.67%) IPsec
8 3 (6.67%) Multicast
8 3 (6.67%) VPN
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.44%) MVNO
9 2 (4.44%) TETRA
9 2 (4.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.89%) Big Data
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) Neo4j
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) DBA
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) MySQL DBA
6 3 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Middleware
2 5 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (11.11%) JMS
2 5 (11.11%) SOAP
2 5 (11.11%) WSDL
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.67%) JAX-RS
4 3 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
5 2 (4.44%) JSON
5 2 (4.44%) JSON Schema
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) HTML5
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) DataPower
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.44%) Frameworx
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Solaris
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) AIX
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (20.00%) Migration
2 8 (17.78%) Network Design
3 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.89%) ITSM
5 4 (8.89%) Low Latency
5 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) CRM
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL
6 3 (6.67%) Open Source
6 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) CCNP
3 5 (11.11%) CCIE
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (6.67%) OCA
5 3 (6.67%) OCP
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (4.44%) CCNA
6 2 (4.44%) MCSA
6 2 (4.44%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.56%) HP
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) Verint
5 5 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (8.89%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) BMC
7 2 (4.44%) Remedy
7 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.22%) Google
8 1 (2.22%) Juniper
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com