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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 106 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 18 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.80% 0.39% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.55% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£293 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1733 1454 1270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.33% 70.48% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 852 776
Average daily rate £388 £370 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 65 82
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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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
Portsmouth - 1 £100 -
Southampton - - - -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 38 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 36 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 33 (82.50%) SC Cleared
4 29 (72.50%) PowerShell
4 29 (72.50%) MCITP
4 29 (72.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 28 (70.00%) MCSA
5 28 (70.00%) XML
5 28 (70.00%) ITIL
5 28 (70.00%) HTML
5 28 (70.00%) VBScript
6 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
7 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.00%) OpenStack
9 6 (15.00%) SQL
9 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (15.00%) VMware
9 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (12.50%) HP
11 4 (10.00%) McAfee
11 4 (10.00%) MySQL
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle
11 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (10.00%) Validation

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.50%) StarTeam
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.50%) Database Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (70.00%) HTML
1 28 (70.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Replication
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Validation
3 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) ETL
4 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.50%) Network Management
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) PowerShell
2 28 (70.00%) VBScript
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (82.50%) SC Cleared
3 29 (72.50%) MCITP
3 29 (72.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (70.00%) MCSA
5 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) MCTS
7 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.50%) MCP
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) WSUS
1 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (10.00%) McAfee
4 4 (10.00%) Lumension
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle