The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / South East
Rank 157 146 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -37
Contract jobs citing High Availability 87 119 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 1.37% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.68% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 94
Median daily rate £400 £366 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -18.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £318 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Median hourly rate £29.92 £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.16% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.14 £47.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.68 £52.51 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +35.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6141 7080 7693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.96% 81.27% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4376 4221
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 274 253
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in the South East

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

High Availability
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

High Availability Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +7 36 £381 +8.92% 3
Surrey +9 23 £325 -15.03% 8
Hampshire -1 14 £450 +36.36% 10
Kent +11 7 £241 - 2
Buckinghamshire -13 6 £261 -51.39% 2
Oxfordshire -6 1 £450 -5.26% 6
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 79 (36.41%) Linux
2 58 (26.73%) Oracle
3 53 (24.42%) Cisco
4 49 (22.58%) Unix
5 42 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (18.89%) Telecoms
7 40 (18.43%) Red Hat
8 37 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 36 (16.59%) ITIL
10 31 (14.29%) Middleware
10 31 (14.29%) SAN
11 30 (13.82%) Solaris
12 29 (13.36%) Windows
12 29 (13.36%) SQL Server
12 29 (13.36%) Java
12 29 (13.36%) Perl
12 29 (13.36%) Veritas
12 29 (13.36%) VoIP
12 29 (13.36%) Finance
13 28 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 28 (12.90%) SQL
14 27 (12.44%) VMware
15 26 (11.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 26 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (11.52%) NAS
16 25 (11.52%) Enterprise Storage
16 25 (11.52%) Software Engineering
16 25 (11.52%) C++
16 25 (11.52%) Sun
16 25 (11.52%) PBX

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (8.29%) Apache
2 13 (5.99%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.99%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.69%) Apache Pig
3 8 (3.69%) Apache Solr
3 8 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.69%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.30%) Confluence
5 5 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.84%) JBoss
7 3 (1.38%) CMS
7 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.92%) nginx
8 2 (0.92%) SAS
8 2 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.61%) IaaS
4 9 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.15%) Office 365
4 9 (4.15%) PaaS
5 6 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.84%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.29%) SAN
2 29 (13.36%) VoIP
3 25 (11.52%) NAS
3 25 (11.52%) PBX
4 19 (8.76%) LTE
4 19 (8.76%) WAN
5 18 (8.29%) GSM
5 18 (8.29%) LAN
5 18 (8.29%) UMTS
6 14 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
6 14 (6.45%) Diameter Protocol
6 14 (6.45%) RANAP
6 14 (6.45%) RTP
6 14 (6.45%) Unified Communications
7 13 (5.99%) DNS
7 13 (5.99%) Firewall
8 11 (5.07%) FTP
8 11 (5.07%) SSH
9 10 (4.61%) Kerberos
10 8 (3.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.83%) Big Data
3 16 (7.37%) Hadoop
4 14 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.53%) MySQL
6 10 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.15%) HBase
7 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.15%) Oracle Exadata
7 9 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.69%) Apache Hive
8 8 (3.69%) Apache Zeppelin
8 8 (3.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (3.69%) Sqoop
9 7 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.30%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (9.22%) Jenkins
2 18 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.83%) JIRA
4 15 (6.91%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.91%) Subversion
5 14 (6.45%) GCC
5 14 (6.45%) GDB
5 14 (6.45%) Trac
6 8 (3.69%) Gradle
7 7 (3.23%) Ant
8 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.76%) Selenium
9 5 (2.30%) Gatling
9 5 (2.30%) Hudson
10 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.92%) Introscope
11 2 (0.92%) JMeter
11 2 (0.92%) Maven
11 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.46%) JUnit
General
1 41 (18.89%) Telecoms
2 29 (13.36%) Finance
3 14 (6.45%) Legal
4 3 (1.38%) Back Office
4 3 (1.38%) Marketing
4 3 (1.38%) Retail
5 2 (0.92%) Billing
5 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (17.05%) Administrator
2 32 (14.75%) Developer
3 23 (10.60%) Storage Administrator
3 23 (10.60%) Unix Administrator
4 21 (9.68%) Architect
5 18 (8.29%) Consultant
5 18 (8.29%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (7.83%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 16 (7.37%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.91%) C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (6.91%) Software Engineer
9 14 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.61%) DBA
10 10 (4.61%) Solaris Administrator
10 10 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.61%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.61%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) Analyst
11 9 (4.15%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.15%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.29%) Middleware
2 23 (10.60%) .NET
3 22 (10.14%) Web Services
4 17 (7.83%) HTML
5 16 (7.37%) XML
6 14 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 14 (6.45%) STL
7 10 (4.61%) CSS
8 9 (4.15%) Kafka
8 9 (4.15%) WebCenter
9 8 (3.69%) Apache Tez
9 8 (3.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 7 (3.23%) J2EE
10 7 (3.23%) JMS
11 6 (2.76%) EJB
11 6 (2.76%) Java EE
11 6 (2.76%) XSLT
12 5 (2.30%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.30%) Entity Framework
12 5 (2.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 20 (9.22%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.29%) Clustering
4 10 (4.61%) Replication
5 9 (4.15%) Grid Computing
6 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.23%) IVR
6 7 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.84%) NHS
9 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.38%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.46%) AS400
11 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 79 (36.41%) Linux
2 49 (22.58%) Unix
3 30 (13.82%) Solaris
4 29 (13.36%) Windows
5 24 (11.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (6.91%) Windows Server
7 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.30%) HPUX
9 5 (2.30%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.46%) Android
11 1 (0.46%) CentOS
11 1 (0.46%) Debian
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.46%) OS/400
11 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 36 (16.59%) ITIL
4 25 (11.52%) Software Engineering
5 24 (11.06%) Change Management
6 23 (10.60%) Scrum
7 20 (9.22%) Migration
7 20 (9.22%) OO
7 20 (9.22%) Open Source
7 20 (9.22%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (8.29%) Analytics
8 18 (8.29%) Business Continuity
8 18 (8.29%) Problem Management
8 18 (8.29%) Service Delivery
9 17 (7.83%) Load Balancing
9 17 (7.83%) Service Management
9 17 (7.83%) TDD
10 15 (6.91%) Change Control
10 15 (6.91%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.36%) Java
1 29 (13.36%) Perl
2 28 (12.90%) SQL
3 25 (11.52%) C++
4 19 (8.76%) Python
5 16 (7.37%) C#
5 16 (7.37%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.53%) C
7 8 (3.69%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.23%) Apex Code
9 6 (2.76%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.76%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.30%) VBScript
11 2 (0.92%) Jython
11 2 (0.92%) Korn
11 2 (0.92%) PHP
11 2 (0.92%) Ruby
11 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (6.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.07%) Avaya Certification
4 11 (5.07%) CCNP
5 10 (4.61%) Degree
6 9 (4.15%) CCNA
6 9 (4.15%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.69%) MCITP
7 8 (3.69%) MCSA
8 5 (2.30%) CCIE
8 5 (2.30%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.38%) HND
10 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) CCIP
10 1 (0.46%) HNC
10 1 (0.46%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.46%) MCTS
10 1 (0.46%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.83%) SLA
2 6 (2.76%) QA
3 5 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.38%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (11.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 24 (11.06%) Veritas File System
3 21 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (8.29%) Active Directory
5 9 (4.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (4.15%) NFS
5 9 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (3.69%) Apache Flume
6 8 (3.69%) HDFS
6 8 (3.69%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.76%) vSphere
8 5 (2.30%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.92%) Docker
9 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.92%) iptables
9 2 (0.92%) vCloud
9 2 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.92%) XenApp
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (10.14%) NetBackup
2 10 (4.61%) Nagios
2 10 (4.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (3.69%) Ambari
3 8 (3.69%) EMC Navisphere
3 8 (3.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (3.69%) Oozie
4 7 (3.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 6 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (2.76%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (2.76%) Puppet
6 5 (2.30%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.84%) Ansible
7 4 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (1.38%) SELinux
9 2 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (26.73%) Oracle
2 53 (24.42%) Cisco
3 40 (18.43%) Red Hat
4 29 (13.36%) Veritas
5 28 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 27 (12.44%) VMware
7 25 (11.52%) Sun
8 20 (9.22%) Symantec
9 14 (6.45%) Brocade
9 14 (6.45%) NetApp
10 12 (5.53%) Avaya
11 9 (4.15%) Teradata
12 8 (3.69%) F5
12 8 (3.69%) Hortonworks
12 8 (3.69%) HP
12 8 (3.69%) Sophos
13 7 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (2.76%) TIBCO
15 5 (2.30%) EMC
15 5 (2.30%) IBM
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