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 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 220 237 199
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -38
Contract jobs citing High Availability 55 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.15% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.20% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 29
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£425 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £610 £525
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
England

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
7592 6850 6365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.66% 74.38% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4673 3872 3526
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 267 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Buckinghamshire +12 25 £425 -5.55%
Berkshire +15 19 £438 - 1
Hampshire 0 7 £400 +14.61% 2
West Sussex -9 4 £325 -46.72%
Surrey -1 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £438 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (46.60%) Windows
2 43 (41.75%) Linux
3 40 (38.83%) Clustering
4 36 (34.95%) PowerShell
5 29 (28.16%) XML
6 27 (26.21%) ITIL
6 27 (26.21%) Big Data
7 26 (25.24%) Security Cleared
8 24 (23.30%) Active Directory
9 23 (22.33%) IBM
9 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
10 22 (21.36%) SC Cleared
11 21 (20.39%) DataPower
11 21 (20.39%) JMS
12 20 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (18.45%) SQL
13 19 (18.45%) DB2
13 19 (18.45%) MCITP
14 18 (17.48%) WebSphere
14 18 (17.48%) MCSA
14 18 (17.48%) Configuration Management
15 17 (16.50%) Solaris
16 16 (15.53%) HTML
16 16 (15.53%) VBScript
16 16 (15.53%) WebSphere MQ
16 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (15.53%) Load Balancing
17 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (14.56%) Middleware
17 15 (14.56%) SOAP

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (17.48%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.71%) Apache
2 10 (9.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (8.74%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.74%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.74%) JBoss
4 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.83%) SAS
6 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.85%) Lync
7 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.88%) Live Communications Server
7 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.91%) IIS
9 2 (1.94%) CMS
10 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.97%) Node.js
10 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) HTTP
2 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (8.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (4.85%) Firewall
5 3 (2.91%) DNS
5 3 (2.91%) SSL
5 3 (2.91%) SAN
6 2 (1.94%) LAN
6 2 (1.94%) WAN
6 2 (1.94%) DHCP
6 2 (1.94%) VPN
7 1 (0.97%) SSH
7 1 (0.97%) VLAN
7 1 (0.97%) Network Security
7 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.97%) NAS
7 1 (0.97%) FTP
7 1 (0.97%) DMZ
7 1 (0.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) Big Data
2 19 (18.45%) DB2
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.71%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.83%) PowerCenter
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.88%) MySQL
7 3 (2.91%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.97%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.97%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.97%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) Administrator
2 12 (11.65%) Developer
2 12 (11.65%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (9.71%) Hadoop Administrator
4 9 (8.74%) Middleware Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) SQL DBA
6 5 (4.85%) Architect
6 5 (4.85%) DBA
6 5 (4.85%) Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (2.91%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (1.94%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (1.94%) Test Analyst
9 2 (1.94%) Analyst
9 2 (1.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (1.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) XML
2 21 (20.39%) JMS
3 16 (15.53%) HTML
3 16 (15.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (14.56%) Middleware
4 15 (14.56%) SOAP
5 13 (12.62%) WSDL
6 12 (11.65%) J2EE
7 9 (8.74%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (4.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (2.91%) .NET
10 2 (1.94%) JDBC
10 2 (1.94%) Web Services
10 2 (1.94%) JNDI
11 1 (0.97%) SAP Basis
11 1 (0.97%) OAuth
11 1 (0.97%) RESTful
11 1 (0.97%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.83%) Clustering
2 21 (20.39%) DataPower
3 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.83%) Replication
6 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.97%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 48 (46.60%) Windows
2 43 (41.75%) Linux
3 17 (16.50%) Solaris
4 14 (13.59%) UNIX
4 14 (13.59%) AIX
5 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) ITIL
2 18 (17.48%) Configuration Management
3 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.53%) Load Balancing
4 13 (12.62%) Low Latency
5 11 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.80%) ETL
7 6 (5.83%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.85%) CRM
8 5 (4.85%) Validation
9 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.91%) SIEM
10 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.91%) Release Management
10 3 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.91%) Change Management
11 2 (1.94%) Regression Testing
11 2 (1.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.95%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.45%) SQL
3 16 (15.53%) VBScript
4 11 (10.68%) Bash Shell
4 11 (10.68%) Korn
5 10 (9.71%) Perl
6 9 (8.74%) Java
7 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.88%) VB
9 3 (2.91%) Python
10 2 (1.94%) Jython
11 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.36%) SC Cleared
3 20 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (18.45%) MCITP
5 18 (17.48%) MCSA
6 8 (7.77%) IBM Certification
7 6 (5.83%) Degree
8 5 (4.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.97%) MCTS
9 1 (0.97%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (23.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) NFS
4 1 (0.97%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) SCOM
2 4 (3.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (2.91%) OpenView
3 3 (2.91%) OVSD
4 2 (1.94%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.97%) WSUS
5 1 (0.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.97%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) IBM
1 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) VMware
3 11 (10.68%) Oracle
4 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.74%) TIBCO
5 9 (8.74%) F5
6 8 (7.77%) HP
7 6 (5.83%) Informatica
7 6 (5.83%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.91%) Splunk
9 2 (1.94%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.97%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.97%) Symantec
10 1 (0.97%) Brocade
10 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.97%) Veritas
10 1 (0.97%) EMC
10 1 (0.97%) Intel
10 1 (0.97%) SAP