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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 129 121 161
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Contract jobs citing High Availability 145 168 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.65% 1.72% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.16% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 90 41
Median daily rate £425 £375 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £450 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -15.71%
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
7198 7767 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.77% 79.42% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4380 4775 3924
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 252 264
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.68 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 60 £500 +25.00% 8
West Sussex +15 27 £365 +10.60% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 17 £350 -14.00% 1
Surrey -9 17 £500 +48.14% 3
Kent +22 11 £440 +17.33%
Hampshire -23 8 £344 -15.32% 5
Oxfordshire -6 2 £305 -32.22% 5
East Sussex +3 1 £525 +57.30% 2
Middlesex 0 1 £300 -31.42%
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 101 (34.01%) Linux
2 69 (23.23%) Windows
3 65 (21.89%) Oracle
4 51 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 49 (16.50%) Unix
5 49 (16.50%) ITIL
6 47 (15.82%) Clustering
7 45 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 42 (14.14%) VMware
9 41 (13.80%) Red Hat
9 41 (13.80%) Security Cleared
9 41 (13.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (13.47%) Finance
10 40 (13.47%) HP
11 39 (13.13%) SQL Server
12 37 (12.46%) Active Directory
13 36 (12.12%) Cisco
14 35 (11.78%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (11.45%) Migration
16 33 (11.11%) Telecoms
16 33 (11.11%) SAN
16 33 (11.11%) Solaris
17 31 (10.44%) SQL
17 31 (10.44%) Middleware
17 31 (10.44%) DevOps
18 30 (10.10%) Java
19 29 (9.76%) JavaScript
19 29 (9.76%) SOAP
20 28 (9.43%) J2EE
20 28 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure

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 19 (6.40%) WebSphere
1 19 (6.40%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (3.37%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.69%) Apache
4 8 (2.69%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.36%) IIS
6 6 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.02%) Confluence
6 6 (2.02%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.01%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.67%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.05%) PaaS
3 14 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.36%) Office 365
5 6 (2.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (2.02%) Heroku
6 5 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.35%) SaaS
8 3 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.01%) IaaS
9 2 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.11%) SAN
2 24 (8.08%) LDAP
3 23 (7.74%) DNS
4 21 (7.07%) Fibre Channel
5 20 (6.73%) Firewall
5 20 (6.73%) HTTP
6 18 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 16 (5.39%) 3G
7 16 (5.39%) LAN
8 15 (5.05%) 4G
8 15 (5.05%) Diameter Protocol
8 15 (5.05%) LTE
8 15 (5.05%) WAN
9 14 (4.71%) SSL
10 12 (4.04%) INAP
10 12 (4.04%) Network Security
10 12 (4.04%) SIGTRAN
11 11 (3.70%) Internet
11 11 (3.70%) MGW
12 10 (3.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.40%) VLDB
3 18 (6.06%) MySQL
3 18 (6.06%) OLTP
4 14 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (4.38%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (3.37%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.36%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.02%) Big Data
11 6 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.69%) JIRA
3 8 (2.69%) Subversion
4 7 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (2.36%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.68%) Introscope
6 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.35%) GCC
7 4 (1.35%) GDB
7 4 (1.35%) Trac
8 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.67%) Gatling
9 2 (0.67%) Moq
9 2 (0.67%) MSTest
9 2 (0.67%) NUnit
9 2 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 40 (13.47%) Finance
2 33 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.38%) Retail
4 12 (4.04%) Back Office
5 8 (2.69%) Front Office
6 6 (2.02%) Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Billing
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.67%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (16.50%) Administrator
2 43 (14.48%) Architect
3 29 (9.76%) Developer
4 26 (8.75%) Consultant
5 23 (7.74%) DBA
5 23 (7.74%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.41%) Analyst
7 21 (7.07%) Unix Administrator
8 16 (5.39%) Applications Engineer
8 16 (5.39%) SQL DBA
9 15 (5.05%) Security Engineer
10 14 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.38%) Web Applications Engineer
11 13 (4.38%) Web Engineer
12 12 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (3.37%) Software Engineer
15 9 (3.03%) Linux Support
15 9 (3.03%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.44%) Middleware
2 29 (9.76%) SOAP
3 28 (9.43%) J2EE
4 19 (6.40%) .NET
4 19 (6.40%) Web Services
5 17 (5.72%) WebCenter
6 15 (5.05%) REST
7 14 (4.71%) HTML
8 12 (4.04%) SPML
9 11 (3.70%) CSS
9 11 (3.70%) JDBC
9 11 (3.70%) JNDI
9 11 (3.70%) Node.js
9 11 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (3.37%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (2.69%) CSS3
12 8 (2.69%) HTML5
12 8 (2.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.82%) Clustering
2 26 (8.75%) Data Centre
3 25 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.41%) Replication
5 12 (4.04%) EMC VMAX
6 9 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (3.03%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.69%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.36%) Statistics
9 6 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.02%) Cloud Native
9 6 (2.02%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.35%) AS400
10 4 (1.35%) Fintech
10 4 (1.35%) iSeries
10 4 (1.35%) NHS
10 4 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.01%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (34.01%) Linux
2 69 (23.23%) Windows
3 49 (16.50%) Unix
4 41 (13.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (11.11%) Solaris
6 27 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.70%) AIX
7 11 (3.70%) CentOS
7 11 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.02%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.68%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.68%) zOS
11 4 (1.35%) Fedora
11 4 (1.35%) OS/400
11 4 (1.35%) SUSE
12 3 (1.01%) HPUX
13 2 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 49 (16.50%) ITIL
3 35 (11.78%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (11.45%) Migration
5 31 (10.44%) DevOps
6 26 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (8.42%) Software Engineering
8 24 (8.08%) SOA
9 21 (7.07%) E-Commerce
9 21 (7.07%) Project Management
10 20 (6.73%) Open Source
10 20 (6.73%) Service Delivery
10 20 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (6.06%) Change Management
11 18 (6.06%) Load Balancing
11 18 (6.06%) TDD
12 17 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (5.72%) Service Management
13 16 (5.39%) Configuration Management
13 16 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.44%) SQL
2 30 (10.10%) Java
3 29 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.08%) PowerShell
5 23 (7.74%) Python
6 18 (6.06%) Perl
7 14 (4.71%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.38%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.04%) Korn
10 11 (3.70%) Jython
11 10 (3.37%) Ruby
12 9 (3.03%) C#
12 9 (3.03%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.02%) C++
13 6 (2.02%) Go
13 6 (2.02%) PHP
13 6 (2.02%) VBScript
14 4 (1.35%) C
15 3 (1.01%) Scala
16 1 (0.34%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (13.80%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.08%) Degree
4 17 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (5.39%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.04%) CCNP
8 11 (3.70%) HNC
9 10 (3.37%) HND
9 10 (3.37%) RHCE
10 7 (2.36%) CCSA
10 7 (2.36%) CCSE
10 7 (2.36%) CISSP
10 7 (2.36%) MCITP
11 5 (1.68%) CCIE
12 4 (1.35%) CCNA
12 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.01%) MCTS
13 3 (1.01%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.70%) SLA
2 9 (3.03%) QA
3 5 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (12.46%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (4.04%) GlusterFS
5 11 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.70%) KVM
5 11 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (3.37%) vSphere
7 9 (3.03%) NFS
8 7 (2.36%) Docker
8 7 (2.36%) ProxySG
8 7 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.02%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.02%) XenApp
10 4 (1.35%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.35%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.67%) Firmware
11 2 (0.67%) RHEV
11 2 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 19 (6.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 16 (5.39%) Oracle ZFS
4 14 (4.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 11 (3.70%) CA Wily
5 11 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (2.69%) FortiGate
7 7 (2.36%) Ansible
7 7 (2.36%) Data Guard
7 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (2.36%) Nagios
8 6 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
8 6 (2.02%) Kubernetes
8 6 (2.02%) OVSD
8 6 (2.02%) Puppet
8 6 (2.02%) SCOM
9 5 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.35%) SCVMM
11 3 (1.01%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 65 (21.89%) Oracle
2 45 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 42 (14.14%) VMware
4 41 (13.80%) Red Hat
5 40 (13.47%) HP
6 36 (12.12%) Cisco
7 27 (9.09%) EMC
8 23 (7.74%) Brocade
8 23 (7.74%) Veritas
9 22 (7.41%) IBM
9 22 (7.41%) Sun
10 21 (7.07%) F5
11 19 (6.40%) StorageTek
12 14 (4.71%) FatWire
13 12 (4.04%) Citrix
13 12 (4.04%) Nokia
14 10 (3.37%) CheckPoint
15 9 (3.03%) Endeca
15 9 (3.03%) NetApp
16 8 (2.69%) Juniper
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