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 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 162 104 139
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +35
Contract jobs citing High Availability 98 165 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 1.74% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.25% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 90 53
Average daily rate £350 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.50 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.63% +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
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
6781 7326 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.29% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4156 4012 3382
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 240 268
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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
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 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
Berkshire -4 33 £350 -21.78% 8
Hampshire -30 16 £350 -17.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £575 +35.69% 5
Surrey -6 14 £383 -7.27% 8
East Sussex +8 7 £350 -17.64% 1
Oxfordshire -2 6 £475 - 2
West Sussex +5 4 £366 +17.20%
Middlesex 0 1 - -
Kent -8 1 - - 1
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 98 (40.50%) Linux
2 55 (22.73%) SQL
3 54 (22.31%) Windows
4 52 (21.49%) Oracle
5 49 (20.25%) Unix
5 49 (20.25%) Active Directory
6 48 (19.83%) TCP/IP
7 46 (19.01%) VMware
8 45 (18.60%) Firewall
8 45 (18.60%) Web Services
9 43 (17.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 41 (16.94%) Clustering
10 41 (16.94%) Python
10 41 (16.94%) SAN
11 40 (16.53%) Finance
12 39 (16.12%) Red Hat
12 39 (16.12%) HTTP
13 38 (15.70%) Microsoft
14 36 (14.88%) SQL Server
15 34 (14.05%) ITIL
16 33 (13.64%) Solaris
16 33 (13.64%) Perl
16 33 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (12.40%) SSL
17 30 (12.40%) DNS
17 30 (12.40%) WAN
17 30 (12.40%) HP
17 30 (12.40%) Degree
18 29 (11.98%) LAN
18 29 (11.98%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (11.16%) Apache
2 23 (9.50%) MS Exchange
3 22 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 21 (8.68%) WebLogic
5 20 (8.26%) JBoss
6 19 (7.85%) WebSphere
7 17 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (6.20%) SharePoint
9 13 (5.37%) nginx
9 13 (5.37%) OpenStack
10 9 (3.72%) IIS
11 8 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.24%) Live Communications Server
15 3 (1.24%) Node.js
16 2 (0.83%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 8 (3.31%) MS Office
2 7 (2.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.31%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.83%) Magento
3 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.83%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.89%) Mimecast
2 7 (2.89%) Route 53
2 7 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.83%) TCP/IP
2 45 (18.60%) Firewall
3 41 (16.94%) SAN
4 39 (16.12%) HTTP
5 30 (12.40%) DNS
5 30 (12.40%) SSL
5 30 (12.40%) WAN
6 29 (11.98%) LAN
7 25 (10.33%) LDAP
8 14 (5.79%) SSH
8 14 (5.79%) VPN
9 13 (5.37%) Internet
9 13 (5.37%) SMTP
10 12 (4.96%) BGP
10 12 (4.96%) NAS
10 12 (4.96%) OSPF
10 12 (4.96%) Wireless
11 11 (4.55%) Ethernet
11 11 (4.55%) VLAN
12 10 (4.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.33%) MySQL
3 14 (5.79%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.55%) VLDB
6 10 (4.13%) OLTP
6 10 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (3.31%) Big Data
8 8 (3.31%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.89%) DB2
10 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.72%) Introscope
2 8 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.07%) Maven
5 4 (1.65%) AccuRev
5 4 (1.65%) JIRA
5 4 (1.65%) Subversion
6 3 (1.24%) Ant
6 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.83%) JUnit
7 2 (0.83%) Trac
8 1 (0.41%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.41%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.41%) Grunt
8 1 (0.41%) HttpUnit
8 1 (0.41%) Protractor
General
1 40 (16.53%) Finance
2 22 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.20%) Banking
4 12 (4.96%) Retail
5 9 (3.72%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.07%) Billing
7 4 (1.65%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.24%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.83%) Military
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (17.77%) Administrator
2 32 (13.22%) Architect
3 27 (11.16%) Developer
4 25 (10.33%) Analyst
5 21 (8.68%) Unix Administrator
6 19 (7.85%) DBA
6 19 (7.85%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.44%) Network Engineer
8 16 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (5.79%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
10 13 (5.37%) VMware Support Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) Applications Support
11 12 (4.96%) AWS Engineer
12 11 (4.55%) Java Developer
12 11 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
13 10 (4.13%) Applications Support Engineer
13 10 (4.13%) Oracle DBA
13 10 (4.13%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.60%) Web Services
2 25 (10.33%) SOAP
3 23 (9.50%) J2EE
4 22 (9.09%) Middleware
5 18 (7.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (5.79%) LAMP
7 13 (5.37%) LEMP Stack
7 13 (5.37%) MCollective
8 12 (4.96%) JDBC
8 12 (4.96%) JNDI
9 11 (4.55%) HTML
9 11 (4.55%) REST
9 11 (4.55%) RESTful
9 11 (4.55%) XML
10 9 (3.72%) Spring
11 8 (3.31%) .NET
12 7 (2.89%) 802.1X
12 7 (2.89%) JMS
13 6 (2.48%) TIBCO EMS
14 5 (2.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.94%) Clustering
2 26 (10.74%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.85%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.96%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.89%) AS400
6 7 (2.89%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.89%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.89%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.48%) DataPower
7 6 (2.48%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (2.07%) Replication
9 4 (1.65%) HACMP
9 4 (1.65%) Handset
9 4 (1.65%) User Experience
10 3 (1.24%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.24%) LPAR
10 3 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.83%) Social Media
11 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (40.50%) Linux
2 54 (22.31%) Windows
3 49 (20.25%) Unix
4 33 (13.64%) Solaris
5 22 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.96%) Windows Server
6 12 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.96%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.31%) AIX
10 7 (2.89%) CentOS
10 7 (2.89%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.24%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.24%) VMS
12 2 (0.83%) Android
12 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.41%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (14.05%) ITIL
3 33 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (11.98%) Configuration Management
5 23 (9.50%) Service Management
6 20 (8.26%) Migration
7 14 (5.79%) Load Balancing
7 14 (5.79%) Mentoring
8 13 (5.37%) CRM
8 13 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.96%) E-Commerce
9 12 (4.96%) TDD
10 11 (4.55%) Garbage Collection
11 10 (4.13%) ITIL V3
11 10 (4.13%) ITSM
11 10 (4.13%) Low Latency
12 9 (3.72%) Capacity Management
12 9 (3.72%) Network Design
12 9 (3.72%) SOA
12 9 (3.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.73%) SQL
2 41 (16.94%) Python
3 33 (13.64%) Perl
4 28 (11.57%) Bash Shell
5 25 (10.33%) Java
6 20 (8.26%) Korn
7 17 (7.02%) C#
7 17 (7.02%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.61%) PowerShell
9 13 (5.37%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.96%) Jython
11 6 (2.48%) AWK
11 6 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.07%) Scala
12 5 (2.07%) sed
13 3 (1.24%) C++
13 3 (1.24%) PHP
13 3 (1.24%) Ruby
14 1 (0.41%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (12.40%) Degree
2 27 (11.16%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.31%) CCNP
5 8 (3.31%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.48%) MCSE
8 5 (2.07%) CCIE
9 4 (1.65%) CCNA
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.24%) OCA
10 3 (1.24%) OCP
11 2 (0.83%) HNC
11 2 (0.83%) MBA
11 2 (0.83%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.83%) MCP
11 2 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 49 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (6.20%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.37%) qmail
5 13 (5.37%) Squid
6 11 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (3.72%) NFS
8 7 (2.89%) RHEV
8 7 (2.89%) Veritas File System
9 6 (2.48%) GlusterFS
9 6 (2.48%) Oracle Clusterware
10 5 (2.07%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.65%) vSphere
12 2 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.83%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (6.61%) Puppet
2 15 (6.20%) Ganglia
2 15 (6.20%) Nagios
3 14 (5.79%) Cacti
3 14 (5.79%) collectd
3 14 (5.79%) Graphite
3 14 (5.79%) logstash
3 14 (5.79%) NetBackup
3 14 (5.79%) ZABBIX
4 12 (4.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 11 (4.55%) CA Wily
6 10 (4.13%) Oracle ZFS
7 9 (3.72%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (3.31%) Data Guard
8 8 (3.31%) SCCM
9 6 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (2.48%) Cisco UCCE
9 6 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (2.07%) OVSD
Vendors
1 52 (21.49%) Oracle
2 46 (19.01%) VMware
3 39 (16.12%) Red Hat
4 38 (15.70%) Microsoft
5 30 (12.40%) HP
6 26 (10.74%) Cisco
6 26 (10.74%) EMC
7 25 (10.33%) Brocade
8 24 (9.92%) IBM
9 21 (8.68%) Sun
10 18 (7.44%) Veritas
11 16 (6.61%) Splunk
12 12 (4.96%) F5
13 10 (4.13%) StorageTek
14 8 (3.31%) Avaya
14 8 (3.31%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.31%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.31%) TIBCO
15 7 (2.89%) CA
15 7 (2.89%) Symantec
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