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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 131 151 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -39
Contract jobs citing High Availability 115 124 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.31% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.64% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 66 75
Median daily rate £448 £384 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% +0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £248 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £28.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.60% -23.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.27% -10.83%
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
6198 7544 7563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.10% 79.73% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3669 4446 4233
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 317 288
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Surrey +37 43 £344 +1.10% 4
Berkshire -2 25 £448 +27.85% 3
Hampshire +14 20 £475 +18.75% 6
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £450 +11.80% 4
West Sussex +13 7 £370 -12.94% 1
Oxfordshire -4 5 £500 - 7
Kent - 3 £338 - 3
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 100 (39.06%) Linux
2 72 (28.13%) Oracle
3 58 (22.66%) Unix
4 48 (18.75%) Cisco
5 47 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (17.97%) Middleware
7 45 (17.58%) Windows
7 45 (17.58%) ITIL
8 40 (15.63%) Perl
8 40 (15.63%) Red Hat
9 38 (14.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (14.84%) Telecoms
10 35 (13.67%) Software Engineering
11 34 (13.28%) Java
11 34 (13.28%) SQL Server
11 34 (13.28%) Microsoft
11 34 (13.28%) SAN
12 33 (12.89%) Clustering
13 31 (12.11%) JavaScript
13 31 (12.11%) Solaris
14 30 (11.72%) C++
15 29 (11.33%) SQL
15 29 (11.33%) Open Source
16 28 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (10.94%) .NET
16 28 (10.94%) VMware
16 28 (10.94%) Finance
16 28 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
17 27 (10.55%) E-Commerce
17 27 (10.55%) Apache

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 27 (10.55%) Apache
2 22 (8.59%) WebLogic
3 17 (6.64%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.91%) Confluence
5 8 (3.13%) Apache Pig
5 8 (3.13%) Apache Solr
5 8 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 8 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.95%) IIS
7 4 (1.56%) CMS
7 4 (1.56%) JBoss
8 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.17%) SAS
8 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.78%) nginx
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.78%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.78%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.47%) PaaS
4 12 (4.69%) IaaS
5 9 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.34%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.78%) Office 365
8 2 (0.78%) SaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.39%) Route 53
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.28%) SAN
2 25 (9.77%) LAN
2 25 (9.77%) WAN
3 23 (8.98%) VoIP
4 22 (8.59%) LTE
5 21 (8.20%) GSM
5 21 (8.20%) UMTS
6 19 (7.42%) PBX
7 17 (6.64%) Asterisk PBX
7 17 (6.64%) Diameter Protocol
7 17 (6.64%) DNS
7 17 (6.64%) RANAP
7 17 (6.64%) RTP
8 16 (6.25%) Firewall
8 16 (6.25%) NAS
9 13 (5.08%) TCP/IP
10 11 (4.30%) Internet
10 11 (4.30%) Kerberos
10 11 (4.30%) LDAP
11 10 (3.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.64%) Big Data
3 16 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 15 (5.86%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.47%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.69%) MySQL
7 10 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.52%) HBase
8 9 (3.52%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (3.13%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.13%) Apache Zeppelin
9 8 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (3.13%) Sqoop
10 7 (2.73%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.95%) OLTP
12 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.77%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.03%) JIRA
3 18 (7.03%) Subversion
4 17 (6.64%) GCC
4 17 (6.64%) GDB
4 17 (6.64%) Trac
5 12 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.34%) Gatling
6 6 (2.34%) Gradle
7 5 (1.95%) Ant
7 5 (1.95%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.56%) Hudson
8 4 (1.56%) Introscope
9 2 (0.78%) Moq
9 2 (0.78%) MSTest
9 2 (0.78%) NUnit
9 2 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.78%) Selenium
9 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (14.84%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.94%) Finance
3 7 (2.73%) Legal
4 5 (1.95%) Marketing
4 5 (1.95%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Back Office
5 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (14.45%) Administrator
2 33 (12.89%) Architect
2 33 (12.89%) Developer
3 23 (8.98%) Applications Engineer
4 22 (8.59%) Web Applications Engineer
4 22 (8.59%) Web Engineer
5 21 (8.20%) Analyst
6 20 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.03%) Applications Support
7 18 (7.03%) C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (7.03%) Consultant
7 18 (7.03%) Middleware Engineer
7 18 (7.03%) Software Engineer
8 16 (6.25%) Web Applications Support
9 15 (5.86%) Applications Support Engineer
9 15 (5.86%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (5.86%) Web Support Engineer
10 14 (5.47%) Unix Administrator
11 11 (4.30%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.97%) Middleware
2 28 (10.94%) .NET
3 26 (10.16%) Web Services
4 24 (9.38%) J2EE
5 21 (8.20%) WebCenter
6 18 (7.03%) HTML
7 17 (6.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (6.64%) STL
8 15 (5.86%) XML
9 13 (5.08%) CSS
10 12 (4.69%) SOAP
11 11 (4.30%) REST
12 10 (3.91%) Kafka
13 9 (3.52%) AngularJS
14 8 (3.13%) Apache Tez
14 8 (3.13%) JDBC
14 8 (3.13%) JNDI
14 8 (3.13%) Node.js
14 8 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 8 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.89%) Clustering
2 22 (8.59%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.86%) Replication
4 12 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.52%) Grid Computing
7 8 (3.13%) Cryptography
7 8 (3.13%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.73%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.34%) AS400
9 6 (2.34%) iSeries
10 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.95%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.56%) Fintech
11 4 (1.56%) Statistics
12 3 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.17%) IVR
12 3 (1.17%) NHS
12 3 (1.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 100 (39.06%) Linux
2 58 (22.66%) Unix
3 45 (17.58%) Windows
4 31 (12.11%) Solaris
5 28 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (7.42%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.13%) AIX
8 7 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.34%) HPUX
9 6 (2.34%) OS/400
9 6 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.56%) Fedora
10 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.17%) Android
11 3 (1.17%) CentOS
12 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.58%) ITIL
3 38 (14.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (13.67%) Software Engineering
5 29 (11.33%) Open Source
6 28 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (10.55%) E-Commerce
8 26 (10.16%) Scrum
8 26 (10.16%) Service Management
9 24 (9.38%) Migration
10 23 (8.98%) OO
11 21 (8.20%) Analytics
11 21 (8.20%) TDD
12 20 (7.81%) DevOps
13 19 (7.42%) Load Balancing
14 18 (7.03%) SOA
15 17 (6.64%) Configuration Management
15 17 (6.64%) Mentoring
15 17 (6.64%) Service Delivery
15 17 (6.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.63%) Perl
2 34 (13.28%) Java
3 31 (12.11%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.72%) C++
5 29 (11.33%) SQL
6 27 (10.55%) Python
7 16 (6.25%) C#
8 14 (5.47%) C
9 13 (5.08%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.52%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.52%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.13%) Jython
11 8 (3.13%) Korn
12 7 (2.73%) Apex Code
13 5 (1.95%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.56%) PHP
14 4 (1.56%) Scala
14 4 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (4.69%) DV Cleared
2 12 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.30%) Degree
3 11 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.13%) CCNP
4 8 (3.13%) RHCE
5 7 (2.73%) CCNA
5 7 (2.73%) MCITP
6 5 (1.95%) CCIE
7 3 (1.17%) MCSA
8 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.78%) RHCA
8 2 (0.78%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.39%) CCSA
9 1 (0.39%) CCSE
9 1 (0.39%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.39%) MCTS
9 1 (0.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.25%) SLA
2 8 (3.13%) QA
3 5 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (7.42%) Active Directory
1 19 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.64%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (6.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 11 (4.30%) Veritas File System
4 9 (3.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (3.13%) Apache Flume
5 8 (3.13%) HDFS
5 8 (3.13%) KVM
6 6 (2.34%) vSphere
7 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.56%) NFS
7 4 (1.56%) XenApp
8 3 (1.17%) vCloud
8 3 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.78%) Docker
9 2 (0.78%) iptables
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 9 (3.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (3.13%) Ambari
3 8 (3.13%) CA Wily
3 8 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (3.13%) Oozie
4 7 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (2.73%) Puppet
4 7 (2.73%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 5 (1.95%) Nagios
6 4 (1.56%) Ansible
6 4 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.17%) EMC Navisphere
7 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (1.17%) SELinux
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 72 (28.13%) Oracle
2 48 (18.75%) Cisco
3 40 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 34 (13.28%) Microsoft
5 28 (10.94%) VMware
6 20 (7.81%) HP
6 20 (7.81%) Veritas
7 17 (6.64%) Sun
8 15 (5.86%) F5
9 13 (5.08%) Brocade
10 11 (4.30%) Citrix
10 11 (4.30%) IBM
11 10 (3.91%) FatWire
11 10 (3.91%) NetApp
11 10 (3.91%) Symantec
12 9 (3.52%) EMC
12 9 (3.52%) Teradata
13 8 (3.13%) Hortonworks
13 8 (3.13%) Sophos
14 7 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
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