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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 206 215 228
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing High Availability 46 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.42% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £370 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £530 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £360 £570
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
7474 6705 6047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.13% 72.07% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4217 3738 3163
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 262 261
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Hampshire +12 19 £323 -
Berkshire +2 18 £450 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £375 -
Surrey - 2 £263 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £475 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (62.34%) Windows
2 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
3 36 (46.75%) Security Cleared
4 35 (45.45%) XML
5 31 (40.26%) SC Cleared
6 29 (37.66%) ITIL
6 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
7 27 (35.06%) PowerShell
8 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (33.77%) MCITP
9 25 (32.47%) VBScript
10 23 (29.87%) HTML
10 23 (29.87%) MCSA
11 18 (23.38%) IBM
12 17 (22.08%) HTTP
13 16 (20.78%) SOAP
14 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
14 15 (19.48%) SQL
14 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
15 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (18.18%) Big Data
16 13 (16.88%) DataPower
16 13 (16.88%) WebSphere
16 13 (16.88%) JMS
16 13 (16.88%) Clustering
17 12 (15.58%) WSDL
17 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
17 12 (15.58%) Low Latency
18 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V
18 11 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (16.88%) WebSphere
2 11 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (7.79%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.60%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.60%) SAS
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.60%) Lync
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) HTTP
2 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.19%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) SAN
3 4 (5.19%) SSL
4 3 (3.90%) LAN
4 3 (3.90%) WAN
4 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.60%) DNS
6 1 (1.30%) VLAN
6 1 (1.30%) VoIP
6 1 (1.30%) Internet
6 1 (1.30%) DMZ
6 1 (1.30%) MPLS
6 1 (1.30%) OSPF
6 1 (1.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.18%) Big Data
3 8 (10.39%) DB2
4 6 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.19%) MySQL
5 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Introscope
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.30%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.30%) MSI
2 1 (1.30%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Wintel Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Architect
3 12 (15.58%) Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Administrator
6 8 (10.39%) Consultant
7 7 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) DBA
9 4 (5.19%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Developer
10 3 (3.90%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Administrator
11 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Consultant
11 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.60%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Technical Architect
11 2 (2.60%) Messaging Support Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Hadoop Administrator
11 2 (2.60%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) XML
2 23 (29.87%) HTML
3 16 (20.78%) SOAP
4 13 (16.88%) JMS
5 12 (15.58%) WSDL
6 10 (12.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (7.79%) Middleware
8 5 (6.49%) J2EE
9 4 (5.19%) JNDI
9 4 (5.19%) Web Services
9 4 (5.19%) JDBC
9 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (3.90%) Application Packaging
11 2 (2.60%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (1.30%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) DataPower
1 13 (16.88%) Clustering
2 5 (6.49%) Replication
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.60%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 48 (62.34%) Windows
2 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
4 11 (14.29%) Linux
5 7 (9.09%) UNIX
6 6 (7.79%) Solaris
7 4 (5.19%) AIX
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.30%) Android
10 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) ITIL
2 12 (15.58%) Low Latency
3 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.19%) Validation
5 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.19%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (3.90%) ETL
7 2 (2.60%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.60%) Migration
7 2 (2.60%) Service Management
7 2 (2.60%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.30%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.30%) Network Management
8 1 (1.30%) Release Management
8 1 (1.30%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.30%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.30%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) PowerShell
2 25 (32.47%) VBScript
3 15 (19.48%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.79%) Korn
5 4 (5.19%) Jython
5 4 (5.19%) Python
6 2 (2.60%) VB
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) Uniface
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (46.75%) Security Cleared
2 31 (40.26%) SC Cleared
3 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (33.77%) MCITP
4 23 (29.87%) MCSA
5 10 (12.99%) DV Cleared
6 8 (10.39%) Degree
7 3 (3.90%) MCTS
8 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) IBM Certification
8 1 (1.30%) MCP
8 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) COBIT
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.60%) UAG
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.60%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.38%) IBM
3 8 (10.39%) HP
4 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle
5 6 (7.79%) VMware
6 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.60%) Informatica
6 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.60%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.30%) Lumension
7 1 (1.30%) Intel
7 1 (1.30%) Cognos
7 1 (1.30%) McAfee