The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 219 204 216
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing High Availability 19 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 14
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £430 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6664 5946 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.64% 70.23% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3661 3169 3242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 260 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
High Availability
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Berkshire +2 10 £475 +5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 3 - -
Hampshire -19 2 £267 -40.72%
West Sussex -3 1 £610 +35.55% 1
Surrey -10 1 £610 +45.23% 2
Kent - 1 £475 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 20 (45.45%) Windows
1 20 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (43.18%) Clustering
3 17 (38.64%) Linux
4 13 (29.55%) SQL
5 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 12 (27.27%) ITIL
5 12 (27.27%) IBM
6 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle
8 9 (20.45%) Middleware
8 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (18.18%) SOA
9 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
10 7 (15.91%) VMware
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
10 7 (15.91%) AIX
10 7 (15.91%) Solaris
10 7 (15.91%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SSL
2 6 (13.64%) HTTP
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) ATM
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) IPv4
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) MPLS
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQLPlus
3 5 (11.36%) DB2
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) DTS
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Introscope
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Administrator
2 8 (18.18%) DBA
3 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (20.45%) Middleware
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (13.64%) J2EE
4 6 (13.64%) JDBC
4 6 (13.64%) Web Services
5 5 (11.36%) SOAP
5 5 (11.36%) JNDI
6 1 (2.27%) Java EE
6 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Clustering
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) DataPower
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.91%) AIX
4 7 (15.91%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.82%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) SOA
4 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
6 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.82%) ERP
9 2 (4.55%) Service Management
10 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.27%) Database Security
10 1 (2.27%) EAI
10 1 (2.27%) ITSM
10 1 (2.27%) ETL
10 1 (2.27%) B2B
10 1 (2.27%) BCP
10 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.27%) Project Management
10 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
3 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 6 (13.64%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) Jython
3 6 (13.64%) Korn
4 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.36%) C
5 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCTS
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.27%) Nmap
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
5 1 (2.27%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (13.64%) CA Wily
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
4 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) IBM
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.27%) BMC
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) webMethods