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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 130 111 148
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +37
Contract jobs citing High Availability 163 164 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 1.65% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.12% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 40
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
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
7669 7741 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.51% 77.93% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4708 4348 3877
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 282 277
Median hourly rate £37.00 £32.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% +21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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
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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 +30 65 £450 - 11
Surrey +5 26 £383 +9.35% 8
Hampshire -20 24 £360 -12.72% 10
Buckinghamshire +3 22 £375 -5.06% 1
West Sussex -27 11 £366 -18.61%
Kent -12 7 £750 +66.66% 3
East Sussex +5 5 £400 -
Middlesex -2 3 £400 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 97 (36.60%) Linux
2 59 (22.26%) Windows
3 57 (21.51%) Oracle
4 54 (20.38%) SQL
5 51 (19.25%) Microsoft
5 51 (19.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 48 (18.11%) Unix
7 47 (17.74%) VMware
8 46 (17.36%) SQL Server
9 42 (15.85%) Red Hat
10 41 (15.47%) Active Directory
11 38 (14.34%) ITIL
12 37 (13.96%) Python
12 37 (13.96%) Cisco
13 34 (12.83%) HP
13 34 (12.83%) MySQL
13 34 (12.83%) Migration
13 34 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (12.45%) Degree
14 33 (12.45%) Computer Science
14 33 (12.45%) Firewall
14 33 (12.45%) Veritas
14 33 (12.45%) Web Services
14 33 (12.45%) SAN
14 33 (12.45%) HTTP
14 33 (12.45%) DNS
15 32 (12.08%) Finance
15 32 (12.08%) Security Cleared
16 31 (11.70%) Brocade
16 31 (11.70%) Telecoms

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 22 (8.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.42%) JBoss
3 15 (5.66%) OpenStack
4 14 (5.28%) Apache
4 14 (5.28%) WebLogic
5 13 (4.91%) nginx
5 13 (4.91%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.53%) WebSphere
7 11 (4.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (3.77%) SharePoint
9 8 (3.02%) Live Communications Server
10 7 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.26%) Skype for Business
12 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.89%) IIS
13 4 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.38%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.81%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.02%) PaaS
4 7 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.64%) Route 53
4 7 (2.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (2.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (2.26%) Heroku
6 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.89%) SaaS
7 4 (1.51%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.51%) Office 365
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.45%) DNS
1 33 (12.45%) Firewall
1 33 (12.45%) HTTP
1 33 (12.45%) SAN
2 31 (11.70%) LDAP
3 26 (9.81%) TCP/IP
4 25 (9.43%) SSL
5 22 (8.30%) LAN
5 22 (8.30%) SMTP
6 21 (7.92%) Fibre Channel
6 21 (7.92%) WAN
7 19 (7.17%) 3G
8 16 (6.04%) BGP
8 16 (6.04%) OSPF
9 15 (5.66%) 4G
9 15 (5.66%) Diameter Protocol
9 15 (5.66%) Internet
10 14 (5.28%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (4.53%) LTE
11 12 (4.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.83%) MySQL
3 22 (8.30%) NoSQL
3 22 (8.30%) VLDB
4 18 (6.79%) OLTP
5 14 (5.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (4.15%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (3.02%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.64%) DB2
12 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.02%) Subversion
3 6 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.26%) Introscope
4 4 (1.51%) Trac
4 4 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.13%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.75%) GCC
6 2 (0.75%) GDB
6 2 (0.75%) JUnit
7 1 (0.38%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.38%) Ant
7 1 (0.38%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.38%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.38%) HttpUnit
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA
7 1 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 32 (12.08%) Finance
2 31 (11.70%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.15%) Back Office
4 9 (3.40%) Retail
5 8 (3.02%) Billing
6 7 (2.64%) Front Office
7 6 (2.26%) Banking
8 4 (1.51%) Military
9 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (20.75%) Administrator
2 34 (12.83%) Architect
3 27 (10.19%) Developer
3 27 (10.19%) Unix Administrator
4 25 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 23 (8.68%) Analyst
6 22 (8.30%) DBA
7 18 (6.79%) Consultant
8 16 (6.04%) Linux Administrator
9 15 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.28%) SQL DBA
11 13 (4.91%) Network Engineer
11 13 (4.91%) VMware Engineer
11 13 (4.91%) VMware Support Engineer
12 12 (4.53%) AWS Engineer
13 11 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (4.15%) Field Engineer
13 11 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (3.77%) Software Engineer
14 10 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.45%) Web Services
2 31 (11.70%) SOAP
3 20 (7.55%) .NET
4 15 (5.66%) Middleware
5 13 (4.91%) LAMP
5 13 (4.91%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (4.91%) MCollective
5 13 (4.91%) REST
6 12 (4.53%) J2EE
7 11 (4.15%) SPML
8 9 (3.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 9 (3.40%) RESTful
9 8 (3.02%) HTML
9 8 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (3.02%) Spring
9 8 (3.02%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (2.64%) JDBC
10 7 (2.64%) JMS
10 7 (2.64%) JNDI
10 7 (2.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.45%) Computer Science
2 31 (11.70%) Clustering
3 24 (9.06%) Data Centre
4 17 (6.42%) EMC VMAX
5 14 (5.28%) Replication
6 11 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.02%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.26%) Statistics
10 5 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.51%) AS400
11 4 (1.51%) HACMP
12 3 (1.13%) Contactless
12 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.13%) LPAR
12 3 (1.13%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.13%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (36.60%) Linux
2 59 (22.26%) Windows
3 48 (18.11%) Unix
4 34 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (11.70%) Solaris
6 26 (9.81%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.40%) CentOS
7 9 (3.40%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.64%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.89%) AIX
9 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.89%) zOS
10 4 (1.51%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.13%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 38 (14.34%) ITIL
3 34 (12.83%) Migration
4 31 (11.70%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (9.81%) SOA
6 24 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (9.06%) Configuration Management
7 22 (8.30%) Project Management
7 22 (8.30%) Service Management
8 21 (7.92%) DevOps
9 19 (7.17%) Change Management
10 16 (6.04%) Network Load Balancing
11 15 (5.66%) TDD
12 14 (5.28%) CRM
13 12 (4.53%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.53%) Software Engineering
14 11 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (4.15%) Incident Management
15 10 (3.77%) Data Migration
15 10 (3.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.38%) SQL
2 37 (13.96%) Python
3 23 (8.68%) Java
4 22 (8.30%) C#
5 20 (7.55%) Perl
6 16 (6.04%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.28%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.53%) Ruby
9 11 (4.15%) Korn
9 11 (4.15%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.15%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.40%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.64%) Jython
12 6 (2.26%) AWK
12 6 (2.26%) Go
13 5 (1.89%) sed
14 4 (1.51%) C++
14 4 (1.51%) VBScript
15 3 (1.13%) PHP
16 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (12.45%) Degree
2 32 (12.08%) Security Cleared
3 23 (8.68%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.28%) CCNP
5 14 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.15%) HNC
7 9 (3.40%) HND
8 8 (3.02%) DV Cleared
8 8 (3.02%) MCITP
9 6 (2.26%) CCIE
10 5 (1.89%) CCSA
10 5 (1.89%) CCSE
10 5 (1.89%) CISSP
10 5 (1.89%) MCSE
10 5 (1.89%) MCTS
11 3 (1.13%) MCSA
11 3 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 41 (15.47%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 18 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (6.42%) GlusterFS
5 13 (4.91%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.91%) qmail
5 13 (4.91%) Squid
6 9 (3.40%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.02%) vSphere
8 6 (2.26%) Docker
8 6 (2.26%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.89%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.89%) Veritas File System
10 4 (1.51%) NFS
10 4 (1.51%) RHEV
10 4 (1.51%) XenApp
10 4 (1.51%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 23 (8.68%) NetBackup
2 22 (8.30%) Nagios
3 21 (7.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 19 (7.17%) Oracle ZFS
4 19 (7.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 15 (5.66%) Puppet
6 14 (5.28%) Ganglia
7 13 (4.91%) Cacti
7 13 (4.91%) collectd
7 13 (4.91%) Graphite
7 13 (4.91%) logstash
7 13 (4.91%) ZABBIX
8 9 (3.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (3.40%) Cisco UCCE
8 9 (3.40%) Data Guard
9 7 (2.64%) CA Wily
9 7 (2.64%) OVSD
10 6 (2.26%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.89%) FortiGate
12 4 (1.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (21.51%) Oracle
2 51 (19.25%) Microsoft
3 47 (17.74%) VMware
4 42 (15.85%) Red Hat
5 37 (13.96%) Cisco
6 34 (12.83%) HP
7 33 (12.45%) Veritas
8 31 (11.70%) Brocade
9 29 (10.94%) EMC
9 29 (10.94%) Sun
10 21 (7.92%) StorageTek
11 20 (7.55%) IBM
12 16 (6.04%) Nokia
12 16 (6.04%) Splunk
13 14 (5.28%) F5
14 9 (3.40%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.40%) NetApp
15 8 (3.02%) Verint
16 7 (2.64%) Avaya
16 7 (2.64%) Citrix
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