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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / South East
Rank 144 145 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs citing High Availability 98 114 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.37% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.71% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 70 81
Median daily rate £400 £358 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
5739 6656 7227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.23% 79.98% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 3988 3999
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 286 241
Median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +32 37 £325 +47.72% 8
Berkshire +9 27 £400 +14.28% 6
Hampshire +13 23 £450 +20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £450 -30.76%
Kent - 3 £338 - 2
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 88 (37.13%) Linux
2 61 (25.74%) Oracle
2 61 (25.74%) Cisco
3 56 (23.63%) Unix
4 46 (19.41%) Telecoms
5 43 (18.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 42 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (17.30%) Middleware
8 39 (16.46%) Perl
9 38 (16.03%) ITIL
10 37 (15.61%) Red Hat
11 33 (13.92%) Microsoft
11 33 (13.92%) Windows
11 33 (13.92%) Solaris
11 33 (13.92%) Software Engineering
12 31 (13.08%) VoIP
13 30 (12.66%) SQL Server
14 28 (11.81%) C++
15 27 (11.39%) SQL
15 27 (11.39%) PBX
15 27 (11.39%) SAN
15 27 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
16 26 (10.97%) WAN
16 26 (10.97%) .NET
16 26 (10.97%) Java
16 26 (10.97%) JavaScript
16 26 (10.97%) Finance
17 25 (10.55%) Migration
17 25 (10.55%) Scrum

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 25 (10.55%) Apache
2 22 (9.28%) WebLogic
3 15 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.91%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.80%) Confluence
6 8 (3.38%) Apache Pig
6 8 (3.38%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.38%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.95%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.69%) CMS
9 4 (1.69%) JBoss
10 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.27%) IIS
10 3 (1.27%) SAS
10 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.22%) IaaS
3 10 (4.22%) Office 365
4 9 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.80%) PaaS
5 8 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.53%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.42%) Route 53
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.08%) VoIP
2 27 (11.39%) PBX
2 27 (11.39%) SAN
3 26 (10.97%) WAN
4 25 (10.55%) LAN
5 22 (9.28%) LTE
6 21 (8.86%) GSM
6 21 (8.86%) UMTS
7 19 (8.02%) NAS
8 17 (7.17%) Asterisk PBX
8 17 (7.17%) Diameter Protocol
8 17 (7.17%) RANAP
8 17 (7.17%) RTP
9 15 (6.33%) DNS
9 15 (6.33%) Firewall
10 13 (5.49%) Unified Communications
11 11 (4.64%) TCP/IP
12 10 (4.22%) FTP
12 10 (4.22%) Kerberos
12 10 (4.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.17%) Big Data
3 16 (6.75%) Hadoop
4 14 (5.91%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.64%) MySQL
7 10 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.80%) HBase
8 9 (3.80%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (3.38%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.38%) Apache Zeppelin
9 8 (3.38%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (3.38%) Sqoop
10 6 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.11%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.02%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.59%) Subversion
4 17 (7.17%) GCC
4 17 (7.17%) GDB
4 17 (7.17%) JIRA
4 17 (7.17%) Trac
5 12 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.53%) Gatling
6 6 (2.53%) Gradle
7 5 (2.11%) Ant
7 5 (2.11%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.69%) Hudson
9 3 (1.27%) Introscope
10 2 (0.84%) Selenium
11 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.42%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.42%) Maven
11 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (19.41%) Telecoms
2 26 (10.97%) Finance
3 9 (3.80%) Legal
4 5 (2.11%) Marketing
4 5 (2.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Back Office
5 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (13.50%) Administrator
2 30 (12.66%) Developer
3 28 (11.81%) Architect
4 21 (8.86%) Consultant
5 20 (8.44%) Analyst
5 20 (8.44%) Applications Engineer
6 19 (8.02%) Web Applications Engineer
6 19 (8.02%) Web Engineer
7 18 (7.59%) Applications Support
7 18 (7.59%) C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (7.59%) Middleware Engineer
7 18 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 18 (7.59%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.75%) Storage Administrator
8 16 (6.75%) Unix Administrator
8 16 (6.75%) Web Applications Support
9 15 (6.33%) Applications Support Engineer
9 15 (6.33%) Web Support Engineer
10 13 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.30%) Middleware
2 26 (10.97%) .NET
3 21 (8.86%) Web Services
4 19 (8.02%) HTML
5 18 (7.59%) WebCenter
6 17 (7.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 17 (7.17%) STL
7 16 (6.75%) J2EE
7 16 (6.75%) XML
8 11 (4.64%) CSS
9 10 (4.22%) Kafka
10 8 (3.38%) Apache Tez
10 8 (3.38%) Node.js
10 8 (3.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 7 (2.95%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.53%) CSS3
12 6 (2.53%) HTML5
12 6 (2.53%) LESS
12 6 (2.53%) REST
12 6 (2.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.44%) Clustering
2 18 (7.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.22%) Replication
5 9 (3.80%) Grid Computing
6 8 (3.38%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.95%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.53%) AS400
8 6 (2.53%) iSeries
8 6 (2.53%) IVR
9 5 (2.11%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.27%) Statistics
11 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.84%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 88 (37.13%) Linux
2 56 (23.63%) Unix
3 33 (13.92%) Solaris
3 33 (13.92%) Windows
4 23 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.17%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.53%) OS/400
9 5 (2.11%) HPUX
9 5 (2.11%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.69%) Fedora
11 3 (1.27%) Android
11 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.42%) AIX
13 1 (0.42%) CentOS
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 42 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (16.03%) ITIL
4 33 (13.92%) Software Engineering
5 27 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (10.55%) Migration
6 25 (10.55%) Open Source
6 25 (10.55%) Scrum
6 25 (10.55%) Service Management
7 21 (8.86%) OO
8 19 (8.02%) E-Commerce
9 18 (7.59%) Analytics
9 18 (7.59%) Load Balancing
10 17 (7.17%) Configuration Management
10 17 (7.17%) Cross-Platform Development
10 17 (7.17%) TOGAF
11 16 (6.75%) DevOps
11 16 (6.75%) TDD
12 15 (6.33%) Change Management
12 15 (6.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.46%) Perl
2 28 (11.81%) C++
3 27 (11.39%) SQL
4 26 (10.97%) Java
4 26 (10.97%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.59%) Python
6 14 (5.91%) C#
7 12 (5.06%) C
8 8 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.95%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.53%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.11%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.11%) VBScript
12 3 (1.27%) Jython
12 3 (1.27%) Korn
12 3 (1.27%) Scala
13 2 (0.84%) PHP
13 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (5.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.22%) CCNP
4 9 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.38%) Degree
5 8 (3.38%) MCITP
6 7 (2.95%) CCNA
7 6 (2.53%) CCIE
8 5 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.11%) MCSA
9 2 (0.84%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.42%) CCIP
10 1 (0.42%) HNC
10 1 (0.42%) HND
10 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.42%) MCP
10 1 (0.42%) MCSE
10 1 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.02%) SLA
2 7 (2.95%) QA
3 5 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (7.17%) Veritas File System
3 16 (6.75%) Active Directory
4 15 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (4.22%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (3.38%) Apache Flume
7 8 (3.38%) HDFS
7 8 (3.38%) NFS
8 7 (2.95%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.53%) vSphere
10 4 (1.69%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.27%) vCloud
12 2 (0.84%) Docker
12 2 (0.84%) iptables
12 2 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.84%) XenApp
13 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (6.33%) NetBackup
2 9 (3.80%) Nagios
2 9 (3.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (3.38%) Ambari
3 8 (3.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (3.38%) Oozie
4 7 (2.95%) EMC Navisphere
4 7 (2.95%) Puppet
4 7 (2.95%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 5 (2.11%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.11%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (1.69%) Ansible
7 3 (1.27%) CA Wily
7 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (1.27%) SELinux
8 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.84%) SCCM
8 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (25.74%) Cisco
1 61 (25.74%) Oracle
2 37 (15.61%) Red Hat
3 33 (13.92%) Microsoft
4 22 (9.28%) Veritas
4 22 (9.28%) VMware
5 19 (8.02%) Sun
6 15 (6.33%) F5
7 13 (5.49%) Brocade
7 13 (5.49%) HP
7 13 (5.49%) NetApp
7 13 (5.49%) Symantec
8 9 (3.80%) Teradata
9 8 (3.38%) Hortonworks
9 8 (3.38%) Sophos
10 7 (2.95%) FatWire
10 7 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.53%) Citrix
11 6 (2.53%) IBM
12 5 (2.11%) Juniper
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