Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

High Availability
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 127 78
Rank change year-on-year -23 -49 +33
Contract jobs citing High Availability 24 34 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.59% 0.83% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.98% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 49
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £380
90th Percentile £683 £565 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £350 £445
% change year-on-year +28.57% -21.35% +18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -58.97% +50.00%
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £12.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +252.21% -70.73% +47.75%

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,469 3,480 3,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.86% 84.65% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,653 1,793 1,917
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 107 137
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.83% -17.14% -41.67%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £47.15 £39.75 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -10.00% +3.65%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Berkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing High Availability in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Berkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Berkshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Berkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 14 £400 +14.29% 5
Slough -13 2 £675 +50.00% 4
Windsor - 2 - -
Newbury -6 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Microservices
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) MCSE
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Mendix
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) VoIP
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) WLAN
4 1 (4.17%) 802.11
4 1 (4.17%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) LTE
4 1 (4.17%) SSH
4 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) HDInsight
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Power BI
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Mockito
1 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Architect
1 4 (16.67%) TIBCO Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) DBA
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior IT Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) JMS
1 2 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (4.17%) COM
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) JPA
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Debian
3 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Microservices
3 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Critical Thinking
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Data Science
5 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Availability Management
6 1 (4.17%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (4.17%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.17%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) R
4 2 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Java 8
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCIE
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CCDE
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CWDP
4 1 (4.17%) CWSP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) GPG13
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (4.17%) HDFS
3 1 (4.17%) iptables
3 1 (4.17%) Postfix
3 1 (4.17%) Squid
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.17%) Ambari
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (4.17%) Oozie
3 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 3 (12.50%) Acme Packet
4 3 (12.50%) Avaya
4 3 (12.50%) Sonus
5 2 (8.33%) Brocade
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Aruba
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks
6 1 (4.17%) Micro Focus
6 1 (4.17%) Nortel
6 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) Teradata