Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 110 84
Rank change year-on-year -40 -26 +28
Contract jobs citing High Availability 17 48 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.43% 1.27% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.54% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 68
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -4.19% -4.02%
10th Percentile £165 £258 £331
90th Percentile £488 £515 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +27.26% -15.63% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £12.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £29.92 £50.00
% change year-on-year +42.05% -40.16% +53.85%

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 3,330 3,108 4,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.54% 82.42% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 1,450 2,187
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £254 £251
90th Percentile £588 £575 £542
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 124 125
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -32.58%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.10
90th Percentile £49.00 £47.85 £54.20
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.78% -10.87% +2.22%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +5 13 £300 -29.41% 6
Slough -2 1 £325 -17.46% 2
Newbury -15 1 £165 - 3
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Power BI
3 5 (29.41%) Replication
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Redis
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (17.65%) Presales
5 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Informatica

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 3 (17.65%) Apache Pig
1 3 (17.65%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SPSS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) CTI
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.88%) H.323
2 1 (5.88%) IKE
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) OSPF
2 1 (5.88%) QSIG
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) SCCP
2 1 (5.88%) SNMP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (35.29%) Power BI
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
4 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
4 3 (17.65%) HBase
4 3 (17.65%) Mahout
4 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (17.65%) Pentaho
4 3 (17.65%) Redis
4 3 (17.65%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
2 3 (17.65%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Data Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Insight Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Data Technician
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) LINQ
1 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
1 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) IVR
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Data Security
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
3 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
3 3 (17.65%) Presales
3 3 (17.65%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) F#
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) R
3 3 (17.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Informatica
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Talend
3 3 (17.65%) Teradata
3 3 (17.65%) Vertica
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.88%) Netezza
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy