The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 34 31
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 4.92% 1.13% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 1.33% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £263 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.63% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -39.68% +26.66%  

High Availability is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 226 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 86.89% 84.96% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 115 103
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £253 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -49.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing High Availability as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Bracknell

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 10 (76.92%) Avaya
1 10 (76.92%) Avaya Certification
1 10 (76.92%) BCP
1 10 (76.92%) Business Continuity
1 10 (76.92%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) WFM
2 9 (69.23%) Workforce Optimisation
3 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) JMeter
5 2 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
6 1 (7.69%) Gatling
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Ant
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) HTTP

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
2 1 (7.69%) Gatling
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) NeoLoad
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) React
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) BCP
1 10 (76.92%) Business Continuity
1 10 (76.92%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (69.23%) WFM
2 9 (69.23%) Workforce Optimisation
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Groovy
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Avaya
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk