The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 June 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 98 87
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 14 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.78% 0.80% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.01% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 26
Median daily rate £325 £900 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.88% +125.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £321 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £1,000 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -2.50% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.95 £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.89% +43.58%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1473 1589 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.74% 79.85% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2787 3374 4074
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 286 238
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £58.75 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Hampshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Hampshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Hampshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Basingstoke -10 6 - - 3
Hook +8 3 £320 -5.18%
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) VoIP
4 8 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.88%) Network Security
5 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 7 (21.88%) Firewall
5 7 (21.88%) IPsec
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) Clustering
5 7 (21.88%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (18.75%) IaaS
6 6 (18.75%) PaaS
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (15.63%) V-Model
7 5 (15.63%) LTE
7 5 (15.63%) SCTP
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) IaaS
1 6 (18.75%) PaaS
2 5 (15.63%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) VoIP
2 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) IPsec
2 7 (21.88%) Network Security
3 5 (15.63%) BGP
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) LTE
3 5 (15.63%) MPLS
3 5 (15.63%) MVNO
3 5 (15.63%) OSPF
3 5 (15.63%) SCTP
3 5 (15.63%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 4 (12.50%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 2 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MS Access
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) Checkstyle
3 1 (3.13%) FindBugs
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Engineering Specialist
2 4 (12.50%) IP Specialist
2 4 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) DBA
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) jQuery
2 4 (12.50%) XSLT
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) JMS
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) OAuth
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) WSDL
4 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.88%) Clustering
3 5 (15.63%) CESG
4 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
5 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Unix
7 2 (6.25%) CentOS
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.63%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Network Management
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) Service Design
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
4 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.63%) V-Model
4 5 (15.63%) Workflow
5 4 (12.50%) Network Design
6 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Records Management
6 3 (9.38%) Server Building
6 3 (9.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
4 1 (3.13%) RHCSS
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) PMO
3 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
3 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) GFS2
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) OCFS2
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Ansible
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) vRealize
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) PowerCLI
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Brocade
4 5 (15.63%) F5
4 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.50%) Nintex
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.38%) Ericsson
6 3 (9.38%) Motorola
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Verint
7 2 (6.25%) Veritas
8 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec