The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / East Midlands
Rank 85 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing High Availability 11 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.76% 1.71% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 2.17% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Median daily rate £200 £293 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.62% -11.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-31.78% +29.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1151 1246 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.27% 78.71% 75.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 755 644
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 44
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the East Midlands region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Northamptonshire +3 7 £200 - 1
Leicestershire -10 3 £335 +14.52%
Derbyshire -10 1 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) Project Management
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Logistics
5 8 (34.78%) Clustering
5 8 (34.78%) ITIL
5 8 (34.78%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 7 (30.43%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
6 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
6 7 (30.43%) C#
6 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (30.43%) SCCM
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL V3
6 7 (30.43%) Unified Communications
6 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) UML
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
8 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
9 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (4.35%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Modbus
2 1 (4.35%) Profibus
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Grunt
2 2 (8.70%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Lead Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.70%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Logistics
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (30.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL V3
4 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) UML
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
7 4 (17.39%) V-Model
8 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
9 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
2 4 (17.39%) TickIT
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Siemens
3 1 (4.35%) VMware