The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 77 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 50 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.08% 1.10% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.45% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 18
Average daily rate £550 £450 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £640 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
High Availability
England

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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1888 1935 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.60% 75.97% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1181 945
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 141 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

High Availability
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

High Availability Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 14 - -
Essex +10 12 £300 - 3
Bedfordshire +8 12 £575 +45.56% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £513 +192.85% 2
Hertfordshire +1 5 £613 +16.66% 2
Suffolk +6 2 £550 +22.22% 1
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 30 (35.71%) Linux
2 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
3 22 (26.19%) ITIL
3 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
3 22 (26.19%) VMware
4 21 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 21 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 20 (23.81%) SQL
5 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.62%) Clustering
7 17 (20.24%) Unix
7 17 (20.24%) Solaris
7 17 (20.24%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (19.05%) HP
9 15 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (16.67%) Oracle
11 13 (15.48%) Windows
11 13 (15.48%) DNS
11 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
11 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
12 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 10 (11.90%) IBM
13 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.71%) WAN
14 9 (10.71%) Finance
14 9 (10.71%) Shell Script
14 9 (10.71%) WCF
14 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (10.71%) Amazon AWS

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (8.33%) CICS
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.38%) JBoss
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) assyst
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.14%) IaaS
3 4 (4.76%) SaaS
4 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) Office 365
5 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) DNS
2 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.71%) WAN
4 8 (9.52%) LAN
4 8 (9.52%) SAN
5 7 (8.33%) Firewall
5 7 (8.33%) Internet
6 6 (7.14%) SSL
7 5 (5.95%) 802.15
7 5 (5.95%) Bluetooth
7 5 (5.95%) HTTP
7 5 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (5.95%) X.509
7 5 (5.95%) ZigBee
8 4 (4.76%) DHCP
8 4 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.57%) VoIP
10 2 (2.38%) SSH
10 2 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.33%) DB2
4 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) SSDT
7 1 (1.19%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Automotive
3 5 (5.95%) Retail
4 4 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Architect
1 15 (17.86%) DBA
2 12 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (9.52%) Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Unix Support
5 7 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
5 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
5 7 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 5 (5.95%) Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) AWS Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.95%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) WCF
2 7 (8.33%) ISPF
2 7 (8.33%) REST
2 7 (8.33%) UDDI
3 6 (7.14%) .NET
3 6 (7.14%) HTML
3 6 (7.14%) Middleware
4 5 (5.95%) 802.1X
4 5 (5.95%) Ajax
4 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.95%) CSS
4 5 (5.95%) JSON
5 4 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (2.38%) COM+
6 2 (2.38%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.38%) SOAP
7 1 (1.19%) HTML5
7 1 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Clustering
2 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.33%) AS400
3 7 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.76%) Internet of Things
5 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.76%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.38%) DataPower
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.38%) NHS
7 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.19%) HACMP
7 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) Solaris
2 17 (20.24%) Unix
3 13 (15.48%) Windows
4 7 (8.33%) MVS
4 7 (8.33%) zOS
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) AIX
8 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) ITIL
2 21 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.24%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.33%) Change Control
7 7 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.33%) Workflow
8 5 (5.95%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.76%) Data Architecture
9 4 (4.76%) Database Security
9 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.76%) Service Management
9 4 (4.76%) SOA
10 3 (3.57%) DevOps
10 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) SQL
2 9 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 8 (9.52%) Perl
3 8 (9.52%) Python
4 7 (8.33%) COBOL
4 7 (8.33%) JCL
4 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.95%) C
6 5 (5.95%) C++
7 3 (3.57%) C#
8 2 (2.38%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.38%) C-shell
9 1 (1.19%) Java
9 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) CCNA
3 3 (3.57%) MCSE
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.38%) CCNP
4 2 (2.38%) ISEB
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.19%) CCA
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 5 (5.95%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.76%) vSphere
5 4 (4.76%) XenApp
6 2 (2.38%) Firmware
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.19%) Docker
7 1 (1.19%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (8.33%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
3 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.38%) Opsview
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) HP NNM
4 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) VMware
2 21 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 16 (19.05%) HP
4 14 (16.67%) Oracle
5 10 (11.90%) IBM
5 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.33%) Citrix
7 6 (7.14%) Cisco
8 5 (5.95%) Sitecore
9 3 (3.57%) EMC
9 3 (3.57%) F5
9 3 (3.57%) hybris
10 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.38%) Brocade
10 2 (2.38%) Juniper
10 2 (2.38%) Splunk
10 2 (2.38%) Sun
11 1 (1.19%) NetApp
11 1 (1.19%) SAP
11 1 (1.19%) Sybase
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