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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / East of England
Rank 77 72 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Contract jobs citing High Availability 43 50 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.03% 2.15% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.68% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 12
Median daily rate £358 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £305 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £596 £990
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1732 1863 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.58% 79.96% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 1134 1179
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 157 144
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +58.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £15.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.80 £43.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 21 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 21 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
Suffolk +5 11 £250 -54.54%
Hertfordshire +4 10 £335 -45.30% 5
Bedfordshire +1 10 £619 +7.60% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 7 £388 -24.39% 3
Essex -14 3 £475 +65.21%
Norfolk +2 2 - - 1
High Availability
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 32 (37.65%) Windows
2 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (29.41%) Linux
3 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 24 (28.24%) SQL
5 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
6 22 (25.88%) Java
6 22 (25.88%) Clustering
7 20 (23.53%) Load Balancing
8 19 (22.35%) Active Directory
8 19 (22.35%) WAN
9 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
9 18 (21.18%) VMware
9 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
10 15 (17.65%) IaaS
10 15 (17.65%) LAN
10 15 (17.65%) IIS
11 14 (16.47%) Oracle
11 14 (16.47%) SAN
12 13 (15.29%) ITIL
12 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (14.12%) Hibernate
13 12 (14.12%) Finance
13 12 (14.12%) Middleware
13 12 (14.12%) DNS
13 12 (14.12%) Spring
13 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (17.65%) IIS
2 11 (12.94%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.06%) Apache
4 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.71%) Confluence
6 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.18%) CMS
7 1 (1.18%) JBoss
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (17.65%) IaaS
3 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.53%) Akamai
4 3 (3.53%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) WAN
2 15 (17.65%) LAN
3 14 (16.47%) SAN
4 12 (14.12%) DNS
5 9 (10.59%) NAS
6 7 (8.24%) Firewall
7 5 (5.88%) SSL
8 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.53%) Wireless
10 2 (2.35%) Network Security
11 1 (1.18%) BGP
11 1 (1.18%) Internet
11 1 (1.18%) IPv4
11 1 (1.18%) IPv6
11 1 (1.18%) LDAP
11 1 (1.18%) MPLS
11 1 (1.18%) OSPF
11 1 (1.18%) RSVP
11 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.94%) Relational Database
4 10 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (7.06%) MySQL
7 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.53%) DTS
10 3 (3.53%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
1 7 (8.24%) Maven
1 7 (8.24%) Selenium
1 7 (8.24%) WebDriver
2 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.06%) JIRA
2 6 (7.06%) JUnit
2 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.88%) JBehave
4 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.35%) Mockito
6 2 (2.35%) Moq
6 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.18%) Ant
7 1 (1.18%) Hudson
7 1 (1.18%) Subversion
7 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) French Language
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Architect
2 15 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (14.12%) DBA
4 11 (12.94%) Developer
5 10 (11.76%) AWS Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) SQL DBA
7 6 (7.06%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (4.71%) Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) Hibernate
1 12 (14.12%) Middleware
1 12 (14.12%) Spring
2 7 (8.24%) Gherkin
2 7 (8.24%) JSP
3 6 (7.06%) Java EE
3 6 (7.06%) JSF
3 6 (7.06%) RESTful
3 6 (7.06%) Struts
3 6 (7.06%) XML
3 6 (7.06%) XSL
3 6 (7.06%) XSLT
4 4 (4.71%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.53%) .NET
5 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 2 (2.35%) LAMP
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.18%) SAML
7 1 (1.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Clustering
2 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.18%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Windows
2 25 (29.41%) Linux
3 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.06%) Unix
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.35%) Solaris
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
4 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (15.29%) ITIL
5 11 (12.94%) Migration
6 10 (11.76%) BDD
6 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (11.76%) Service Management
7 9 (10.59%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (10.59%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (10.59%) Secure Coding
8 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.41%) Kanban
8 8 (9.41%) Scrum
8 8 (9.41%) TDD
9 7 (8.24%) Capacity Management
9 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
9 7 (8.24%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) SQL
2 22 (25.88%) Java
3 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.24%) Python
5 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.88%) C
6 5 (5.88%) Ruby
7 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.71%) Perl
7 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.53%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) MCSE
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.53%) MCDBA
2 3 (3.53%) MCITP
2 3 (3.53%) OCP
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (3.53%) RHCE
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (22.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.88%) vSphere
6 3 (3.53%) Docker
6 3 (3.53%) XenApp
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (7.06%) Data Guard
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (7.06%) Puppet
3 5 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Ansible
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (3.53%) Salt
5 2 (2.35%) OpenView
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.18%) Linux-HA
6 1 (1.18%) Nagios
6 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.18%) Pacemaker
6 1 (1.18%) SCCM
6 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) VMware
3 14 (16.47%) Oracle
4 10 (11.76%) Citrix
5 7 (8.24%) Dell
6 6 (7.06%) HP
7 5 (5.88%) EMC
8 4 (4.71%) Atlassian
9 3 (3.53%) BEA
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco
9 3 (3.53%) NetApp
10 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.18%) BMC
11 1 (1.18%) IBM
11 1 (1.18%) Juniper
11 1 (1.18%) Sun
11 1 (1.18%) Verint