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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 85 103 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Contract jobs citing High Availability 43 47 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.71% 1.52% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.96% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 17
Median daily rate £413 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +55.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -4.06%
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
1991 2399 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.35% 77.76% 79.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1449 1511
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 168 151
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire +5 13 £413 +3.12% 10
Cambridgeshire +29 11 £400 +60.00% 2
Essex -2 10 £550 +69.23% 5
Hertfordshire -8 5 £345 -8.00% 2
Suffolk +8 4 £575 +130.00% 1
High Availability
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 33 (40.74%) SQL
2 32 (39.51%) Windows
3 30 (37.04%) Oracle
4 28 (34.57%) Clustering
5 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (30.86%) SAN
6 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
7 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
7 23 (28.40%) Shell Script
8 22 (27.16%) Load Balancing
9 21 (25.93%) PL/SQL
10 20 (24.69%) IIS
11 19 (23.46%) Linux
11 19 (23.46%) ITIL
11 19 (23.46%) Change Control
12 18 (22.22%) Data Centre
12 18 (22.22%) Firewall
13 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (20.99%) VMware
14 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
15 15 (18.52%) Citrix
15 15 (18.52%) Solaris
15 15 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (17.28%) Puppet
16 14 (17.28%) Open Source
16 14 (17.28%) LAN
16 14 (17.28%) WAN
16 14 (17.28%) EMC

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 20 (24.69%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) Apache
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.70%) Office 365
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) SAN
2 18 (22.22%) Firewall
3 14 (17.28%) LAN
3 14 (17.28%) WAN
4 13 (16.05%) DNS
5 10 (12.35%) NAS
6 7 (8.64%) SSL
7 6 (7.41%) Internet
7 6 (7.41%) Network Security
7 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.47%) 802.15
9 2 (2.47%) Bluetooth
9 2 (2.47%) HTTP
9 2 (2.47%) X.509
9 2 (2.47%) ZigBee
10 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.23%) SMTP
10 1 (1.23%) SNMP
10 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.94%) MySQL
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.47%) OLTP
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) DTS
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Automotive
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) DBA
2 18 (22.22%) Architect
3 14 (17.28%) Administrator
4 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (13.58%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (12.35%) SQL DBA
5 10 (12.35%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.88%) Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.41%) Python Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Web Engineer
10 5 (6.17%) Integration Manager
10 5 (6.17%) Integration Project Manager
10 5 (6.17%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) Middleware
2 5 (6.17%) REST
3 4 (4.94%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) 802.1X
4 3 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (2.47%) .NET
5 2 (2.47%) Ajax
5 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.47%) CSS
5 2 (2.47%) HTML
5 2 (2.47%) JSON
5 2 (2.47%) SAML
6 1 (1.23%) COM
6 1 (1.23%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.23%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.57%) Clustering
2 18 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.47%) PKI
4 2 (2.47%) RIA
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Windows
2 19 (23.46%) Linux
3 15 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (18.52%) Solaris
4 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
5 12 (14.81%) Unix
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.70%) CentOS
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.47%) AIX
8 2 (2.47%) Fedora
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.23%) HPUX
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) Load Balancing
3 19 (23.46%) Change Control
3 19 (23.46%) ITIL
4 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (17.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (17.28%) Open Source
6 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
7 12 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (13.58%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.35%) Incident Management
9 10 (12.35%) Secure Coding
10 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.64%) DevOps
12 6 (7.41%) Network Optimisation
12 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
13 5 (6.17%) Identity Management
13 5 (6.17%) Project Management
13 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) SQL
2 23 (28.40%) Shell Script
3 21 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 9 (11.11%) Python
5 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.17%) Java
5 5 (6.17%) Perl
5 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.70%) C#
6 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.47%) C
7 2 (2.47%) C++
7 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) AWK
8 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
1 4 (4.94%) MCSE
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.70%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) MCITP
3 2 (2.47%) RHCE
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) CCSA
4 1 (1.23%) HND
4 1 (1.23%) MBA
4 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.23%) MCP
4 1 (1.23%) OCP
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.81%) iptables
4 10 (12.35%) Postfix
4 10 (12.35%) Sendmail
4 10 (12.35%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (12.35%) vSphere
5 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.70%) XenApp
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.23%) Firmware
8 1 (1.23%) KVM
8 1 (1.23%) NFS
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) Puppet
2 13 (16.05%) Data Guard
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (14.81%) OSSEC
4 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 11 (13.58%) Nagios
5 10 (12.35%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.47%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.47%) OpenView
6 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.47%) SCCM
6 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Salt
7 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Oracle
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.99%) VMware
4 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
5 15 (18.52%) Citrix
6 14 (17.28%) EMC
7 12 (14.81%) HP
7 12 (14.81%) LogRhythm
7 12 (14.81%) TippingPoint
8 10 (12.35%) ServiceNow
8 10 (12.35%) SolarWinds
8 10 (12.35%) Splunk
9 5 (6.17%) IBM
10 4 (4.94%) Akamai
11 3 (3.70%) Cisco
11 3 (3.70%) SAP
12 2 (2.47%) BMC
12 2 (2.47%) NetApp
12 2 (2.47%) Sun
13 1 (1.23%) Altiris
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