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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 88 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 41 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.63% 1.35% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.71% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 19
Median daily rate £413 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £400 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £37.72 - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -32.14%
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
2019 2456 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.21% 79.00% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1513 1311
Median daily rate £425 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 161 153
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Suffolk +11 11 £575 +130.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +21 10 £350 - 3
Bedfordshire +9 8 £413 -2.94% 3
Essex +9 8 £375 +15.38% 3
Hertfordshire -7 4 £345 -1.42% 2
High Availability
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (40.70%) Windows
2 33 (38.37%) SQL
3 29 (33.72%) Oracle
4 28 (32.56%) SAN
5 27 (31.40%) Clustering
6 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.07%) Active Directory
6 25 (29.07%) Load Balancing
7 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
8 22 (25.58%) Shell Script
9 21 (24.42%) PL/SQL
9 21 (24.42%) Data Centre
10 20 (23.26%) Linux
10 20 (23.26%) VMware
10 20 (23.26%) Firewall
11 19 (22.09%) Change Control
12 18 (20.93%) ITIL
12 18 (20.93%) IIS
12 18 (20.93%) DNS
12 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (18.60%) Citrix
14 15 (17.44%) LAN
14 15 (17.44%) WAN
14 15 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (16.28%) Red Hat
15 14 (16.28%) HP
16 13 (15.12%) EMC
16 13 (15.12%) Unix
16 13 (15.12%) Solaris

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 18 (20.93%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.49%) IaaS
3 3 (3.49%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.16%) Office 365
4 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) SAN
2 20 (23.26%) Firewall
3 18 (20.93%) DNS
4 15 (17.44%) LAN
4 15 (17.44%) WAN
5 10 (11.63%) NAS
6 6 (6.98%) SSL
7 5 (5.81%) Network Security
8 4 (4.65%) DHCP
8 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.49%) Internet
10 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.16%) 802.15
11 1 (1.16%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.16%) IPsec
11 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.16%) OSPF
11 1 (1.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Automotive
5 3 (3.49%) Back Office
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Architect
2 17 (19.77%) DBA
3 13 (15.12%) Administrator
4 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (11.63%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (10.47%) SQL DBA
6 9 (10.47%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.14%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.98%) Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Integration Manager
9 5 (5.81%) Integration Project Manager
9 5 (5.81%) Web Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (4.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.65%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) Middleware
2 5 (5.81%) REST
3 4 (4.65%) SOAP
3 4 (4.65%) Web Services
4 3 (3.49%) .NET
5 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.16%) Ajax
6 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.16%) COM
6 1 (1.16%) CSS
6 1 (1.16%) HTML
6 1 (1.16%) JSON
6 1 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.16%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.40%) Clustering
2 21 (24.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.16%) RIA
5 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.70%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Linux
3 13 (15.12%) Solaris
3 13 (15.12%) Unix
3 13 (15.12%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) AIX
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) HPUX
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) Load Balancing
2 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.09%) Change Control
4 18 (20.93%) ITIL
5 15 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (15.12%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
8 11 (12.79%) Open Source
9 10 (11.63%) Incident Management
9 10 (11.63%) Secure Coding
9 10 (11.63%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (8.14%) Change Management
10 7 (8.14%) SIEM
11 6 (6.98%) Network Optimisation
11 6 (6.98%) Project Management
12 5 (5.81%) Identity Management
12 5 (5.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 4 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.37%) SQL
2 22 (25.58%) Shell Script
3 21 (24.42%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.81%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) Python
6 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.33%) Perl
7 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.16%) AWK
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) Java
8 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) ISEB
2 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.49%) CCNA
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.49%) MCSE
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.33%) MCITP
4 2 (2.33%) RHCE
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) HND
5 1 (1.16%) MBA
5 1 (1.16%) MCP
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (29.07%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.95%) vSphere
4 11 (12.79%) iptables
5 10 (11.63%) Postfix
5 10 (11.63%) Sendmail
5 10 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.49%) XenApp
7 2 (2.33%) Firmware
8 1 (1.16%) KVM
8 1 (1.16%) NFS
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Data Guard
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (13.95%) Puppet
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (12.79%) OSSEC
3 10 (11.63%) Cobbler
3 10 (11.63%) Nagios
4 4 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.33%) SCCM
5 2 (2.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.16%) Salt
6 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Oracle
2 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.26%) VMware
4 16 (18.60%) Citrix
5 14 (16.28%) HP
5 14 (16.28%) Red Hat
6 13 (15.12%) EMC
7 11 (12.79%) LogRhythm
7 11 (12.79%) TippingPoint
8 10 (11.63%) ServiceNow
8 10 (11.63%) SolarWinds
8 10 (11.63%) Splunk
9 4 (4.65%) SAP
10 3 (3.49%) Akamai
10 3 (3.49%) Cisco
10 3 (3.49%) IBM
10 3 (3.49%) NetApp
11 2 (2.33%) F5
12 1 (1.16%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.16%) hybris
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