The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 60 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.47% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £165 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -65.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £525 £388
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £155.00 -
High Availability
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 429 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.05% 69.76% 69.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 219 310
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £118.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Watford - - - -
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) SRDF
2 3 (50.00%) PowerHA
3 2 (33.33%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) SMS
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) BCP
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) SRDF
1 3 (50.00%) PowerHA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) HP
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