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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £570
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -38.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%
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
531 518 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.74% 68.88% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 260 262
Average daily rate £400 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 20
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +83.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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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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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £360 -
St Albans - 2 £1,000 -
Watford - 1 - - 1
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
2 5 (41.67%) NetApp
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Brocade
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Replication
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) SRDF
4 3 (25.00%) PowerHA
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) SRDF
2 3 (25.00%) PowerHA
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) NetApp
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Brocade
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) IronPort
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Compaq