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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 50 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.98% 1.70% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.27% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Average daily rate £538 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -5.06%
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
545 485 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.12% 75.08% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 242 279
Average daily rate £425 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 28
Average hourly rate £42.65 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

High Availability Hourly 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Rickmansworth +1 3 £488 +30.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £556 - 2
Watford +7 1 £550 +46.66%
Welwyn Garden City -7 1 - - 1
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (16.67%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
4 2 (16.67%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Scrum Master
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) HPUX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) BCP
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MBA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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