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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 76 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.36% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£353 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
635 370 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.05% 70.08% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 175 342
Average daily rate £400 £370 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +108.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 - 3 £353 - 1
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) BCP
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BCP
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk