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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 59 52 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing High Availability 5 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.73% 2.10% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Median daily rate £345 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £299 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £420 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -4.06%
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
508 601 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.94% 74.11% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 316 357
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% +50.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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 28 August 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Stevenage +7 1 £275 - 1
St Albans - 1 £325 -
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Clustering
4 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DSL
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SMTP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) OLTP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) SAML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
3 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
3 2 (18.18%) RAD
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) AWK
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MBA
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 8583
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) BMC
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec