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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 42 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing High Availability 19 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.84% 1.08% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 1.46% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Median daily rate £390 £600 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £530 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £640 £1,000
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £414
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-34.88% +35.38%

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
523 481 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.18% 74.46% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 251 297
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 27
Median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.88% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Hatfield -1 8 £405 -
Watford - 4 £538 - 3
Rickmansworth - 3 £291 -
Welwyn Garden City -7 2 £335 -44.16%
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 23 (79.31%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) Tomcat
3 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 15 (51.72%) Finance
4 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 13 (44.83%) SSL
4 13 (44.83%) Clustering
4 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) Puppet
5 12 (41.38%) Apache
6 11 (37.93%) RHCE
6 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
6 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (37.93%) Python
6 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
6 11 (37.93%) Perl
6 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
6 11 (37.93%) Ruby
6 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
6 11 (37.93%) Salt
6 11 (37.93%) LAPP Stack
7 10 (34.48%) BDD
8 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
8 9 (31.03%) MySQL
8 9 (31.03%) DevOps
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
10 7 (24.14%) Selenium
10 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
10 7 (24.14%) WebDriver

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 17 (58.62%) Tomcat
2 12 (41.38%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Firewall
1 13 (44.83%) SSL
2 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (31.03%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) OLTP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
1 7 (24.14%) Selenium
1 7 (24.14%) WebDriver
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) JUnit
2 6 (20.69%) Maven
2 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
3 5 (17.24%) JBehave
4 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.90%) Mockito
5 2 (6.90%) Moq
5 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Agile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (24.14%) Gherkin
3 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
3 6 (20.69%) LAMP
3 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 6 (20.69%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Clustering
2 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
3 10 (34.48%) BDD
4 9 (31.03%) DevOps
4 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) ATDD
6 7 (24.14%) Kanban
6 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.69%) Open Source
7 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Migration
10 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
2 11 (37.93%) Perl
2 11 (37.93%) Python
2 11 (37.93%) Ruby
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) VB
5 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SDET
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Puppet
2 11 (37.93%) Salt
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) Verint