The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 48 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.78% 1.20% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.52% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £500 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -4.34%
High Availability
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
384 264 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 74.71% 79.04% 65.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 170 111
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.73 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £18.36 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the South Yorkshire region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Sheffield -13 4 £500 - 5
High Availability
Yorkshire

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Jython
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) FileNet
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (28.57%) FileNet
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (14.29%) Jetty
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DMZ
4 1 (14.29%) IMAP
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JConsole
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) VisualVM
2 1 (14.29%) YourKit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Server Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Jython
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Varnish
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Cacti
2 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
2 1 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 1 (14.29%) SaltStack
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
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