The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.86% - 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 66 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 84.76% 68.04% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 31
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Watford

High Availability
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Watford region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Data Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Migration Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) VMware