The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / Yorkshire
Rank 86 96 111
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing High Availability 35 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.60% 1.59% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.96% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 16
Median daily rate £400 £371 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £330 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £421 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +29.23%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1801 2297 2108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.58% 81.28% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1519 1418
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 64 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £17.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire -3 19 £475 +29.25% 5
South Yorkshire +7 15 £325 -35.00% 2
North Yorkshire +9 1 £360 - 2
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 19 (28.79%) Java
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
1 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) Puppet
3 16 (24.24%) Migration
4 15 (22.73%) SQL
4 15 (22.73%) DevOps
5 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
5 14 (21.21%) Python
6 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 12 (18.18%) Open Source
7 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (16.67%) Cisco
7 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 11 (16.67%) VMware
8 10 (15.15%) TDD
8 10 (15.15%) Ruby
8 10 (15.15%) Firewall
8 10 (15.15%) F5
8 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (13.64%) HTTP
9 9 (13.64%) MySQL
10 8 (12.12%) Windows
10 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
10 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
10 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
11 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (10.61%) Salt

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 6 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.52%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) Firewall
2 9 (13.64%) HTTP
3 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (7.58%) FCoE
4 5 (7.58%) IPsec
4 5 (7.58%) NetScaler
4 5 (7.58%) NX-OS
4 5 (7.58%) VLAN
4 5 (7.58%) VPN
5 2 (3.03%) AMQP
5 2 (3.03%) Internet
5 2 (3.03%) Network Security
5 2 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (1.52%) LDAP
6 1 (1.52%) OpenFlow
6 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) MySQL
4 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.03%) Informix
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.52%) DB2
9 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.52%) Redis
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.06%) GoCD
2 4 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) iGaming
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) DBA
2 12 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 8 (12.12%) Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Network Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 6 (9.09%) WebOps Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Lead Network Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Data Migration Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Data Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Java Scala Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Scala Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) REST
2 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
2 4 (6.06%) CSS
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) RESTful
3 3 (4.55%) CSS3
3 3 (4.55%) HTML5
3 3 (4.55%) J2EE
3 3 (4.55%) LAMP
3 3 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (3.03%) Kafka
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) EJB
5 1 (1.52%) JDBC
5 1 (1.52%) JMS
5 1 (1.52%) JSP
5 1 (1.52%) Memcached
5 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Clustering
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.06%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) RIA
5 2 (3.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) DataPower
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) Windows
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) CentOS
6 1 (1.52%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Migration
3 15 (22.73%) DevOps
4 12 (18.18%) Open Source
5 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.15%) TDD
7 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 6 (9.09%) Low Latency
9 6 (9.09%) Microservices
9 6 (9.09%) Web Operations
10 5 (7.58%) BDD
10 5 (7.58%) Network Design
11 4 (6.06%) API Development
11 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) Java
2 15 (22.73%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Python
4 10 (15.15%) Ruby
5 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
7 6 (9.09%) Go
8 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.06%) PHP
9 4 (6.06%) Scala
10 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.52%) ES6
11 1 (1.52%) Jython
11 1 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (1.52%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) MCSA
2 2 (3.03%) MCSE
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.03%) Docker
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Puppet
2 11 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.61%) Ansible
3 7 (10.61%) Salt
4 2 (3.03%) vRealize
5 1 (1.52%) Graphite
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Opsview
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco
2 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) F5
4 5 (7.58%) Brocade
4 5 (7.58%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.58%) Palo Alto
5 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.55%) IDERA
6 3 (4.55%) RedGate
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.52%) Splunk