Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Failover Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Failover Clustering over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 236 220
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16 +61
Contract jobs citing Failover Clustering 2 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.015% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.13% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 19
City of London median daily rate £343 £180 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.28% -62.11% -2.06%
10th Percentile £276 £180 £463
90th Percentile £405 £180 £613
Central London median daily rate £343 £180 £475
% change year-on-year +90.28% -62.11% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Failover Clustering is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,070 752 816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.45% 11.22% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 602 654
City of London median daily rate £525 £511 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.69% +7.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £313
90th Percentile £678 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.68 £22.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -6.53% +38.28%
10th Percentile £13.91 £15.40 £18.15
90th Percentile £25.50 £25.95 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year -1.58% -14.12% +30.15%

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Failover Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Failover Clustering in the City of London

Failover Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Failover Clustering in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Failover Clustering in the City of London

Failover Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Failover Clustering in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Failover Clustering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Failover Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Failover Clustering.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (50.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse

Failover Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) VMware