The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

High Availability
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 35 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.37% 0.40% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.55% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -37.01% +26.66%  

High Availability is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 196 183 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 73.13% 72.91% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 109 94
Median daily rate £425 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £20.15 £35.00 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +102.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.76 £13.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £112.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing High Availability as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Derbyshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Derbyshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware