The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 77 62
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 15 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.97% 1.12% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.37% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 24
Median daily rate £400 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £343 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £830 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -2.50% +2.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.95 £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.89% +43.58%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1310 1243 1235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.12% 81.94% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 773 754
Median daily rate £410 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in the East Midlands

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in the East Midlands

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in the East Midlands

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Northamptonshire +1 5 £250 -53.48% 1
Leicestershire -7 5 £400 +3.22% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 4 £425 - 1
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (47.62%) SDLC
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 7 (33.33%) Clustering
6 6 (28.57%) Unified Communications
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 6 (28.57%) Project Management
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 6 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Logistics
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) TickIT

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (4.76%) Apache Pig
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) CoreMedia CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) OLAP
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) HBase
3 1 (4.76%) Mahout
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Software Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) JDBC
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
1 1 (4.76%) Mason
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
1 1 (4.76%) Servlets
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.52%) Replication
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (47.62%) SDLC
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 6 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Logistics
6 4 (19.05%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (9.52%) Business Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (14.29%) ISEB
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CCIE
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 2 (9.52%) VCAP
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) MCITP
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) TickIT
2 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) HDFS
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Ambari
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Mesos
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) OVSD
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
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