Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 114 65
Rank change year-on-year +2 -49 +66
Contract jobs citing High Availability 40 31 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.24% 0.94% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.15% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 36
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £356 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -12.47% +80.89%
10th Percentile £307 £287 £275
90th Percentile £397 £563 £509
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.97 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.77% +23.51% -

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2670 2707 2487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.92% 82.23% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1696 1712 1579
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 73 83
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +2.86%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £39.75 £40.20
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +12 15 £345 -34.29%
Nottinghamshire +13 10 £363 +7.41% 2
Leicestershire -17 7 £385 +14.07% 2
Derbyshire -3 5 £318 -2.31%
Lincolnshire - 1 £375 -
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 24 (60.00%) Clustering
2 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 18 (45.00%) Cisco
3 16 (40.00%) Project Management
3 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 15 (37.50%) SDLC
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.00%) VMware
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) Oracle
6 13 (32.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 13 (32.50%) Data Loss Prevention
6 13 (32.50%) Unified Communications
7 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (30.00%) Linux
7 12 (30.00%) Unix
7 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
8 11 (27.50%) J2EE
9 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 10 (25.00%) JBoss
9 10 (25.00%) Solaris
9 10 (25.00%) Windows
9 10 (25.00%) AIX
9 10 (25.00%) Sun
9 10 (25.00%) Apache
9 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (25.00%) iPlanet

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 10 (25.00%) Apache
1 10 (25.00%) iPlanet
1 10 (25.00%) JBoss
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.50%) MQSeries
3 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (5.00%) Documentum
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) CoreMedia CMS
5 1 (2.50%) Liferay
5 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Unified Communications
2 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (22.50%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (10.00%) NAS
6 3 (7.50%) DNS
6 3 (7.50%) LDAP
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
7 2 (5.00%) FCoE
7 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.00%) Modbus
8 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.50%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) SMTP
8 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.00%) OLAP
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (22.50%) Automotive
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.00%) Solaris Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) IT Support
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) J2EE
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.50%) JDBC
5 1 (2.50%) JSP
5 1 (2.50%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (2.50%) LINQ
5 1 (2.50%) Mason
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) RESTful
5 1 (2.50%) Servlets
5 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) Clustering
2 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
1 12 (30.00%) Unix
2 10 (25.00%) AIX
2 10 (25.00%) Solaris
2 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) HPUX
4 8 (20.00%) SUSE
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (40.00%) Project Management
3 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) SDLC
4 13 (32.50%) Data Loss Prevention
4 13 (32.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
6 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 9 (22.50%) ERP
7 9 (22.50%) PLM
8 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
9 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.00%) Logistics
10 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.50%) UML
11 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
12 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) C-shell
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) Korn
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
1 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) CCIE
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.50%) MCSE
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) VCAP
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.50%) KVM
2 5 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.00%) Samba
5 1 (2.50%) Docker
5 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) OpenView
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Mesos
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) Oracle
4 10 (25.00%) Sun
5 9 (22.50%) F5
5 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
6 7 (17.50%) NetApp
7 5 (12.50%) HP
7 5 (12.50%) PlateSpin
7 5 (12.50%) Veritas
8 3 (7.50%) Borland
8 3 (7.50%) Cognos
8 3 (7.50%) Opsware
9 2 (5.00%) Siemens
10 1 (2.50%) Brocade
10 1 (2.50%) SAP
10 1 (2.50%) Symantec