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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 84 68 61
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +44
Contract jobs citing High Availability 6 16 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.44% 1.46% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.77% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
10th Percentile £289 £330 £313
25th Percentile - £395 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £463 £410
Median % change year-on-year -4.86% +12.80% +9.33%
75th Percentile £450 £488 £428
90th Percentile £593 £514 £450
England median daily rate £575 £545 £488
% change year-on-year +5.50% +11.79% +2.63%

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 1,097 905 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.78% 82.72% 79.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 602 397
10th Percentile £213 £190 £223
25th Percentile £356 £305 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £538 £494 £488
90th Percentile £631 £594 £593
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 46 33
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.00 £9.52
25th Percentile £16.05 £9.67 £11.61
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.61 £14.17
Median % change year-on-year +47.21% +3.07% -0.39%
75th Percentile £34.50 £24.58 £23.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.88 £44.75
England median hourly rate £28.41 £24.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +18.38% +5.86% -1.06%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing High Availability as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing High Availability in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for High Availability in the East Midlands

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing High Availability in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for High Availability in the East Midlands

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing High Availability in the East Midlands.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £450 - 5
Northamptonshire - 3 £440 -
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) AWS
2 3 (50.00%) VCAP
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Project Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Terraform
3 2 (33.33%) Azure
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) DNS

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (16.67%) GCP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
3 1 (16.67%) Route 53
3 1 (16.67%) Serverless
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) GLBP
2 1 (16.67%) HSRP
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) RIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Agile
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) PLM
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Fintech
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Server Management
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
3 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) VCAP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) pfSense
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (33.33%) Terraform
1 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (16.67%) CloudForms
2 1 (16.67%) Grafana
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk