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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / East Midlands
Rank 93 73 73
Rank change year-on-year -20 0  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 6 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.41% 1.49% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.85% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 16
Median daily rate £200 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +2.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
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 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 1190 1296 1239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.41% 80.35% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 802 701
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -9 3 £200 -56.75%
Derbyshire -6 1 - - 1
Leicestershire -17 1 £300 +3.44% 4
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Degree
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Project Management
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Clustering
5 8 (36.36%) SDLC
6 7 (31.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 7 (31.82%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (31.82%) Logistics
6 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
6 7 (31.82%) SCCM
6 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
6 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
7 6 (27.27%) UML
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
8 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 4 (18.18%) V-Model

High Availability
Top Related 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 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) Profibus
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) HBase
2 1 (4.55%) Mahout
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Grunt
2 2 (9.09%) gulp
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Lead Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Android
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (36.36%) SDLC
5 7 (31.82%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (31.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
5 7 (31.82%) Logistics
5 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
6 6 (27.27%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 4 (18.18%) V-Model
9 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
10 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
2 4 (18.18%) TickIT
3 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) HDFS
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Ambari
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
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