Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 12 December 2018 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 of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 161 103
Rank change year-on-year +6 -58 +21
Contract jobs citing High Availability 55 43 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.11% 0.84% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.99% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 74
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £361 £245
90th Percentile £578 £574 £610
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East of England median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% - +40.35%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,250 4,334 3,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.44% 84.78% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,506 2,502 2,301
East of England median daily rate £449 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £580 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 253 321
East of England median hourly rate £17.99 £36.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.04% +14.29% +30.39%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.33 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the East of England

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in the East of England

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in the East of England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in the East of England

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in the East of England

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Bedfordshire +20 15 £450 +5.88% 8
Cambridgeshire +21 12 £450 +13.21% 6
Hertfordshire -9 11 £400 -3.03% 1
Essex -14 10 £468 -12.62% 2
Suffolk -3 7 £525 +0.91% 2
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 24 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (40.00%) Linux
3 19 (34.55%) Windows
4 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 15 (27.27%) DevOps
6 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
7 13 (23.64%) ITIL
8 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
9 11 (20.00%) Firewall
9 11 (20.00%) Finance
9 11 (20.00%) Ansible
9 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (18.18%) Web Services
11 9 (16.36%) SQL
11 9 (16.36%) LAN
11 9 (16.36%) WAN
11 9 (16.36%) DNS
11 9 (16.36%) Docker
11 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
11 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
12 8 (14.55%) Terraform
12 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
12 8 (14.55%) VPN
12 8 (14.55%) Service Management
12 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (10.91%) Confluence
1 6 (10.91%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) IaaS
4 3 (5.45%) Akamai
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.45%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.45%) Serverless
4 3 (5.45%) Taleo
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (3.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (3.64%) GitHub
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Firewall
2 9 (16.36%) DNS
2 9 (16.36%) LAN
2 9 (16.36%) WAN
3 8 (14.55%) VPN
4 7 (12.73%) SAN
5 6 (10.91%) 4G
5 6 (10.91%) HTTP
5 6 (10.91%) NAS
6 5 (9.09%) 2G
6 5 (9.09%) 3G
6 5 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.27%) 5G
7 4 (7.27%) BIG-IP
7 4 (7.27%) GSM
7 4 (7.27%) HSPA
7 4 (7.27%) LTE
7 4 (7.27%) WCDMA
7 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Big Data
2 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) DTS
5 1 (1.82%) Essbase
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) JIRA
3 3 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.45%) git-flow
3 3 (5.45%) GitLab
3 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) GoCD
5 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Service Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 5 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Service Management Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.27%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) RAN Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) Middleware
3 5 (9.09%) REST
4 4 (7.27%) .NET
4 4 (7.27%) JSON
4 4 (7.27%) LAMP
5 2 (3.64%) boto
5 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) XML
5 2 (3.64%) YAML
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.82%) LINQ
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Clustering
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) New Media
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 19 (34.55%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) Unix
5 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) DevOps
2 13 (23.64%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
5 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.55%) Service Management
6 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
6 7 (12.73%) Software Delivery
7 6 (10.91%) Analytics
7 6 (10.91%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
8 5 (9.09%) ITSM
8 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.09%) SDLC
8 5 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.91%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.27%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Go
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.82%) MCSA
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) OCP
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) Docker
3 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Ansible
2 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
3 8 (14.55%) Terraform
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (7.27%) Puppet
5 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (3.64%) Salt
7 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.55%) VMware
4 7 (12.73%) F5
5 6 (10.91%) Citrix
6 5 (9.09%) Cloudera
6 5 (9.09%) Workday
7 4 (7.27%) Actix
7 4 (7.27%) Huawei
7 4 (7.27%) Nokia
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) Apple
9 1 (1.82%) CommVault
9 1 (1.82%) Google
9 1 (1.82%) Informatica
9 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.82%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.82%) Sophos
9 1 (1.82%) Talend