Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 140 112
Rank change year-on-year -8 -28 +21
Contract jobs citing High Availability 56 62 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 1.27% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.50% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 73
East of England median daily rate £468 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £346 £300 £313
90th Percentile £583 £497 £600
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
East of England median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £27.38 £28.50
% change year-on-year +54.36% -3.93% -16.18%

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 4,212 4,144 4,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.99% 85.07% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,439 2,405 2,379
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 267 323
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £13.80
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.70 £46.06
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Essex +7 14 £468 +10.00% 2
Bedfordshire +5 13 £375 -6.25% 5
Suffolk -9 12 £513 +4.59%
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £525 +69.35% 3
Hertfordshire -10 8 £488 +31.31% 1
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.86%) Linux
4 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
5 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 17 (30.36%) Firewall
8 16 (28.57%) VMware
8 16 (28.57%) LAN
8 16 (28.57%) WAN
8 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 14 (25.00%) SAN
10 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 13 (23.21%) Citrix
11 13 (23.21%) Ansible
11 13 (23.21%) DevOps
12 12 (21.43%) DNS
13 11 (19.64%) Identity Management
13 11 (19.64%) Clustering
13 11 (19.64%) Middleware
13 11 (19.64%) IIS
13 11 (19.64%) Docker
13 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 11 (19.64%) Secure Coding
13 11 (19.64%) Network Optimisation
13 11 (19.64%) NAS
13 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing

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 11 (19.64%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.50%) GitHub
4 6 (10.71%) IaaS
5 4 (7.14%) Akamai
6 3 (5.36%) PaaS
7 2 (3.57%) Office 365
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.79%) Serverless
8 1 (1.79%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) Firewall
2 16 (28.57%) LAN
2 16 (28.57%) WAN
3 14 (25.00%) SAN
4 12 (21.43%) DNS
5 11 (19.64%) NAS
6 8 (14.29%) HTTP
7 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.71%) VPN
9 5 (8.93%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (7.14%) BIG-IP
11 3 (5.36%) DHCP
11 3 (5.36%) Wireless
12 2 (3.57%) Internet
12 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
12 2 (3.57%) SSL
13 1 (1.79%) 2G
13 1 (1.79%) 3G
13 1 (1.79%) 4G
13 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.71%) Big Data
4 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (5.36%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) git-flow
5 1 (1.79%) GitLab
5 1 (1.79%) GoCD
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Legal
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (8.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) IT Manager
5 5 (8.93%) IT Services Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Service Management Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.14%) DBA
6 4 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Designer
7 3 (5.36%) Incident Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Middleware
2 10 (17.86%) Web Services
3 6 (10.71%) REST
4 4 (7.14%) LAMP
4 4 (7.14%) XML
5 3 (5.36%) .NET
5 3 (5.36%) JSON
5 3 (5.36%) SOAP
6 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.79%) CSS
7 1 (1.79%) HTML
7 1 (1.79%) JSP
7 1 (1.79%) Kafka
7 1 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.64%) Clustering
3 5 (8.93%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.79%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Linux
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.50%) Unix
6 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.79%) CentOS
9 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (23.21%) DevOps
3 11 (19.64%) Identity Management
3 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
3 11 (19.64%) Network Optimisation
3 11 (19.64%) Secure Coding
3 11 (19.64%) SIEM
3 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 10 (17.86%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) Migration
4 10 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 10 (17.86%) Validation
5 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (10.71%) Analytics
8 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) Python
3 5 (8.93%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.36%) Go
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.14%) CCIE
3 3 (5.36%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) Docker
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (8.93%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Ansible
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 8 (14.29%) Terraform
4 4 (7.14%) Puppet
5 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (3.57%) Salt
7 1 (1.79%) Grafana
7 1 (1.79%) Icinga
7 1 (1.79%) Nagios
7 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (23.21%) Citrix
5 9 (16.07%) Cisco
6 6 (10.71%) Cloudera
7 5 (8.93%) F5
8 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) EMC
8 2 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) Workday
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle
9 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.79%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.79%) Sophos