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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / East of England
Rank 85 86 101
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 43 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.01% 1.48% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.82% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 20
Median daily rate £375 £531 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.45% +63.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £356 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £33.50 -
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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1766 1974 2026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.45% 80.90% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 1178 1183
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 136 156
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £56.00 £42.50
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
Hertfordshire +2 16 £375 -33.33% 8
Suffolk +6 11 £288 -47.72% 3
Bedfordshire +1 8 £438 -16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £375 -26.92% 4
Norfolk -1 2 - - 2
Essex -15 2 - - 1
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 34 (37.78%) Java
2 32 (35.56%) Linux
3 28 (31.11%) Windows
3 28 (31.11%) SQL
4 26 (28.89%) Clustering
4 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (23.33%) Finance
7 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 19 (21.11%) Tomcat
9 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
9 17 (18.89%) WAN
9 17 (18.89%) Load Balancing
10 16 (17.78%) Oracle
10 16 (17.78%) Firewall
10 16 (17.78%) IaaS
10 16 (17.78%) Data Centre
11 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 15 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 15 (16.67%) Spring
12 14 (15.56%) Puppet
12 14 (15.56%) Python
12 14 (15.56%) Apache
12 14 (15.56%) Oracle Database
13 13 (14.44%) ITIL
13 13 (14.44%) LAN
13 13 (14.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (14.44%) SSL
13 13 (14.44%) Active Directory

High Availability
Top Related 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 19 (21.11%) Tomcat
2 14 (15.56%) Apache
3 9 (10.00%) IIS
4 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.44%) Confluence
6 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.11%) CMS
7 1 (1.11%) JBoss
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.78%) IaaS
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Akamai
5 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.11%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.11%) PaaS
5 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) WAN
2 16 (17.78%) Firewall
3 13 (14.44%) LAN
3 13 (14.44%) SSL
4 12 (13.33%) DNS
4 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 11 (12.22%) SAN
6 6 (6.67%) NAS
7 3 (3.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.11%) BGP
8 1 (1.11%) Internet
8 1 (1.11%) IPv4
8 1 (1.11%) IPv6
8 1 (1.11%) LDAP
8 1 (1.11%) MPLS
8 1 (1.11%) Network Security
8 1 (1.11%) OSPF
8 1 (1.11%) RSVP
8 1 (1.11%) VoIP
8 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 13 (14.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (14.44%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (12.22%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.00%) MySQL
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.33%) DTS
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (7.78%) Maven
1 7 (7.78%) Selenium
1 7 (7.78%) WebDriver
2 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.67%) JIRA
2 6 (6.67%) JUnit
2 6 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.56%) JBehave
4 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.22%) Mockito
6 2 (2.22%) Moq
6 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.11%) Ant
7 1 (1.11%) Hudson
7 1 (1.11%) Subversion
7 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) French Language
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Architect
2 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (13.33%) Developer
4 10 (11.11%) AWS Architect
4 10 (11.11%) DBA
5 8 (8.89%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.89%) SQL DBA
6 7 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 15 (16.67%) Spring
2 12 (13.33%) LAPP Stack
3 10 (11.11%) JSP
4 9 (10.00%) Java EE
4 9 (10.00%) JSF
4 9 (10.00%) Struts
4 9 (10.00%) XML
4 9 (10.00%) XSL
4 9 (10.00%) XSLT
5 8 (8.89%) Middleware
6 7 (7.78%) Gherkin
7 6 (6.67%) LAMP
7 6 (6.67%) RESTful
8 4 (4.44%) .NET
9 2 (2.22%) Web Services
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (1.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Clustering
2 16 (17.78%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Linux
2 28 (31.11%) Windows
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.67%) Unix
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) CentOS
8 1 (1.11%) Fedora
8 1 (1.11%) Solaris
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
2 17 (18.89%) Load Balancing
3 15 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 13 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.44%) ITIL
5 11 (12.22%) BDD
5 11 (12.22%) DevOps
5 11 (12.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (12.22%) Migration
6 10 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (11.11%) Service Management
6 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 10 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (10.00%) TDD
8 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.89%) Capacity Management
8 8 (8.89%) Kanban
8 8 (8.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) Java
2 28 (31.11%) SQL
3 14 (15.56%) Python
4 13 (14.44%) Ruby
5 12 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.33%) Perl
6 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.56%) C
10 4 (4.44%) C#
10 4 (4.44%) VB
11 3 (3.33%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) RHCE
2 6 (6.67%) MCSE
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.33%) MCDBA
3 3 (3.33%) MCITP
3 3 (3.33%) OCP
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
1 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (5.56%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) Docker
4 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) Puppet
2 11 (12.22%) Salt
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (5.56%) Data Guard
4 5 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (3.33%) Ansible
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.11%) Linux-HA
7 1 (1.11%) Nagios
7 1 (1.11%) OpenView
7 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.11%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.11%) Terraform
7 1 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.44%) VMware
4 7 (7.78%) Dell
5 6 (6.67%) Citrix
5 6 (6.67%) HP
6 5 (5.56%) BEA
6 5 (5.56%) EMC
7 4 (4.44%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.44%) Cisco
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.11%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.11%) Imperva
9 1 (1.11%) Juniper
9 1 (1.11%) NetApp
9 1 (1.11%) Qualys
9 1 (1.11%) Splunk
9 1 (1.11%) Verint
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