Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 90 111
Rank change year-on-year -61 +21 +31
Contract jobs citing High Availability 47 93 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 2.08% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.52% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 67 35
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -22.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £273 £216 £300
90th Percentile £534 £618 £604
England median daily rate £508 £475 £443
% change year-on-year +6.84% +7.34% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 17
East of England median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +4.88% +5.81% +40.91%

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 3,901 3,685 4,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.09% 82.48% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,235 2,167 2,373
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 266 376
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +6.65% +39.60%
10th Percentile £12.10 £13.50 £12.81
90th Percentile £52.00 £48.53 £50.68
England median hourly rate £24.30 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.82% +6.38% +16.05%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Cambridgeshire -11 17 £475 +18.75% 18
Hertfordshire -20 17 £400 -2.14% 7
Suffolk +1 7 £551 +91.48%
Bedfordshire -28 4 £400 -4.48%
Essex +2 2 £541 +39.68% 3
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 27 (57.45%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) Windows
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
5 16 (34.04%) Replication
6 14 (29.79%) Ubuntu
6 14 (29.79%) MongoDB
6 14 (29.79%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (25.53%) VMware
7 12 (25.53%) Clustering
8 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.40%) SAN
8 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
9 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
9 9 (19.15%) Citrix
9 9 (19.15%) Oracle
10 8 (17.02%) Firewall
10 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (17.02%) SIEM
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
11 7 (14.89%) Network Optimisation
11 7 (14.89%) NAS
11 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
11 7 (14.89%) Java
11 7 (14.89%) LAN
11 7 (14.89%) WAN

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 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Mule
4 1 (2.13%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) SAN
2 8 (17.02%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) LAN
3 7 (14.89%) NAS
3 7 (14.89%) WAN
4 3 (6.38%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (6.38%) MVNO
4 3 (6.38%) SS7
4 3 (6.38%) SSL
4 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.38%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (6.38%) VLAN
4 3 (6.38%) VoLTE
4 3 (6.38%) VoWiFi
5 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (6.38%) DB2
5 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.13%) DTS
7 1 (2.13%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Maven
2 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) JBehave
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) JUnit
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) GoCD
3 1 (2.13%) Gradle
3 1 (2.13%) jMock
3 1 (2.13%) Mockito
3 1 (2.13%) Moq
3 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Billing
3 3 (6.38%) French Language
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) DBA
2 16 (34.04%) SQL DBA
3 14 (29.79%) MongoDB DBA
4 9 (19.15%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planner
7 2 (4.26%) Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) Spring
3 3 (6.38%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (6.38%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) RESTful
4 2 (4.26%) SOAP
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) XSLT
5 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.13%) JSON Schema
5 1 (2.13%) LAMP
5 1 (2.13%) React
5 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.13%) WSDL
5 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Replication
2 12 (25.53%) Clustering
3 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) Windows
3 14 (29.79%) Ubuntu
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.77%) Unix
6 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) AIX
8 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (17.02%) SIEM
3 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.89%) Network Optimisation
4 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.64%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) B2C
6 4 (8.51%) Kanban
6 4 (8.51%) Network Design
6 4 (8.51%) Secure Coding
6 4 (8.51%) Statistics
6 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) Groovy
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) CISM
2 3 (6.38%) CISSP
2 3 (6.38%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) MCSA
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) RHCE
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) AS 2805
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 5 (10.64%) Ansible
4 3 (6.38%) Salt
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) VMware
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) Citrix
3 9 (19.15%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.38%) Nokia
5 3 (6.38%) Tekelec
6 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Lumension
7 1 (2.13%) Sonatype
7 1 (2.13%) webMethods
7 1 (2.13%) WSO2