Period
to 24 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 111 112
Rank change year-on-year -23 +1 +23
Contract jobs citing High Availability 57 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 1.88% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.22% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 54
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -22.08% +37.50%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £307
90th Percentile £578 £585 £593
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £29.25
% change year-on-year +55.22% -6.39% +43.07%

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 3,753 3,792 4,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.39% 84.76% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,118 2,244 2,374
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £238 £230 £248
90th Percentile £588 £575 £573
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 263 293
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.02% +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.52 £12.31 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.55 £50.76
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +16.69%

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 June 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 June 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 +17 19 £500 +66.67% 3
Hertfordshire -14 13 £393 +4.67% 2
Suffolk -10 9 £475 +65.22% 2
Essex +16 8 £450 +9.09% 4
Bedfordshire -2 8 £375 -6.25% 4
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 35 (61.40%) Linux
2 34 (59.65%) Windows
3 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 18 (31.58%) Replication
4 18 (31.58%) MongoDB
5 17 (29.82%) VMware
5 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
6 16 (28.07%) Ubuntu
6 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (26.32%) SQL
8 14 (24.56%) Ansible
9 13 (22.81%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (22.81%) Puppet
9 13 (22.81%) SAN
9 13 (22.81%) Clustering
10 12 (21.05%) Firewall
10 12 (21.05%) Citrix
11 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
11 11 (19.30%) LAN
11 11 (19.30%) WAN
11 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
11 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
12 10 (17.54%) SIEM
12 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
13 9 (15.79%) Python
14 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce

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 8 (14.04%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) GitHub
2 5 (8.77%) IaaS
3 3 (5.26%) Akamai
3 3 (5.26%) PaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) SAN
2 12 (21.05%) Firewall
3 11 (19.30%) LAN
3 11 (19.30%) WAN
4 8 (14.04%) NAS
5 7 (12.28%) DNS
5 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.53%) SSL
7 3 (5.26%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.26%) DHCP
7 3 (5.26%) HTTP
8 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.75%) FTP
9 1 (1.75%) SSH
9 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.58%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.77%) Big Data
4 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.51%) MySQL
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.75%) GoCD
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Legal
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
4 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) DBA
2 15 (26.32%) MongoDB DBA
3 13 (22.81%) SQL DBA
4 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Administrator
5 7 (12.28%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Designer
7 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Middleware
2 7 (12.28%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) JSP
4 1 (1.75%) Kafka
4 1 (1.75%) REST
4 1 (1.75%) Servlets
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Replication
2 13 (22.81%) Clustering
3 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Derivative
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Linux
2 34 (59.65%) Windows
3 16 (28.07%) Ubuntu
4 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
8 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (17.54%) SIEM
3 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.04%) Identity Management
4 8 (14.04%) Network Optimisation
4 8 (14.04%) Secure Coding
4 8 (14.04%) Validation
4 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.28%) DevOps
6 5 (8.77%) Analytics
6 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Python
3 5 (8.77%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) Ruby
4 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.02%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) Go
5 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Scala
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.77%) CCIE
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) RHCE
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) Docker
4 4 (7.02%) XenApp
5 2 (3.51%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Ansible
2 13 (22.81%) Puppet
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (14.04%) Salt
4 6 (10.53%) Terraform
5 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.75%) Grafana
6 1 (1.75%) Icinga
6 1 (1.75%) Nagios
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.75%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.82%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) Citrix
4 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco
6 5 (8.77%) Cloudera
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle
7 3 (5.26%) F5
8 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.51%) Dell
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
8 2 (3.51%) HP
9 1 (1.75%) CommVault
9 1 (1.75%) Sophos