Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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.

High Availability
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 110 123
Rank change year-on-year -49 +13 +19
Contract jobs citing High Availability 54 86 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.05% 1.76% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.17% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 72 50
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +22.22% -25.00%
10th Percentile £329 £264 £225
90th Percentile £563 £600 £478
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.91% -4.17%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.97 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.77% +23.51% -

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 4265 3967 4640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.39% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 2302 2704
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £233
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 320 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -4 19 £400 -8.57% 2
Bedfordshire -30 9 £425 +6.25% 2
Suffolk +12 7 £520 -2.07%
Norfolk +2 7 - - 1
Essex -20 7 £473 -5.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -30 5 £398 -0.63% 4
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 21 (38.89%) Windows
1 21 (38.89%) Linux
2 20 (37.04%) Unix
3 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
4 18 (33.33%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) Java
6 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 16 (29.63%) VMware
7 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (25.93%) Migration
8 14 (25.93%) Firewall
8 14 (25.93%) Citrix
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
9 13 (24.07%) Clustering
9 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
10 11 (20.37%) SAN
10 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
11 10 (18.52%) SIEM
11 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (16.67%) Middleware
12 9 (16.67%) Oracle
13 8 (14.81%) LAN
13 8 (14.81%) WAN
13 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
14 7 (12.96%) TDD
14 7 (12.96%) Network Design

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 (9.26%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) JBoss
2 4 (7.41%) Mule
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) Confluence
4 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) IaaS
1 3 (5.56%) PaaS
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) Firewall
2 11 (20.37%) SAN
3 8 (14.81%) LAN
3 8 (14.81%) WAN
4 7 (12.96%) Kerberos
4 7 (12.96%) NAS
5 6 (11.11%) SSL
5 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
7 4 (7.41%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (7.41%) MVNO
7 4 (7.41%) SS7
7 4 (7.41%) Value-Added Service
7 4 (7.41%) VLAN
7 4 (7.41%) VoLTE
7 4 (7.41%) VoWiFi
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.56%) HTTP
8 3 (5.56%) Skype
9 2 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) Hadoop
4 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.56%) DB2
7 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.85%) DTS
8 1 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.85%) MySQL
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Maven
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) JBehave
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) JUnit
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.85%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.85%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.85%) Gradle
4 1 (1.85%) jMock
4 1 (1.85%) Mockito
4 1 (1.85%) Moq
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Billing
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) French Language
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Administrator
2 11 (20.37%) Architect
3 10 (18.52%) DBA
3 10 (18.52%) SQL DBA
4 7 (12.96%) Cloud Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Design Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Integration Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Middleware
2 6 (11.11%) REST
2 6 (11.11%) Spring
2 6 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (7.41%) JSON
3 4 (7.41%) SOAP
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 4 (7.41%) XSLT
4 3 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (5.56%) Java EE
4 3 (5.56%) Java SE
4 3 (5.56%) JSON Schema
4 3 (5.56%) OAuth
4 3 (5.56%) Spring Boot
4 3 (5.56%) WSDL
5 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Clustering
1 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) AS400
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.85%) LPAR
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Linux
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Unix
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.11%) Solaris
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.56%) AIX
6 3 (5.56%) HPUX
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Migration
2 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (18.52%) SIEM
4 8 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
5 7 (12.96%) Network Design
5 7 (12.96%) Network Optimisation
5 7 (12.96%) Scrum
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
5 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (11.11%) Kanban
6 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
7 5 (9.26%) CMMI
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.41%) Groovy
4 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) XPath
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) MCSA
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) MCSE
3 5 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.41%) CCA
4 4 (7.41%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) CISM
4 4 (7.41%) CISSP
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (7.41%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (7.41%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (7.41%) VCAP
5 3 (5.56%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.85%) HP APS
7 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) AS 2805
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) XenApp
4 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.70%) Docker
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.70%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Ansible
2 5 (9.26%) Puppet
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.85%) HP NNM
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) VMware
2 14 (25.93%) Citrix
3 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle
5 7 (12.96%) Cloudera
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco
7 5 (9.26%) HP
8 4 (7.41%) Nokia
8 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.41%) Tekelec
9 3 (5.56%) IBM
9 3 (5.56%) webMethods
9 3 (5.56%) WSO2
10 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.70%) CommVault
10 2 (3.70%) F5
11 1 (1.85%) Lumension
11 1 (1.85%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.85%) Trustwave