Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 97 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 -32 +7
Contract jobs citing High Availability 14 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.35% 0.84% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.92% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 8
Essex median daily rate £459 £473 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -5.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £379 £386 £299
90th Percentile £548 £562 £663
East of England median daily rate £468 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Essex median hourly rate - - £37.72
East of England median hourly rate - - £37.72

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 928 761 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.75% 90.92% 86.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 496 430
Essex median daily rate £500 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +39.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £530
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 72 156
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £33.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +32.00% -23.43%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.44 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.25 £63.75 £42.92
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.02 £27.00
% change year-on-year -43.58% +14.87% +5.88%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Essex

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing High Availability in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Essex

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Essex over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Essex

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Essex

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Witham - 5 £468 -
Southend-on-Sea +1 1 £428 -20.09%
Brentwood - 1 £450 -
Chelmsford - 1 £400 -
High Availability
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Supplier Management
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) ITSM
3 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
3 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (35.71%) Line Management
3 5 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) git-flow
1 2 (14.29%) GitLab
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Service Manager
2 5 (35.71%) IT Manager
2 5 (35.71%) IT Services Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Service Management Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Manager
4 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Servlets
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity Management
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) ITSM
2 5 (35.71%) Line Management
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) Supplier Management
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Code Coverage
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Go
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Salt
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos