Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 84 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing High Availability 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.81% 0.30% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.34% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Essex median daily rate £448 £541 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.32% -1.59% +83.33%
10th Percentile £413 £513 £365
90th Percentile £468 £576 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 876 587 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.31% 87.48% 87.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 412 452
Essex median daily rate £500 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +30.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £537
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 109
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £32.10 £34.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.59% -7.29% +8.19%
10th Percentile £12.41 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.63 £63.75 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.75 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -40.48% -3.08% +8.33%

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 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 22 January 2019. 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 - 3 £468 -
Southend-on-Sea -16 2 £428 -17.79%
High Availability
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Line Management
2 3 (37.50%) GitLab
2 3 (37.50%) git-flow
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Unix

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) git-flow
1 3 (37.50%) GitLab
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management Manager
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Line Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle