Period
to 24 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 August 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 89 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 22 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.52% 0.74% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.91% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +27.95% -21.84%
10th Percentile £400 £263 £298
90th Percentile £800 £513 £566
East of England median daily rate £425 £468 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% +16.88% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,220 1,319 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.31% 81.82% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 761 553
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £284 £205 £219
90th Percentile £588 £569 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 98 64
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +3.06% -15.98%
10th Percentile £10.14 £10.97 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.75 £46.25 £42.63
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% -

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Hertfordshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Hertfordshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Hertfordshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Hertfordshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 August 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
Hatfield +8 8 £425 -15.00%
Royston - 4 - -
Watford - 2 £450 -
Radlett - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £800 -
High Availability
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (27.27%) Architecture Governance
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Docker
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.64%) Presales
4 3 (13.64%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (13.64%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (13.64%) Technology Roadmap
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Derivative
4 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) AWS
1 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.55%) 2.5G
3 1 (4.55%) 2G
3 1 (4.55%) 3G
3 1 (4.55%) 4G
3 1 (4.55%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
1 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Payments Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Payments Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Manager
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Core Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Service Design Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Teradata Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Derivative
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Architecture Governance
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
4 3 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Presales
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (13.64%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) XenApp
2 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Citrix
1 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Teradata