Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 84 77
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 -6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.75% 0.84% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.04% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £413 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £263 £298 £308
90th Percentile £513 £598 £615
East of England median daily rate £468 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.03% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £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 1,316 1,053 1,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.74% 80.88% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 536 618
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £220
90th Percentile £569 £588 £541
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 66 46
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -25.24% +21.62%
10th Percentile £10.97 £11.76 £9.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £44.38 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +16.14%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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
Hatfield -3 4 £500 +5.26%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £475 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £275 -
High Availability
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Puppet
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Derivative
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation

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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) 2G
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) 4G
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Designer
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Human Resource Management
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Server Building
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (8.33%) RHCE
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware NSX
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (25.00%) Salt
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix