Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 67 79
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 12 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 2.04% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.53% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £310 £405 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.46% -25.52% +45.00%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £455
90th Percentile £500 £561 £653
East of England median daily rate £438 £388 £525
% change year-on-year +12.90% -26.19% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £43.25

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 1,192 990 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.59% 80.62% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 519 536
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £210 £200 £250
90th Percentile £560 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £422 £413
% change year-on-year +3.67% +2.30% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 65
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.24% +8.62% -0.85%
10th Percentile £10.22 £13.00 £12.63
90th Percentile £45.50 £52.88 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -46.97% +22.22% +8.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -7 6 £488 +20.37% 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 4 £275 -17.91% 3
High Availability
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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%) Puppet
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Ansible
3 6 (50.00%) Salt
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Human Resource Management
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) Derivative
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (16.67%) iSCSI

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planner
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Derivative
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 4 (33.33%) Human Resource Management
1 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Server Building
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware NSX
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) Ansible
2 6 (50.00%) Salt
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft