Period
to 16 January 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 16 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 89 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 14 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.97% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.17% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £379 £327
90th Percentile £480 £491 £565
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
Hertfordshire 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 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 1,178 1,285 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.64% 83.44% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 647 622
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 58 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £39.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.72% -54.66% +84.65%
10th Percentile £12.74 £13.00 £10.30
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.25 £53.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £31.50 £32.40
% change year-on-year -38.89% -2.78% +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 16 January 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 16 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
Hatfield +9 7 £400 - 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 3 £475 +18.75%
Letchworth - 1 - -
High Availability
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 6 (42.86%) 4G
2 5 (35.71%) 2G
2 5 (35.71%) 3G
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) WCDMA
3 4 (28.57%) GSM
3 4 (28.57%) Nokia
3 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) Actix
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (28.57%) Huawei
3 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) HSPA
3 4 (28.57%) LTE
3 4 (28.57%) 5G
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL

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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) GitHub
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) 4G
2 5 (35.71%) 2G
2 5 (35.71%) 3G
3 4 (28.57%) 5G
3 4 (28.57%) GSM
3 4 (28.57%) HSPA
3 4 (28.57%) LTE
3 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (28.57%) WCDMA
3 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) HTTP
6 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Derivative
1 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) CentOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (14.29%) Coaching
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Go
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 2 (14.29%) SELinux
2 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Hyperic
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Actix
1 4 (28.57%) Huawei
1 4 (28.57%) Nokia
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) jetNEXUS
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec