Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 November 2017 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 32 61
Rank change year-on-year -13 +29 -1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 18 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.44% 3.42% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 4.16% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 3
Kent median daily rate £350 £900 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.11% +140.00% -46.43%
South East median daily rate £350 £445 £375
% change year-on-year -21.35% +18.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £41.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -70.73% +47.75% -26.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 417 409 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.58% 82.29% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 283 286
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £204
90th Percentile £625 £561 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 22
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.10
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Kent

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Kent

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Kent

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Kent

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Maidstone -11 3 £350 -
West Malling - 1 £338 -
Dartford - 1 £500 -
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) Data Management
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (94.44%) Statistics
2 17 (94.44%) .NET Framework
2 17 (94.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (94.44%) Entity Framework
2 17 (94.44%) Algorithms
2 17 (94.44%) Migration
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (88.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) PaaS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Developer
2 16 (88.89%) Database Developer
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Database Developer
2 16 (88.89%) SSIS Developer
2 16 (88.89%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (5.56%) DBA
3 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) .NET Framework
1 17 (94.44%) Entity Framework
1 17 (94.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Data Management
2 17 (94.44%) Migration
2 17 (94.44%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft