Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Failover Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Failover Clustering over the 6 months to 26 July 2021 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.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 504 375 579
Rank change year-on-year -129 +204 +32
Contract jobs citing Failover Clustering 11 9 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.037% 0.055% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 18
10th Percentile £323 £511 £441
25th Percentile £414 £516 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £528 £513
Median % change year-on-year -11.85% +2.93% +28.13%
75th Percentile £506 £536 £575
90th Percentile £526 £538 £629
England median daily rate £450 £490 £425
% change year-on-year -8.16% +15.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £47.17 £44.56
Median % change year-on-year - +5.86% -1.35%
England median hourly rate - £47.83 £44.56
% change year-on-year - +7.35% +1.46%

Failover Clustering is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,182 2,721 6,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.46% 16.76% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,758 1,987 4,716
10th Percentile £406 £372 £355
25th Percentile £475 £450 £452
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £550
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +4.76%
75th Percentile £640 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £694
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 74
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £16.28 £12.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.20 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.82% -8.60% -6.56%
75th Percentile £42.50 £36.93 £44.54
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.39 £18.78
% change year-on-year +10.88% +3.28% -1.18%

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Failover Clustering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Failover Clustering in London

Failover Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Failover Clustering in London.

Daily rate trend for Failover Clustering in London

Failover Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Failover Clustering in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Failover Clustering in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Failover Clustering in London.

Hourly rate trend for Failover Clustering in London

Failover Clustering
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Failover Clustering within the London region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. 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
Central London - 2 £475 - 1
Failover Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Failover Clustering 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 London region with a requirement for Failover Clustering.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Azure
2 6 (54.55%) AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) LDAP
3 5 (45.45%) SaaS
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 4 (36.36%) CyberArk
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) NFS
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) Remedy
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 3 (27.27%) BMC
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris

Failover Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Azure
2 5 (45.45%) SaaS
3 3 (27.27%) GCP
3 3 (27.27%) IaaS
3 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) GitHub
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
3 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) SSH
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) CyberArk Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) SAML
4 1 (9.09%) JDBC
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) API Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
3 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VCP6
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (36.36%) NFS
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) vCloud
6 2 (18.18%) Veritas File System
6 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
7 1 (9.09%) Firmware
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
2 2 (18.18%) Control-M
2 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (18.18%) Netcool
2 2 (18.18%) QRadar
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (18.18%) vMotion
2 2 (18.18%) vRealize
2 2 (18.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
3 1 (9.09%) SnapMirror
3 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) CyberArk
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) BMC
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) BeyondTrust
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) SaltStack
4 2 (18.18%) Splunk
5 1 (9.09%) Dell Compellent