Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 December 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 54 67
Rank change year-on-year -32 +13 +49
Contract jobs citing High Availability 20 46 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.50% 3.77% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 4.41% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 77
North East median daily rate £500 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% +1.54% +1.17%
10th Percentile £239 £305 £260
90th Percentile £575 £415 £563
England median daily rate £500 £503 £475
% change year-on-year -0.50% +5.79% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% - +35.59%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,181 1,043 2,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 88.86% 85.42% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 704 1,536
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% -11.11%
10th Percentile £268 £244 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 97
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £20.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.86% -23.58% +55.88%
10th Percentile £10.38 £9.78 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.15 £50.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the North East

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in the North East

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in the North East over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in the North East

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in the North East

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Tyne and Wear -27 19 £538 +62.88% 8
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 North East region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) BDD
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (45.00%) Microservices
5 8 (40.00%) Line Management
6 7 (35.00%) Ansible
7 6 (30.00%) Puppet
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (20.00%) Docker
9 4 (20.00%) DevOps
9 4 (20.00%) New Relic
9 4 (20.00%) Splunk
9 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) LAN

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Datadog
3 2 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Senior Delivery Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) BDD
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (45.00%) Microservices
5 8 (40.00%) Line Management
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) Availability Management
8 3 (15.00%) Data Management
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.00%) Information Security
9 2 (10.00%) Kanban
9 2 (10.00%) OWASP
9 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
9 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCDP
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Ansible
2 6 (30.00%) Puppet
3 4 (20.00%) Nagios
4 3 (15.00%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (15.00%) Packer
4 3 (15.00%) Terraform
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) New Relic
2 4 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (10.00%) Pega
3 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Meraki