Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 August 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.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 347 376 375
Rank change year-on-year +29 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Failover Clustering 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.096% 0.066% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 0.49% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
South East median daily rate £370 £520 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.85% +56.98% -22.06%
10th Percentile £292 £388 £313
90th Percentile £438 £649 £354
England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £42.27 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +252.21% -4.00%
England median hourly rate £44.56 £42.27 £12.00
% change year-on-year +5.42% +252.21% -70.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,009 2,228 1,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.83% 13.44% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 1,335 1,165
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £613 £583 £550
England median daily rate £500 £493 £475
% change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 56
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +32.08% -48.79%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £11.08
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57% -20.90%

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Failover Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Failover Clustering in the South East

Failover Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Failover Clustering in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Failover Clustering in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Failover Clustering in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Failover Clustering in the South East

Failover Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 August 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
Hampshire +1 10 £375 -27.88% 1
Surrey - 4 £355 - 1
Failover Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Failover Clustering.

1 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Clustering
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) SCCM
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (42.86%) Dell Compellent
6 6 (42.86%) Azure
6 6 (42.86%) Firewall
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) CCNA
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) Dell
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Juniper
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) Replication
7 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
8 4 (28.57%) PaperCut
8 4 (28.57%) VCP6

Failover Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 4 (28.57%) AWS
3 4 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (28.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (14.29%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) PC Support
4 1 (7.14%) PC Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Replication
3 3 (21.43%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Analytics
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
1 4 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) IT Audit
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Server Patching
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) MCITP
4 4 (28.57%) MCSA
4 4 (28.57%) MCSE
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) VCP6
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 4 (28.57%) PaperCut
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 4 (28.57%) SCVMM
2 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Dell
3 6 (42.86%) Dell Compellent
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) CommVault
4 4 (28.57%) Google
4 4 (28.57%) Polycom
4 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 4 (28.57%) WatchGuard
5 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) Meraki