Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 331 364
Rank change year-on-year +106 +33 -14
Contract jobs citing Failover Clustering 11 27 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.18% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.21% 1.30% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 12
Median daily rate £450 £425 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -18.27% -9.57%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £325
90th Percentile £541 £630 £637
England median daily rate £463 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.17 - £45.17

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 907 2,072 2,285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.41% 13.93% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 1,245 1,329
Median daily rate £438 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £609 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 72 60
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -22.65% -3.96%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.74 £42.13 £56.03
Median hourly rate £21.53 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.38% +8.33% -16.28%

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Failover Clustering as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Failover Clustering in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Failover Clustering in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Failover Clustering in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Failover Clustering in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Failover Clustering in the South East.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +78 11 £450 +12.50% 1
Failover Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Clustering
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) High Availability
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
3 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (72.73%) DHCP
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2019
5 7 (63.64%) SNMP
5 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
5 7 (63.64%) LDAP
5 7 (63.64%) WAN
5 7 (63.64%) SMTP
5 7 (63.64%) Azure
6 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
7 4 (36.36%) PowerCLI
8 3 (27.27%) DevOps
9 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
9 2 (18.18%) Server Building
9 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (18.18%) Technology Roadmap

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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) SMTP
2 7 (63.64%) SNMP
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Server Building
3 2 (18.18%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
3 4 (36.36%) PowerCLI
4 2 (18.18%) SafeCom
4 2 (18.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware