Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 122 127
Rank change year-on-year -47 +5 +24
Contract jobs citing High Availability 41 83 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.82% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 69 78
South West median daily rate £418 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £359 £306 £309
90th Percentile £526 £1,000 £489
England median daily rate £500 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £25.50 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% +18.18% -

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4592 4562 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.95% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2899 3072 3531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 269 257
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.51
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the South West

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in the South West

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in the South West

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in the South West

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bristol -6 30 £410 -8.89% 1
Wiltshire -23 4 £425 -52.78%
Dorset -3 3 £273 -35.88% 1
Gloucestershire +12 1 - -
Devon -3 1 £600 +93.55%
Somerset -13 1 £388 -56.94% 2
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South West region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 18 (43.90%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) Firewall
3 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 12 (29.27%) F5
3 12 (29.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (26.83%) DevOps
5 10 (24.39%) Microservices
5 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (24.39%) TDD
5 10 (24.39%) ITIL
5 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle
5 10 (24.39%) Veritas
6 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
6 9 (21.95%) .NET
6 9 (21.95%) C#
6 9 (21.95%) Unix
6 9 (21.95%) Apache
6 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
6 9 (21.95%) CQRS
6 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
6 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (19.51%) BDD
7 8 (19.51%) Node.js
7 8 (19.51%) GitHub
7 8 (19.51%) AngularJS

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (21.95%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) iPlanet
2 8 (19.51%) JBoss
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
3 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.51%) GitHub
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.07%) 4G
3 7 (17.07%) Unified Communications
4 5 (12.20%) 3G
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (9.76%) 2G
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (9.76%) MPLS
5 4 (9.76%) NAS
5 4 (9.76%) SAN
5 4 (9.76%) WAN
5 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.32%) HSPA
6 3 (7.32%) HSRP
6 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
6 3 (7.32%) LTE
6 3 (7.32%) Nortel Meridian
6 3 (7.32%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
2 5 (12.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.88%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Solaris Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Designer
4 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Support
6 3 (7.32%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
2 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
2 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (19.51%) J2EE
2 8 (19.51%) Node.js
3 5 (12.20%) Ember.js
3 5 (12.20%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (7.32%) Aurelia
4 3 (7.32%) React
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) EJB
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) Java EE
6 1 (2.44%) JMS
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Blog
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
1 8 (19.51%) Public Cloud
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (9.76%) Replication
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Unix
3 8 (19.51%) Solaris
4 7 (17.07%) AIX
4 7 (17.07%) HPUX
5 6 (14.63%) SUSE
6 5 (12.20%) Windows
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (26.83%) DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) Microservices
3 10 (24.39%) TDD
4 9 (21.95%) CQRS
4 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
4 9 (21.95%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) BDD
5 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
5 8 (19.51%) Kanban
5 8 (19.51%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.32%) Open Source
7 3 (7.32%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (7.32%) Security Hardening
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) Ruby
3 4 (9.76%) Scala
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VB
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) C-shell
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) CCNP
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
2 6 (14.63%) KVM
3 3 (7.32%) Firmware
4 2 (4.88%) Docker
4 2 (4.88%) Samba
5 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.44%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) Mesos
4 1 (2.44%) OpenView
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) F5
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 10 (24.39%) Veritas
4 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
4 8 (19.51%) Sun
4 8 (19.51%) VMware
5 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
6 6 (14.63%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) PlateSpin
7 5 (12.20%) Nokia
8 4 (9.76%) Huawei
8 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.32%) Avaya
9 3 (7.32%) Brocade
9 3 (7.32%) EMC
9 3 (7.32%) Hitachi
9 3 (7.32%) NetApp
9 3 (7.32%) Nortel
9 3 (7.32%) Remedy