Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 24 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 70 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -15
Contract jobs citing High Availability 10 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.20% 1.41% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.75% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.62% +4.21% +54.47%
10th Percentile £288 £259 £400
90th Percentile £562 £633 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +9.38% +5.26% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £12.25 -
% change year-on-year +88.37% - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 693 972 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.19% 80.40% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 660 581
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £230
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.50 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in South Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in South Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in South Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in South Yorkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Sheffield +13 10 £438 -12.50% 2
High Availability
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (40.00%) Juju
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) KVM
3 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) VMware NSX
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Replication
5 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) RHEV
6 1 (10.00%) Microservices

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (40.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) GoCD
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) API Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) KVM
1 4 (40.00%) VMware NSX
2 2 (20.00%) RHEV
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Juju
3 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Pega