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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 50 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.92% 0.68% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.81% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £550 £475 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +16.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.95 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.89% -  

High Availability is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 272 372 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.69% 83.78% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 277 222
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +60.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.20 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £23.90 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing High Availability as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +13 3 £550 - 2
High Availability
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (61.54%) Migration
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) Puppet
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (30.77%) GoCD
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) DTS
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) GoCD
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) DBA
1 7 (53.85%) SQL DBA
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) DataPower
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Jython
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Atlassian