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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 58 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.97% 0.37% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 0.47% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Median daily rate £375 £420 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £420 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -37.01% +26.66%  

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 361 430 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 78.99% 78.75% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 298 227
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £745 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -15.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 +8 7 £388 -7.73% 1
Rotherham - 2 £325 - 1
High Availability
Yorkshire

High Availability
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 15 (71.43%) Migration
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Puppet
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Ruby
6 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (19.05%) GoCD
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (14.29%) NX-OS
7 3 (14.29%) Data Centre

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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (14.29%) FCoE
2 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 3 (14.29%) NX-OS
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) GoCD
2 4 (19.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) DBA
1 9 (42.86%) SQL DBA
2 6 (28.57%) Migration Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Data Migration Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Data Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) CoreOS
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (19.05%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Jython
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSA
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
2 3 (14.29%) Brocade
2 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) F5
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle