The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 89 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.16% 0.70% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.84% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £51.00 -
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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1050 1076 1014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.78% 84.13% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 717 575
Median daily rate £435 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Surrey

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Surrey

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey 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
Staines +10 1 - -
High Availability
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Oracle
2 21 (84.00%) Unix
2 21 (84.00%) Solaris
2 21 (84.00%) SAN
2 21 (84.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (84.00%) NAS
2 21 (84.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 20 (80.00%) Veritas File System
3 20 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 20 (80.00%) Veritas
3 20 (80.00%) Sun
4 15 (60.00%) Symantec
4 15 (60.00%) NetBackup
4 15 (60.00%) Finance
5 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
5 12 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (44.00%) Change Management
6 11 (44.00%) Legal
6 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (44.00%) Change Control
6 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
7 10 (40.00%) Brocade
8 9 (36.00%) Nagios
8 9 (36.00%) NetApp
8 9 (36.00%) FTP
8 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (36.00%) SSH
8 9 (36.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (4.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) NAS
1 21 (84.00%) SAN
2 9 (36.00%) FTP
2 9 (36.00%) SSH
3 8 (32.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.00%) BGP
4 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) MPLS
4 2 (8.00%) OSPF
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.00%) IPv6
5 1 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) VPLS
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Administrator
1 21 (84.00%) Storage Administrator
1 21 (84.00%) Unix Administrator
2 15 (60.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 15 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (60.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 11 (44.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 7 (28.00%) SAN Administrator
4 7 (28.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 7 (28.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (84.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (16.00%) EMC VNX
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Solaris
2 21 (84.00%) Unix
3 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.00%) HPUX
5 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (44.00%) Change Control
2 11 (44.00%) Change Management
2 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) Case Management
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Image Processing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Presales
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) SDLC
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCDA
1 1 (4.00%) CCIP
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) CCSP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 20 (80.00%) Veritas File System
2 8 (32.00%) NFS
2 8 (32.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 9 (36.00%) Nagios
2 9 (36.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (32.00%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Oracle
1 21 (84.00%) Red Hat
2 20 (80.00%) Sun
2 20 (80.00%) Veritas
3 15 (60.00%) Symantec
4 10 (40.00%) Brocade
5 9 (36.00%) NetApp
6 4 (16.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (4.00%) VMware