Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Availability Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Availability Management over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 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.

Availability Management
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 88 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +113
Contract jobs citing Availability Management 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.21% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £488 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.36% - -
North East median daily rate £488 £669 -
% change year-on-year -27.10% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

Availability Management 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 862 806 1,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 89.79% 87.61% 88.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 580 1,397
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £390 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% +11.27% -13.99%
10th Percentile £281 £244 £240
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £408 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +8.67% +4.14% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 79
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.91% -36.36% +41.03%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.60 £13.80
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £20.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year -30.86% -23.58% +55.88%

Availability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Availability Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Availability Management in Tyne and Wear

Availability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Availability Management in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Availability Management in Tyne and Wear

Availability Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Availability Management within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 2 £488 -30.36% 2
Availability Management
North East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Availability Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Availability Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA

Availability Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Pega
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow