Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 21 October 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.

High Availability
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 35 58
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 +33
Contract jobs citing High Availability 40 52 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.56% 5.81% 5.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 6.68% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 85
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £378 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +3.13% +21.90%
10th Percentile £263 £293 £225
90th Percentile £575 £424 £433
North East median daily rate £390 £330 £320
% change year-on-year +18.18% +3.13% +21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.00
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00

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 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 777 779 2,263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.60% 87.04% 88.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 543 1,598
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +9.01% -16.10%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £542 £516
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 103
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.67% +7.14% +75.77%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.10 £14.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.33 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -57.89% +1.79% +83.61%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Tyne and Wear

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Tyne and Wear

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Tyne and Wear

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Tyne and Wear

High Availability
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 High Availability within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 October 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 -9 37 £420 +27.27% 1
Sunderland +3 3 £215 -21.82%
High Availability
North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 29 (72.50%) BDD
2 28 (70.00%) Open Source
2 28 (70.00%) Data Centre
3 27 (67.50%) Ansible
3 27 (67.50%) DevOps
3 27 (67.50%) Configuration Management
4 26 (65.00%) Windows
4 26 (65.00%) Linux
4 26 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (65.00%) Puppet
5 23 (57.50%) Jenkins
6 22 (55.00%) TeamCity
6 22 (55.00%) Packer
6 22 (55.00%) Terraform
7 21 (52.50%) Bash Shell
7 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
7 21 (52.50%) Splunk
7 21 (52.50%) New Relic
7 21 (52.50%) Perl
7 21 (52.50%) Nagios
7 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
8 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (50.00%) Datadog
8 20 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
9 19 (47.50%) Docker
9 19 (47.50%) Java
10 18 (45.00%) Ruby
10 18 (45.00%) C
10 18 (45.00%) C++

High Availability
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:

Cloud Services
1 26 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (50.00%) Datadog
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) BGP
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) OSPF
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (57.50%) Jenkins
2 22 (55.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Service Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Junior
3 3 (7.50%) Junior DevOps
3 3 (7.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Linux
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) BDD
2 28 (70.00%) Open Source
3 27 (67.50%) Configuration Management
3 27 (67.50%) DevOps
4 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
5 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (22.50%) Microservices
7 9 (22.50%) TDD
8 8 (20.00%) Line Management
8 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.00%) Analytical Thinking
9 2 (5.00%) Creative Thinking
9 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (2.50%) Availability Management
10 1 (2.50%) Contract Management
10 1 (2.50%) Decision-Making
10 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 1 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Bash Shell
1 21 (52.50%) Perl
1 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 18 (45.00%) C
3 18 (45.00%) C++
3 18 (45.00%) Python
3 18 (45.00%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CCDP
3 1 (2.50%) CCIE
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CISM
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (67.50%) Ansible
2 26 (65.00%) Puppet
3 22 (55.00%) Packer
3 22 (55.00%) Terraform
4 21 (52.50%) Nagios
5 18 (45.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (7.50%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) New Relic
1 21 (52.50%) Splunk
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Meraki