Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 67 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing High Availability 47 31 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.44% 3.22% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 3.63% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 51
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £330 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% +17.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £267 £305 £225
90th Percentile £575 £438 £356
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £280
% change year-on-year +10.61% +17.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
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 916 853 1,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.58% 88.67% 88.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 583 1,335
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.99% +16.15% -12.16%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £221
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £380 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 97
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.23% +10.71% +115.38%
10th Percentile £8.69 £10.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.45 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -46.15% -7.14% +107.41%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +8 46 £365 +10.61% 6
Sunderland +1 1 - -
High Availability
North East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 43 (91.49%) Data Centre
2 42 (89.36%) Open Source
3 41 (87.23%) DevOps
3 41 (87.23%) Configuration Management
4 40 (85.11%) Puppet
4 40 (85.11%) Ansible
4 40 (85.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (85.11%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (82.98%) Windows
5 39 (82.98%) Linux
6 35 (74.47%) Splunk
6 35 (74.47%) New Relic
6 35 (74.47%) Nagios
7 34 (72.34%) Datadog
8 33 (70.21%) Elastic Stack
8 33 (70.21%) Bash Shell
8 33 (70.21%) PowerShell
8 33 (70.21%) Perl
9 32 (68.09%) C
9 32 (68.09%) C++
9 32 (68.09%) Java
9 32 (68.09%) Python
9 32 (68.09%) Ruby
9 32 (68.09%) BDD
10 30 (63.83%) Jenkins
10 30 (63.83%) TeamCity
10 30 (63.83%) Terraform
10 30 (63.83%) Packer
11 29 (61.70%) Test Automation
12 26 (55.32%) Docker

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 40 (85.11%) Amazon AWS
1 40 (85.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (72.34%) Datadog
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) BGP
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) OSPF
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.26%) VPN
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (63.83%) Jenkins
1 30 (63.83%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Junior
2 6 (12.77%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (12.77%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (8.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 43 (91.49%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Linux
1 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) AIX
2 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) Open Source
2 41 (87.23%) Configuration Management
2 41 (87.23%) DevOps
3 32 (68.09%) BDD
4 29 (61.70%) Test Automation
5 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (40.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (31.91%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (12.77%) Analytical Thinking
8 6 (12.77%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.51%) Line Management
10 3 (6.38%) Microservices
10 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.38%) TDD
11 2 (4.26%) Contract Management
11 2 (4.26%) Decision-Making
11 2 (4.26%) IT Strategy
11 2 (4.26%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (4.26%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) Bash Shell
1 33 (70.21%) Perl
1 33 (70.21%) PowerShell
2 32 (68.09%) C
2 32 (68.09%) C++
2 32 (68.09%) Java
2 32 (68.09%) Python
2 32 (68.09%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) CCDP
3 2 (4.26%) CCIE
3 2 (4.26%) CCNP
3 2 (4.26%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CISM
3 2 (4.26%) CISSP
3 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (85.11%) Ansible
1 40 (85.11%) Puppet
2 35 (74.47%) Nagios
3 30 (63.83%) Packer
3 30 (63.83%) Terraform
4 26 (55.32%) Kubernetes
5 11 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) New Relic
1 35 (74.47%) Splunk
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) Meraki
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle