Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 November 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - +34 +1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.68% - 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% - 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Watford median daily rate £445 - £375
10th Percentile £324 - £343
90th Percentile £562 - £388
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 382 224 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.21% 77.24% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 110 79
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £224 £205 £212
90th Percentile £588 £532 £489
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +9.62% +4.00%
10th Percentile £14.45 £12.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.50 £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -41.09% +53.57% +31.25%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Watford

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Watford

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Watford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LPAR
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM