The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 29 March 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 56 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.57% 2.12% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.39% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 17
Median daily rate £250 £366 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.74% +17.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -37.01% +26.66%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 545 424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.24% 88.91% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 330 262
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 16
Median hourly rate £45.87 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in West Sussex

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Gatwick -9 3 £250 -31.74%
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 6 (66.67%) WebCenter
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) PMO
5 3 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Replication

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NAS
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Applications Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Applications Support
2 4 (44.44%) Web Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) DBA
3 3 (33.33%) Senior DBA
3 3 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
3 3 (33.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Middleware
1 6 (66.67%) WebCenter
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) FatWire