Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 48 69
Rank change year-on-year -35 +21 -7
Contract jobs citing High Availability 10 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.96% 3.11% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 3.55% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 15
West Sussex median daily rate £338 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.53% +8.96% -45.08%
10th Percentile £319 £355 £311
90th Percentile £379 £473 £378
South East median daily rate £350 £445 £375
% change year-on-year -21.35% +18.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £41.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -70.73% +47.75% -26.00%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 927 1099 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.62% 87.50% 87.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 625 700
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £270
90th Percentile £569 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.02 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Worthing - 6 £388 - 2
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) HP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
1 6 (60.00%) Data Management
1 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
1 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) Korn
3 4 (40.00%) NetBackup

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 (60.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Scripter
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (60.00%) Data Management
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (40.00%) Korn
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
1 6 (60.00%) HP
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft