Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 13 December 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 125 111
Rank change year-on-year -15 -14 +14
Contract jobs citing High Availability 29 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.84% 1.08% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.25% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 37
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +21.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £362 £349 £315
90th Percentile £643 £525 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £23.08 £12.25
% change year-on-year - +88.37% -69.38%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,005 2,636 3,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.48% 86.57% 87.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 1,822 1,996
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 67 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -4.13%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.90 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Leeds +14 26 £425 - 14
Wakefield +2 1 - - 1
High Availability
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Degree
3 9 (31.03%) DNS
4 8 (27.59%) MySQL
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) LAN
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
6 6 (20.69%) Scala
6 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
6 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
7 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
7 5 (17.24%) F5
7 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (17.24%) Network Design
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Force.com
2 3 (10.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) IaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) PaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) Route 53
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) BGP
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) MPLS
3 5 (17.24%) OSPF
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
4 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.34%) Couchbase
5 3 (10.34%) CouchDB
5 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.90%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) Redis
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.90%) ProC
4 1 (3.45%) GitLab
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) DBA
2 6 (20.69%) Scala Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Scala Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) Grails
1 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) JSON
1 3 (10.34%) REST
1 3 (10.34%) RESTful
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
1 3 (10.34%) Spring
1 3 (10.34%) Visualforce
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) OC4J
3 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.45%) GraphQL
3 1 (3.45%) Kafka
3 1 (3.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) SCADA
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
3 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Network Design
3 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Scala
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Apex Code
5 3 (10.34%) Groovy
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.34%) SOQL
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Go
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) CCNP
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (13.79%) CCIE
4 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCA
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (3.45%) MCTS
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.90%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Terraform
2 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.90%) Prometheus
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) Grafana
3 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) Packer
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) Dell
2 5 (17.24%) F5
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) Splunk
4 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) McAfee
5 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) SAP