Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 July 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 153 153
Rank change year-on-year +55 0 -29
Contract jobs citing High Availability 15 36 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.83% 0.82% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.95% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 29
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £304 £362
90th Percentile £506 £584 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £488
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.29 £16.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.18% - -
England median hourly rate £46.50 £15.45 £42.50
% change year-on-year +201.07% -63.66% +55.22%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,511 3,774 4,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.71% 85.54% 87.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 2,497 2,925
Median daily rate £445 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £270
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 147 123
Median hourly rate £18.70 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -18.75% +53.85%
10th Percentile £11.14 £11.25 £10.83
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £42.90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +13.64% -12.00%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing High Availability in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for High Availability in Yorkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing High Availability in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for High Availability in Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing High Availability in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for High Availability in Yorkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +42 9 £450 - 2
South Yorkshire +44 6 £325 - 1
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) React
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Web Design
6 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Tech Ops
6 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) IPsec
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CircleCI
1 1 (6.67%) GitLab
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (26.67%) HTML Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) React
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) GraphQL
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) Redux
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (26.67%) Tech Ops
4 4 (26.67%) Web Design
5 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) Project Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Transition Management
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (20.00%) vRealize
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Aruba
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk