The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 21 26 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing High Availability 18 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.26% 1.78% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 2.21% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 8
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £370 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+29.13% +10.43%
High Availability
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 272 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.92% 80.47% 90.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 327
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +9 16 £413 -8.33% 6
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (65.00%) IIS
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (35.00%) Akamai
5 7 (35.00%) CloudFront
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) NetApp
7 5 (25.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) XenApp
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) SOAP
9 2 (10.00%) C#
9 2 (10.00%) SOA
9 2 (10.00%) LAN
9 2 (10.00%) WAN
9 2 (10.00%) REST
9 2 (10.00%) RIA
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) TDD
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
10 1 (5.00%) Retail
10 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 13 (65.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (35.00%) CloudFront
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Web Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Architect
5 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
6 4 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) AWS Architect
7 2 (10.00%) C# Architect
7 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Developer
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) RIA
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) CCSA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Akamai
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) NetApp
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore