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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 24 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing High Availability 10 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.64% 4.60% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 5.21% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 5
Median daily rate £619 £575 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +91.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £495 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £586 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-31.78% +29.23%

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
242 288 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.00% 88.34% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 203 266
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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
Luton +8 9 £625 +8.69%
Dunstable - 1 £220 -
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 21 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
3 15 (53.57%) IaaS
4 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
4 11 (39.29%) WAN
4 11 (39.29%) DNS
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Relational Database
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (35.71%) Service Management
6 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
8 6 (21.43%) IIS
8 6 (21.43%) JSP
8 6 (21.43%) Struts
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) XSL
8 6 (21.43%) XSLT
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL

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 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 21 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (53.57%) IaaS
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.71%) Akamai
4 3 (10.71%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
1 11 (39.29%) WAN
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
2 13 (46.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (35.71%) AWS Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Applications Support
4 6 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Web Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) DBA
9 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 6 (21.43%) Java EE
1 6 (21.43%) JSF
1 6 (21.43%) JSP
1 6 (21.43%) Spring
1 6 (21.43%) Struts
1 6 (21.43%) XML
1 6 (21.43%) XSL
1 6 (21.43%) XSLT
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
3 10 (35.71%) Service Management
4 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (10.71%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
10 1 (3.57%) ETL
10 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) BEA
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) NetApp
3 3 (10.71%) VMware