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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.34% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
291 448 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.02% 88.19% 63.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 315 73
Average daily rate £413 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £400 -
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft