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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 35 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.63% 0.29% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.34% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £600 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -57.83%
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
256 298 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.50% 85.63% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 208 237
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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
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 25 June 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 - 2 £600 -
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Conflict Management
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Change Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Architect
3 2 (18.18%) C# Architect
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Conflict Management
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) hybris
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore