The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.40% 1.02% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.22% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £304 £513 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.73% +192.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +35.38%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 328 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.97% 83.25% 79.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 202 159
Median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 16
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.00 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Cambridge region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) DTS
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) OCP
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) DTS
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) GIS Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) GIS Support
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Database Security
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Secure Coding
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) OCP
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft