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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 41 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.32% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.41% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £513 £175 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+192.85% -43.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -19.11%
High Availability
Cambridgeshire

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
314 241 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.18% 77.00% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 151 103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (41.67%) ZigBee
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) SSL
2 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) 802.15
2 5 (41.67%) X.509
2 5 (41.67%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
3 4 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 4 (33.33%) Smart Meter
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) UDDI

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) 802.15
1 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (41.67%) X.509
1 5 (41.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) FCoE
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) UDDI
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Internet of Things
1 4 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat