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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 30 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.90% 0.97% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.18% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £250 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -22.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £354 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -4.06%
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
285 423 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.61% 82.46% 70.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 283 226
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% +11.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.00 £20.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) Solaris
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 12 (63.16%) EMC
2 12 (63.16%) SAN
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
2 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
2 12 (63.16%) TippingPoint
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Open Source
2 12 (63.16%) OSSEC
2 12 (63.16%) LogRhythm
2 12 (63.16%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (63.16%) iptables
3 11 (57.89%) Puppet
3 11 (57.89%) Virtual Environments
3 11 (57.89%) Nagios
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 11 (57.89%) Unix
3 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
4 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
4 10 (52.63%) JIRA
4 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
4 10 (52.63%) Windows

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 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
1 12 (63.16%) SAN
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) 802.15
4 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
4 2 (10.53%) HTTP
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) X.509
4 2 (10.53%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) DTS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Administrator
2 10 (52.63%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (42.11%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (36.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (31.58%) Developer
5 6 (31.58%) Python Developer
6 4 (21.05%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (21.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (10.53%) DBA
7 2 (10.53%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) MySQL DBA
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
8 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
1 2 (10.53%) Ajax
1 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) JSON
1 2 (10.53%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Solaris
2 11 (57.89%) Unix
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (63.16%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (63.16%) Open Source
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 11 (57.89%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (52.63%) Change Control
4 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
4 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
4 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Database Security
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCDBA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) OCP
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) iptables
2 10 (52.63%) Postfix
2 10 (52.63%) Sendmail
2 10 (52.63%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (52.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) OSSEC
2 11 (57.89%) Nagios
2 11 (57.89%) Puppet
3 10 (52.63%) Cobbler
4 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) EMC
1 12 (63.16%) LogRhythm
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
1 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
1 12 (63.16%) TippingPoint
2 10 (52.63%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) ServiceNow
2 10 (52.63%) SolarWinds
2 10 (52.63%) Splunk