The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 50 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.68% 0.14% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.17% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £513 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+192.85% -46.15%
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
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 578 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.21% 79.94% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 337 194
Average daily rate £400 £395 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 4 £513 +192.85%
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (43.75%) WCF
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 7 (43.75%) UDDI
1 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) X.509
3 5 (31.25%) Ajax
3 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 5 (31.25%) 802.15
3 5 (31.25%) Bluetooth
3 5 (31.25%) HTTP
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) 802.1X
3 5 (31.25%) REST

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) 802.15
1 5 (31.25%) Bluetooth
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
1 5 (31.25%) SSL
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (31.25%) X.509
1 5 (31.25%) ZigBee
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) FCoE
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) UDDI
1 7 (43.75%) WCF
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) 802.1X
3 5 (31.25%) Ajax
3 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 4 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) CentOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Email Filtering
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCA
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat