The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 71 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing High Availability 24 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 0.97% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 1
Average daily rate £375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -19.11%
High Availability
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 16 (38.10%) Shell Script
2 16 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (28.57%) MySQL
4 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
5 11 (26.19%) Windows
5 11 (26.19%) Games
6 10 (23.81%) Change Management
6 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) DevOps
8 8 (19.05%) Redis
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle
9 7 (16.67%) JBoss
9 7 (16.67%) Middleware
9 7 (16.67%) VMware
9 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (16.67%) FWSM
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (16.67%) JBoss
2 6 (14.29%) Node.js
3 5 (11.90%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (16.67%) FWSM
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) BGP
3 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) HSRP
3 4 (9.52%) MPLS
3 4 (9.52%) OSPF
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) VRRP
4 3 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) Redis
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (11.90%) Informix
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.38%) DTS
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Hudson
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Mockito
General
1 11 (26.19%) Games
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Online Betting
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Administrator
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) DBA
3 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.90%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (11.90%) PHP Developer
6 4 (9.52%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) MongoDB Developer
6 4 (9.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Scrum Master
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Middleware
2 6 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (26.19%) Windows
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Change Management
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) DevOps
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.52%) Release Management
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Shell Script
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) Perl
4 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
3 2 (4.76%) CCIE
3 2 (4.76%) CCSP
3 2 (4.76%) CISSP
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) vCloud
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Cacti
1 3 (7.14%) Graphite
1 3 (7.14%) Nagios
1 3 (7.14%) Opsview
1 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.76%) Siebel
6 2 (4.76%) Veritas
7 1 (2.38%) Aruba
7 1 (2.38%) Percona
7 1 (2.38%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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