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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Rank 68 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 19 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.72% 1.56% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.85% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 8
Median daily rate £475 £368 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% -13.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +29.23%

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
932 1191 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.42% 84.65% 86.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 821 715
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.87 £19.44 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 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 Leeds region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) Linux
4 13 (31.71%) Puppet
5 12 (29.27%) Open Source
5 12 (29.27%) DevOps
6 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (24.39%) Python
6 10 (24.39%) Cisco
7 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.95%) MySQL
7 9 (21.95%) VMware
7 9 (21.95%) F5
8 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
8 8 (19.51%) TDD
8 8 (19.51%) HTTP
9 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.07%) Salt
10 6 (14.63%) Ansible
10 6 (14.63%) Low Latency
10 6 (14.63%) Go
10 6 (14.63%) Microservices
10 6 (14.63%) REST
10 6 (14.63%) Web Operations
10 6 (14.63%) Firewall
10 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
10 6 (14.63%) MS Office
10 6 (14.63%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) IPsec
3 5 (12.20%) VLAN
3 5 (12.20%) VPN
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (9.76%) FCoE
4 4 (9.76%) NetScaler
4 4 (9.76%) NX-OS
5 2 (4.88%) AMQP
5 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 2 (4.88%) Network Security
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
2 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
3 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.88%) Informix
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) DB2
8 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.44%) Redis
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) iGaming
3 1 (2.44%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) WebOps Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Lead Network Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (12.20%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) REST
2 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) RESTful
3 3 (7.32%) CSS3
3 3 (7.32%) HTML5
3 3 (7.32%) LAMP
3 3 (7.32%) Node.js
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) Kafka
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) Dojo
5 1 (2.44%) EJB
5 1 (2.44%) J2EE
5 1 (2.44%) JPA
5 1 (2.44%) JSP
5 1 (2.44%) LESS
5 1 (2.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Clustering
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) RIA
2 2 (4.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) CentOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) DevOps
2 12 (29.27%) Open Source
3 8 (19.51%) TDD
4 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.63%) Low Latency
5 6 (14.63%) Microservices
5 6 (14.63%) Web Operations
6 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.76%) API Development
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Network Design
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) Python
3 6 (14.63%) Go
3 6 (14.63%) Ruby
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) PHP
5 4 (9.76%) Scala
5 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (17.07%) Salt
4 6 (14.63%) Ansible
5 2 (4.88%) vRealize
6 1 (2.44%) Graphite
6 1 (2.44%) Opsview
6 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) F5
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
4 4 (9.76%) Brocade
4 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.32%) IDERA
5 3 (7.32%) RedGate
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk