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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 64 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing High Availability 37 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.37% 1.12% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.30% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 14
Average daily rate £375 £410 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -5.06%
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
1333 1151 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.34% 85.83% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 790 660
Average daily rate £425 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 14
Average hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £29.40 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) Games
3 27 (47.37%) Linux
4 26 (45.61%) PHP
5 22 (38.60%) Python
6 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 21 (36.84%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (31.58%) Java
8 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
8 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
10 12 (21.05%) MySQL
11 11 (19.30%) Windows
12 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
13 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (15.79%) Cisco
13 9 (15.79%) SQL
13 9 (15.79%) TDD
13 9 (15.79%) VMware
13 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
14 8 (14.04%) Scrum
14 8 (14.04%) Clustering
14 8 (14.04%) SAN
14 8 (14.04%) FWSM
14 8 (14.04%) Redis
14 8 (14.04%) DevOps
14 8 (14.04%) MongoDB

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (8.77%) Apache
1 5 (8.77%) Node.js
2 3 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (14.04%) FWSM
2 8 (14.04%) SAN
3 6 (10.53%) BGP
3 6 (10.53%) EIGRP
3 6 (10.53%) Firewall
3 6 (10.53%) Internet
3 6 (10.53%) MPLS
3 6 (10.53%) OSPF
4 5 (8.77%) HSRP
4 5 (8.77%) VPN
4 5 (8.77%) VRRP
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) VXLAN
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.04%) Redis
3 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.53%) Informix
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.75%) DTS
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Hudson
2 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Mockito
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (50.88%) Games
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Java Developer
3 14 (24.56%) PHP Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Python Developer
4 12 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) DBA
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) LAMP Developer
7 4 (7.02%) MongoDB Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (7.02%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (7.02%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) LAMP
3 5 (8.77%) REST
4 4 (7.02%) HTML5
4 4 (7.02%) RESTful
5 3 (5.26%) jQuery
6 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.51%) Middleware
7 1 (1.75%) Java EE
7 1 (1.75%) Kafka
7 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Clustering
2 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) RIA
5 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Windows
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Unix
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (15.79%) TDD
3 8 (14.04%) DevOps
3 8 (14.04%) Scrum
4 7 (12.28%) Change Management
4 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.77%) Low Latency
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) API Development
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.02%) Microservices
7 4 (7.02%) Open Source
7 4 (7.02%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (5.26%) SIEM
8 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) PHP
2 22 (38.60%) Python
3 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 18 (31.58%) Java
5 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
6 9 (15.79%) SQL
7 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
8 7 (12.28%) Perl
9 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.75%) Ruby
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) CCNP
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) CCIE
3 2 (3.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.75%) CCDE
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CCSP
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
4 1 (1.75%) MCITP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) vCloud
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.51%) Cacti
2 2 (3.51%) Graphite
2 2 (3.51%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) Opsview
2 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) HP
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.26%) Veritas
5 2 (3.51%) F5
5 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.51%) Siebel
6 1 (1.75%) EMC
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk
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