The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 60 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.16% 1.10% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.37% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 19
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
502 438 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.49% 80.51% 83.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 352 355
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 27
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Sophos
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (70.00%) Middleware
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Apex Code
2 7 (70.00%) Line Management
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (10.00%) Route 53
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (10.00%) sed
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) Route 53
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Salesforce Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Salesforce Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) POSIX
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Debian
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Line Management
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Apex Code
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) AWK
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) iptables
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (70.00%) Sophos
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) VMware