Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

High Availability
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 31 49
Rank change year-on-year -26 +18 +4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 9 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.34% 4.85% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 5.81% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 27 9
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £373 £227 £355
90th Percentile £508 £606 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £338
% change year-on-year +3.03% +22.22% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +73.91% -4.17%

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 565 516 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.95% 83.36% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 329 375
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £268 £212 £239
90th Percentile £584 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +117.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.71
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +25.90% +3.65%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Bedfordshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Bedfordshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Bedfordshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -22 7 £438 +6.06% 1
High Availability
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 6 (66.67%) Migration
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) CMMI
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) CCA
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (44.44%) VCAP
4 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (33.33%) Skype
4 3 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) DWDM
4 1 (11.11%) HSRP
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) RIP
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DTS
2 1 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) CMMI
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCA
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) VCAP
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Sun Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE Security
3 1 (11.11%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (11.11%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Trustwave
4 1 (11.11%) Virgin Media