The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 36 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.28% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.90% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £513 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +105.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -37.01% +26.66%  

High Availability is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.11% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 209 156
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 15
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing High Availability as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Cambridge

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Cambridge

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Cambridge

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Cambridge

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (25.00%) DTS
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) OCP
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) DTS
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) C Developer
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Database Security
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Secure Coding
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) OCP
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago