The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 49 55 62
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.60% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £513 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +105.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 424 501 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 78.96% 80.55% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 298 268
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 57
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +78.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Cambridgeshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Cambridgeshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Cambridgeshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 4 £375 -26.92% 3
High Availability
East of England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Clustering
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (20.00%) OCP
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (20.00%) DTS
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (20.00%) MCDBA
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) Data Centre

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) DTS
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (6.67%) GIS
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) DBA
1 5 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 3 (20.00%) C Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Software Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) GIS Graduate
3 1 (6.67%) GIS Support
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Database Security
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Secure Coding
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (20.00%) OCP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux-HA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Pacemaker
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago