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 June 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 / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 45 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.87% 1.86% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.34% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £300 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.95 £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.89% +43.58%  

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 464 471 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.28% 79.70% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 272 364
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 31 54
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +59.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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
Peterborough - 3 £300 -
Cambridge -4 1 £400 +17.64%
High Availability
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) DTS
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) OCP
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification

High Availability
Co-occurring 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 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) DTS
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (11.11%) GIS
4 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Support
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) gevent
2 1 (11.11%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (11.11%) pytest
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
2 1 (11.11%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Database Security
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) OCP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle