The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 51 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.93% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.55% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -20.00%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 256 366 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 79.50% 76.41% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 211 226
Median daily rate £350 £413 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +1.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 19
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Gloucestershire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire 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
Cheltenham +8 1 £425 +41.66%
High Availability
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) OpenVZ
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware