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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - - 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 278 339 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 84.76% 75.17% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 170 216
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Python

High Availability
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) EJB
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft