Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 6 months to 24 May 2018 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
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 90 84
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +30
Contract jobs citing High Availability 45 47 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.77% 2.23% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.53% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 67
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £361 £410 £325
90th Percentile £525 £508 £490
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year - +12.58% -12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,250 1,860 2,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.65% 88.11% 87.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,557 1,240 1,785
Leeds median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £288
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 35
Leeds median hourly rate £32.25 £14.63 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.51% +12.50% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.65 £10.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.05 £34.75 £21.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year +29.63% -12.22% -12.11%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Leeds

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Leeds

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Leeds

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Docker
4 17 (37.78%) Linux
5 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (26.67%) F5
6 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 11 (24.44%) Open Source
7 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
8 10 (22.22%) PHP
8 10 (22.22%) TDD
8 10 (22.22%) Clustering
8 10 (22.22%) Puppet
8 10 (22.22%) RESTful
9 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (20.00%) MySQL
9 9 (20.00%) Web Services
9 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
10 8 (17.78%) IaaS
10 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (15.56%) PaaS
11 7 (15.56%) Release Management
11 7 (15.56%) Mesos

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) IaaS
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.56%) PaaS
4 6 (13.33%) SaaS
5 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.67%) CloudFront
5 3 (6.67%) Force.com
5 3 (6.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.22%) GitHub
6 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) MPLS
1 6 (13.33%) WAN
2 5 (11.11%) VoIP
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (4.44%) SSL
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) BGP
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.22%) FTP
6 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.22%) IPsec
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) OSPF
6 1 (2.22%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.22%) SSH
6 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) VPLS
6 1 (2.22%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.22%) Bigtable
6 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) CircleCI
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Mockito
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) RESTful
2 9 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) jQuery
3 3 (6.67%) JSON
3 3 (6.67%) LAMP
3 3 (6.67%) Node.js
3 3 (6.67%) Redux
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) SOAP
3 3 (6.67%) Spring
3 3 (6.67%) Symfony
3 3 (6.67%) Visualforce
3 3 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) Kafka
4 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.44%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.22%) Akka
5 1 (2.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Clustering
3 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.44%) CMDB
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (24.44%) Open Source
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
7 7 (15.56%) DevOps
7 7 (15.56%) Pair Programming
7 7 (15.56%) Release Management
7 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.33%) Microservices
9 5 (11.11%) BDD
9 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.11%) Web Development
10 4 (8.89%) Change Management
10 4 (8.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) PHP
4 6 (13.33%) Scala
5 5 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Apex Code
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) SOQL
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) Kotlin
7 2 (4.44%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) Groovy
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) CCNA
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCIP
2 5 (11.11%) CCNP
2 5 (11.11%) CCSP
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) CCSA
4 1 (2.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) Marathon
2 7 (15.56%) Mesos
2 7 (15.56%) Salt
3 5 (11.11%) Ansible
4 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.67%) SCCM
6 1 (2.22%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.22%) Consul
6 1 (2.22%) Graphite
6 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.22%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.22%) Terraform
6 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) F5
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Brocade
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) Civica
5 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) CommVault
7 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Splunk
7 1 (2.22%) Tableau