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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Rank 71 76 81
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 18 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.75% 1.54% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.81% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 6
Median daily rate £423 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £448 £520
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 877 1216 1005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.06% 85.27% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 864 672
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Leeds

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Python
4 12 (30.77%) Open Source
5 11 (28.21%) Puppet
5 11 (28.21%) DevOps
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco
6 10 (25.64%) MySQL
7 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.08%) HTTP
7 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
7 9 (23.08%) F5
8 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (20.51%) Salt
8 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.95%) VMware
9 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Ruby
9 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.95%) Ansible
9 7 (17.95%) Web Operations
9 7 (17.95%) Go
10 6 (15.38%) MS Office
10 6 (15.38%) Firewall
11 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (12.82%) IPsec
11 5 (12.82%) Migration

High Availability
Top Related 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) HTTP
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
4 5 (12.82%) IPsec
4 5 (12.82%) VLAN
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (10.26%) FCoE
5 4 (10.26%) NetScaler
5 4 (10.26%) NX-OS
6 2 (5.13%) AMQP
6 2 (5.13%) Internet
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security
6 2 (5.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.13%) Informix
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.56%) Big Data
8 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.56%) Redis
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) iGaming
3 1 (2.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) WebOps Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Lead Network Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (12.82%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Scala Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) REST
2 4 (10.26%) RESTful
3 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.69%) LAMP
3 3 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) CSS3
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) Kafka
4 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.56%) LESS
5 1 (2.56%) Memcached
5 1 (2.56%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) RIA
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Open Source
3 11 (28.21%) DevOps
4 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.95%) Web Operations
6 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.82%) Low Latency
6 5 (12.82%) Microservices
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Network Design
6 5 (12.82%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.69%) API Development
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) Python
3 7 (17.95%) Go
3 7 (17.95%) Ruby
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) PHP
5 4 (10.26%) Scala
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Puppet
2 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (20.51%) Salt
3 7 (17.95%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Graphite
4 1 (2.56%) Opsview
4 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco
2 9 (23.08%) F5
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Palo Alto
5 4 (10.26%) Brocade
5 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.69%) IDERA
6 3 (7.69%) RedGate
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix
7 2 (5.13%) Splunk
8 1 (2.56%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) Imperva
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) Qualys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago