Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 23 March 2019 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 38 11
Rank change year-on-year +17 -27 +16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 13 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.88% 1.29% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 1.41% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 12
Luton median daily rate £500 £400 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -34.69% +12.64%
10th Percentile £363 £370 £406
90th Percentile £604 £500 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 208 283 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 94.12% 91.00% 89.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 217 128
Luton median daily rate £456 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £210
90th Percentile £594 £609 £627
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Luton median hourly rate £45.43 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.20% +96.43% -70.53%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +84.21% +35.71% -65.00%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Luton

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Luton

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Luton over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 Luton region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (38.46%) SLA
4 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
5 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Data Transformation
5 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (23.08%) Low Latency

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (15.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Taleo
3 1 (7.69%) Akamai
3 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
1 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Transformation
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
2 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
2 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
3 3 (23.08%) Workday
4 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Cloudera
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Talend