Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 34 10
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 +20
Contract jobs citing High Availability 16 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.04% 1.63% 9.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% 1.81% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 23
Luton median daily rate £413 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06% -17.50%
10th Percentile £344 £374 £369
90th Percentile £550 £511 £631
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% -17.50%
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 246 276 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 92.83% 90.20% 87.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 207 162
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £259 £335 £304
90th Percentile £588 £645 £600
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +258.68% -30.00%
10th Percentile £49.50 £49.02 £11.57
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.75 £28.40
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £13.03
% change year-on-year -11.11% +72.74% -65.27%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Luton

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (50.00%) Terraform
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) Ansible
5 6 (37.50%) Big Data
5 6 (37.50%) Cloudera
5 6 (37.50%) Analytics
5 6 (37.50%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) SLA
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (37.50%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) Workday
6 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
6 5 (31.25%) IaaS
6 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server

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 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (31.25%) IaaS
4 4 (25.00%) Akamai
5 3 (18.75%) Taleo
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (6.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
3 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Programming
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Debt
6 2 (12.50%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Terraform
2 7 (43.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cloudera
1 6 (37.50%) F5
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Workday
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.25%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Talend