The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 61 51 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 1 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.36% 0.20% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.26% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 28
Median daily rate £375 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £475 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £600
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 438 388 571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.06% 78.07% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 305 371
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Oxfordshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Oxfordshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Oxfordshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 1 £300 -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (20.00%) iptables
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (20.00%) Route 53
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Salesforce Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Server Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) POSIX
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) iptables
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) VMware