Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

High Availability
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 98 92
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 7 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.56% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.09% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £260 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -42.22% -2.70%
South East median daily rate £350 £448 £375
% change year-on-year -21.79% +19.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £41.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -70.73% +47.75% -26.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1034 1098 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.12% 87.00% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 788 787
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £230
90th Percentile £590 £539 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +57.89%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.35 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 3 £300 -
Oxford -1 2 - -
Thame - 1 £310 - 1
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
1 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) XenServer
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Storage Virtualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure

High Availability
Co-occurring 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) HSRP
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) VRRP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Perl Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Catalyst
1 1 (14.29%) DBIx::Class
1 1 (14.29%) Moose
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
1 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds