Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 November 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 59 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing High Availability 15 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.71% 0.14% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.17% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 22
Swindon median daily rate £525 - £900
10th Percentile £398 - £756
90th Percentile £549 - £1,000
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £425 £900
% change year-on-year +23.53% -52.78% +89.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 767 602 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 87.56% 87.12% 83.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 435 406
Swindon median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £272
90th Percentile £649 £589 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £397
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.12% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Swindon median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -38.10% +23.55%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.80 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £28.75 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -5.41% +13.85%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Swindon

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Swindon

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Swindon over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Swindon region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) AIX
3 5 (33.33%) zOS
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (26.67%) Unisys
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Site Server
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) Dynatrace
6 2 (13.33%) Synthetic Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) HTTP

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (26.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (20.00%) Site Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Fiddler
1 2 (13.33%) JMeter
1 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) AIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (33.33%) zOS
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Synthetic Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCDP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (13.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Unisys
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Dynatrace
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) VMware