The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
447 161 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 87.82% 61.92% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 70 161
Average daily rate £425 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £590 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £101.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) OS/400
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
1 1 (50.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft