The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 442 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 63.64% 70.27% 68.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 307 247
Average daily rate £375 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.30 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £52.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham