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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £210
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
High Availability
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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
508 438 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.41% 66.36% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 289 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.71% +677.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £112.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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