The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 28 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.36% 1.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -19.11%
High Availability
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
100 219 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 68.03% 82.64% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 127 71
Average daily rate £350 £400 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.58 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% +43.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.40 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £57.50 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 3 (50.00%) NetCrunch
4 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Technician
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 3 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (50.00%) NetCrunch
3 2 (33.33%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) Splunk
5 2 (33.33%) Acronis
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft