The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 41 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.40% 2.68% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 3.83% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +29.23%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
188 183 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 76.11% 70.11% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 99 62
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £272 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Median hourly rate £23.75 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.69% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £8.19 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £29.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Derbyshire region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware