The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£374 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £570
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -38.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%
High Availability
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1243 1071 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 75.56% 72.12% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 547 418
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 72 53
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -34.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.59 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £64.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 4 £347 -
Derbyshire - 2 £400 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (35.71%) Statistics
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) SLA
4 4 (28.57%) Clustering
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
5 3 (21.43%) SUSE
5 3 (21.43%) Samba
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (21.43%) Korn
5 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Sun
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) JBoss

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
2 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
2 3 (21.43%) FCoE
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DBA
2 6 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Statistics
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
4 1 (7.14%) AS400
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) SUSE
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) HPUX
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) OS/400
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) Korn
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) C-shell
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Samba
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (21.43%) KVM
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
1 3 (21.43%) Sun
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) PlateSpin
1 3 (21.43%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Opsware
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Kronos
3 1 (7.14%) Infor