The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 123 137 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing High Availability 16 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.14% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.18% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£355 £358 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £324 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2304 2165 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.75% 74.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1238 857
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Hertfordshire -1 11 £350 -12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £363 -
Bedfordshire +10 1 - - 6
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) Brocade
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 8 (30.77%) SAP
4 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (26.92%) Windows
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) Firmware
6 5 (19.23%) SAN
6 5 (19.23%) NetApp
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (15.38%) Database Security
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco
7 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 3 (11.54%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 3 (11.54%) SLA
8 3 (11.54%) LAN
8 3 (11.54%) AIX

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
1 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (34.62%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
2 5 (19.23%) DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) UDDI
2 2 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) AIX
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
1 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Database Security
4 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) OCP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Firmware
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (11.54%) SRDF
3 3 (11.54%) PowerHA
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
1 9 (34.62%) Brocade
2 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
6 3 (11.54%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) IronPort
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) Trend Micro
8 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.85%) Informatica
8 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds