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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 144 118 134
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.098% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.53% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
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£450 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -23 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
High Availability
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) UDDI
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Tripwire
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Netezza
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SCOM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) UDDI
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) iSeries
3 1 (11.11%) LPAR
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) OS/400
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Tripwire
2 1 (11.11%) Netezza
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) CommVault
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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