The first table below looks at the demand for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £570 £350
% change year-on-year
-38.59% +62.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £57.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
910 544 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.11% 69.21% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 249 387
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +84.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
High Availability
Scotland

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

High Availability
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL