The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1347 941 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.63% 78.68% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 515 391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory