The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 70 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.45% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£308 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
658 445 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.95% 68.89% 73.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 246 296
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

High Availability
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft