The first table below looks at the demand for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Gloucestershire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.75% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£538 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £430 £378
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 162 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 59.80% 63.53% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 97 215
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 22
Average hourly rate £34.50 £29.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £11.95 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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South West

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (57.14%) Data Guard
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) OLTP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) TKPROF
4 1 (14.29%) JPA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) OLTP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
1 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) JPA
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) BPEL
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Guard
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Altiris
2 1 (14.29%) Nimsoft
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
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