The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
High Availability
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 213 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.08% 72.70% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 127 112
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.52 £40.20 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Kent

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Kent region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 12 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
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning