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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 44 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.51% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -4.34%
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
210 196 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.67% 71.79% 61.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 113 79
Average daily rate £343 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £9.12 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL