The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
High Availability
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 159 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.47% 55.02% 63.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 72 149
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £14.80 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £75.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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Job
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Blackburn - - - -
High Availability
North West