The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 78 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £155.00 -
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
963 795 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.47% 81.45% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 491 280
Average daily rate £375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.75 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £37.80 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Infor
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Tuxedo
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCTS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) UAG
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Infor
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy