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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 99 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.074% 0.083% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £523
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -33.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%
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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
1135 986 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.83% 81.89% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 706 322
Average daily rate £363 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -49.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

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 1 June 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 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (80.00%) MCTS
2 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Tuxedo
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) MCTS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Infor