The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 36 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.78% 2.12% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 3.00% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £418 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -51.25%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
275 267 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.60% 70.63% 65.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 135 65
Median daily rate £385 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +244.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -6 5 £418 - 2
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) BPEL
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) DataPower
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) API Design
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) SoftLayer
3 1 (16.67%) iptables
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) API Design
1 2 (33.33%) BPEL
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) iptables
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware