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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.05% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
277 158 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 72.70% 64.49% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 94 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 2 - -
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware