The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £414
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-34.88% +35.38%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
194 98 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.20% 83.76% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 47 50
Median daily rate £375 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £109 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -68.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland