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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 24 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.99% - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£150 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £523
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 85 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.30% 80.19% 69.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 84
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
County Antrim - 1 £150 -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL