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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -22.76%
High Availability
UK

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
112 50 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.43% 66.67% 87.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 47
Median daily rate £315 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £112 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby