The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 52 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 6 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.12% 2.17% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.68% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 1
Average daily rate £475 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -19.11%
High Availability
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
435 523 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.16% 81.21% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 336 162
Average daily rate £400 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 23
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £27.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Oxfordshire region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -4 5 £475 -2.56%
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (53.85%) CRM
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) Publishing
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) Node.js
7 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Sass
7 2 (15.38%) LESS
7 2 (15.38%) Ember.js

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (15.38%) Magento
2 2 (15.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (15.38%) MS Access
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
3 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
3 2 (15.38%) LESS
3 2 (15.38%) ODBC
3 2 (15.38%) RequireJS
3 2 (15.38%) Sass
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) Scalatra
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) PLM
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) MCDBA
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Sage
2 2 (15.38%) Siemens