The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £430 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
312 343 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 65.55% 72.36% 66.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 227 198
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.88 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Introscope
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware