The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 137 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
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£325 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2627 2154 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.70% 78.07% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1096 864
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 1 £325 -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Designer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft