The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 82 118 124
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 65 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.13% 1.00% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.29% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 21
Median daily rate £450 £345 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £895 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -34.48%
High Availability
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2385 2486 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.52% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1660 1579
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 114 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in the South West

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

High Availability
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

High Availability Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 21 £450 +16.12% 2
Wiltshire +2 17 £863 - 1
Devon +11 8 £350 +55.55% 2
Dorset +1 8 £425 -2.85%
Somerset +17 6 £563 +71.75% 7
Gloucestershire - 3 £112 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
5 23 (28.40%) E-Commerce
6 21 (25.93%) Windows
6 21 (25.93%) TDD
7 20 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (24.69%) .NET
8 19 (23.46%) Firewall
8 19 (23.46%) MVC
8 19 (23.46%) C#
9 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 18 (22.22%) Microservices
10 17 (20.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
10 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
11 14 (17.28%) Project Management
11 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
11 14 (17.28%) Project Planning
11 14 (17.28%) DevOps
12 13 (16.05%) Office 365
12 13 (16.05%) CSS
12 13 (16.05%) HTML
12 13 (16.05%) Scrum
13 12 (14.81%) Finance
13 12 (14.81%) SQL

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.70%) Apache
4 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) nginx
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.23%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.23%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (16.05%) Office 365
4 10 (12.35%) SaaS
5 9 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (8.64%) Amazon S3
7 6 (7.41%) GitHub
8 4 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (4.94%) IaaS
8 4 (4.94%) PaaS
9 1 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) Firewall
2 9 (11.11%) LAN
2 9 (11.11%) SAN
3 8 (9.88%) WAN
4 6 (7.41%) MPLS
5 5 (6.17%) OSPF
6 4 (4.94%) ISUP
7 3 (3.70%) BGP
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.47%) 3GPP
8 2 (2.47%) Internet
8 2 (2.47%) IPsec
8 2 (2.47%) IPv4
8 2 (2.47%) IPv6
8 2 (2.47%) LTE
8 2 (2.47%) MVNO
8 2 (2.47%) RSVP
8 2 (2.47%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (13.58%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (12.35%) Hadoop
5 9 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.64%) Big Data
6 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
6 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (6.17%) MySQL
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (4.94%) Redis
9 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.47%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.47%) OLTP
11 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) TeamCity
2 9 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.23%) Gradle
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
2 12 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Architect
3 13 (16.05%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.35%) AWS Developer
5 9 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.11%) DBA
6 8 (9.88%) SQL DBA
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Administrator
8 6 (7.41%) Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Designer
8 6 (7.41%) Programme Manager
9 5 (6.17%) Azure Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Data Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Designer
10 4 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) .NET
2 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (16.05%) CSS
3 13 (16.05%) HTML
4 10 (12.35%) Node.js
5 9 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (11.11%) Web Services
6 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (7.41%) Ember.js
8 6 (7.41%) JSON
9 5 (6.17%) RESTful
10 4 (4.94%) CSS3
10 4 (4.94%) Express
10 4 (4.94%) HTML5
10 4 (4.94%) J2EE
10 4 (4.94%) RAML
11 3 (3.70%) JSON-LD
11 3 (3.70%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.64%) NHS
3 6 (7.41%) Blog
3 6 (7.41%) Clustering
3 6 (7.41%) User Experience
3 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.17%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.94%) Replication
6 3 (3.70%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.47%) PKI
8 1 (1.23%) iPad
8 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) E-Commerce
3 21 (25.93%) TDD
4 19 (23.46%) MVC
5 18 (22.22%) Microservices
6 14 (17.28%) DevOps
6 14 (17.28%) Project Management
6 14 (17.28%) Project Planning
7 13 (16.05%) Scrum
8 11 (13.58%) BDD
8 11 (13.58%) Network Design
9 9 (11.11%) Open Source
10 8 (9.88%) Business Continuity
10 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.88%) Kanban
10 8 (9.88%) Migration
11 7 (8.64%) ITIL
12 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
12 6 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (23.46%) C#
3 12 (14.81%) SQL
4 9 (11.11%) Ruby
5 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.41%) Java
6 6 (7.41%) Scala
6 6 (7.41%) VBScript
7 4 (4.94%) ES6
8 2 (2.47%) Perl
8 2 (2.47%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) Degree
3 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (1.23%) CCNA
5 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.23%) vCloud
4 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.47%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.23%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.23%) Mesos
3 1 (1.23%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) VMware
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle
5 5 (6.17%) Ericsson
5 5 (6.17%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (3.70%) Dell
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.47%) SAP
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) IBM
8 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.23%) Juniper
8 1 (1.23%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.23%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec
8 1 (1.23%) Veeam
8 1 (1.23%) Veritas
8 1 (1.23%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.23%) ZyXEL