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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 114 111 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing High Availability 27 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.70% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.91% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 17
Median daily rate £419 £339 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.69% -17.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £52.50
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
2294 2306 2372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.43% 76.61% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1498 1530 1564
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 99 126
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 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 -1 11 £418 +11.33% 3
Devon +5 5 £350 +55.55% 1
Wiltshire -5 5 £888 +190.98% 2
Somerset +6 3 £900 +174.80% 2
Gloucestershire +3 2 £300 -20.00% 1
Dorset -12 1 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (27.66%) HTML
4 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.53%) CSS
4 12 (25.53%) Finance
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.40%) Windows
5 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) SQL
6 10 (21.28%) .NET
6 10 (21.28%) Firewall
7 9 (19.15%) MVC
7 9 (19.15%) Scrum
7 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
7 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
8 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
8 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (17.02%) TDD
8 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
8 8 (17.02%) C#
8 8 (17.02%) Web Services
9 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco
9 7 (14.89%) Network Design
9 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.77%) Java
10 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.77%) Project Management

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 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) Node.js
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.13%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.13%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.77%) Office 365
4 5 (10.64%) SaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.26%) IaaS
5 2 (4.26%) PaaS
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) BGP
2 5 (10.64%) MPLS
2 5 (10.64%) OSPF
3 4 (8.51%) ISUP
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.38%) LAN
4 3 (6.38%) RSVP
4 3 (6.38%) SAN
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
4 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.26%) MVNO
6 1 (2.13%) 2G
6 1 (2.13%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (2.13%) INAP
6 1 (2.13%) Multicast
6 1 (2.13%) VLAN
6 1 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) OLTP
4 2 (4.26%) Redis
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) OLAP
5 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.13%) Grunt
3 1 (2.13%) gulp
3 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.13%) MSTest
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
2 12 (25.53%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Designer
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Designer
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) CSS
3 10 (21.28%) .NET
4 8 (17.02%) Web Services
5 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.51%) Ajax
6 4 (8.51%) jQuery
6 4 (8.51%) JSON
6 4 (8.51%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
7 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.38%) HTML5
7 3 (6.38%) J2EE
7 3 (6.38%) Java EE
7 3 (6.38%) JPA
7 3 (6.38%) JSF
7 3 (6.38%) JSP
7 3 (6.38%) RESTful
7 3 (6.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Replication
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
2 9 (19.15%) MVC
2 9 (19.15%) Scrum
3 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
3 8 (17.02%) TDD
4 7 (14.89%) Network Design
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.64%) OO
6 5 (10.64%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) OOD
8 3 (6.38%) BDD
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) C#
4 6 (12.77%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.26%) ES6
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.26%) Ansible
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.13%) Hyperic
3 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco
3 5 (10.64%) Ericsson
3 5 (10.64%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (8.51%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) Actix
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
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