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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 122 101 115
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing High Availability 26 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 1.39% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.86% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 6
Average daily rate £375 £410 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
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
2426 2423 1900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.06% 75.09% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1592 1196
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 109 99
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 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
Bristol +2 17 £338 -20.58% 5
Gloucestershire +17 7 £415 -7.77% 2
Somerset 0 1 £308 -41.42% 2
Wiltshire -7 1 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.11%) HTML
3 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
3 22 (27.85%) SQL
3 22 (27.85%) CSS
4 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.32%) Firewall
6 19 (24.05%) Finance
6 19 (24.05%) Web Services
7 17 (21.52%) Telecoms
7 17 (21.52%) Data Centre
8 16 (20.25%) Cisco
8 16 (20.25%) Scrum
9 15 (18.99%) SLA
9 15 (18.99%) MVC
9 15 (18.99%) .NET
9 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (17.72%) C#
10 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
10 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
10 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (17.72%) Juniper
11 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
12 12 (15.19%) Blue Coat
12 12 (15.19%) Network Security
12 12 (15.19%) Windows
12 12 (15.19%) MySQL
13 11 (13.92%) Java

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
1 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
1 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
1 8 (10.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (6.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.27%) Magento
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) Firewall
2 12 (15.19%) Network Security
3 11 (13.92%) Wireless
4 9 (11.39%) MPLS
4 9 (11.39%) VPN
5 8 (10.13%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (8.86%) BGP
6 7 (8.86%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (8.86%) Junos
6 7 (8.86%) LAN
6 7 (8.86%) OSPF
7 6 (7.59%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (7.59%) DHCP
7 6 (7.59%) Internet
8 5 (6.33%) 802.11
8 5 (6.33%) LTE
8 5 (6.33%) RSVP
8 5 (6.33%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (6.33%) Wireless Security
9 4 (5.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) MySQL
3 9 (11.39%) RDBMS
3 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (6.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.27%) MS Access
11 1 (1.27%) OLTP
11 1 (1.27%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.80%) Subversion
5 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.53%) EasyMock
5 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.53%) JUnit
5 2 (2.53%) Maven
5 2 (2.53%) Mockito
5 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.27%) Grunt
6 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.27%) MSTest
6 1 (1.27%) NUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.86%) Electronics
3 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) DBA
3 13 (16.46%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Administrator
4 10 (12.66%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.66%) SQL DBA
5 9 (11.39%) Agile Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Architect
5 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Network Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (10.13%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Designer
6 8 (10.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) HTML
2 22 (27.85%) CSS
3 19 (24.05%) Web Services
4 15 (18.99%) .NET
5 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
5 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
7 9 (11.39%) Ajax
7 9 (11.39%) Java EE
7 9 (11.39%) jQuery
7 9 (11.39%) Spring
7 9 (11.39%) XML
8 8 (10.13%) 802.1X
8 8 (10.13%) Apache Camel
8 8 (10.13%) JPA
8 8 (10.13%) JSF
8 8 (10.13%) JSON
8 8 (10.13%) JSP
8 8 (10.13%) RichFaces
8 8 (10.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Replication
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.53%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Scrum
3 15 (18.99%) MVC
4 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (13.92%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (13.92%) Network Design
5 11 (13.92%) TDD
6 10 (12.66%) DevOps
6 10 (12.66%) OO
7 9 (11.39%) OOD
7 9 (11.39%) UML
8 8 (10.13%) BDD
8 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.13%) Migration
9 7 (8.86%) Change Management
9 7 (8.86%) Database Security
9 7 (8.86%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (8.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
1 22 (27.85%) SQL
2 14 (17.72%) C#
3 11 (13.92%) Java
3 11 (13.92%) Python
4 9 (11.39%) Perl
4 9 (11.39%) Ruby
5 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.80%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.92%) CCNP
2 11 (13.92%) Degree
3 10 (12.66%) CCIE
4 9 (11.39%) CISSP
4 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.59%) HND
5 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.06%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.80%) CCNA
7 3 (3.80%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.53%) CWNA
9 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Firmware
1 2 (2.53%) vCloud
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Ansible
2 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Cisco
2 14 (17.72%) Juniper
3 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.19%) Blue Coat
5 11 (13.92%) IronPort
6 10 (12.66%) Intel
6 10 (12.66%) Intel Security
7 9 (11.39%) Oracle
8 8 (10.13%) IBM
9 7 (8.86%) SAP
10 6 (7.59%) Sourcefire
11 5 (6.33%) Citrix
11 5 (6.33%) F5
11 5 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (5.06%) Percona
13 3 (3.80%) Google
13 3 (3.80%) Remedy
14 2 (2.53%) Aruba
14 2 (2.53%) SonicWALL
15 1 (1.27%) Actix
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