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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 109 110 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing High Availability 34 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 1.35% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.67% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 16
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.27% -10.83%
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
2218 2582 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.50% 81.19% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1811 1678
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 104 127
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 16 £488 +39.78% 2
Wiltshire +5 8 £425 - 2
Gloucestershire -2 5 £318 -23.49%
Devon - 2 £310 -
Somerset +17 1 £280 -28.88%
Dorset - 1 £475 - 2
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 45 (61.64%) SQL Server
2 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (41.10%) C#
3 30 (41.10%) .NET
4 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
4 27 (36.99%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (35.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (35.62%) E-Commerce
6 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
6 24 (32.88%) MVC
6 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (32.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 23 (31.51%) AngularJS
8 22 (30.14%) DevOps
8 22 (30.14%) TDD
9 20 (27.40%) NoSQL
9 20 (27.40%) SQL
9 20 (27.40%) Microservices
10 19 (26.03%) Scrum
10 19 (26.03%) Big Data
10 19 (26.03%) Hadoop
11 17 (23.29%) Windows
12 15 (20.55%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (20.55%) BDD
13 14 (19.18%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (19.18%) TeamCity
13 14 (19.18%) Kanban
13 14 (19.18%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (19.18%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (19.18%) Opscode Chef

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 14 (19.18%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.48%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.99%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (35.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (20.55%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (15.07%) Amazon S3
4 11 (15.07%) GitHub
5 3 (4.11%) IaaS
6 2 (2.74%) SaaS
7 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (8.22%) SAN
2 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 5 (6.85%) Unified Communications
2 5 (6.85%) WAN
2 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.48%) FWSM
3 4 (5.48%) LAN
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 2 (2.74%) MPLS
5 1 (1.37%) BGP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.37%) DSL
5 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
5 1 (1.37%) OSPF
5 1 (1.37%) SSL
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (61.64%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 20 (27.40%) NoSQL
4 19 (26.03%) Big Data
4 19 (26.03%) Hadoop
5 14 (19.18%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (15.07%) MySQL
7 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
10 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
10 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
12 4 (5.48%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Octopus Deploy
1 14 (19.18%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.11%) Hudson
4 2 (2.74%) Ant
4 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.74%) Gradle
4 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) DBA
3 15 (20.55%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.55%) C# Developer
4 14 (19.18%) AWS Developer
5 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (17.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (17.81%) SQL DBA
6 9 (12.33%) Administrator
6 9 (12.33%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Azure Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (9.59%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) .NET
2 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
2 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (31.51%) AngularJS
4 14 (19.18%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (17.81%) CSS
5 13 (17.81%) HTML
6 12 (16.44%) Node.js
7 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (15.07%) Ember.js
8 10 (13.70%) Web Services
9 3 (4.11%) EJB
9 3 (4.11%) Java EE
9 3 (4.11%) JMS
9 3 (4.11%) RESTful
10 2 (2.74%) J2EE
10 2 (2.74%) JSON
10 2 (2.74%) Spring
10 2 (2.74%) XML
10 2 (2.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Public Cloud
2 11 (15.07%) Blog
2 11 (15.07%) User Experience
3 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
4 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
5 7 (9.59%) Clustering
5 7 (9.59%) NHS
6 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
7 5 (6.85%) Data Integration
7 5 (6.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (4.11%) Replication
9 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (2.74%) Semantic Web
10 1 (1.37%) AS400
10 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Linux
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Solaris
5 2 (2.74%) Unix
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) E-Commerce
3 24 (32.88%) MVC
4 22 (30.14%) DevOps
4 22 (30.14%) TDD
5 20 (27.40%) Microservices
6 19 (26.03%) Scrum
7 15 (20.55%) BDD
8 14 (19.18%) Kanban
9 11 (15.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (15.07%) CQRS
9 11 (15.07%) Migration
9 11 (15.07%) Open Source
10 10 (13.70%) Data Modelling
10 10 (13.70%) Project Management
11 8 (10.96%) Data Migration
11 8 (10.96%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (10.96%) Web Design
12 7 (9.59%) Business Continuity
12 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) C#
2 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.40%) SQL
4 11 (15.07%) Ruby
4 11 (15.07%) Scala
4 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.22%) Java
6 6 (8.22%) VBScript
7 3 (4.11%) Perl
7 3 (4.11%) Python
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.11%) VB
8 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) ES6
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) RPG
9 1 (1.37%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CCNA
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) MCSA
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.74%) Shibboleth
3 2 (2.74%) SRDF
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.11%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (2.74%) OpenAM
3 2 (2.74%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.74%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Cisco
2 9 (12.33%) VMware
3 8 (10.96%) Xamarin
4 5 (6.85%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.85%) F5
4 5 (6.85%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.11%) EMC
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.74%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.74%) Juniper
6 2 (2.74%) Sun
6 2 (2.74%) Veeam
7 1 (1.37%) Draytek
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.37%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.37%) ZyXEL