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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 87 92 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +36
Contract jobs citing High Availability 55 59 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.88% 1.78% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.28% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 15
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £321 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £483 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -15.71%
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
2290 2583 2369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.08% 78.13% 76.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1726 1575
Median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 128 88
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +3 22 £450 - 10
Wiltshire -14 13 £515 +8.42% 1
Dorset +3 7 £425 +13.33% 2
Somerset +14 4 £364 +11.92% 1
Devon +6 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £112 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 33 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
3 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.10%) E-Commerce
5 24 (29.63%) TDD
6 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (27.16%) .NET
6 22 (27.16%) Microservices
7 21 (25.93%) C#
7 21 (25.93%) MVC
7 21 (25.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
8 20 (24.69%) DevOps
9 17 (20.99%) Firewall
9 17 (20.99%) Windows
10 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
11 15 (18.52%) Scrum
11 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
11 15 (18.52%) Hadoop
11 15 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 15 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (17.28%) TeamCity
12 14 (17.28%) Project Planning
12 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
12 14 (17.28%) Node.js
12 14 (17.28%) Project Management
13 13 (16.05%) 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 13 (16.05%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.23%) nginx
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.23%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.23%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (16.05%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (16.05%) Office 365
4 11 (13.58%) Amazon S3
5 10 (12.35%) GitHub
5 10 (12.35%) SaaS
6 4 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.94%) IaaS
6 4 (4.94%) PaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Firewall
2 9 (11.11%) LAN
3 8 (9.88%) WAN
4 7 (8.64%) SAN
5 6 (7.41%) MPLS
6 5 (6.17%) OSPF
7 4 (4.94%) ISUP
8 3 (3.70%) BGP
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.70%) Internet
9 2 (2.47%) 3GPP
9 2 (2.47%) IPsec
9 2 (2.47%) IPv4
9 2 (2.47%) IPv6
9 2 (2.47%) LTE
9 2 (2.47%) MVNO
9 2 (2.47%) RSVP
9 2 (2.47%) SCTP
9 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (18.52%) Hadoop
4 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
5 11 (13.58%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (9.88%) Big Data
6 8 (9.88%) MongoDB
6 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (6.17%) MySQL
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (4.94%) Redis
11 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (2.47%) Neo4j
12 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) TeamCity
2 13 (16.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.23%) Gradle
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.58%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Architect
3 12 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.58%) AWS Developer
5 10 (12.35%) DBA
6 9 (11.11%) SQL DBA
7 7 (8.64%) Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Designer
8 6 (7.41%) Programme Manager
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Azure Developer
9 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Data Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Designer
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) .NET
2 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
2 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (17.28%) Node.js
4 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
4 13 (16.05%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (13.58%) CSS
5 11 (13.58%) HTML
6 10 (12.35%) Ember.js
7 8 (9.88%) Web Services
8 6 (7.41%) RESTful
9 5 (6.17%) JSON
10 4 (4.94%) CSS3
10 4 (4.94%) Express
10 4 (4.94%) HTML5
10 4 (4.94%) JSON-LD
10 4 (4.94%) OAuth2
10 4 (4.94%) RAML
10 4 (4.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Public Cloud
2 10 (12.35%) Blog
2 10 (12.35%) User Experience
3 7 (8.64%) NHS
4 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.17%) Clustering
5 5 (6.17%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.17%) Replication
6 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.94%) 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 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) E-Commerce
3 24 (29.63%) TDD
4 22 (27.16%) Microservices
5 21 (25.93%) MVC
6 20 (24.69%) DevOps
7 15 (18.52%) Scrum
8 14 (17.28%) Project Management
8 14 (17.28%) Project Planning
9 13 (16.05%) BDD
10 12 (14.81%) Kanban
11 11 (13.58%) Network Design
12 10 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.35%) CQRS
12 10 (12.35%) Open Source
13 8 (9.88%) Business Continuity
13 8 (9.88%) Migration
14 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
15 6 (7.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.93%) C#
3 13 (16.05%) SQL
4 11 (13.58%) Ruby
5 10 (12.35%) Scala
6 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.41%) VBScript
8 5 (6.17%) Java
9 4 (4.94%) ES6
10 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.23%) Groovy
11 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) Docker
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 2 (2.47%) OpenAM
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%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.23%) Mesos
3 1 (1.23%) OpenSSO
3 1 (1.23%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco
3 5 (6.17%) Ericsson
3 5 (6.17%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.23%) Dell
6 1 (1.23%) Draytek
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Juniper
6 1 (1.23%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.23%) Sun
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec
6 1 (1.23%) Veeam
6 1 (1.23%) Veritas
6 1 (1.23%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.23%) ZyXEL