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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / South West
Rank 96 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing High Availability 37 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.43% 1.27% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.54% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 29
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
2057 2463 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.70% 82.32% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1730 1558
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 £273 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 120 110
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +2 20 £488 +50.00% 2
Wiltshire +10 7 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 2 £338 -18.67% 1
Dorset - 2 £400 -
Somerset -1 1 £280 -27.74% 1
Devon - 1 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (67.16%) SQL Server
2 30 (44.78%) .NET
3 29 (43.28%) C#
4 26 (38.81%) SQL
5 24 (35.82%) E-Commerce
6 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
7 21 (31.34%) Windows
7 21 (31.34%) AngularJS
7 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (28.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
8 19 (28.36%) MVC
9 18 (26.87%) NoSQL
9 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (25.37%) DevOps
11 16 (23.88%) TDD
11 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (23.88%) Scrum
11 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
11 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
12 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (20.90%) Web Services
13 14 (20.90%) Big Data
13 14 (20.90%) Hadoop
14 12 (17.91%) Migration
14 12 (17.91%) CSS
14 12 (17.91%) HTML

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 (13.43%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 3 (4.48%) JBoss
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.42%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (13.43%) GitHub
4 8 (11.94%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.97%) IaaS
6 2 (2.99%) SaaS
7 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) SAN
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (7.46%) Internet
2 5 (7.46%) Unified Communications
2 5 (7.46%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.97%) FWSM
4 3 (4.48%) DNS
4 3 (4.48%) LAN
4 3 (4.48%) WAN
5 2 (2.99%) Firewall
6 1 (1.49%) Network Security
6 1 (1.49%) SMS
6 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (67.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (28.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (26.87%) NoSQL
3 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (20.90%) Big Data
6 14 (20.90%) Hadoop
7 12 (17.91%) MySQL
8 9 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
10 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
11 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (7.46%) MS Access
13 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (4.48%) Endeca
14 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
14 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (13.43%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.48%) Hudson
6 2 (2.99%) Ant
6 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.99%) Gradle
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) DBA
3 16 (23.88%) SQL DBA
4 13 (19.40%) .NET Developer
5 11 (16.42%) AWS Developer
5 11 (16.42%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Administrator
6 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Azure Developer
6 10 (14.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Big Data Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 5 (7.46%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) .NET
2 21 (31.34%) AngularJS
3 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
3 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (20.90%) Web Services
5 12 (17.91%) CSS
5 12 (17.91%) HTML
6 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (13.43%) Ember.js
6 9 (13.43%) Node.js
6 9 (13.43%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (8.96%) JMS
8 5 (7.46%) J2EE
8 5 (7.46%) Spring
8 5 (7.46%) XML
8 5 (7.46%) XSLT
9 3 (4.48%) Java EE
9 3 (4.48%) JDBC
9 3 (4.48%) JSP
9 3 (4.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Blog
1 9 (13.43%) Mobile App
1 9 (13.43%) Public Cloud
1 9 (13.43%) User Experience
2 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Clustering
3 5 (7.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.48%) iPad
4 3 (4.48%) Replication
4 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) NHS
5 2 (2.99%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.49%) AS400
6 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.93%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Solaris
5 2 (2.99%) Unix
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) E-Commerce
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) MVC
4 17 (25.37%) DevOps
5 16 (23.88%) Scrum
5 16 (23.88%) TDD
6 12 (17.91%) Migration
7 11 (16.42%) Kanban
8 10 (14.93%) BDD
8 10 (14.93%) Data Migration
9 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (13.43%) CQRS
9 9 (13.43%) Microservices
9 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (13.43%) Web Design
10 8 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
11 7 (10.45%) ETL
12 6 (8.96%) CRM
12 6 (8.96%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) C#
2 26 (38.81%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
5 10 (14.93%) Java
6 9 (13.43%) Ruby
6 9 (13.43%) Scala
7 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.96%) VBScript
9 5 (7.46%) PHP
10 3 (4.48%) Perl
10 3 (4.48%) Python
10 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.48%) VB
11 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.49%) RPG
12 1 (1.49%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.99%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.99%) SRDF
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (2.99%) OpenAM
2 2 (2.99%) OpenSSO
2 2 (2.99%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) VMware
2 9 (13.43%) Xamarin
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.46%) F5
4 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.48%) ATG
5 3 (4.48%) EMC
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.99%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.99%) Sun
7 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (1.49%) Veeam