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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 92 124 128
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 53 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.76% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.93% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 19
Median daily rate £418 £329 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.07% -20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £391 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -51.25%
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
2352 2461 2374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.98% 77.90% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1659 1597
Median daily rate £388 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 112 120
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £16.65 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

High Availability Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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
Wiltshire +10 16 £875 +182.25% 3
Bristol +15 15 £406 +8.13% 1
Devon +9 8 £350 +55.55%
Somerset +10 6 £563 +71.75% 3
Dorset -9 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Firewall
2 18 (29.03%) Telecoms
3 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
3 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
4 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 14 (22.58%) Windows
5 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
5 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.58%) Project Planning
6 13 (20.97%) Office 365
6 13 (20.97%) CSS
6 13 (20.97%) HTML
7 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (17.74%) TDD
7 11 (17.74%) Network Design
8 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (16.13%) SaaS
8 10 (16.13%) Project Management
8 10 (16.13%) MVC
8 10 (16.13%) .NET
8 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.52%) LAN
9 9 (14.52%) C#
9 9 (14.52%) Open Source
9 9 (14.52%) Microservices
10 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC

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 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.61%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.61%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.97%) Office 365
3 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (16.13%) SaaS
4 4 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.45%) IaaS
4 4 (6.45%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Firewall
2 9 (14.52%) LAN
3 7 (11.29%) WAN
4 5 (8.06%) MPLS
4 5 (8.06%) OSPF
5 4 (6.45%) ISUP
6 3 (4.84%) BGP
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.84%) SAN
6 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.23%) 3GPP
7 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.23%) Internet
7 2 (3.23%) IPsec
7 2 (3.23%) IPv4
7 2 (3.23%) IPv6
7 2 (3.23%) LTE
7 2 (3.23%) MVNO
7 2 (3.23%) RSVP
7 2 (3.23%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.29%) Big Data
3 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (9.68%) MySQL
5 4 (6.45%) Redis
6 2 (3.23%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.61%) OLAP
7 1 (1.61%) OLTP
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) Gradle
4 1 (1.61%) Grunt
4 1 (1.61%) gulp
4 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Architect
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Designer
4 6 (9.68%) Programme Manager
5 5 (8.06%) AWS Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Azure Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Data Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Designer
6 4 (6.45%) Database Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Programme Manager
7 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Support
7 3 (4.84%) Network Support Technician
7 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) CSS
1 13 (20.97%) HTML
2 10 (16.13%) .NET
3 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (12.90%) Web Services
4 7 (11.29%) JSON
5 6 (9.68%) RESTful
6 5 (8.06%) HTML5
6 5 (8.06%) Node.js
7 4 (6.45%) CSS3
7 4 (6.45%) Express
7 4 (6.45%) J2EE
7 4 (6.45%) jQuery
7 4 (6.45%) RAML
8 3 (4.84%) JSON-LD
8 3 (4.84%) OAuth2
8 3 (4.84%) Spring
9 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Visualisation
2 5 (8.06%) Data Integration
2 5 (8.06%) NHS
3 3 (4.84%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
2 14 (22.58%) Project Planning
3 11 (17.74%) Network Design
3 11 (17.74%) TDD
4 10 (16.13%) MVC
4 10 (16.13%) Project Management
5 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (14.52%) Microservices
5 9 (14.52%) Open Source
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL
7 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (9.68%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (9.68%) Scrum
7 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.06%) Data Architecture
8 5 (8.06%) Data Governance
8 5 (8.06%) Migration
8 5 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.52%) C#
3 6 (9.68%) Java
4 5 (8.06%) Ruby
5 4 (6.45%) ES6
5 4 (6.45%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) Groovy
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
1 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) vCloud
4 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Ansible
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.61%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.61%) Mesos
3 1 (1.61%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco
3 5 (8.06%) Ericsson
3 5 (8.06%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.61%) Riverbed