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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 128 106 134
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Contract jobs citing High Availability 15 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.27% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.38% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£369 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £245 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2398 1580 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.80% 71.17% 69.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1593 1059 1321
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 77 150
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £11.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) CCNP
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (50.00%) MPLS
3 11 (50.00%) OSPF
3 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (45.45%) Network Design
4 10 (45.45%) BGP
4 10 (45.45%) LAN
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) Altiris
7 3 (13.64%) DFS Replication
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Commerce Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Summit
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (50.00%) MPLS
2 11 (50.00%) OSPF
3 10 (45.45%) BGP
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) TKPROF
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (4.55%) XSL
4 1 (4.55%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) JPA
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) W3C
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Network Design
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) BPEL
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) RUP
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) XPath
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) CCNP
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) DFS Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Altiris
3 1 (4.55%) Nimsoft
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) CA
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle