The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 47 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.61% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
380 334 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.08% 77.67% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 261 181
Average daily rate £446 £436 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.69 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.40% -27.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £125.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the Swindon region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

High Availability
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Intel
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
1 1 (33.33%) IronPort