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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank - 46 34
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.24% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
High Availability
Wiltshire

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
311 336 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.15% 79.62% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 247 190
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Blue Coat
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) Juniper
2 11 (73.33%) Network Security
3 10 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (66.67%) Intel
3 10 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 10 (66.67%) IronPort
4 9 (60.00%) CCIE
4 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (53.33%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) CISSP
6 7 (46.67%) SLA
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (46.67%) Junos
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (40.00%) Sourcefire
8 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (33.33%) LAN
8 5 (33.33%) F5
8 5 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (26.67%) CRM
9 4 (26.67%) VPN
9 4 (26.67%) DHCP
9 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
9 4 (26.67%) BGP
9 4 (26.67%) MPLS

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Network Security
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (46.67%) Junos
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
6 4 (26.67%) IPsec
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) SSH
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) RIP
7 3 (20.00%) SNMP
7 3 (20.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Security Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 3 (20.00%) Web Filtering
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Network Management
5 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) ISMS
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCIE
3 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) CISSP
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) JNCIP
5 3 (20.00%) JNCIE
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Blue Coat
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
1 11 (73.33%) Juniper
2 10 (66.67%) Intel
2 10 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 10 (66.67%) IronPort
3 6 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 5 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia