The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.03% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£353 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £385
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -24.67%
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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 61 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 72.97% 70.93% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 19 27
Average daily rate £388 £313 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% +384.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Watford

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Watford region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

High Availability
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (66.67%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) HP