The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 113 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 29 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 1.18% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.55% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 13
Median daily rate £363 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £342 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2458 1806 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.96% 76.33% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1126 969
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 133
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
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 West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Warwickshire - 11 £400 - 1
Coventry -2 7 £325 -5.10%
Birmingham -4 4 £313 -20.12% 2
Worcestershire -14 2 £463 +2.77% 2
Staffordshire -10 1 £252 -37.00% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (28.57%) .NET
5 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
7 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 12 (21.43%) IaaS
9 11 (19.64%) Puppet
9 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (19.64%) CSS
9 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
9 11 (19.64%) HTML
9 11 (19.64%) N-Tier
10 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (16.07%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (16.07%) NServiceBus
11 9 (16.07%) Office 365
11 9 (16.07%) SCOM
11 9 (16.07%) Network Security
11 9 (16.07%) FxCop
11 9 (16.07%) StyleCop
11 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (16.07%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (16.07%) DevOps
11 9 (16.07%) SaltStack

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (16.07%) NServiceBus
1 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Documentum
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.43%) IaaS
3 9 (16.07%) Office 365
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (8.93%) PaaS
6 3 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.36%) SaaS
7 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Network Security
2 6 (10.71%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) FxCop
1 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.07%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (16.07%) StyleCop
1 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Consultant
2 10 (17.86%) DBA
3 8 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 7 (12.50%) Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Flash Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) ActionScript Developer
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) CSS
2 11 (19.64%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) Apache Flex
3 6 (10.71%) Flash
4 5 (8.93%) CSS3
4 5 (8.93%) HTML5
5 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.71%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.57%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (16.07%) Application Packaging
3 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
3 9 (16.07%) CRM
3 9 (16.07%) DevOps
3 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.07%) Microservices
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.50%) Migration
5 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 7 (12.50%) SOA
6 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) Information Security
7 4 (7.14%) ITSM
7 4 (7.14%) Service Management
7 4 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 8 (14.29%) C#
5 6 (10.71%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (8.93%) C
6 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.93%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) MCITP
1 3 (5.36%) MCTS
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CISSP
3 1 (1.79%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (19.64%) Puppet
2 9 (16.07%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) SaltStack
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Adobe
4 3 (5.36%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.36%) Remedy
4 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.57%) BMC
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Netezza
6 1 (1.79%) Veritas
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