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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing High Availability 11 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 1.11% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.36% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 8
Median daily rate £400 £335 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
1914 1916 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.45% 81.60% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1196 1046 943
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 63 92
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -4 4 £375 -23.07% 1
Shropshire - 4 £475 - 1
Worcestershire 0 1 £475 +5.55%
Birmingham -5 1 £275 -9.83% 2
Coventry -11 1 - - 1
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) RESTful
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (19.35%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
4 6 (19.35%) SIEM
4 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
4 6 (19.35%) Protective Monitoring
4 6 (19.35%) LogRhythm
5 5 (16.13%) Microservices
5 5 (16.13%) REST
5 5 (16.13%) API Development
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) BMC
5 5 (16.13%) QA
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 4 (12.90%) AIX
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
6 4 (12.90%) BDD

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 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) DSL
3 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) IPsec
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) OSPF
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) SNMP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) OLTP
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) Gradle
2 1 (3.23%) Grunt
2 1 (3.23%) gulp
2 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JProfiler
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Mockito
2 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Monitoring Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Security Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) MongoDB Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) SIEM Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) RESTful
2 5 (16.13%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) ELK Stack
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) Java EE
3 1 (3.23%) JPA
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) OAuth2
3 1 (3.23%) OpenID
3 1 (3.23%) React
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.23%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) AIX
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
1 6 (19.35%) Protective Monitoring
1 6 (19.35%) SIEM
1 6 (19.35%) TDD
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) API Development
2 5 (16.13%) Microservices
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) BDD
3 4 (12.90%) Open Source
4 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Test Management
5 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CCIE
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.23%) Grafana
3 1 (3.23%) Kibana
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) rkt
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) LogRhythm
2 5 (16.13%) BMC
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) RedGate
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) webMethods
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