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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 116 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs citing High Availability 30 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.26% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.67% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 13
Median daily rate £350 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £352 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -22.76%
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
2598 1792 1838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.16% 75.17% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1097 973
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 74 134
Median hourly rate £18.28 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.45 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 12 £425 - 1
Coventry -8 9 £340 -6.97% 1
Birmingham -12 4 £331 +1.92% 3
Staffordshire -15 2 £276 -31.00% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (42.00%) SQL
4 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
7 13 (26.00%) .NET
8 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.00%) IaaS
8 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (20.00%) Puppet
9 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (20.00%) SCOM
9 10 (20.00%) Migration
10 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (16.00%) ITIL
11 8 (16.00%) CRM
11 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (16.00%) Network Security
11 8 (16.00%) Application Packaging
11 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (16.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (16.00%) FxCop
11 8 (16.00%) StyleCop
11 8 (16.00%) Office 365

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 8 (16.00%) NServiceBus
1 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Documentum
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.00%) IaaS
3 8 (16.00%) Office 365
4 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (12.00%) PaaS
4 6 (12.00%) SaaS
5 4 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Network Security
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
3 3 (6.00%) HTTP
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.00%) OLTP
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (16.00%) FxCop
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (16.00%) StyleCop
3 2 (4.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.00%) Automotive
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) DBA
1 10 (20.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) SQL DBA
4 7 (14.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Service Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Azure Architect
7 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Flash Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) CSS
2 5 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Flex
3 3 (6.00%) Flash
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.00%) CSS3
4 2 (4.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) Replication
3 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.00%) NHS
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (20.00%) Migration
3 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (16.00%) Application Packaging
4 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (16.00%) CRM
4 8 (16.00%) DevOps
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 8 (16.00%) Microservices
5 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.00%) Information Security
6 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.00%) ETL
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) ActionScript
6 3 (6.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (6.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) MCITP
1 3 (6.00%) MCTS
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) GIAC
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
1 10 (20.00%) SCOM
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.00%) MOM
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) SaltStack
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Remedy
4 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 2 (4.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.00%) BMC
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) Netezza
6 1 (2.00%) RedGate
6 1 (2.00%) Veritas
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago