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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 115 91 105
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing High Availability 20 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 1.42% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.88% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 10
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £329 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £92.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -5.06%
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
2342 2023 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1211 935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 97
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 6 £320 -34.35% 2
Staffordshire 0 4 £350 -12.50% 3
Coventry -8 4 £450 +0.89% 3
Worcestershire -8 2 £463 +2.77% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £375 - 2
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (43.14%) N-Tier
2 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 20 (39.22%) HTML
3 20 (39.22%) CSS
4 19 (37.25%) .NET
5 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 17 (33.33%) C#
5 17 (33.33%) SQL
6 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
6 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (27.45%) E-Commerce
8 12 (23.53%) ActionScript
8 12 (23.53%) SOA
8 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
9 11 (21.57%) Web Development
9 11 (21.57%) Windows
9 11 (21.57%) Oracle
9 11 (21.57%) HTML5
9 11 (21.57%) CSS3
9 11 (21.57%) TypeScript
10 10 (19.61%) ActionScript 3.0
10 10 (19.61%) Flash
10 10 (19.61%) Apache Flex
11 9 (17.65%) Photoshop
11 9 (17.65%) HTTP
11 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
12 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
12 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.76%) Logistics

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (3.92%) Apache Solr
1 2 (3.92%) NServiceBus
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Documentum
2 1 (1.96%) Liferay
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.92%) Modbus
2 2 (3.92%) Network Security
2 2 (3.92%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.92%) Redis
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) FxCop
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.92%) StyleCop
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Flash Developer
2 9 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Developer
4 7 (13.73%) DBA
4 7 (13.73%) Web Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Architect
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) SQL DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 4 (7.84%) HTML Developer
8 3 (5.88%) ActionScript Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) CSS
1 20 (39.22%) HTML
2 19 (37.25%) .NET
3 11 (21.57%) CSS3
3 11 (21.57%) HTML5
4 10 (19.61%) Apache Flex
4 10 (19.61%) Flash
5 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) E-Commerce
3 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
3 12 (23.53%) SOA
4 11 (21.57%) Web Development
5 6 (11.76%) Logistics
5 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) OO
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (7.84%) SIEM
8 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.92%) DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 17 (33.33%) C#
2 17 (33.33%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) ActionScript
4 11 (21.57%) TypeScript
5 10 (19.61%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (5.88%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) C
7 2 (3.92%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (3.92%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.92%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.92%) Siemens
5 2 (3.92%) Terracotta
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) BMC
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Netezza
6 1 (1.96%) Veritas
Warwick, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago