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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 119 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£420 - £243
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 - £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +2.56%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1795 1448 1610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.84% 68.37% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 769 822
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 59 85
Average hourly rate £29.75 £35.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 16 September 2014. 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
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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
Warwickshire - - - - 1
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (25.00%) RHEV
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SAP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) RHEV
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle