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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 92 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 30 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.45% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 5
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -19.11%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
Staffordshire +10 17 £350 - 5
Birmingham +3 7 £305 -44.54% 1
Coventry - 3 £500 - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £450 - 5
Solihull - 1 - - 1
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) N-Tier
3 28 (31.82%) HTML
3 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 27 (30.68%) C#
4 27 (30.68%) .NET
4 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
5 26 (29.55%) CSS
6 25 (28.41%) SQL
7 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
8 20 (22.73%) Waterfall
9 19 (21.59%) CSS3
9 19 (21.59%) HTML5
9 19 (21.59%) V-Model
9 19 (21.59%) ISO 9001
9 19 (21.59%) MS Office
9 19 (21.59%) UML
9 19 (21.59%) MS PowerPoint
9 19 (21.59%) TickIT
10 18 (20.45%) E-Commerce
11 17 (19.32%) Performance Testing
12 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 16 (18.18%) SOA
12 16 (18.18%) Finance
13 15 (17.05%) ITIL
13 15 (17.05%) TypeScript
14 14 (15.91%) JIRA
14 14 (15.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 14 (15.91%) ActionScript

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (2.27%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.27%) NServiceBus
1 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Liferay
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.59%) MS Office
2 19 (21.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (7.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) IaaS
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) DNS
2 2 (2.27%) Modbus
2 2 (2.27%) Network Security
2 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.27%) Redis
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.91%) JIRA
2 14 (15.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.27%) FxCop
4 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.27%) StyleCop
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Configuration Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Release and Configuration Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Release Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Architect
5 9 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.23%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.95%) DBA
6 7 (7.95%) Flash Developer
6 7 (7.95%) HTML Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.95%) SQL DBA
6 7 (7.95%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Security Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (5.68%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.82%) HTML
2 27 (30.68%) .NET
3 26 (29.55%) CSS
4 19 (21.59%) CSS3
4 19 (21.59%) HTML5
5 11 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
7 8 (9.09%) Apache Flex
7 8 (9.09%) Flash
8 3 (3.41%) Web Services
9 2 (2.27%) Ajax
9 2 (2.27%) J2EE
9 2 (2.27%) jQuery
9 2 (2.27%) WCF
9 2 (2.27%) WinForms
9 2 (2.27%) XML
9 2 (2.27%) XSLT
10 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.23%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.68%) Clustering
2 5 (5.68%) Replication
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.14%) CESG
5 1 (1.14%) CMDB
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 19 (21.59%) UML
3 19 (21.59%) V-Model
4 18 (20.45%) E-Commerce
5 17 (19.32%) Performance Testing
6 16 (18.18%) SOA
7 15 (17.05%) ITIL
8 13 (14.77%) Web Development
9 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.95%) Front End Development
10 7 (7.95%) Project Management
11 6 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (6.82%) Logistics
11 6 (6.82%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.82%) SIEM
12 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.55%) Business Development
13 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 27 (30.68%) C#
3 25 (28.41%) SQL
4 15 (17.05%) TypeScript
5 14 (15.91%) ActionScript
6 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
7 8 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (7.95%) VB
9 6 (6.82%) C
9 6 (6.82%) C++
9 6 (6.82%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.27%) Java
10 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) CCNP
5 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCITP
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) ISO 9001
1 19 (21.59%) TickIT
2 4 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
1 2 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco
4 4 (4.55%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.27%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.27%) Siemens
5 2 (2.27%) Terracotta
5 2 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) EMC
6 1 (1.14%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
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