The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 62 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.29% 0.14% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.19% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £330 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -19.11%
High Availability
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
549 535 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.65% 77.42% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 374 275
Average daily rate £368 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the Wiltshire region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Wiltshire region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire 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
Malmesbury - 1 - -
High Availability
South West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 12 (66.67%) Network Security
3 11 (61.11%) IronPort
3 11 (61.11%) Juniper
3 11 (61.11%) Intel Security
3 11 (61.11%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 10 (55.56%) Intel
4 10 (55.56%) CCIE
5 9 (50.00%) CCNP
5 9 (50.00%) CISSP
6 7 (38.89%) SLA
6 7 (38.89%) Junos
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (33.33%) Sourcefire
8 5 (27.78%) F5
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (22.22%) Web Filtering
9 4 (22.22%) CRM
9 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) BGP

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) Network Security
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (38.89%) Junos
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
6 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 4 (22.22%) IPsec
6 4 (22.22%) MPLS
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) SSH
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) HSRP
7 3 (16.67%) SSL
7 3 (16.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSTest
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Security Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 4 (22.22%) Web Filtering
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Network Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) ISMS
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCIE
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (50.00%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) JNCIP
5 3 (16.67%) JNCIE
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) CCNA
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Hyperic
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Intel Security
2 11 (61.11%) IronPort
2 11 (61.11%) Juniper
3 10 (55.56%) Intel
4 6 (33.33%) Sourcefire
5 5 (27.78%) F5
6 3 (16.67%) Remedy
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) IBM
8 1 (5.56%) Nokia
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.56%) VMware