The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 118 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing High Availability 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.089% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£275 - £286
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 - £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1915 1683 1888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.75% 75.17% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 978 955
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £455 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 57
Average hourly rate £16.67 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.74% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
East Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 4
West Yorkshire -12 2 £379 - 3
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (35.71%) Lync
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (35.71%) MCITP
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) MGCP
6 4 (28.57%) H.323
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
6 4 (28.57%) Avaya
6 4 (28.57%) MCSE
6 4 (28.57%) PBX
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 5 (35.71%) Lync
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) MGCP
1 4 (28.57%) H.323
1 4 (28.57%) PBX
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WLAN
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Specialist
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WSH
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCITP
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
1 4 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) UAG
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Avaya
3 4 (28.57%) Polycom
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
Kingston Upon Hull
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago