The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 105 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£210 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £428 £390
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1732 1515 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.70% 72.14% 70.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 831 989
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 62 55
Average hourly rate £15.39 £38.50 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.03% +118.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
High Availability
England

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
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 29 July 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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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
West Yorkshire - 5 £210 - 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) HP
2 12 (92.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 11 (84.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (84.62%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) JMX
7 1 (7.69%) JMS
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.69%) J2EE
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.69%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JMS
1 1 (7.69%) JMX
1 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (7.69%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (7.69%) User Stories
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Foglight
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) HP
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft