Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

High Availability
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.61% 2.70% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.94% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
West Lothian median daily rate £100 £490 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -79.59% +48.48% -
Scotland median daily rate £423 £353 £323
% change year-on-year +19.86% +9.13% -7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 46 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 74.19% 91.89% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 55
West Lothian median daily rate £288 £363 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.69% -3.97% +16.15%
10th Percentile £234 £265 £305
90th Percentile £491 £426 £435
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Lothian median hourly rate - £35.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.67% +57.91%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.05%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in West Lothian

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing High Availability in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in West Lothian

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -1 1 £100 -79.59%
High Availability
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft