Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 19 17
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 2.47% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.74% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
West Lothian median daily rate - £490 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.77% -
Scotland median daily rate £423 £400 £315
% change year-on-year +5.63% +27.12% -16.09%
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 66 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 88.00% 90.12% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 42
West Lothian median daily rate £363 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +17.22% -9.00%
10th Percentile £218 £266 £237
90th Percentile £530 £434 £424
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
West Lothian median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.23
10th Percentile £12.44 - £8.14
90th Percentile £30.50 - £28.35
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%

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