The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 167 169 191
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Contract jobs citing High Availability 18 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.57% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 6
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£440 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £653 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £155.00 -
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4047 4545 4410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.45% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3161 3233 3373
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.58 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.89 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (56.25%) Oracle
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
4 13 (40.63%) Clustering
5 11 (34.38%) UNIX
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
6 10 (31.25%) WebSphere
6 10 (31.25%) IBM
7 9 (28.13%) Python
7 9 (28.13%) Replication
7 9 (28.13%) VMware
7 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (25.00%) Puppet
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (25.00%) Banking
9 7 (21.88%) SOA
9 7 (21.88%) DNS
9 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
10 6 (18.75%) JIRA
10 6 (18.75%) Windows
10 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
10 6 (18.75%) Ruby
10 6 (18.75%) Remedy
11 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
11 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) NetWeaver
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
5 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.13%) Jetty
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (12.50%) IPsec
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) BGP
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) DMVPN
4 2 (6.25%) HSRP
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.25%) VLAN
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) MPLS
4 2 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) IMAP
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.38%) Big Data
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.25%) SAP HANA
7 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) DBA
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) Akka
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) OLE
4 1 (3.13%) Java EE
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Clustering
2 9 (28.13%) Replication
3 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (15.63%) Hedge funds
5 2 (6.25%) PKI
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (21.88%) SOA
3 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Database Security
5 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) BCP
6 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.25%) ISMS
6 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.75%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) Scala
6 2 (6.25%) R
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) ABAP
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Clojure
7 1 (3.13%) Haskell
7 1 (3.13%) OCaml
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) OCP
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) KVM
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (9.38%) RHEV
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (3.13%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) SELinux
3 4 (12.50%) Data Guard
4 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.13%) Nagios
5 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.13%) Cacti
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) IBM
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Remedy
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Sybase
7 2 (6.25%) SAP
7 2 (6.25%) Informatica
7 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) Tumbleweed
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Veritas
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Sun
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