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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 188 196 217
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Contract jobs citing High Availability 17 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.10% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.13% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -9.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £363 £462
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £428
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
4607 4525 5619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.04% 77.31% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3642 3375 4180
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (24.14%) Clustering
4 6 (20.69%) Banking
4 6 (20.69%) UNIX
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) Replication
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Big Data
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) IBM
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) Intel
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) TKPROF
6 1 (3.45%) OLTP
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) DBA
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Informatica Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.90%) Akka
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XSD
3 1 (3.45%) XSLT
3 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.45%) EJB
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Replication
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 3 (10.34%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.45%) W3C
5 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Derivative
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Physics
5 1 (3.45%) Biotechnology
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Scrum
2 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (13.79%) Analytics
2 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) SOA
3 3 (10.34%) ETL
3 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Benchmarking
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) Scala
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) ABAP
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) CDISC
3 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) OCFS2
3 2 (6.90%) GlusterFS
3 2 (6.90%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) SELinux
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Intel
3 3 (10.34%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) ILOG
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
5 1 (3.45%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (3.45%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
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