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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 116 111 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Contract jobs citing High Availability 37 78 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 1.52% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.88% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 43
Average daily rate £509 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £316 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £548 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.45 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -19.11%
High Availability
London

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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 31 (43.06%) Java
2 26 (36.11%) Linux
3 22 (30.56%) SQL
3 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 21 (29.17%) Unix
5 20 (27.78%) Oracle
6 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (25.00%) Finance
8 15 (20.83%) HTML
9 14 (19.44%) Web Services
9 14 (19.44%) Clustering
9 14 (19.44%) Puppet
10 13 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 12 (16.67%) Banking
11 12 (16.67%) DevOps
12 11 (15.28%) REST
12 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (13.89%) Release Management
13 10 (13.89%) Ruby
13 10 (13.89%) Python
13 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
13 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
14 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
15 8 (11.11%) Migration
15 8 (11.11%) TDD
15 8 (11.11%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (4.17%) Node.js
2 3 (4.17%) PowerExchange
3 2 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Confluence
3 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) nginx
3 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) Drupal
4 1 (1.39%) FileNet
4 1 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) IaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) SAN
2 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) LDAP
2 4 (5.56%) NAS
3 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) BGP
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.39%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) IPsec
4 1 (1.39%) IPv6
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) OSPF
4 1 (1.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.72%) MySQL
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (4.17%) PowerCenter
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.78%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.78%) Gradle
1 2 (2.78%) Hudson
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.39%) Emacs
2 1 (1.39%) Grunt
2 1 (1.39%) gulp
2 1 (1.39%) Maven
2 1 (1.39%) Selenium
2 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 6 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (6.94%) Front Office
5 4 (5.56%) Legal
6 2 (2.78%) Advertising
7 1 (1.39%) Back Office
7 1 (1.39%) Billing
7 1 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (1.39%) Publishing
7 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) DBA
2 13 (18.06%) Developer
3 12 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 7 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (9.72%) Release Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.94%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior DBA
6 5 (6.94%) Senior SQL DBA
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) HTML
2 14 (19.44%) Web Services
3 11 (15.28%) REST
4 7 (9.72%) JMS
4 7 (9.72%) SOAP
5 6 (8.33%) CSS
6 5 (6.94%) HTML5
6 5 (6.94%) J2EE
6 5 (6.94%) jQuery
6 5 (6.94%) JSP
6 5 (6.94%) XML
7 4 (5.56%) Ajax
7 4 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (5.56%) Middleware
7 4 (5.56%) Spring
8 3 (4.17%) Backbone.js
8 3 (4.17%) JMX
8 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.78%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Clustering
2 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.33%) Replication
4 5 (6.94%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.94%) Hedge funds
5 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.17%) EMC Centera
6 3 (4.17%) Equities
6 3 (4.17%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.39%) Blog
8 1 (1.39%) DataPower
8 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.39%) Physics
8 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.39%) Tandem
8 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Linux
2 21 (29.17%) Unix
3 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.56%) AIX
5 3 (4.17%) Windows
6 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
7 1 (1.39%) Debian
7 1 (1.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (16.67%) DevOps
3 12 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (13.89%) Release Management
5 8 (11.11%) Migration
5 8 (11.11%) TDD
5 8 (11.11%) Web Development
6 7 (9.72%) API Design
6 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.72%) Content Management
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (9.72%) Pair Programming
6 7 (9.72%) Project Management
7 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (8.33%) Low Latency
7 6 (8.33%) Open Source
7 6 (8.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) Java
2 22 (30.56%) SQL
3 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.89%) Python
4 10 (13.89%) Ruby
5 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.94%) Perl
6 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) C-shell
8 3 (4.17%) Go
8 3 (4.17%) Korn
9 2 (2.78%) C++
9 2 (2.78%) Groovy
9 2 (2.78%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) C
10 1 (1.39%) C#
10 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.39%) MCSA
3 1 (1.39%) MCTS
3 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PMP
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.94%) GFS2
2 5 (6.94%) GlusterFS
2 5 (6.94%) OCFS2
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Docker
4 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.39%) iptables
5 1 (1.39%) NFS
5 1 (1.39%) Postfix
5 1 (1.39%) Samba
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Puppet
2 5 (6.94%) CFEngine
2 5 (6.94%) SELinux
3 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.17%) Capistrano
4 3 (4.17%) Nagios
5 2 (2.78%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Oracle
2 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.94%) EMC
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 3 (4.17%) Informatica
4 3 (4.17%) Sun
5 2 (2.78%) Ariba
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) Splunk
5 2 (2.78%) WSO2
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) F5
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) New Relic
6 1 (1.39%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.39%) Veritas
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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