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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 191 224 206
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Contract jobs citing High Availability 9 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.095% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £455 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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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
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Clustering
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (41.18%) Replication
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Apache
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (17.65%) Debian
8 3 (17.65%) Percona
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (11.76%) Liferay
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) OLTP
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) DBA
2 5 (29.41%) SQL DBA
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Kafka
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.76%) WSDL
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) XSD
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
2 7 (41.18%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Debian
5 2 (11.76%) SELinux
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Information Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) BCP
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) OCP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (11.76%) vCloud
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Legato
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Percona
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) F5
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