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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 190 186 189
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 11 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £409 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.63% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £321 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £478 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £360 £570
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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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
4247 4832 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.51% 77.23% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3563 3695
Average daily rate £464 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 57
Average hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Oracle
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (41.38%) Clustering
4 12 (41.38%) Linux
5 10 (34.48%) UNIX
6 9 (31.03%) Python
6 9 (31.03%) IBM
6 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
7 8 (27.59%) Puppet
7 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (24.14%) SOA
8 7 (24.14%) Replication
8 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
8 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
8 7 (24.14%) Hedge funds
8 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.69%) OCFS2
9 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (20.69%) GlusterFS
9 6 (20.69%) GFS2
9 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.69%) Financial Institution
9 6 (20.69%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.45%) Jetty
5 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) SNMP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) IMAP
2 1 (3.45%) IPsec
2 1 (3.45%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Exadata
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.79%) Big Data
4 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) SAP HANA
6 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) MySQL
7 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
1 6 (20.69%) DBA
2 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Development Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (10.34%) Akka
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) OLE
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) EJB
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Replication
2 7 (24.14%) Hedge funds
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
2 7 (24.14%) SOA
2 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) Benchmarking
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.34%) Database Security
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) BCP
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) B2B
7 1 (3.45%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
3 6 (20.69%) Ruby
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) Scala
6 2 (6.90%) R
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) ABAP
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) Haskell
7 1 (3.45%) OCaml
7 1 (3.45%) Clojure
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) OCP
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) OCFS2
3 6 (20.69%) GlusterFS
3 6 (20.69%) GFS2
4 2 (6.90%) KVM
5 1 (3.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) RHEV
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) SELinux
3 4 (13.79%) Data Guard
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Flashback
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
5 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.45%) Cacti
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) IBM
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) Sybase
5 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Intel
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Tumbleweed
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