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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 194 213 209
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 7 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4405 5477 5968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.94% 76.58% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3304 4048 4398
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £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 72 92
Average hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.20 £15.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £54.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Replication
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
7 3 (18.75%) JIRA
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Puppet
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Percona
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (18.75%) Debian
7 3 (18.75%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Liferay
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) OLTP
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) WSDL
2 2 (12.50%) Kafka
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) OLE
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) Replication
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Debian
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) SELinux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Information Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Database Security
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) R
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Percona
3 3 (18.75%) Remedy
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat