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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 68 131 159
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +28
Contract jobs citing High Availability 117 54 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.42% 1.16% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 1.38% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 40 36
Median daily rate £550 £488 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+29.13% +10.43%
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
2995 3915 4737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.55% 84.34% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3117 3565
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% +5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 79 (47.59%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (46.39%) Python
3 74 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (43.37%) DevOps
5 60 (36.14%) Linux
6 57 (34.34%) TDD
7 52 (31.33%) Public Cloud
8 47 (28.31%) Java
9 46 (27.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 44 (26.51%) Microservices
11 43 (25.90%) Jenkins
12 42 (25.30%) Finance
13 41 (24.70%) BDD
14 39 (23.49%) Puppet
15 38 (22.89%) Unix
16 35 (21.08%) SQL Server
16 35 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (20.48%) Clustering
17 34 (20.48%) JavaScript
18 33 (19.88%) HTTP
18 33 (19.88%) Pair Programming
18 33 (19.88%) Opscode Chef
19 32 (19.28%) Migration
19 32 (19.28%) JSON
20 28 (16.87%) Ruby
20 28 (16.87%) SQL
21 27 (16.27%) Bash Shell
21 27 (16.27%) C
21 27 (16.27%) Web Services
22 26 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.61%) Confluence
3 5 (3.01%) Apache
3 5 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.01%) IIS
4 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.81%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.81%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
6 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) GemFire
7 1 (0.60%) nginx
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 79 (47.59%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (27.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (12.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (7.83%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.61%) IaaS
6 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.60%) PaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.88%) HTTP
2 25 (15.06%) MQTT
2 25 (15.06%) RTSP
3 23 (13.86%) DNS
4 15 (9.04%) Firewall
5 11 (6.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.42%) Internet
6 9 (5.42%) LAN
6 9 (5.42%) WAN
7 7 (4.22%) LDAP
8 5 (3.01%) VPN
9 2 (1.20%) BGP
9 2 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.20%) DHCP
9 2 (1.20%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.20%) HSRP
9 2 (1.20%) OSPF
9 2 (1.20%) VoIP
9 2 (1.20%) VRRP
10 1 (0.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.86%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (6.02%) Big Data
5 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.41%) MySQL
7 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) HBase
9 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (25.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.23%) TeamCity
3 11 (6.63%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (5.42%) JIRA
5 7 (4.22%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.01%) Subversion
6 5 (3.01%) Zephyr
7 4 (2.41%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.41%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (1.81%) Calabash
8 3 (1.81%) Hudson
8 3 (1.81%) Maven
9 2 (1.20%) Gradle
9 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.60%) VisualVM
General
1 42 (25.30%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Financial Institution
3 16 (9.64%) Banking
4 9 (5.42%) Retail
5 6 (3.61%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.41%) Front Office
7 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) French Language
8 1 (0.60%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 67 (40.36%) Developer
2 31 (18.67%) Senior Developer
3 30 (18.07%) Java Developer
4 28 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (16.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (13.25%) AWS Developer
6 19 (11.45%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (10.84%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (10.84%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (10.84%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 18 (10.84%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (8.43%) Cloud Developer
9 13 (7.83%) C# Developer
10 11 (6.63%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.63%) Administrator
10 11 (6.63%) Agile Developer
10 11 (6.63%) Agile Java Developer
10 11 (6.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (6.63%) Senior Agile Developer
10 11 (6.63%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.28%) JSON
2 27 (16.27%) Web Services
3 26 (15.66%) Kafka
4 25 (15.06%) HTML
4 25 (15.06%) Protocol Buffers
5 16 (9.64%) .NET
6 15 (9.04%) CSS
7 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET
7 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (6.63%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (6.63%) RESTful
9 10 (6.02%) HTML5
10 8 (4.82%) REST
11 7 (4.22%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.22%) CSS3
11 7 (4.22%) XML
12 5 (3.01%) jQuery
13 4 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (2.41%) Middleware
13 4 (2.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 52 (31.33%) Public Cloud
2 34 (20.48%) Clustering
3 26 (15.66%) Video on Demand
4 20 (12.05%) Hedge funds
5 13 (7.83%) Streaming Video
6 9 (5.42%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.41%) Replication
8 4 (2.41%) RIA
9 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.81%) iPad
9 3 (1.81%) iPhone
9 3 (1.81%) User Experience
10 2 (1.20%) Statistics
11 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.60%) Derivative
11 1 (0.60%) Equities
11 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (36.14%) Linux
2 38 (22.89%) Unix
3 24 (14.46%) Windows
4 9 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.61%) AIX
5 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.41%) CentOS
8 3 (1.81%) Android
9 2 (1.20%) Solaris
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) Debian
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE
10 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (43.37%) DevOps
3 57 (34.34%) TDD
4 44 (26.51%) Microservices
5 41 (24.70%) BDD
6 35 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (19.88%) Pair Programming
8 32 (19.28%) Migration
9 26 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (13.86%) E-Commerce
11 19 (11.45%) Low Latency
11 19 (11.45%) Scrum
12 18 (10.84%) Open Source
12 18 (10.84%) Service Delivery
13 17 (10.24%) Patch Management
14 16 (9.64%) Continuous Deployment
14 16 (9.64%) Data Migration
15 14 (8.43%) ITIL
16 13 (7.83%) MVC
17 12 (7.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (46.39%) Python
2 47 (28.31%) Java
3 34 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.87%) Ruby
4 28 (16.87%) SQL
5 27 (16.27%) Bash Shell
5 27 (16.27%) C
6 14 (8.43%) C#
7 12 (7.23%) Perl
8 10 (6.02%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.41%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.41%) ES6
9 4 (2.41%) Groovy
9 4 (2.41%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.41%) Scala
9 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.81%) C++
11 2 (1.20%) Go
11 2 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (1.20%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.41%) RHCE
2 3 (1.81%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) OCP
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CCIE
4 1 (0.60%) CCNP
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (10.24%) GFS2
1 17 (10.24%) GlusterFS
1 17 (10.24%) OCFS2
2 16 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.42%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.41%) Docker
6 2 (1.20%) vSphere
7 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.60%) HDFS
7 1 (0.60%) iptables
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (23.49%) Puppet
2 33 (19.88%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (15.66%) Ansible
4 18 (10.84%) Failover Clustering
5 17 (10.24%) CFEngine
5 17 (10.24%) SELinux
6 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.01%) Terraform
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.20%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.20%) Kibana
9 2 (1.20%) logstash
9 2 (1.20%) Nagios
9 2 (1.20%) vRealize
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.60%) Grafana
10 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (12.65%) Oracle
2 11 (6.63%) VMware
3 9 (5.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.42%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.82%) Splunk
4 8 (4.82%) TOWER Software
5 7 (4.22%) HP
5 7 (4.22%) New Relic
6 6 (3.61%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.61%) Citrix
6 6 (3.61%) Dell
6 6 (3.61%) IBM
7 5 (3.01%) Bloomberg
7 5 (3.01%) Rackspace
7 5 (3.01%) Reuters
8 4 (2.41%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.81%) Cisco
10 2 (1.20%) F5
10 2 (1.20%) Intel
10 2 (1.20%) Juniper
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