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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 114 128 154
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Contract jobs citing High Availability 50 71 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.51% 1.22% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.52% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 39
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -57.83%
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
2818 4659 4801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.83% 80.04% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3662 3609
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 52 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 41 (42.71%) Linux
2 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
3 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (32.29%) Java
5 30 (31.25%) Puppet
6 29 (30.21%) Unix
7 28 (29.17%) Python
7 28 (29.17%) Clustering
8 27 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (26.04%) Finance
10 23 (23.96%) DevOps
11 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 21 (21.88%) TDD
12 20 (20.83%) Active Directory
13 19 (19.79%) SQL
13 19 (19.79%) Oracle
13 19 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (19.79%) Bash Shell
14 18 (18.75%) HTML
14 18 (18.75%) Migration
15 17 (17.71%) ITIL
15 17 (17.71%) BDD
16 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (16.67%) .NET
16 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 16 (16.67%) DNS
17 15 (15.63%) Windows
18 14 (14.58%) Web Services
18 14 (14.58%) Perl
18 14 (14.58%) Banking

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 9 (9.38%) Confluence
2 6 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.08%) CMS
3 2 (2.08%) Drupal
3 2 (2.08%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.04%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.04%) GemFire
4 1 (1.04%) JBoss
4 1 (1.04%) nginx
4 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.46%) IaaS
4 10 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (10.42%) PaaS
5 6 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.67%) DNS
2 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.42%) Firewall
3 10 (10.42%) VPN
4 9 (9.38%) DMZ
5 8 (8.33%) LAN
5 8 (8.33%) WAN
6 7 (7.29%) LDAP
6 7 (7.29%) SAN
7 5 (5.21%) HTTP
8 3 (3.13%) BGP
8 3 (3.13%) VoIP
9 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.08%) DHCP
9 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.08%) HSRP
9 2 (2.08%) NAS
9 2 (2.08%) OSPF
9 2 (2.08%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (2.08%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.29%) MySQL
5 6 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.17%) Big Data
7 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.08%) PowerCenter
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (9.38%) JIRA
6 7 (7.29%) Artifactory
7 5 (5.21%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.13%) Gradle
9 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.04%) Emacs
9 1 (1.04%) Grunt
9 1 (1.04%) gulp
9 1 (1.04%) Hudson
9 1 (1.04%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.04%) Maven
9 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.04%) Selenium
9 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.04%) Subversion
9 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.13%) Front Office
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) Developer
2 12 (12.50%) Administrator
2 12 (12.50%) DBA
3 9 (9.38%) SQL DBA
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
4 8 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Release Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Senior DBA
5 7 (7.29%) Senior SQL DBA
5 7 (7.29%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) HTML
2 16 (16.67%) .NET
3 14 (14.58%) Web Services
4 11 (11.46%) REST
5 7 (7.29%) JMS
5 7 (7.29%) SOAP
6 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.21%) JSP
6 5 (5.21%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.17%) HTML5
7 4 (4.17%) React
7 4 (4.17%) Spring
8 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.13%) CSS
8 3 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (3.13%) JMX
9 2 (2.08%) Node.js
9 2 (2.08%) RESTful
9 2 (2.08%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) Clustering
2 13 (13.54%) Public Cloud
3 11 (11.46%) Replication
4 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 7 (7.29%) Hedge funds
6 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) EMC Centera
8 2 (2.08%) Equities
8 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.08%) Online Banking
8 2 (2.08%) Statistics
9 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.04%) MPEG
9 1 (1.04%) NHS
9 1 (1.04%) Physics
9 1 (1.04%) Streaming Media
9 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.71%) Linux
2 29 (30.21%) Unix
3 15 (15.63%) Windows
4 9 (9.38%) AIX
4 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) CentOS
7 1 (1.04%) Solaris
7 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (23.96%) DevOps
4 21 (21.88%) TDD
5 18 (18.75%) Migration
6 17 (17.71%) BDD
6 17 (17.71%) ITIL
7 12 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 12 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (11.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (11.46%) Software Delivery
9 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.38%) Open Source
10 8 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (8.33%) Release Management
11 7 (7.29%) Content Management
11 7 (7.29%) MVC
11 7 (7.29%) OO
11 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) Java
2 28 (29.17%) Python
3 19 (19.79%) Bash Shell
3 19 (19.79%) SQL
4 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.58%) Perl
6 13 (13.54%) Ruby
7 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.38%) PHP
9 8 (8.33%) C
10 7 (7.29%) C#
10 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.13%) C++
11 3 (3.13%) Go
11 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.08%) C-shell
12 2 (2.08%) Korn
12 2 (2.08%) Scala
12 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) RHCE
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) ISEB
3 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.08%) CCNP
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.08%) OCP
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.50%) Docker
3 7 (7.29%) GFS2
3 7 (7.29%) GlusterFS
3 7 (7.29%) OCFS2
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.17%) KVM
6 3 (3.13%) RHEV
7 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.04%) NFS
8 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (31.25%) Puppet
2 11 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (9.38%) Failover Clustering
4 8 (8.33%) Ansible
5 7 (7.29%) CFEngine
5 7 (7.29%) SELinux
6 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (4.17%) Control-M
7 4 (4.17%) Nagios
7 4 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Capistrano
9 2 (2.08%) BladeLogic
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (1.04%) Kibana
10 1 (1.04%) logstash
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.79%) Oracle
3 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
4 12 (12.50%) IBM
5 11 (11.46%) Splunk
6 8 (8.33%) HP
6 8 (8.33%) TOWER Software
7 6 (6.25%) VMware
8 5 (5.21%) Cisco
9 3 (3.13%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.13%) Citrix
9 3 (3.13%) Dell
9 3 (3.13%) EMC
9 3 (3.13%) Hortonworks
9 3 (3.13%) Informatica
9 3 (3.13%) Reuters
10 2 (2.08%) F5
10 2 (2.08%) Juniper
10 2 (2.08%) New Relic
10 2 (2.08%) Palo Alto
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