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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
London / City of London
Rank 78 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +11
Contract jobs citing High Availability 79 33 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.70% 1.08% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.28% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 46
Median daily rate £525 £525 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
2523 2588 4197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.08% 84.77% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2039 3297
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 35
Median hourly rate £50.75 £35.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +77.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £18.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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.

1 102 (49.28%) DevOps
2 97 (46.86%) Python
3 92 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (34.30%) Finance
6 65 (31.40%) Java
7 59 (28.50%) TDD
8 54 (26.09%) Linux
9 50 (24.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 48 (23.19%) Public Cloud
10 48 (23.19%) Jenkins
11 44 (21.26%) Microservices
12 43 (20.77%) Puppet
12 43 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (20.77%) HTTP
13 40 (19.32%) Pair Programming
13 40 (19.32%) JSON
14 39 (18.84%) BDD
14 39 (18.84%) Ansible
14 39 (18.84%) Web Services
15 38 (18.36%) Migration
16 37 (17.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 37 (17.87%) JavaScript
16 37 (17.87%) Open Source
17 36 (17.39%) C
18 34 (16.43%) AWS CloudFormation
19 33 (15.94%) Low Latency
19 33 (15.94%) Protocol Buffers
19 33 (15.94%) Kafka
19 33 (15.94%) Unix

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 10 (4.83%) Confluence
2 8 (3.86%) IIS
3 7 (3.38%) Apache
4 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.93%) CMS
6 3 (1.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.48%) nginx
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 92 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (24.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (16.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.86%) IaaS
4 8 (3.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.45%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Datadog
6 2 (0.97%) SaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.77%) HTTP
2 30 (14.49%) MQTT
2 30 (14.49%) RTSP
3 19 (9.18%) Internet
4 13 (6.28%) DNS
5 12 (5.80%) Firewall
6 9 (4.35%) VPN
7 7 (3.38%) SAN
8 6 (2.90%) BGP
8 6 (2.90%) EIGRP
8 6 (2.90%) OSPF
8 6 (2.90%) WAN
9 4 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.93%) HSRP
10 3 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.45%) IGMP
10 3 (1.45%) MPLS
10 3 (1.45%) Multicast
10 3 (1.45%) SSL
10 3 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.31%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (3.86%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.38%) Big Data
4 7 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.97%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.97%) MySQL
9 2 (0.97%) Redis
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (23.19%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.28%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.28%) JIRA
3 7 (3.38%) Subversion
3 7 (3.38%) Zephyr
4 5 (2.42%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.93%) Hudson
5 4 (1.93%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (1.93%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.45%) Calabash
6 3 (1.45%) Maven
6 3 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.97%) Ant
7 2 (0.97%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.97%) Gradle
7 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.48%) JUnit
General
1 71 (34.30%) Finance
2 27 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 26 (12.56%) Banking
4 13 (6.28%) Retail
5 10 (4.83%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.42%) Front Office
6 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.93%) Electronics
7 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (39.61%) Developer
2 47 (22.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (17.87%) Java Developer
4 34 (16.43%) AWS DevOps
4 34 (16.43%) Senior Developer
5 30 (14.49%) AWS Engineer
5 30 (14.49%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (6.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 12 (5.80%) Agile Developer
8 12 (5.80%) Agile Java Developer
8 12 (5.80%) AWS Developer
8 12 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.80%) Senior Agile Developer
8 12 (5.80%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 10 (4.83%) Analyst
9 10 (4.83%) C++ Developer
9 10 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.32%) JSON
2 39 (18.84%) Web Services
3 33 (15.94%) Kafka
3 33 (15.94%) Protocol Buffers
4 30 (14.49%) HTML
5 27 (13.04%) RESTful
6 26 (12.56%) CSS
7 14 (6.76%) AngularJS
8 13 (6.28%) .NET
8 13 (6.28%) React
9 10 (4.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (4.83%) STL
10 8 (3.86%) HTML5
10 8 (3.86%) jQuery
10 8 (3.86%) XML
11 7 (3.38%) REST
12 6 (2.90%) CSS3
12 6 (2.90%) Middleware
12 6 (2.90%) Node.js
13 4 (1.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.19%) Public Cloud
2 30 (14.49%) Video on Demand
3 20 (9.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (8.21%) Clustering
5 15 (7.25%) Data Centre
6 14 (6.76%) Streaming Video
7 13 (6.28%) RIA
8 11 (5.31%) Algorithms
9 10 (4.83%) Hedge funds
10 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (2.90%) Replication
11 6 (2.90%) User Experience
12 4 (1.93%) Data Integration
13 3 (1.45%) Equities
13 3 (1.45%) iPad
13 3 (1.45%) iPhone
13 3 (1.45%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (26.09%) Linux
2 33 (15.94%) Unix
3 24 (11.59%) Windows
4 9 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.42%) CentOS
5 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.45%) AIX
7 3 (1.45%) Android
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.97%) Solaris
8 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.48%) Debian
9 1 (0.48%) SUSE
9 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (49.28%) DevOps
2 72 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (28.50%) TDD
4 44 (21.26%) Microservices
5 43 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (19.32%) Pair Programming
7 39 (18.84%) BDD
8 38 (18.36%) Migration
9 37 (17.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 37 (17.87%) Open Source
10 33 (15.94%) Low Latency
11 28 (13.53%) Data Migration
12 27 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
13 24 (11.59%) Configuration Management
14 21 (10.14%) Scrum
15 19 (9.18%) Risk Management
16 16 (7.73%) Front End Development
17 15 (7.25%) Web Development
18 14 (6.76%) Service Delivery
19 13 (6.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (46.86%) Python
2 65 (31.40%) Java
3 37 (17.87%) JavaScript
4 36 (17.39%) C
5 30 (14.49%) SQL
6 28 (13.53%) Ruby
7 15 (7.25%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.83%) C++
9 9 (4.35%) ES6
10 7 (3.38%) Perl
11 5 (2.42%) C#
11 5 (2.42%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.93%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.93%) Groovy
12 4 (1.93%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.45%) Go
13 3 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (4.35%) Degree
2 5 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.93%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (0.48%) CCIE
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.08%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.90%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) MiFID
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.25%) Docker
2 12 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.31%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.35%) GFS2
4 9 (4.35%) GlusterFS
4 9 (4.35%) OCFS2
5 4 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.97%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.97%) vSphere
7 2 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.97%) XenServer
8 1 (0.48%) GPFS
8 1 (0.48%) HDFS
8 1 (0.48%) iptables
8 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (20.77%) Puppet
2 39 (18.84%) Ansible
3 30 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.31%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (4.35%) CFEngine
5 9 (4.35%) SELinux
6 8 (3.86%) Terraform
7 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.93%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.45%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.45%) Salt
8 3 (1.45%) SCCM
9 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.97%) vRealize
10 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (8.70%) VMware
2 13 (6.28%) Oracle
3 11 (5.31%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.35%) Cisco
4 9 (4.35%) HP
4 9 (4.35%) Splunk
5 8 (3.86%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.90%) Citrix
6 6 (2.90%) New Relic
6 6 (2.90%) Rackspace
6 6 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.42%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.93%) F5
8 4 (1.93%) IBM
8 4 (1.93%) OpenText
8 4 (1.93%) RedDot
8 4 (1.93%) SAP
9 3 (1.45%) Meraki
9 3 (1.45%) Solace
9 3 (1.45%) WorldPay
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