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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
London / City of London
Rank 100 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing High Availability 51 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 1.30% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.49% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 54
Median daily rate £550 £484 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £411 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £618 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £414
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-34.88% +35.38%

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
2518 2745 4249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.84% 86.98% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 2173 3311
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 32
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 95 (51.91%) DevOps
2 84 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (44.81%) Python
4 67 (36.61%) Finance
5 59 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (31.15%) Java
7 51 (27.87%) TDD
8 49 (26.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 47 (25.68%) Public Cloud
10 43 (23.50%) Linux
11 42 (22.95%) Microservices
12 41 (22.40%) Jenkins
13 39 (21.31%) BDD
14 38 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (19.13%) HTTP
15 35 (19.13%) Open Source
16 34 (18.58%) Puppet
16 34 (18.58%) Low Latency
16 34 (18.58%) Pair Programming
17 33 (18.03%) JSON
17 33 (18.03%) C
17 33 (18.03%) Ansible
18 32 (17.49%) Unix
19 31 (16.94%) Migration
19 31 (16.94%) Protocol Buffers
20 30 (16.39%) Kafka
20 30 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
21 29 (15.85%) Web Services
22 28 (15.30%) SQL Server
22 28 (15.30%) RTSP

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 6 (3.28%) Apache
2 5 (2.73%) Confluence
2 5 (2.73%) IIS
3 3 (1.64%) CMS
4 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) nginx
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 84 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (26.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (15.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (3.28%) IaaS
6 4 (2.19%) PaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.09%) Datadog
7 2 (1.09%) SaaS
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) Heroku
8 1 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.13%) HTTP
2 28 (15.30%) MQTT
2 28 (15.30%) RTSP
3 18 (9.84%) Internet
4 11 (6.01%) Firewall
5 10 (5.46%) DNS
6 7 (3.83%) VPN
7 6 (3.28%) SAN
8 5 (2.73%) BGP
8 5 (2.73%) EIGRP
8 5 (2.73%) OSPF
8 5 (2.73%) WAN
9 4 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.64%) DHCP
10 3 (1.64%) HSRP
10 3 (1.64%) IGMP
10 3 (1.64%) Multicast
10 3 (1.64%) SNMP
10 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.01%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (3.83%) Big Data
4 7 (3.83%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.09%) MySQL
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (22.40%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.37%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.28%) JIRA
3 6 (3.28%) Subversion
4 4 (2.19%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.09%) Ant
6 2 (1.09%) Bazaar
6 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.09%) Gradle
6 2 (1.09%) Hudson
6 2 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.09%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.55%) Calabash
7 1 (0.55%) JUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Maven
7 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (36.61%) Finance
2 23 (12.57%) Banking
3 22 (12.02%) Financial Institution
4 10 (5.46%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.83%) Retail
6 6 (3.28%) Front Office
7 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.19%) Electronics
8 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.19%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (37.70%) Developer
2 39 (21.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (20.22%) Java Developer
4 30 (16.39%) Senior Developer
5 29 (15.85%) AWS DevOps
6 28 (15.30%) AWS Engineer
6 28 (15.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (8.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (7.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (7.65%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) Architect
9 11 (6.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Agile Developer
10 10 (5.46%) Agile Java Developer
10 10 (5.46%) Analyst
10 10 (5.46%) AWS Developer
10 10 (5.46%) C++ Developer
10 10 (5.46%) Senior Agile Developer
10 10 (5.46%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.03%) JSON
2 31 (16.94%) Protocol Buffers
3 30 (16.39%) Kafka
4 29 (15.85%) Web Services
5 25 (13.66%) RESTful
6 22 (12.02%) HTML
7 19 (10.38%) CSS
8 16 (8.74%) .NET
8 16 (8.74%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.65%) React
10 10 (5.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (5.46%) STL
11 9 (4.92%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (3.83%) Node.js
13 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (2.73%) Redux
14 4 (2.19%) jQuery
14 4 (2.19%) REST
14 4 (2.19%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.68%) Public Cloud
2 28 (15.30%) Video on Demand
3 20 (10.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (8.20%) Data Centre
5 14 (7.65%) RIA
5 14 (7.65%) Streaming Video
6 13 (7.10%) Algorithms
7 12 (6.56%) Clustering
8 8 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.28%) Replication
10 5 (2.73%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.73%) User Experience
11 4 (2.19%) Equities
12 3 (1.64%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.64%) N-Tier
13 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.50%) Linux
2 32 (17.49%) Unix
3 25 (13.66%) Windows
4 10 (5.46%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.19%) CentOS
6 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.64%) AIX
7 3 (1.64%) Solaris
8 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.55%) Android
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.55%) Debian
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (51.91%) DevOps
2 59 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (27.87%) TDD
4 42 (22.95%) Microservices
5 39 (21.31%) BDD
6 38 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (19.13%) Open Source
8 34 (18.58%) Low Latency
8 34 (18.58%) Pair Programming
9 31 (16.94%) Migration
10 30 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (13.11%) Configuration Management
12 21 (11.48%) Data Migration
13 20 (10.93%) Continuous Deployment
14 19 (10.38%) Risk Management
15 15 (8.20%) Web Development
16 14 (7.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 14 (7.65%) E-Commerce
16 14 (7.65%) Scrum
16 14 (7.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.81%) Python
2 57 (31.15%) Java
3 33 (18.03%) C
4 26 (14.21%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.21%) SQL
5 19 (10.38%) Ruby
6 11 (6.01%) C++
7 10 (5.46%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.46%) C#
8 9 (4.92%) ES6
9 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.73%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.64%) Go
12 3 (1.64%) Perl
13 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.55%) PHP
13 1 (0.55%) VB
13 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (4.37%) Degree
2 5 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.19%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) CCNP
4 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.66%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.28%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) MiFID
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.65%) Docker
2 13 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.01%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.73%) GFS2
5 5 (2.73%) GlusterFS
5 5 (2.73%) OCFS2
6 4 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.09%) vSphere
8 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.09%) XenServer
9 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.55%) GPFS
9 1 (0.55%) iptables
9 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (18.58%) Puppet
2 33 (18.03%) Ansible
3 23 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.83%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (3.28%) Terraform
6 5 (2.73%) CFEngine
6 5 (2.73%) SELinux
7 4 (2.19%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.19%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.64%) Salt
8 3 (1.64%) SCCM
9 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.09%) vRealize
10 1 (0.55%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (9.84%) VMware
2 16 (8.74%) Oracle
3 11 (6.01%) HP
3 11 (6.01%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.46%) Cisco
5 8 (4.37%) Citrix
6 6 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.28%) Splunk
7 5 (2.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.73%) IBM
7 5 (2.73%) WorldPay
8 4 (2.19%) F5
8 4 (2.19%) New Relic
8 4 (2.19%) Rackspace
8 4 (2.19%) Reuters
8 4 (2.19%) SAP
9 3 (1.64%) Aruba
9 3 (1.64%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.64%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.64%) NetScout
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