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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 188 199 193
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 14 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.32% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.41% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £385
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -24.67%
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
4484 5359 4800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.67% 76.83% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3507 3969 3622
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 12 (52.17%) Clustering
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (30.43%) UNIX
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Replication
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (21.74%) IBM
6 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (17.39%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (21.74%) WebSphere
1 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.35%) Liferay
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) BGP
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) IPsec
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) HSRP
3 2 (8.70%) DMVPN
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
3 2 (8.70%) MPLS
3 2 (8.70%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) DBA
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) OLE
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSD
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) Flash
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) WSDL
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) Akka
4 1 (4.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Replication
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) SELinux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Database Security
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) ISMS
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Information Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) BCP
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) R
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Clojure
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) OCaml
6 1 (4.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) OCP
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) vCloud
4 2 (8.70%) RHEV
4 2 (8.70%) KVM
4 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 4 (17.39%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
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