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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 107 137 153
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 50 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.16% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.45% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 39
Median daily rate £450 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £258 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
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
2927 4422 5017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.28% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3441 3703
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 £334 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £95.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 34 (39.08%) Java
2 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 32 (36.78%) Linux
4 28 (32.18%) Unix
5 27 (31.03%) Puppet
6 25 (28.74%) Clustering
7 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (25.29%) SQL
8 22 (25.29%) Finance
8 22 (25.29%) DevOps
9 21 (24.14%) Python
9 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
11 19 (21.84%) Oracle
12 17 (19.54%) HTML
13 15 (17.24%) Perl
13 15 (17.24%) TDD
14 14 (16.09%) ITIL
14 14 (16.09%) Bash Shell
15 13 (14.94%) Low Latency
15 13 (14.94%) Migration
15 13 (14.94%) Replication
15 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
16 12 (13.79%) Banking
16 12 (13.79%) IBM
16 12 (13.79%) Windows
16 12 (13.79%) Web Services
16 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (13.79%) Data Centre

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 11 (12.64%) Confluence
2 4 (4.60%) Apache
3 3 (3.45%) PowerExchange
4 2 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) nginx
4 2 (2.30%) Node.js
4 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
2 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) IaaS
2 10 (11.49%) Azure Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.34%) PaaS
4 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) DNS
1 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
1 11 (12.64%) VPN
2 9 (10.34%) DMZ
2 9 (10.34%) Firewall
2 9 (10.34%) LDAP
3 8 (9.20%) SAN
4 7 (8.05%) LAN
4 7 (8.05%) WAN
5 6 (6.90%) HTTP
6 4 (4.60%) BGP
7 3 (3.45%) EIGRP
7 3 (3.45%) NAS
7 3 (3.45%) OSPF
7 3 (3.45%) VoIP
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.30%) DHCP
8 2 (2.30%) HSRP
8 2 (2.30%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (2.30%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.05%) MySQL
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.45%) PowerCenter
9 2 (2.30%) Big Data
9 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.15%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.64%) JIRA
3 9 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.75%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.45%) Gradle
7 2 (2.30%) Hudson
7 2 (2.30%) Subversion
8 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.15%) Emacs
8 1 (1.15%) Grunt
8 1 (1.15%) gulp
8 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.15%) Maven
8 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.15%) Selenium
8 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.75%) Front Office
4 4 (4.60%) Retail
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (13.79%) DBA
1 12 (13.79%) Developer
2 11 (12.64%) Administrator
3 10 (11.49%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.34%) Consultant
4 9 (10.34%) Senior DBA
4 9 (10.34%) Senior SQL DBA
4 9 (10.34%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Release Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Azure Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) HTML
2 12 (13.79%) Web Services
3 11 (12.64%) REST
4 10 (11.49%) .NET
5 8 (9.20%) JMS
5 8 (9.20%) SOAP
6 6 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (6.90%) JSP
7 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.60%) J2EE
7 4 (4.60%) React
7 4 (4.60%) Spring
8 3 (3.45%) CSS
8 3 (3.45%) HTML5
8 3 (3.45%) JMX
8 3 (3.45%) XML
9 2 (2.30%) Ajax
9 2 (2.30%) jQuery
9 2 (2.30%) LAMP
9 2 (2.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Clustering
2 13 (14.94%) Replication
3 12 (13.79%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.90%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.75%) Equities
6 4 (4.60%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.60%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.45%) EMC Centera
7 3 (3.45%) Online Banking
8 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) DataPower
9 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.15%) Physics
9 1 (1.15%) Tandem
9 1 (1.15%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.78%) Linux
2 28 (32.18%) Unix
3 12 (13.79%) Windows
4 10 (11.49%) AIX
4 10 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.15%) CentOS
7 1 (1.15%) Debian
7 1 (1.15%) Solaris
7 1 (1.15%) SUSE
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (25.29%) DevOps
3 15 (17.24%) TDD
4 14 (16.09%) ITIL
5 13 (14.94%) Low Latency
5 13 (14.94%) Migration
6 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (12.64%) BDD
8 10 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (11.49%) Software Delivery
9 9 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.34%) Release Management
9 9 (10.34%) Web Development
10 8 (9.20%) API Design
10 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.20%) Content Management
10 8 (9.20%) Open Source
11 7 (8.05%) Multithreading
12 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) Java
2 22 (25.29%) SQL
3 21 (24.14%) Python
4 15 (17.24%) Perl
5 14 (16.09%) Bash Shell
6 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.49%) Ruby
7 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 8 (9.20%) PHP
9 7 (8.05%) C
9 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.60%) Go
12 3 (3.45%) C-shell
12 3 (3.45%) Korn
12 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.30%) C++
13 2 (2.30%) Scala
14 1 (1.15%) C#
14 1 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) ISEB
2 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.30%) CCNP
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) CCNA
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.15%) MCTS
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.64%) Docker
3 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.60%) GFS2
4 4 (4.60%) GlusterFS
4 4 (4.60%) KVM
4 4 (4.60%) OCFS2
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.45%) RHEV
6 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.15%) iptables
7 1 (1.15%) NFS
7 1 (1.15%) Postfix
7 1 (1.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 27 (31.03%) Puppet
2 6 (6.90%) Ansible
3 4 (4.60%) CFEngine
3 4 (4.60%) Control-M
3 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.60%) SELinux
3 4 (4.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.45%) Capistrano
4 3 (3.45%) Nagios
5 2 (2.30%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.84%) Oracle
3 12 (13.79%) IBM
4 11 (12.64%) Splunk
5 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.05%) HP
7 6 (6.90%) TOWER Software
7 6 (6.90%) VMware
8 5 (5.75%) Cisco
8 5 (5.75%) EMC
9 3 (3.45%) Informatica
10 2 (2.30%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.30%) Citrix
10 2 (2.30%) Dell
10 2 (2.30%) F5
10 2 (2.30%) Hortonworks
10 2 (2.30%) Juniper
10 2 (2.30%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.30%) Reuters
11 1 (1.15%) Apple
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