The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 190 215 199
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 5 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.056% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.074% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 17
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£450 £542 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.01% +27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £516 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £568 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £428 £390
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4347 5386 5822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.38% 76.05% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4028 4328
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
High Availability
London

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 13 (59.09%) UNIX
1 13 (59.09%) Clustering
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Replication
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
7 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) Apache
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) Migration
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
11 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (13.64%) Debian

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (9.09%) Liferay
4 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (13.64%) MySQL
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DBA
2 4 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) WSDL
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Clustering
2 11 (50.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) UNIX
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) Debian
5 3 (13.64%) Solaris
6 2 (9.09%) SELinux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) AIX
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Database Security
6 1 (4.55%) BCP
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) OCP
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (13.64%) KVM
2 3 (13.64%) RHEV
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) Legato
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) Percona
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas
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