The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.79% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £463 £368 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.85% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £354 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £382 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
657 1139 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.06% 81.77% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 584 553
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.59% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the Edinburgh region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (37.50%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) VMS
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HSRP
2 1 (12.50%) ISDN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) PPP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) VMS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Fortinet