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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 77 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 13 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.77% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -22.76%
High Availability
Scotland

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
1054 1301 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.12% 82.03% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 669 583
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) JBoss
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) LAN
4 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) Change Management
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (23.81%) MPLS
6 5 (23.81%) OSPF
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
6 5 (23.81%) X.25
6 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
6 5 (23.81%) PPP
6 5 (23.81%) CCIE
6 5 (23.81%) CCNP
6 5 (23.81%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) ATM
6 5 (23.81%) ISDN
6 5 (23.81%) Perl
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps

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 9 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
1 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) ATM
3 5 (23.81%) BGP
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (23.81%) DMVPN
3 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
3 5 (23.81%) HSRP
3 5 (23.81%) ISDN
3 5 (23.81%) MPLS
3 5 (23.81%) OSPF
3 5 (23.81%) PPP
3 5 (23.81%) VLAN
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
3 5 (23.81%) X.25
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Ant
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) JMeter
2 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Data Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Network Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 5 (23.81%) Network Design
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
4 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCIE
1 5 (23.81%) CCNA
1 5 (23.81%) CCNP
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vCloud
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Hyperic
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
2 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Brocade
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft