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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.68% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.82% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +29.23%

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
713 1219 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.48% 83.21% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 640 619
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 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%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS

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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) 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
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) DataStage
3 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) VMS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau