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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 80 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 13 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.69% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.87% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £413 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £423 £416
% change year-on-year
-12.61% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+52.72% +6.79%
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
1161 1040 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.30% 79.27% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 577 437
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 7 (35.00%) Retail
4 6 (30.00%) Retail Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (25.00%) Process Management
5 5 (25.00%) Middleware
5 5 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) JBoss
6 4 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) Law
8 2 (10.00%) Legal
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) SAS
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Impala
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Retail
4 6 (30.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Law
5 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Server Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (10.00%) GWT
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) JSF
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) zOS
3 1 (5.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Process Management
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (10.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) IISP
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Brocade
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.00%) Imperva
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO