The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 431 486 454
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -32
Contract jobs citing High Availability 156 90 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 46 56
Average daily rate
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£425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £604 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £428
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
High Availability
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40181 37789 35076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.87% 76.43% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23781 21753
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1099 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £24.12 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -25.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in England

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in England

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in England

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the England region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in England

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +23 58 £363 -30.95% 6
London -13 52 £450 - 21
East of England +11 13 £360 +0.69% 4
North West -11 11 £413 +79.34% 2
West Midlands +12 9 £450 +8.43%
South West -1 6 £450 +24.13% 1
North East -18 4 £263 -
Yorkshire -24 1 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £475 -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 114 (37.50%) Windows
2 95 (31.25%) Linux
3 93 (30.59%) SQL
4 80 (26.32%) Clustering
4 80 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 73 (24.01%) Oracle
6 71 (23.36%) SQL Server
6 71 (23.36%) ITIL
7 64 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 60 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 55 (18.09%) Microsoft
10 51 (16.78%) Active Directory
10 51 (16.78%) Finance
11 47 (15.46%) VMware
12 46 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (14.80%) PowerShell
13 45 (14.80%) XML
14 43 (14.14%) Oracle Database
15 42 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 41 (13.49%) UNIX
17 40 (13.16%) Java
18 37 (12.17%) IBM
18 37 (12.17%) Performance Tuning
19 35 (11.51%) HTML
19 35 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (11.51%) Bash Shell
20 33 (10.86%) Big Data
20 33 (10.86%) Windows Server 2008
20 33 (10.86%) WebLogic
20 33 (10.86%) JMS

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (10.86%) WebLogic
2 30 (9.87%) WebSphere
3 16 (5.26%) Apache
4 13 (4.28%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (3.95%) JBoss
6 11 (3.62%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.62%) AquaLogic
7 10 (3.29%) NetWeaver
8 8 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.63%) SAS
9 7 (2.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
9 7 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.30%) Lync
9 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.64%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.29%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.63%) GitHub
3 6 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.99%) Office 365
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 25 (8.22%) Firewall
3 20 (6.58%) DNS
4 19 (6.25%) SAN
5 18 (5.92%) LDAP
6 16 (5.26%) HTTP
7 8 (2.63%) Internet
7 8 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.30%) NAS
8 7 (2.30%) WAN
9 6 (1.97%) DHCP
9 6 (1.97%) SSL
10 5 (1.64%) LAN
11 4 (1.32%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (1.32%) VLAN
12 3 (0.99%) FCoE
12 3 (0.99%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (23.36%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.14%) Oracle Database
3 33 (10.86%) Big Data
4 29 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (7.57%) DB2
6 18 (5.92%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (5.26%) Hadoop
7 16 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (4.61%) Relational Database
10 13 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (3.62%) SAP HANA
13 10 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (2.96%) MySQL
14 9 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (2.30%) PowerCenter
16 6 (1.97%) DB2 UDB
17 5 (1.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.95%) Ant
2 9 (2.96%) JMeter
2 9 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.63%) IntelliJ
3 8 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 8 (2.63%) Maven
4 6 (1.97%) Subversion
5 4 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.32%) Introscope
5 4 (1.32%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.99%) JIRA
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.33%) JProfiler
General
1 51 (16.78%) Finance
2 15 (4.93%) Banking
3 11 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.63%) Retail
5 6 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (16.78%) DBA
2 46 (15.13%) Administrator
3 40 (13.16%) Developer
4 39 (12.83%) Architect
5 38 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 21 (6.91%) SQL Server DBA
7 20 (6.58%) Wintel Engineer
8 18 (5.92%) Consultant
9 13 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.62%) Analyst
10 11 (3.62%) Hadoop Administrator
11 10 (3.29%) SAP Architect
11 10 (3.29%) Test Manager
11 10 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (2.63%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.30%) Oracle DBA
14 7 (2.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.80%) XML
2 35 (11.51%) HTML
3 33 (10.86%) JMS
4 31 (10.20%) SOAP
4 31 (10.20%) J2EE
5 30 (9.87%) Middleware
6 28 (9.21%) Web Services
7 19 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 16 (5.26%) JDBC
8 16 (5.26%) JNDI
9 15 (4.93%) .NET
10 12 (3.95%) WSDL
11 10 (3.29%) TIBCO EMS
12 6 (1.97%) SAP Basis
13 5 (1.64%) Oracle ADF
13 5 (1.64%) Spring
13 5 (1.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 5 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (1.64%) WebCenter
14 4 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 80 (26.32%) Clustering
2 26 (8.55%) Data Centre
3 25 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.89%) Replication
5 20 (6.58%) DataPower
6 14 (4.61%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.63%) Statistics
8 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.30%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.32%) W3C
9 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.99%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) iSeries
11 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.66%) AS400
11 2 (0.66%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 114 (37.50%) Windows
2 95 (31.25%) Linux
3 41 (13.49%) UNIX
4 33 (10.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (7.24%) Solaris
6 22 (7.24%) AIX
7 20 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.95%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.64%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.32%) HPUX
12 3 (0.99%) SUSE
13 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.33%) Android
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
14 1 (0.33%) Debian
14 1 (0.33%) Tru64
14 1 (0.33%) OS/400
14 1 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.36%) ITIL
2 60 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (12.17%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 31 (10.20%) Configuration Management
7 26 (8.55%) Migration
8 24 (7.89%) Low Latency
9 22 (7.24%) SOA
10 17 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (5.59%) SIEM
11 16 (5.26%) Validation
11 16 (5.26%) Service Management
12 15 (4.93%) ETL
12 15 (4.93%) Data Modelling
13 14 (4.61%) Project Management
13 14 (4.61%) ERP
13 14 (4.61%) Scrum
13 14 (4.61%) Problem Management
13 14 (4.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (30.59%) SQL
2 45 (14.80%) PowerShell
3 40 (13.16%) Java
4 35 (11.51%) Bash Shell
5 26 (8.55%) VBScript
6 23 (7.57%) T-SQL
7 22 (7.24%) Shell Script
8 17 (5.59%) Korn
9 16 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.93%) Perl
11 13 (4.28%) Python
12 12 (3.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 10 (3.29%) VB
14 9 (2.96%) Ruby
15 5 (1.64%) JavaScript
16 4 (1.32%) C
16 4 (1.32%) C#
16 4 (1.32%) Jython
16 4 (1.32%) XPath
17 3 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 64 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 42 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (10.53%) MCITP
5 30 (9.87%) MCSA
6 12 (3.95%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.95%) Degree
7 8 (2.63%) IBM Certification
8 7 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.30%) MCSE
9 4 (1.32%) ISEB
9 4 (1.32%) MCTS
9 4 (1.32%) RHCE
9 4 (1.32%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.99%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.66%) CCNP
11 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.66%) OCP
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.87%) SLA
2 13 (4.28%) QA
3 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) CDISC
System Software
1 51 (16.78%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.93%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (3.29%) vSphere
6 9 (2.96%) Firmware
7 4 (1.32%) Samba
8 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.99%) XenApp
8 3 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.99%) KVM
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.66%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.66%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.66%) GFS2
9 2 (0.66%) NFS
10 1 (0.33%) Varnish
10 1 (0.33%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.62%) OpenView
2 10 (3.29%) Data Guard
3 7 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (2.30%) SCOM
4 6 (1.97%) Puppet
5 5 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (1.64%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.64%) Oracle Flashback
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.32%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.99%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.99%) OVSD
8 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.66%) SELinux
8 2 (0.66%) SCCM
9 1 (0.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 73 (24.01%) Oracle
2 55 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 47 (15.46%) VMware
4 37 (12.17%) IBM
5 32 (10.53%) HP
6 28 (9.21%) Red Hat
7 21 (6.91%) Informatica
8 19 (6.25%) SAP
9 12 (3.95%) Cisco
10 10 (3.29%) TIBCO
11 9 (2.96%) Brocade
11 9 (2.96%) F5
12 8 (2.63%) SOASTA, Inc
13 7 (2.30%) LogRhythm
13 7 (2.30%) Cloudera
14 5 (1.64%) Splunk
14 5 (1.64%) Dell
15 4 (1.32%) Intel
15 4 (1.32%) Citrix
15 4 (1.32%) Juniper
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