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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 433 456 437
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing High Availability 151 126 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 75 53
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£380 £397 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -24.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £550
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +11 44 £425 +6.25%
London -18 37 £493 +20.56% 25
North West -12 17 £388 +158.33% 4
East Midlands - 13 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -16 10 £425 +57.40% 1
East of England +23 8 £375 -6.25% 2
South West +4 8 £330 -7.04%
West Midlands -9 8 £450 +62.16% 3
North East - 7 £300 - 1
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 121 (43.21%) Windows
2 90 (32.14%) Oracle
3 81 (28.93%) Security Cleared
4 80 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 80 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 78 (27.86%) SQL Server
6 77 (27.50%) SQL
6 77 (27.50%) Linux
7 69 (24.64%) ITIL
8 66 (23.57%) SC Cleared
9 64 (22.86%) Clustering
10 62 (22.14%) Active Directory
11 60 (21.43%) VMware
12 58 (20.71%) Oracle Database
13 50 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
14 48 (17.14%) Finance
15 47 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 46 (16.43%) UNIX
17 45 (16.07%) XML
18 44 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
19 43 (15.36%) HP
19 43 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (15.00%) PowerShell
21 41 (14.64%) IBM
22 39 (13.93%) HTML
23 38 (13.57%) MCITP
24 35 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
24 35 (12.50%) Migration
25 34 (12.14%) Red Hat
26 33 (11.79%) Replication

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (11.07%) WebLogic
2 25 (8.93%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.07%) NetWeaver
4 12 (4.29%) Apache
4 12 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
6 9 (3.21%) MS Exchange
6 9 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.21%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (2.86%) JBoss
7 8 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.50%) AquaLogic
8 7 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (2.14%) Lync
9 6 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.79%) Node.js
11 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.29%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.14%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.07%) Exstream
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.71%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.71%) Office 365
5 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.36%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 22 (7.86%) DNS
2 22 (7.86%) SAN
3 19 (6.79%) LDAP
4 18 (6.43%) HTTP
5 14 (5.00%) Firewall
6 13 (4.64%) Internet
7 12 (4.29%) WAN
8 11 (3.93%) DHCP
9 9 (3.21%) LAN
10 8 (2.86%) NAS
10 8 (2.86%) DMZ
10 8 (2.86%) SSL
11 5 (1.79%) VLAN
12 4 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.43%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.07%) HTTPS
13 3 (1.07%) OSPF
13 3 (1.07%) Network Security
13 3 (1.07%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 58 (20.71%) Oracle Database
3 29 (10.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
4 21 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (6.79%) Big Data
6 17 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.07%) SAP HANA
7 16 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (4.29%) Oracle Exadata
9 12 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.29%) DB2
9 12 (4.29%) MySQL
10 10 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 10 (3.57%) MongoDB
10 10 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Ant
2 7 (2.50%) Subversion
2 7 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.14%) Mercurial
3 6 (2.14%) JIRA
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.43%) Introscope
6 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.71%) Selenium
6 2 (0.71%) JUnit
6 2 (0.71%) Psake
7 1 (0.36%) GitLab
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.36%) MSI
General
1 48 (17.14%) Finance
2 18 (6.43%) Banking
3 7 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.14%) Retail
5 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Marketing
7 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (20.71%) Architect
2 52 (18.57%) DBA
3 46 (16.43%) Developer
4 31 (11.07%) SQL DBA
5 25 (8.93%) Administrator
6 22 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.43%) Wintel Engineer
8 17 (6.07%) Consultant
8 17 (6.07%) SAP Architect
9 14 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
10 13 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.29%) Technical Architect
11 12 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.57%) Analyst
12 10 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
14 7 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (16.07%) XML
2 39 (13.93%) HTML
3 26 (9.29%) SOAP
4 25 (8.93%) Web Services
4 25 (8.93%) Middleware
5 21 (7.50%) JMS
5 21 (7.50%) J2EE
6 17 (6.07%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (5.00%) .NET
8 12 (4.29%) JNDI
8 12 (4.29%) WSDL
8 12 (4.29%) JDBC
9 9 (3.21%) RESTful
10 8 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 7 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (2.14%) SAP Basis
13 5 (1.79%) XSD
13 5 (1.79%) XSLT
13 5 (1.79%) XML Schema
13 5 (1.79%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (22.86%) Clustering
2 33 (11.79%) Replication
3 23 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.36%) DataPower
5 9 (3.21%) Open Source
6 8 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.86%) Statistics
7 7 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.14%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.79%) W3C
10 4 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.07%) PKI
11 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 121 (43.21%) Windows
2 77 (27.50%) Linux
3 47 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (16.43%) UNIX
5 31 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (6.07%) AIX
8 16 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.64%) Solaris
10 12 (4.29%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.14%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.79%) HPUX
13 3 (1.07%) zOS
13 3 (1.07%) Debian
13 3 (1.07%) SUSE
14 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.71%) Android
14 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 69 (24.64%) ITIL
3 50 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
4 35 (12.50%) Migration
5 31 (11.07%) Configuration Management
6 27 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (8.21%) SOA
8 17 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (6.07%) Project Management
8 17 (6.07%) Low Latency
9 16 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (5.71%) ERP
10 15 (5.36%) Problem Management
11 12 (4.29%) Analytics
11 12 (4.29%) ETL
12 11 (3.93%) Scrum
12 11 (3.93%) Service Management
12 11 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 77 (27.50%) SQL
2 42 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 28 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 28 (10.00%) Java
3 28 (10.00%) VBScript
4 20 (7.14%) Python
4 20 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 17 (6.07%) T-SQL
6 16 (5.71%) Perl
6 16 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.93%) Ruby
8 9 (3.21%) Korn
9 8 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 8 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.50%) C#
11 5 (1.79%) C
11 5 (1.79%) XPath
12 4 (1.43%) Scala
12 4 (1.43%) Jython
12 4 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (28.93%) Security Cleared
2 66 (23.57%) SC Cleared
3 44 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (13.57%) MCITP
5 27 (9.64%) MCSA
6 20 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 16 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (3.57%) Degree
9 8 (2.86%) MCTS
10 7 (2.50%) MCSE
11 6 (2.14%) RHCT
11 6 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (2.14%) MCP
12 5 (1.79%) RHCE
12 5 (1.79%) OCP
13 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.36%) MCDBA
15 1 (0.36%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.71%) SLA
2 10 (3.57%) QA
3 6 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (22.14%) Active Directory
2 43 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 25 (8.93%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.14%) vSphere
6 8 (2.86%) Oracle Clusterware
7 7 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.14%) DFS Replication
8 6 (2.14%) Firmware
8 6 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.14%) Samba
8 6 (2.14%) OCFS2
8 6 (2.14%) KVM
8 6 (2.14%) GlusterFS
8 6 (2.14%) GFS2
9 4 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (1.43%) NFS
10 3 (1.07%) SRDF
10 3 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.07%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (6.79%) Data Guard
2 15 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (4.64%) Puppet
4 12 (4.29%) SCCM
5 11 (3.93%) Oracle Flashback
6 9 (3.21%) Tivoli
7 8 (2.86%) SCOM
7 8 (2.86%) SCVMM
8 6 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (2.14%) SELinux
9 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.79%) OpenView
9 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.43%) CA Wily
10 4 (1.43%) AirWatch
11 3 (1.07%) Ansible
11 3 (1.07%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.71%) Salt
12 2 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 90 (32.14%) Oracle
2 80 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 60 (21.43%) VMware
4 43 (15.36%) HP
5 41 (14.64%) IBM
6 34 (12.14%) Red Hat
7 19 (6.79%) SAP
8 15 (5.36%) Dell
9 13 (4.64%) Cisco
10 12 (4.29%) Informatica
11 9 (3.21%) EMC
12 7 (2.50%) Citrix
13 6 (2.14%) Mercator
13 6 (2.14%) TIBCO
13 6 (2.14%) Remedy
14 5 (1.79%) NetApp
14 5 (1.79%) Infor
15 4 (1.43%) Lumension
15 4 (1.43%) McAfee
15 4 (1.43%) Business Objects
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