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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 161 190 198
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Contract jobs citing High Availability 801 650 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.28% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.60% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 421 333
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 2 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -34.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.55 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -51.25%
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
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 29 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

High Availability Hourly Rate Histogram in England

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 322 £475 - 84
South East -5 144 £450 +12.50% 28
North East +11 74 £285 +8.57% 3
Yorkshire +21 64 £400 -4.76% 11
North West -2 59 £452 +16.53% 13
South West +29 53 £418 +27.07% 7
East of England +18 47 £358 +2.14% 11
West Midlands -26 28 £375 -6.25% 9
East Midlands -12 16 £525 +31.25% 14
Midlands - 3 £500 -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 531 (34.75%) Linux
2 514 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 370 (24.21%) Java
4 332 (21.73%) Windows
5 319 (20.88%) Oracle
6 312 (20.42%) SQL
7 304 (19.90%) SQL Server
8 255 (16.69%) Clustering
9 246 (16.10%) TDD
10 241 (15.77%) Unix
11 230 (15.05%) JavaScript
12 229 (14.99%) ITIL
13 224 (14.66%) Microsoft
14 221 (14.46%) Disaster Recovery
15 210 (13.74%) Python
16 208 (13.61%) REST
17 202 (13.22%) Red Hat
18 200 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
19 195 (12.76%) Finance
20 193 (12.63%) Active Directory
21 192 (12.57%) DevOps
22 191 (12.50%) Firewall
23 184 (12.04%) Scrum
23 184 (12.04%) VMware
24 183 (11.98%) Open Source
25 170 (11.13%) SAN
26 168 (10.99%) HTTP
26 168 (10.99%) Web Services
27 166 (10.86%) HTML
28 164 (10.73%) Amazon AWS

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 121 (7.92%) Apache
2 62 (4.06%) IIS
3 57 (3.73%) JBoss
4 56 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 47 (3.08%) Apache Spark
6 36 (2.36%) MS Exchange
7 33 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 27 (1.77%) Confluence
9 24 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 24 (1.57%) OpenStack
9 24 (1.57%) SharePoint
10 21 (1.37%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (1.24%) nginx
13 18 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (1.11%) IBM Notes
15 15 (0.98%) CMS
15 15 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
17 11 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 84 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.24%) MS Office
3 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) assyst
7 2 (0.13%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.065%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.065%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.065%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.065%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.065%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 164 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (3.40%) PaaS
4 49 (3.21%) IaaS
5 33 (2.16%) Office 365
6 30 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 29 (1.90%) SaaS
8 23 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.18%) GitHub
10 14 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.85%) Heroku
12 8 (0.52%) Force.com
12 8 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 191 (12.50%) Firewall
2 170 (11.13%) SAN
3 168 (10.99%) HTTP
4 148 (9.69%) DNS
5 103 (6.74%) TCP/IP
6 94 (6.15%) WAN
7 92 (6.02%) LAN
8 75 (4.91%) LDAP
9 71 (4.65%) VPN
10 56 (3.66%) Network Security
11 52 (3.40%) DHCP
12 47 (3.08%) Internet
13 42 (2.75%) BGP
14 38 (2.49%) Fibre Channel
15 34 (2.23%) SSL
16 33 (2.16%) OSPF
17 28 (1.83%) VoIP
18 27 (1.77%) SMTP
19 26 (1.70%) MPLS
19 26 (1.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 151 (9.88%) MySQL
3 101 (6.61%) NoSQL
4 91 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
5 75 (4.91%) MongoDB
6 74 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 68 (4.45%) Big Data
8 67 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 64 (4.19%) Oracle Database
10 63 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (3.14%) Relational Database
11 48 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 48 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 46 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
13 43 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 34 (2.23%) DB2
16 33 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 31 (2.03%) VLDB
18 30 (1.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 149 (9.75%) Jenkins
2 126 (8.25%) Git (software)
3 56 (3.66%) Cucumber
4 51 (3.34%) Maven
5 50 (3.27%) Gradle
5 50 (3.27%) JIRA
6 49 (3.21%) Hudson
7 40 (2.62%) Subversion
8 38 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 33 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (1.70%) JUnit
11 25 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (1.64%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
12 18 (1.18%) Visual Studio
13 17 (1.11%) MSI
13 17 (1.11%) Vagrant
14 16 (1.05%) Mockito
15 15 (0.98%) Selenium
16 12 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 195 (12.76%) Finance
2 99 (6.48%) Banking
3 73 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 45 (2.95%) Games
5 35 (2.29%) Retail
6 33 (2.16%) Front Office
7 31 (2.03%) Marketing
8 23 (1.51%) Back Office
9 21 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.72%) Billing
11 11 (0.72%) Legal
12 9 (0.59%) Advertising
12 9 (0.59%) Publishing
13 8 (0.52%) Automotive
13 8 (0.52%) Electronics
14 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.26%) Military
16 3 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 432 (28.27%) Developer
2 167 (10.93%) Administrator
3 154 (10.08%) Architect
4 125 (8.18%) DBA
4 125 (8.18%) Java Developer
5 89 (5.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 85 (5.56%) SQL DBA
7 70 (4.58%) Consultant
8 69 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 63 (4.12%) Support Engineer
10 59 (3.86%) Senior Developer
11 57 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
12 54 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
13 52 (3.40%) Scala Developer
13 52 (3.40%) Unix Administrator
14 50 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
14 50 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
15 48 (3.14%) C# Developer
16 47 (3.08%) Network Engineer
17 46 (3.01%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (13.61%) REST
2 168 (10.99%) Web Services
3 166 (10.86%) HTML
4 157 (10.27%) Middleware
5 143 (9.36%) .NET
6 125 (8.18%) CSS
7 108 (7.07%) XML
8 105 (6.87%) SOAP
9 93 (6.09%) RESTful
10 87 (5.69%) HTML5
10 87 (5.69%) Spring
11 84 (5.50%) AngularJS
12 78 (5.10%) JSON
13 75 (4.91%) CSS3
14 68 (4.45%) Node.js
15 62 (4.06%) J2EE
16 57 (3.73%) ASP.NET
17 53 (3.47%) spray
18 49 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
19 45 (2.95%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 255 (16.69%) Clustering
2 108 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 96 (6.28%) Replication
4 81 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.62%) Public Cloud
7 37 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 35 (2.29%) User Experience
9 31 (2.03%) N-Tier
10 23 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 23 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
12 19 (1.24%) HACMP
12 19 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 17 (1.11%) Data Integration
14 16 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.05%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 531 (34.75%) Linux
2 332 (21.73%) Windows
3 241 (15.77%) Unix
4 154 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 143 (9.36%) Windows Server
6 96 (6.28%) AIX
7 93 (6.09%) Solaris
8 54 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (2.49%) CentOS
11 25 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (1.57%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.72%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.65%) zOS
16 8 (0.52%) VMS
16 8 (0.52%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.52%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.39%) Android
17 6 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (16.10%) TDD
3 229 (14.99%) ITIL
4 221 (14.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 200 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
6 192 (12.57%) DevOps
7 184 (12.04%) Scrum
8 183 (11.98%) Open Source
9 156 (10.21%) Microservices
10 140 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
11 133 (8.70%) BDD
12 126 (8.25%) Configuration Management
13 118 (7.72%) Pair Programming
14 114 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
15 111 (7.26%) Migration
16 106 (6.94%) E-Commerce
16 106 (6.94%) OO
17 104 (6.81%) Low Latency
17 104 (6.81%) SOA
18 102 (6.68%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 370 (24.21%) Java
2 312 (20.42%) SQL
3 230 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 210 (13.74%) Python
5 118 (7.72%) C#
6 103 (6.74%) Perl
7 92 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 92 (6.02%) Scala
8 88 (5.76%) Bash Shell
9 77 (5.04%) Ruby
10 74 (4.84%) PHP
11 67 (4.38%) Shell Script
12 61 (3.99%) T-SQL
13 55 (3.60%) C++
14 53 (3.47%) C
15 35 (2.29%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.70%) ES6
17 21 (1.37%) Go
18 16 (1.05%) Groovy
19 13 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 155 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 111 (7.26%) Degree
3 108 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 53 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (2.81%) RHCE
7 41 (2.68%) CCNP
8 29 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.24%) CCNA
10 17 (1.11%) MCITP
11 16 (1.05%) IBM AIX Certification
12 15 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (0.85%) HND
13 13 (0.85%) ISEB
13 13 (0.85%) MCSE
14 12 (0.79%) CISSP
14 12 (0.79%) MCTS
15 11 (0.72%) CCSE
15 11 (0.72%) HNC
15 11 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.91%) SLA
2 57 (3.73%) QA
3 11 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.46%) COBIT
6 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.33%) TickIT
8 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.065%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.065%) PMBOK
System Software
1 193 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 133 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (6.68%) Docker
4 57 (3.73%) KVM
5 56 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
6 36 (2.36%) Hyper-V
6 36 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
7 35 (2.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 35 (2.29%) vSphere
8 29 (1.90%) GlusterFS
9 27 (1.77%) VMware ESX
10 23 (1.51%) NFS
11 20 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (1.24%) iptables
13 18 (1.18%) Terminal Services
14 17 (1.11%) RHEV
15 16 (1.05%) GPFS
16 15 (0.98%) Postfix
17 13 (0.85%) XenApp
18 12 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 157 (10.27%) Puppet
2 81 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (3.73%) Ansible
4 55 (3.60%) Nagios
5 52 (3.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 41 (2.68%) NetBackup
7 36 (2.36%) Failover Clustering
8 35 (2.29%) EMC NetWorker
9 31 (2.03%) Data Guard
10 30 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 28 (1.83%) Oracle ZFS
12 24 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
13 22 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
13 22 (1.44%) SCOM
14 19 (1.24%) Kubernetes
15 18 (1.18%) Perfmon
16 17 (1.11%) OpenView
16 17 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 16 (1.05%) Graphite
17 16 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 319 (20.88%) Oracle
2 224 (14.66%) Microsoft
3 202 (13.22%) Red Hat
4 184 (12.04%) VMware
5 138 (9.03%) HP
6 133 (8.70%) IBM
7 118 (7.72%) Cisco
8 94 (6.15%) EMC
9 75 (4.91%) Citrix
10 59 (3.86%) F5
11 49 (3.21%) Veritas
12 41 (2.68%) Sun
13 40 (2.62%) Brocade
14 36 (2.36%) Splunk
15 30 (1.96%) CheckPoint
15 30 (1.96%) StorageTek
16 28 (1.83%) NetApp
17 24 (1.57%) Dell
18 19 (1.24%) ServiceNow
19 18 (1.18%) Informatica
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Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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London
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Hereford and Worcester
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Posted: Yesterday
Hereford and Worcester
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
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Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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South West London
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Warwickshire
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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London
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