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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 183 190 187
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 623 563 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.20% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.54% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 345 334
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.02% +18.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
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
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +8 274 £500 +17.64% 91
South East -56 99 £350 -17.64% 30
East of England +26 50 £550 +22.22% 11
North West +2 50 £425 +11.84% 24
Yorkshire +16 47 £375 -11.76% 27
East Midlands +21 36 £360 +8.52% 4
West Midlands +11 28 £320 -13.22% 15
South West -13 27 £375 -8.53% 12
North East -17 10 £290 - 1
Midlands - 1 £445 -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 421 (31.23%) Linux
2 392 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (27.30%) SQL
4 284 (21.07%) Java
5 272 (20.18%) Oracle
5 272 (20.18%) SQL Server
5 272 (20.18%) Web Services
6 246 (18.25%) Windows
7 224 (16.62%) Finance
8 216 (16.02%) Unix
9 215 (15.95%) JavaScript
10 195 (14.47%) HTML
10 195 (14.47%) TDD
11 184 (13.65%) Microsoft
11 184 (13.65%) VMware
12 163 (12.09%) ITIL
13 159 (11.80%) Red Hat
14 158 (11.72%) CSS
14 158 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
15 154 (11.42%) Python
16 153 (11.35%) Scrum
17 151 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
18 145 (10.76%) TCP/IP
19 137 (10.16%) Degree
20 136 (10.09%) DevOps
21 135 (10.01%) Perl
22 134 (9.94%) Clustering
23 132 (9.79%) C#
24 131 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
25 130 (9.64%) Continuous Integration

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 78 (5.79%) Apache
2 76 (5.64%) Node.js
3 53 (3.93%) WebLogic
4 52 (3.86%) JBoss
5 44 (3.26%) WebSphere
6 43 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 40 (2.97%) IIS
7 40 (2.97%) SharePoint
8 33 (2.45%) MS Exchange
9 32 (2.37%) nginx
10 31 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 30 (2.23%) OpenStack
12 16 (1.19%) Confluence
13 15 (1.11%) Apache Spark
13 15 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.74%) CICS
16 10 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 82 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.78%) MS Office
3 42 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.074%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.59%) assyst
3 8 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.30%) Magento
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.30%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.22%) BASE24
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.074%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.074%) RMDS
8 1 (0.074%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.074%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 151 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.08%) IaaS
4 22 (1.63%) GitHub
5 15 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.11%) SaaS
6 14 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.74%) Force.com
9 9 (0.67%) PaaS
10 7 (0.52%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.52%) Route 53
11 6 (0.45%) Office 365
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.30%) IBM PureFlex
14 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 145 (10.76%) TCP/IP
2 128 (9.50%) HTTP
3 125 (9.27%) Firewall
4 115 (8.53%) SAN
5 93 (6.90%) DNS
6 71 (5.27%) LAN
7 68 (5.04%) WAN
8 65 (4.82%) SSL
9 60 (4.45%) Internet
10 54 (4.01%) VPN
11 52 (3.86%) LDAP
12 47 (3.49%) BGP
13 40 (2.97%) OSPF
14 38 (2.82%) MPLS
15 34 (2.52%) Network Security
16 33 (2.45%) Wireless
17 29 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
18 28 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (1.93%) Modbus
19 26 (1.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 116 (8.61%) MySQL
3 109 (8.09%) Relational Database
4 81 (6.01%) Oracle Database
5 69 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 66 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 65 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
8 63 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 60 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 57 (4.23%) MongoDB
11 48 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 37 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 36 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 29 (2.15%) Big Data
16 28 (2.08%) DB2
17 27 (2.00%) Hadoop
17 27 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
17 27 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
18 25 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 95 (7.05%) Git (software)
1 95 (7.05%) Jenkins
2 62 (4.60%) JIRA
3 54 (4.01%) Visual Studio
4 46 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (3.26%) Maven
6 39 (2.89%) Subversion
7 31 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 27 (2.00%) Gradle
9 23 (1.71%) Selenium
10 21 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 21 (1.56%) Eclipse
11 19 (1.41%) Hudson
12 17 (1.26%) IntelliJ
12 17 (1.26%) JUnit
13 15 (1.11%) GitLab
14 14 (1.04%) JMeter
15 11 (0.82%) Gatling
15 11 (0.82%) LoadRunner
16 9 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 224 (16.62%) Finance
2 83 (6.16%) Banking
3 49 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 32 (2.37%) Retail
6 25 (1.85%) Games
7 23 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.71%) Front Office
8 21 (1.56%) Marketing
9 18 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.19%) Legal
11 9 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.59%) Billing
12 8 (0.59%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.52%) Automotive
13 7 (0.52%) Electronics
14 6 (0.45%) Publishing
14 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.37%) Advertising
15 5 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 386 (28.64%) Developer
2 151 (11.20%) Architect
3 141 (10.46%) DBA
4 134 (9.94%) Administrator
5 97 (7.20%) Java Developer
6 94 (6.97%) SQL DBA
7 85 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
8 74 (5.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 66 (4.90%) .NET Developer
10 60 (4.45%) C# Developer
11 53 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 52 (3.86%) Analyst
13 51 (3.78%) Network Engineer
14 49 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
15 46 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
15 46 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
16 45 (3.34%) Oracle DBA
17 42 (3.12%) Consultant
18 39 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
19 38 (2.82%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (20.18%) Web Services
2 195 (14.47%) HTML
3 158 (11.72%) CSS
4 124 (9.20%) .NET
5 115 (8.53%) REST
6 109 (8.09%) XML
7 98 (7.27%) Middleware
7 98 (7.27%) RESTful
8 92 (6.82%) AngularJS
9 89 (6.60%) HTML5
10 78 (5.79%) JSON
11 69 (5.12%) CSS3
12 67 (4.97%) SOAP
13 56 (4.15%) LAMP
13 56 (4.15%) Spring
14 51 (3.78%) Ajax
14 51 (3.78%) ASP.NET
15 50 (3.71%) J2EE
16 49 (3.64%) .NET Framework
17 39 (2.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 134 (9.94%) Clustering
2 105 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 83 (6.16%) Computer Science
4 72 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (4.30%) Replication
6 39 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.89%) N-Tier
7 34 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.48%) HACMP
10 17 (1.26%) Private Cloud
11 16 (1.19%) AS400
12 14 (1.04%) Data Integration
12 14 (1.04%) Hedge funds
13 13 (0.96%) Life Science
14 12 (0.89%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.89%) EMC VMAX
14 12 (0.89%) PKI
15 11 (0.82%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 421 (31.23%) Linux
2 246 (18.25%) Windows
3 216 (16.02%) Unix
4 115 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 94 (6.97%) Windows Server
6 93 (6.90%) Solaris
7 55 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (2.60%) AIX
10 29 (2.15%) CentOS
11 27 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 24 (1.78%) Windows 7
14 19 (1.41%) Ubuntu
14 19 (1.41%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.74%) Android
15 10 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.74%) zOS
16 8 (0.59%) MVS
17 7 (0.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (14.47%) TDD
3 163 (12.09%) ITIL
4 158 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 153 (11.35%) Scrum
6 136 (10.09%) DevOps
7 130 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
9 119 (8.83%) E-Commerce
10 108 (8.01%) Open Source
11 103 (7.64%) BDD
12 89 (6.60%) Configuration Management
13 86 (6.38%) Software Engineering
14 84 (6.23%) Low Latency
14 84 (6.23%) Pair Programming
15 78 (5.79%) OO
16 77 (5.71%) Migration
17 75 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
18 70 (5.19%) Load Balancing
19 65 (4.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 368 (27.30%) SQL
2 284 (21.07%) Java
3 215 (15.95%) JavaScript
4 154 (11.42%) Python
5 135 (10.01%) Perl
6 132 (9.79%) C#
7 104 (7.72%) Bash Shell
8 100 (7.42%) Shell Script
9 74 (5.49%) Ruby
10 69 (5.12%) Scala
11 61 (4.53%) T-SQL
12 58 (4.30%) PowerShell
13 52 (3.86%) C++
14 44 (3.26%) Korn
15 41 (3.04%) PHP
16 35 (2.60%) PL/SQL
17 31 (2.30%) ES6
18 28 (2.08%) C
19 17 (1.26%) Jython
20 16 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 137 (10.16%) Degree
2 105 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 72 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 50 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (2.52%) CCNP
6 22 (1.63%) CCNA
6 22 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.26%) CCIE
8 16 (1.19%) MCSE
9 14 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (0.82%) CISSP
10 11 (0.82%) HND
11 10 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.52%) OCP
14 6 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
14 6 (0.45%) IBM AIX Certification
14 6 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.23%) QA
2 39 (2.89%) ISO 9001
2 39 (2.89%) SLA
2 39 (2.89%) TickIT
3 7 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.30%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.22%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.074%) COBIT
8 1 (0.074%) RMADS
System Software
1 131 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (9.20%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 37 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
4 37 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 28 (2.08%) Docker
5 28 (2.08%) Veritas File System
6 25 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 22 (1.63%) NFS
8 21 (1.56%) vSphere
9 16 (1.19%) Squid
10 13 (0.96%) qmail
10 13 (0.96%) XenApp
11 12 (0.89%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.82%) vCloud
13 10 (0.74%) GlusterFS
13 10 (0.74%) RHEV
14 9 (0.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 8 (0.59%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 120 (8.90%) Puppet
2 60 (4.45%) Nagios
3 53 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (2.82%) Graphite
5 28 (2.08%) Ansible
5 28 (2.08%) Data Guard
6 26 (1.93%) ZABBIX
7 24 (1.78%) SCCM
8 23 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
9 21 (1.56%) Cacti
9 21 (1.56%) logstash
10 19 (1.41%) SCOM
11 18 (1.34%) NetBackup
12 15 (1.11%) Ganglia
12 15 (1.11%) Salt
13 14 (1.04%) collectd
13 14 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
13 14 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 11 (0.82%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 272 (20.18%) Oracle
2 184 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 184 (13.65%) VMware
3 159 (11.80%) Red Hat
4 105 (7.79%) Cisco
5 96 (7.12%) HP
6 79 (5.86%) IBM
7 51 (3.78%) Sun
8 50 (3.71%) EMC
9 47 (3.49%) Citrix
10 45 (3.34%) Veritas
11 40 (2.97%) F5
12 35 (2.60%) Juniper
13 31 (2.30%) SAP
14 30 (2.23%) Brocade
14 30 (2.23%) Siemens
15 25 (1.85%) Splunk
16 21 (1.56%) CheckPoint
17 19 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
18 17 (1.26%) Opsware
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £575 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £520 - £560 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + free parking
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day £450.00 Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £296 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
AAP3
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £550 - £630 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £500 Per Day Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago