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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 168 179 216
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +37
Contract jobs citing High Availability 791 750 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 1.42% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.75% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 447 355
Median daily rate £475 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £34.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +23.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+29.13% +10.43%
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
41378 42813 40900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.41% 81.15% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 28419 26033
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1189 1138
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +27 393 £500 +2.30% 68
South East +14 133 £425 +17.24% 24
North East +28 62 £320 - 2
North West +2 46 £375 -6.25% 19
East of England +10 38 £413 +37.50% 19
Yorkshire +12 37 £473 +24.34% 15
South West -11 32 £450 - 12
West Midlands -71 23 £375 -5.66% 8
East Midlands -27 16 £375 -18.91% 6
Midlands +3 9 £550 +10.00%
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 552 (34.67%) Linux
2 527 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
3 373 (23.43%) Java
4 359 (22.55%) Oracle
5 351 (22.05%) Windows
6 309 (19.41%) SQL Server
7 306 (19.22%) Clustering
8 301 (18.91%) Amazon AWS
9 290 (18.22%) DevOps
10 279 (17.53%) TDD
11 275 (17.27%) ITIL
12 270 (16.96%) Python
13 267 (16.77%) SQL
14 251 (15.77%) JavaScript
15 250 (15.70%) Unix
16 233 (14.64%) Open Source
17 219 (13.76%) Firewall
18 218 (13.69%) Disaster Recovery
18 218 (13.69%) Active Directory
19 208 (13.07%) Finance
20 206 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
21 204 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
22 198 (12.44%) Microsoft
22 198 (12.44%) Microservices
23 192 (12.06%) Red Hat
24 187 (11.75%) Scrum
25 184 (11.56%) VMware
26 181 (11.37%) Jenkins
27 173 (10.87%) SAN
28 171 (10.74%) Security Cleared

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
1 165 (10.36%) Apache
2 94 (5.90%) Tomcat
3 81 (5.09%) IIS
4 77 (4.84%) JBoss
5 74 (4.65%) WebLogic
6 64 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
7 48 (3.02%) Oracle Application Server
8 45 (2.83%) Apache Spark
9 39 (2.45%) Confluence
10 38 (2.39%) MS Exchange
10 38 (2.39%) WebSphere
11 36 (2.26%) SharePoint
12 30 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
13 24 (1.51%) iPlanet
14 22 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (1.38%) IBM Notes
15 20 (1.26%) CMS
16 18 (1.13%) nginx
17 17 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 83 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.75%) MS Office
3 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.063%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.063%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.063%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.063%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.063%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.063%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.063%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 301 (18.91%) Amazon AWS
2 206 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (5.34%) PaaS
4 66 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
4 66 (4.15%) IaaS
5 58 (3.64%) SaaS
6 52 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 37 (2.32%) Office 365
8 33 (2.07%) GitHub
9 26 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 20 (1.26%) Amazon S3
11 20 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (1.07%) Heroku
13 9 (0.57%) CloudFront
14 8 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
16 6 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 219 (13.76%) Firewall
2 173 (10.87%) SAN
3 159 (9.99%) HTTP
4 136 (8.54%) DNS
5 118 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 94 (5.90%) LAN
6 94 (5.90%) WAN
7 83 (5.21%) LDAP
8 54 (3.39%) DHCP
8 54 (3.39%) Internet
9 53 (3.33%) SSL
10 52 (3.27%) Network Security
11 36 (2.26%) VPN
12 29 (1.82%) NAS
13 28 (1.76%) MQTT
14 25 (1.57%) BGP
14 25 (1.57%) RTSP
15 23 (1.44%) OSPF
16 21 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
16 21 (1.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 129 (8.10%) NoSQL
3 127 (7.98%) MySQL
4 124 (7.79%) Hadoop
5 92 (5.78%) Oracle Database
6 91 (5.72%) Big Data
7 87 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (4.84%) MongoDB
9 65 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 49 (3.08%) Relational Database
11 47 (2.95%) Oracle Database 12c
12 40 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 39 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
14 37 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 34 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
16 32 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
17 28 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 27 (1.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 181 (11.37%) Jenkins
2 129 (8.10%) Git (software)
3 71 (4.46%) JIRA
4 61 (3.83%) Subversion
5 55 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 51 (3.20%) Hudson
7 49 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 48 (3.02%) Cucumber
8 48 (3.02%) Maven
9 38 (2.39%) Gradle
10 24 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (1.51%) Vagrant
11 20 (1.26%) MSI
12 19 (1.19%) JUnit
13 16 (1.01%) Zephyr
14 15 (0.94%) Selenium
15 14 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (0.82%) Mercurial
17 12 (0.75%) SoapUI
17 12 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 208 (13.07%) Finance
2 82 (5.15%) Banking
3 63 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 45 (2.83%) Retail
5 34 (2.14%) Marketing
6 29 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.57%) Front Office
8 24 (1.51%) Games
9 19 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.13%) Back Office
11 15 (0.94%) Legal
12 9 (0.57%) Automotive
13 8 (0.50%) Advertising
13 8 (0.50%) Law
14 7 (0.44%) Electronics
14 7 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.19%) Billing
15 3 (0.19%) French Language
15 3 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 408 (25.63%) Developer
2 186 (11.68%) Administrator
3 178 (11.18%) Architect
4 127 (7.98%) Java Developer
5 125 (7.85%) DBA
6 108 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 76 (4.77%) Linux Engineer
7 76 (4.77%) Senior Developer
8 70 (4.40%) SQL DBA
9 68 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
10 66 (4.15%) Support Engineer
11 65 (4.08%) Consultant
12 54 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
13 53 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 52 (3.27%) .NET Developer
14 52 (3.27%) C# Developer
15 51 (3.20%) Oracle DBA
16 50 (3.14%) Analyst
16 50 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
17 48 (3.02%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (10.74%) REST
2 167 (10.49%) Middleware
3 164 (10.30%) .NET
4 161 (10.11%) Web Services
5 151 (9.48%) HTML
6 119 (7.47%) CSS
7 113 (7.10%) XML
8 112 (7.04%) J2EE
9 105 (6.60%) RESTful
10 101 (6.34%) JSON
11 99 (6.22%) AngularJS
12 90 (5.65%) ASP.NET
13 82 (5.15%) SOAP
14 75 (4.71%) HTML5
15 73 (4.59%) Spring
16 69 (4.33%) RabbitMQ
17 67 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
17 67 (4.21%) Node.js
18 63 (3.96%) CSS3
19 48 (3.02%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 306 (19.22%) Clustering
2 107 (6.72%) Public Cloud
3 106 (6.66%) Data Centre
4 65 (4.08%) Replication
5 56 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (3.02%) Computer Science
7 43 (2.70%) User Experience
8 42 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 32 (2.01%) Video on Demand
10 23 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (1.44%) Hedge funds
11 22 (1.38%) Blog
12 20 (1.26%) NHS
13 19 (1.19%) iPad
14 18 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.07%) Data Integration
15 17 (1.07%) Statistics
15 17 (1.07%) Visualisation
16 16 (1.01%) Cryptography
16 16 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 552 (34.67%) Linux
2 351 (22.05%) Windows
3 250 (15.70%) Unix
4 151 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 148 (9.30%) Windows Server
6 113 (7.10%) AIX
7 94 (5.90%) Solaris
8 53 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (2.26%) CentOS
11 29 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (1.51%) Apple iOS
13 21 (1.32%) Ubuntu
14 20 (1.26%) SUSE
15 16 (1.01%) HPUX
16 14 (0.88%) Android
16 14 (0.88%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
18 11 (0.69%) Fedora
19 8 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (18.22%) DevOps
3 279 (17.53%) TDD
4 275 (17.27%) ITIL
5 233 (14.64%) Open Source
6 218 (13.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 204 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
8 198 (12.44%) Microservices
9 187 (11.75%) Scrum
10 167 (10.49%) Load Balancing
11 162 (10.18%) E-Commerce
12 154 (9.67%) Performance Tuning
13 151 (9.48%) BDD
14 132 (8.29%) Configuration Management
15 129 (8.10%) Service Delivery
16 121 (7.60%) Migration
16 121 (7.60%) Pair Programming
17 107 (6.72%) OO
18 100 (6.28%) Software Engineering
19 94 (5.90%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 373 (23.43%) Java
2 270 (16.96%) Python
3 267 (16.77%) SQL
4 251 (15.77%) JavaScript
5 132 (8.29%) C#
6 126 (7.91%) Perl
7 102 (6.41%) PowerShell
8 101 (6.34%) Ruby
9 93 (5.84%) Scala
10 92 (5.78%) Bash Shell
11 83 (5.21%) C
12 67 (4.21%) Shell Script
13 61 (3.83%) PHP
14 54 (3.39%) C++
15 50 (3.14%) T-SQL
16 29 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 24 (1.51%) Go
18 22 (1.38%) Groovy
19 21 (1.32%) Jython
20 17 (1.07%) Korn
Qualifications
1 171 (10.74%) Security Cleared
2 108 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 64 (4.02%) Degree
3 64 (4.02%) RHCE
4 54 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (2.51%) DV Cleared
6 39 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 25 (1.57%) CCNA
9 17 (1.07%) CCNP
10 12 (0.75%) CISSP
10 12 (0.75%) MCITP
11 11 (0.69%) MCSE
11 11 (0.69%) MCTS
12 10 (0.63%) HND
12 10 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.57%) AAT
13 9 (0.57%) HNC
13 9 (0.57%) MCSA
14 8 (0.50%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.84%) SLA
2 76 (4.77%) QA
3 27 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.31%) SDET
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) MiFID
7 2 (0.13%) TickIT
8 1 (0.063%) COBIT
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 218 (13.69%) Active Directory
2 136 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (7.35%) Docker
4 95 (5.97%) Oracle RAC
5 67 (4.21%) KVM
6 43 (2.70%) vSphere
7 34 (2.14%) Hyper-V
8 28 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (1.63%) GlusterFS
9 26 (1.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 24 (1.51%) iptables
11 23 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
12 22 (1.38%) GFS2
12 22 (1.38%) OCFS2
12 22 (1.38%) Terminal Services
13 18 (1.13%) NFS
14 17 (1.07%) Postfix
14 17 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 15 (0.94%) HDFS
16 14 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 160 (10.05%) Puppet
2 127 (7.98%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (5.65%) Ansible
4 58 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
5 49 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 42 (2.64%) Failover Clustering
7 33 (2.07%) Data Guard
7 33 (2.07%) NetBackup
8 30 (1.88%) Nagios
8 30 (1.88%) OpenView
8 30 (1.88%) SELinux
9 27 (1.70%) Kubernetes
10 25 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 23 (1.44%) logstash
12 22 (1.38%) CFEngine
13 21 (1.32%) Kibana
13 21 (1.32%) Perfmon
13 21 (1.32%) SCCM
14 20 (1.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 20 (1.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 359 (22.55%) Oracle
2 198 (12.44%) Microsoft
3 192 (12.06%) Red Hat
4 184 (11.56%) VMware
5 155 (9.74%) HP
6 124 (7.79%) IBM
7 118 (7.41%) Cisco
8 94 (5.90%) Citrix
9 77 (4.84%) EMC
10 58 (3.64%) F5
11 51 (3.20%) Sun
11 51 (3.20%) Veritas
12 30 (1.88%) NetApp
13 26 (1.63%) Dell
13 26 (1.63%) SaltStack
14 24 (1.51%) Atlassian
14 24 (1.51%) Brocade
15 22 (1.38%) Informatica
15 22 (1.38%) Lotus
16 21 (1.32%) CheckPoint
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
CBS butler
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Strike IT Services
Rate: £NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Techmahindra
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £600 day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: TO £600 DAY, long term programme
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago