The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 462 461 412
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -49
Contract jobs citing High Availability 91 88 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 103
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £428 £390
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36751 34198 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.37% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23125 21216 22145
Average daily rate £408 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 977 1381
Average hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.26 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
High Availability
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
London +12 52 £463 +15.62% 12
South East -20 16 £525 +16.66% 6
South West -27 6 £363 - 2
East of England -21 5 £358 -7.74% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £210 - 7
North West - 5 £230 - 3
West Midlands - 2 £415 - 3
North East -19 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
South Coast - - - -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 91 (42.72%) SQL
2 83 (38.97%) Windows
3 73 (34.27%) Linux
4 71 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 69 (32.39%) Clustering
6 62 (29.11%) Oracle
7 60 (28.17%) UNIX
8 58 (27.23%) SQL Server
8 58 (27.23%) Performance Tuning
9 46 (21.60%) ITIL
10 44 (20.66%) VMware
11 42 (19.72%) Replication
12 41 (19.25%) Migration
13 39 (18.31%) Oracle Database
14 37 (17.37%) Oracle RAC
14 37 (17.37%) WebLogic
15 35 (16.43%) Microsoft
15 35 (16.43%) Active Directory
16 34 (15.96%) Finance
17 32 (15.02%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (14.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 28 (13.15%) Middleware
21 27 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
22 26 (12.21%) Oracle Database 11g
22 26 (12.21%) IBM
22 26 (12.21%) PL/SQL
23 25 (11.74%) WebSphere
24 24 (11.27%) Web Services
25 23 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 37 (17.37%) WebLogic
2 25 (11.74%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.76%) Oracle Spatial
4 8 (3.76%) Oracle Coherence
4 8 (3.76%) Apache
5 7 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.82%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (2.82%) IIS
7 5 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.35%) Liferay
7 5 (2.35%) Node.js
8 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.16%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.41%) SaaS
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.51%) SAN
2 14 (6.57%) DNS
3 13 (6.10%) Firewall
4 11 (5.16%) DHCP
5 10 (4.69%) HTTP
5 10 (4.69%) LDAP
6 8 (3.76%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.29%) SSL
7 7 (3.29%) Internet
8 6 (2.82%) WAN
9 5 (2.35%) MPLS
10 4 (1.88%) HSRP
10 4 (1.88%) VLAN
10 4 (1.88%) BGP
10 4 (1.88%) OSPF
10 4 (1.88%) VPN
11 3 (1.41%) SNMP
11 3 (1.41%) ATM
11 3 (1.41%) LAN
11 3 (1.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 39 (18.31%) Oracle Database
3 32 (15.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (12.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (10.33%) MySQL
7 19 (8.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (8.45%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (6.10%) Relational Database
11 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (5.16%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (4.23%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (3.76%) MongoDB
16 7 (3.29%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (5.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (2.82%) Introscope
2 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.35%) JIRA
4 3 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.41%) JUnit
4 3 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.94%) Subversion
5 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.47%) MSI
6 1 (0.47%) Selenium
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (15.96%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Banking
3 6 (2.82%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Automotive
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (32.86%) DBA
2 32 (15.02%) SQL DBA
3 21 (9.86%) Analyst
3 21 (9.86%) Consultant
3 21 (9.86%) Oracle DBA
3 21 (9.86%) SQL Server DBA
4 19 (8.92%) Administrator
5 17 (7.98%) Developer
5 17 (7.98%) MySQL DBA
6 16 (7.51%) Architect
7 9 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.23%) Tester
8 8 (3.76%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.82%) Wintel Analyst
10 6 (2.82%) UNIX Engineer
10 6 (2.82%) WebSphere Administrator
11 5 (2.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (2.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.15%) Middleware
2 24 (11.27%) Web Services
3 20 (9.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (7.04%) J2EE
5 13 (6.10%) XML
6 10 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (4.69%) SOAP
6 10 (4.69%) .NET
7 7 (3.29%) Spring
8 6 (2.82%) WSDL
8 6 (2.82%) JDBC
9 5 (2.35%) HTML
9 5 (2.35%) WCF
9 5 (2.35%) JNDI
9 5 (2.35%) Kafka
10 4 (1.88%) RESTful
10 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.41%) XSLT
11 3 (1.41%) CSS
11 3 (1.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 69 (32.39%) Clustering
2 42 (19.72%) Replication
3 8 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.82%) Statistics
5 5 (2.35%) PKI
6 4 (1.88%) DataPower
7 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.94%) Open Source
8 2 (0.94%) W3C
8 2 (0.94%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) HACMP
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.47%) Derivative
9 1 (0.47%) iSeries
9 1 (0.47%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.97%) Windows
2 73 (34.27%) Linux
3 60 (28.17%) UNIX
4 23 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (10.33%) Solaris
6 20 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.57%) Debian
8 12 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.63%) AIX
9 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.23%) SELinux
10 7 (3.29%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.88%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.41%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.41%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.94%) Android
14 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.47%) VMS
14 1 (0.47%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 58 (27.23%) Performance Tuning
3 46 (21.60%) ITIL
4 41 (19.25%) Migration
5 21 (9.86%) SOA
6 17 (7.98%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (5.63%) DevOps
8 12 (5.63%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.23%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.23%) MVC
10 9 (4.23%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.23%) Test Scripting
10 9 (4.23%) Change Control
11 8 (3.76%) Service Management
12 7 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (2.35%) PRINCE2
13 5 (2.35%) ETL
13 5 (2.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (42.72%) SQL
2 26 (12.21%) PL/SQL
3 21 (9.86%) Java
4 18 (8.45%) Bash Shell
5 15 (7.04%) Python
6 12 (5.63%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.16%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.69%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.23%) C
9 9 (4.23%) Perl
9 9 (4.23%) Ruby
10 7 (3.29%) C#
11 6 (2.82%) Korn
11 6 (2.82%) Jython
12 3 (1.41%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.94%) XPath
13 2 (0.94%) PHP
14 1 (0.47%) VBScript
14 1 (0.47%) VB
14 1 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.76%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.35%) IBM Certification
6 5 (2.35%) MCTS
7 4 (1.88%) MCITP
7 4 (1.88%) Degree
8 3 (1.41%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.41%) MCSE
8 3 (1.41%) OCP
8 3 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.94%) CCIE
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.94%) MCP
10 1 (0.47%) MCSA
10 1 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.16%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (17.37%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (16.43%) Active Directory
3 23 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (8.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (4.69%) VMware ESX
6 9 (4.23%) Hyper-V
6 9 (4.23%) vCloud
7 5 (2.35%) RHEV
7 5 (2.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (1.88%) DFS Replication
8 4 (1.88%) KVM
9 3 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.41%) XenApp
10 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.47%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.47%) Nmap
10 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.47%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (14.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 21 (9.86%) Data Guard
3 18 (8.45%) SCCM
4 13 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (5.16%) SCOM
5 11 (5.16%) Puppet
6 6 (2.82%) CA Wily
7 5 (2.35%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.88%) Legato
9 3 (1.41%) Ionix
9 3 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.47%) Foglight
11 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.47%) WSUS
11 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (29.11%) Oracle
2 44 (20.66%) VMware
3 35 (16.43%) Microsoft
4 26 (12.21%) IBM
5 19 (8.92%) HP
6 18 (8.45%) Red Hat
7 17 (7.98%) Percona
8 13 (6.10%) Citrix
9 6 (2.82%) Remedy
9 6 (2.82%) Veritas
10 5 (2.35%) EMC
11 3 (1.41%) SAP
11 3 (1.41%) NetApp
11 3 (1.41%) Cisco
11 3 (1.41%) Altiris
11 3 (1.41%) Blue Coat
12 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.94%) F5
12 2 (0.94%) Nimsoft
12 2 (0.94%) Symantec
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West Midlands
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