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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 429 492 464
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -28
Contract jobs citing High Availability 172 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 73
Average daily rate
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£450 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £601 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
42104 39098 36285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.15% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27971 24690 22740
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1134 1102 1016
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 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 1 September 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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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
South East +18 56 £425 -2.85% 5
London -6 56 £475 - 18
East of England +23 20 £333 - 4
North West -13 12 £359 +55.97% 1
South West +2 11 £450 +44.00% 3
West Midlands +11 8 £469 +11.60% 2
North East -23 4 £263 -
Yorkshire -33 2 £344 - 3
Midlands - 2 £500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 99 (32.89%) Windows
2 88 (29.24%) SQL
3 82 (27.24%) Linux
3 82 (27.24%) Clustering
4 64 (21.26%) SQL Server
5 63 (20.93%) Security Cleared
6 59 (19.60%) Oracle
6 59 (19.60%) ITIL
7 54 (17.94%) Finance
8 51 (16.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (16.61%) VMware
9 50 (16.61%) PowerShell
10 49 (16.28%) SC Cleared
10 49 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (15.95%) Microsoft
12 42 (13.95%) Load Balancing
13 40 (13.29%) Active Directory
13 40 (13.29%) UNIX
13 40 (13.29%) Java
14 39 (12.96%) XML
14 39 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 38 (12.62%) IBM
16 36 (11.96%) Oracle Database
17 35 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (11.63%) WebLogic
18 34 (11.30%) JMS
18 34 (11.30%) Configuration Management
18 34 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
18 34 (11.30%) Big Data
19 33 (10.96%) Firewall

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 29 (9.63%) WebSphere
3 19 (6.31%) Apache
4 16 (5.32%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.32%) JBoss
6 11 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (3.65%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.99%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.99%) AquaLogic
8 8 (2.66%) SAS
9 7 (2.33%) IIS
9 7 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
9 7 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.99%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (1.99%) Lync
11 5 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.66%) Node.js
11 5 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.33%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.32%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.32%) GitHub
3 8 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.00%) Office 365
7 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.96%) TCP/IP
1 33 (10.96%) Firewall
2 23 (7.64%) DNS
3 22 (7.31%) SAN
4 16 (5.32%) LDAP
4 16 (5.32%) WAN
5 15 (4.98%) HTTP
6 11 (3.65%) LAN
7 9 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (2.66%) Ethernet
9 7 (2.33%) SNMP
9 7 (2.33%) SSL
9 7 (2.33%) Internet
9 7 (2.33%) DHCP
9 7 (2.33%) Network Security
9 7 (2.33%) NAS
10 6 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.99%) VPN
10 6 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.26%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.96%) Oracle Database
3 34 (11.30%) Big Data
4 21 (6.98%) DB2
5 19 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (5.98%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.32%) Hadoop
7 16 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (4.65%) MySQL
9 13 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.33%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.33%) PowerCenter
12 6 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (4.65%) JMeter
2 13 (4.32%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.65%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.65%) IntelliJ
3 11 (3.65%) LoadRunner
4 10 (3.32%) Ant
4 10 (3.32%) Maven
5 7 (2.33%) Subversion
6 6 (1.99%) JIRA
7 4 (1.33%) Selenium
8 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.00%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.00%) JConsole
8 3 (1.00%) VisualVM
8 3 (1.00%) JProfiler
8 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.00%) YourKit
9 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (17.94%) Finance
2 16 (5.32%) Banking
3 11 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.99%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.99%) Retail
4 6 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.33%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.00%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (16.28%) DBA
2 41 (13.62%) Administrator
3 39 (12.96%) Developer
4 37 (12.29%) SQL DBA
5 28 (9.30%) Architect
6 24 (7.97%) SQL Server DBA
7 16 (5.32%) Wintel Engineer
8 15 (4.98%) Consultant
9 14 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.65%) Analyst
10 11 (3.65%) Hadoop Administrator
11 10 (3.32%) Test Manager
12 9 (2.99%) Middleware Engineer
13 8 (2.66%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (2.33%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.33%) Tester
14 7 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.33%) Oracle DBA
14 7 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.96%) XML
2 34 (11.30%) JMS
3 32 (10.63%) J2EE
4 31 (10.30%) Middleware
5 29 (9.63%) HTML
6 28 (9.30%) SOAP
7 27 (8.97%) Web Services
8 18 (5.98%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (4.32%) WSDL
9 13 (4.32%) .NET
10 12 (3.99%) JDBC
10 12 (3.99%) JNDI
11 10 (3.32%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (1.66%) WCF
12 5 (1.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (1.66%) Spring
12 5 (1.66%) Oracle ADF
12 5 (1.66%) UDDI
12 5 (1.66%) WebCenter
13 4 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 82 (27.24%) Clustering
2 31 (10.30%) Data Centre
3 30 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.97%) Replication
5 21 (6.98%) DataPower
6 16 (5.32%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.66%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.33%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.00%) iSeries
10 3 (1.00%) Statistics
10 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.00%) W3C
11 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.66%) HACMP
11 2 (0.66%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 99 (32.89%) Windows
2 82 (27.24%) Linux
3 40 (13.29%) UNIX
4 26 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (7.31%) Solaris
6 21 (6.98%) AIX
7 20 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.33%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.33%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.33%) HPUX
11 4 (1.33%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.00%) CentOS
12 3 (1.00%) SUSE
12 3 (1.00%) Debian
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.33%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.60%) ITIL
2 51 (16.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (13.95%) Load Balancing
5 34 (11.30%) Configuration Management
5 34 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (9.30%) Low Latency
7 19 (6.31%) Project Management
8 18 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (5.98%) Open Source
9 17 (5.65%) SOA
9 17 (5.65%) Validation
10 16 (5.32%) Migration
10 16 (5.32%) SIEM
10 16 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (4.98%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.65%) Data Modelling
12 14 (4.65%) Service Management
12 14 (4.65%) Analytics
13 13 (4.32%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 88 (29.24%) SQL
2 50 (16.61%) PowerShell
3 40 (13.29%) Java
4 30 (9.97%) Bash Shell
5 24 (7.97%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.98%) VBScript
7 18 (5.98%) Perl
8 17 (5.65%) Shell Script
9 15 (4.98%) Korn
10 14 (4.65%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.99%) Python
12 10 (3.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 9 (2.99%) Ruby
13 9 (2.99%) VB
14 5 (1.66%) JavaScript
15 4 (1.33%) PHP
16 3 (1.00%) XPath
16 3 (1.00%) C
16 3 (1.00%) C#
16 3 (1.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 63 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 49 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 35 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (8.31%) MCSA
4 25 (8.31%) MCITP
5 12 (3.99%) Degree
6 10 (3.32%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.66%) IBM Certification
8 5 (1.66%) MCSE
9 4 (1.33%) CCNP
9 4 (1.33%) ISEB
9 4 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.00%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.66%) MCTS
12 1 (0.33%) RHCT
12 1 (0.33%) OCP
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.31%) SLA
2 13 (4.32%) QA
3 4 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) CDISC
System Software
1 40 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 39 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.32%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.32%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.66%) Firmware
5 8 (2.66%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.99%) vSphere
7 5 (1.66%) NFS
8 4 (1.33%) Samba
9 3 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.00%) Varnish
9 3 (1.00%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (1.00%) XenApp
9 3 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.00%) KVM
9 3 (1.00%) Docker
10 2 (0.66%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.66%) GFS2
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.66%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (3.32%) OpenView
1 10 (3.32%) SCOM
2 8 (2.66%) Puppet
3 6 (1.99%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.00%) Ansible
6 3 (1.00%) logstash
6 3 (1.00%) Salt
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.00%) Cacti
6 3 (1.00%) OVSD
6 3 (1.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.00%) Nagios
6 3 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (19.60%) Oracle
2 50 (16.61%) VMware
3 48 (15.95%) Microsoft
4 38 (12.62%) IBM
5 30 (9.97%) Red Hat
6 27 (8.97%) HP
7 19 (6.31%) Cisco
8 18 (5.98%) Informatica
9 14 (4.65%) F5
10 12 (3.99%) SAP
11 11 (3.65%) SOASTA, Inc
12 10 (3.32%) Brocade
12 10 (3.32%) Juniper
12 10 (3.32%) TIBCO
13 8 (2.66%) Citrix
14 7 (2.33%) Cloudera
15 6 (1.99%) LogRhythm
15 6 (1.99%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.66%) Intel
16 5 (1.66%) Splunk
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