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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 443 446 444
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing High Availability 136 107 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 63 40
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -17.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £570
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -38.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +8 49 £383 -4.37% 9
London -15 40 £430 -8.02% 24
East of England +15 12 £360 -10.00% 3
West Midlands 0 10 £450 - 3
North East - 8 £300 -
East Midlands - 6 £374 -
South West +7 5 £343 -14.37% 3
Yorkshire -19 4 £425 +57.40%
North West -28 2 - - 4
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 106 (36.93%) Windows
2 89 (31.01%) Oracle
3 82 (28.57%) SQL
4 80 (27.87%) Linux
4 80 (27.87%) Security Cleared
5 76 (26.48%) SQL Server
6 73 (25.44%) Microsoft
7 69 (24.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 69 (24.04%) SC Cleared
8 68 (23.69%) ITIL
9 61 (21.25%) Clustering
10 56 (19.51%) Oracle Database
11 55 (19.16%) VMware
12 53 (18.47%) Finance
13 52 (18.12%) Active Directory
14 46 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 46 (16.03%) XML
15 45 (15.68%) UNIX
16 43 (14.98%) PowerShell
17 41 (14.29%) IBM
17 41 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
18 40 (13.94%) HP
18 40 (13.94%) HTML
18 40 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
19 37 (12.89%) MCITP
20 34 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
20 34 (11.85%) Java
21 33 (11.50%) Migration

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (10.80%) WebLogic
2 27 (9.41%) WebSphere
3 17 (5.92%) NetWeaver
4 13 (4.53%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.18%) Apache
5 12 (4.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (3.48%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (3.48%) MS Exchange
7 9 (3.14%) Lync
8 8 (2.79%) AquaLogic
8 8 (2.79%) JBoss
8 8 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.79%) WebLogic Portal
9 7 (2.44%) OpenStack
10 6 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.39%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.83%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (3.48%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.48%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.05%) Exstream
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.70%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.70%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.05%) Office 365
4 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.62%) Firewall
2 19 (6.62%) LDAP
2 19 (6.62%) DNS
3 17 (5.92%) HTTP
3 17 (5.92%) SAN
4 14 (4.88%) Internet
5 11 (3.83%) WAN
6 9 (3.14%) LAN
7 7 (2.44%) SSL
7 7 (2.44%) NAS
8 6 (2.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.39%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.39%) VLAN
9 4 (1.39%) DHCP
9 4 (1.39%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.05%) DMZ
10 3 (1.05%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.05%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (26.48%) SQL Server
2 56 (19.51%) Oracle Database
3 34 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (8.01%) Big Data
5 22 (7.67%) Oracle Reports
6 20 (6.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (6.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (5.92%) SAP HANA
9 15 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (5.23%) DB2
10 13 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (4.18%) Oracle Exadata
11 12 (4.18%) MySQL
12 11 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (3.14%) Relational Database
15 8 (2.79%) Hadoop
15 8 (2.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (3.14%) Ant
2 7 (2.44%) Subversion
2 7 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.09%) Mercurial
3 6 (2.09%) JIRA
4 5 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.39%) Introscope
6 2 (0.70%) Psake
6 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.70%) Selenium
6 2 (0.70%) JUnit
7 1 (0.35%) MSI
7 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.35%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (18.47%) Finance
2 21 (7.32%) Banking
3 7 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.44%) Retail
4 6 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) French Language
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (18.47%) Architect
2 52 (18.12%) DBA
3 46 (16.03%) Developer
4 38 (13.24%) Administrator
5 32 (11.15%) SQL DBA
6 21 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
7 18 (6.27%) Consultant
8 17 (5.92%) SAP Architect
8 17 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.57%) SQL Server DBA
10 13 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.18%) Technical Architect
12 11 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.48%) Oracle DBA
13 10 (3.48%) Oracle Developer
14 9 (3.14%) Analyst
15 8 (2.79%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
16 7 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
16 7 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.03%) XML
2 40 (13.94%) HTML
3 27 (9.41%) SOAP
3 27 (9.41%) Web Services
4 25 (8.71%) Middleware
5 24 (8.36%) J2EE
6 22 (7.67%) JMS
7 17 (5.92%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (4.88%) .NET
9 13 (4.53%) JDBC
9 13 (4.53%) JNDI
10 12 (4.18%) WSDL
11 9 (3.14%) RESTful
12 8 (2.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 6 (2.09%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (2.09%) TIBCO EMS
13 6 (2.09%) SAP Basis
14 5 (1.74%) Oracle ADF
14 5 (1.74%) XSD
14 5 (1.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.25%) Clustering
2 30 (10.45%) Replication
3 24 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.23%) DataPower
5 8 (2.79%) Open Source
5 8 (2.79%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.44%) Statistics
7 6 (2.09%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.74%) W3C
8 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.05%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.05%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.70%) iSeries
11 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.70%) PKI
11 2 (0.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 106 (36.93%) Windows
2 80 (27.87%) Linux
3 45 (15.68%) UNIX
4 37 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (10.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (7.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (6.62%) AIX
8 16 (5.57%) Solaris
9 13 (4.53%) Windows 7
10 12 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.74%) HPUX
12 3 (1.05%) zOS
12 3 (1.05%) SUSE
13 2 (0.70%) Android
13 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.70%) Debian
14 1 (0.35%) Tru64
14 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 68 (23.69%) ITIL
3 41 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (11.50%) Migration
6 25 (8.71%) Configuration Management
7 23 (8.01%) SOA
8 18 (6.27%) ERP
8 18 (6.27%) Low Latency
9 15 (5.23%) Analytics
9 15 (5.23%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (5.23%) Project Management
10 14 (4.88%) ETL
11 12 (4.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (4.18%) Problem Management
11 12 (4.18%) Load Balancing
11 12 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.18%) Scrum
11 12 (4.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (28.57%) SQL
2 43 (14.98%) PowerShell
3 34 (11.85%) Java
4 32 (11.15%) Bash Shell
5 28 (9.76%) VBScript
6 21 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 20 (6.97%) Shell Script
8 18 (6.27%) PL/SQL
9 17 (5.92%) Python
10 14 (4.88%) Perl
11 13 (4.53%) Korn
12 11 (3.83%) Ruby
13 9 (3.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 7 (2.44%) JavaScript
14 7 (2.44%) C#
15 6 (2.09%) VB
16 5 (1.74%) XPath
16 5 (1.74%) Scala
17 4 (1.39%) ABAP
17 4 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 69 (24.04%) SC Cleared
3 46 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (12.89%) MCITP
5 30 (10.45%) MCSA
6 16 (5.57%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.14%) MCSE
9 7 (2.44%) Degree
9 7 (2.44%) MCTS
10 6 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.74%) OCP
12 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 4 (1.39%) RHCE
12 4 (1.39%) MCP
13 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.05%) RHCT
14 2 (0.70%) MCDBA
15 1 (0.35%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.67%) SLA
2 13 (4.53%) QA
3 6 (2.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) CDISC
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (18.12%) Active Directory
2 40 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.50%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (7.67%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.57%) vSphere
6 7 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.44%) Oracle Clusterware
7 6 (2.09%) GlusterFS
7 6 (2.09%) GFS2
7 6 (2.09%) OCFS2
7 6 (2.09%) KVM
7 6 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.74%) Samba
9 4 (1.39%) Firmware
9 4 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (1.05%) NFS
10 3 (1.05%) PowerHA
10 3 (1.05%) SRDF
10 3 (1.05%) XenApp
10 3 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (5.92%) Data Guard
2 14 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.83%) Puppet
4 10 (3.48%) Oracle Flashback
5 9 (3.14%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.79%) SCOM
6 8 (2.79%) OpenView
7 5 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (1.74%) SELinux
8 4 (1.39%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.39%) CA Wily
8 4 (1.39%) SCCM
9 3 (1.05%) TeamSite
9 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.70%) Salt
10 2 (0.70%) Ansible
10 2 (0.70%) OVSD
10 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 89 (31.01%) Oracle
2 73 (25.44%) Microsoft
3 55 (19.16%) VMware
4 41 (14.29%) IBM
5 40 (13.94%) HP
6 32 (11.15%) Red Hat
7 20 (6.97%) SAP
8 15 (5.23%) Informatica
9 13 (4.53%) Cisco
10 10 (3.48%) TIBCO
11 8 (2.79%) Dell
12 7 (2.44%) Remedy
12 7 (2.44%) EMC
13 6 (2.09%) NetApp
14 5 (1.74%) Brocade
14 5 (1.74%) Infor
14 5 (1.74%) LogRhythm
15 4 (1.39%) Intel
15 4 (1.39%) Business Objects
15 4 (1.39%) Sybase
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