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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
UK / England
Rank 175 180 189
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing High Availability 592 648 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.36% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.64% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 452 370
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 31 9
Median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.76% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £21.50 £18.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +29.23%

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
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +16 302 £500 - 81
South East -2 89 £400 +10.34% 27
North West +15 47 £400 -5.88% 13
East of England -4 42 £388 -29.54% 11
South West +27 37 £385 +2.66% 5
Yorkshire -2 32 £400 +7.74% 8
West Midlands -3 20 £425 +32.81% 4
North East -17 12 £350 +22.80% 2
East Midlands -13 9 £200 -31.62% 2
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 499 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (33.50%) Linux
3 371 (26.90%) Java
4 336 (24.37%) Amazon AWS
5 300 (21.75%) DevOps
6 286 (20.74%) TDD
7 272 (19.72%) SQL
8 259 (18.78%) Python
9 253 (18.35%) Oracle
10 231 (16.75%) SQL Server
11 229 (16.61%) Windows
12 225 (16.32%) Unix
12 225 (16.32%) Open Source
13 218 (15.81%) Finance
14 204 (14.79%) Scrum
15 198 (14.36%) Web Services
16 191 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
17 190 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
18 182 (13.20%) Microsoft
19 180 (13.05%) ITIL
20 175 (12.69%) Disaster Recovery
21 174 (12.62%) JavaScript
22 172 (12.47%) BDD
23 164 (11.89%) Jenkins
24 155 (11.24%) Migration
25 154 (11.17%) RESTful
26 153 (11.09%) Puppet
27 146 (10.59%) Load Balancing
27 146 (10.59%) VMware
27 146 (10.59%) Cisco

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 92 (6.67%) Apache
2 70 (5.08%) Oracle Application Server
2 70 (5.08%) WebLogic
3 64 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 61 (4.42%) Confluence
5 54 (3.92%) IIS
6 52 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (3.19%) JBoss
8 36 (2.61%) MS Exchange
8 36 (2.61%) WebSphere
9 28 (2.03%) iPlanet
10 23 (1.67%) CMS
11 19 (1.38%) Apache Spark
11 19 (1.38%) SharePoint
12 18 (1.31%) Apache Pig
13 16 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
14 15 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (1.02%) SAS
16 11 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 76 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (0.80%) MS Office
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.073%) MS Project
5 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (3.34%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
4 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.073%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.073%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.073%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.073%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 336 (24.37%) Amazon AWS
2 190 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (7.03%) IaaS
4 89 (6.45%) PaaS
5 76 (5.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 70 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
7 56 (4.06%) SaaS
8 47 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 24 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.45%) Office 365
11 17 (1.23%) GitHub
12 16 (1.16%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.94%) Datadog
14 12 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 12 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.65%) Slack
17 8 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
17 8 (0.58%) Route 53
18 7 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 143 (10.37%) Firewall
2 117 (8.48%) HTTP
3 103 (7.47%) TCP/IP
4 92 (6.67%) SAN
5 83 (6.02%) DNS
6 74 (5.37%) WAN
7 61 (4.42%) Internet
8 60 (4.35%) LAN
9 48 (3.48%) SSL
10 47 (3.41%) VPN
11 36 (2.61%) NAS
12 32 (2.32%) VoIP
13 31 (2.25%) Network Security
14 30 (2.18%) MQTT
14 30 (2.18%) RTSP
14 30 (2.18%) Unified Communications
15 26 (1.89%) VLAN
16 25 (1.81%) PBX
17 24 (1.74%) LDAP
18 23 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.54%) MongoDB
3 102 (7.40%) NoSQL
4 97 (7.03%) Oracle Database
5 86 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (6.09%) MySQL
7 76 (5.51%) Relational Database
8 75 (5.44%) Hadoop
9 72 (5.22%) Big Data
10 60 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
10 60 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 56 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 48 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 38 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
14 37 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 33 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
16 32 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
17 30 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
18 29 (2.10%) RDBMS
19 26 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 164 (11.89%) Jenkins
2 133 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 95 (6.89%) JIRA
4 65 (4.71%) Cucumber
5 64 (4.64%) Subversion
6 46 (3.34%) JUnit
7 42 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (2.25%) Selenium
9 28 (2.03%) Maven
9 28 (2.03%) TeamCity
10 25 (1.81%) Hudson
11 24 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (1.60%) Gradle
13 21 (1.52%) WebDriver
14 19 (1.38%) Mercurial
14 19 (1.38%) Mockito
15 18 (1.31%) Ant
16 17 (1.23%) Eclipse
17 16 (1.16%) Visual Studio
17 16 (1.16%) Zephyr
General
1 218 (15.81%) Finance
2 65 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 61 (4.42%) Banking
4 27 (1.96%) Retail
5 25 (1.81%) Legal
5 25 (1.81%) Marketing
6 24 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.67%) Front Office
8 16 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.94%) Games
9 13 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.87%) Electronics
11 10 (0.73%) Law
12 8 (0.58%) Back Office
13 6 (0.44%) Publishing
14 4 (0.29%) Billing
14 4 (0.29%) French Language
15 3 (0.22%) Advertising
15 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 347 (25.16%) Developer
2 142 (10.30%) DBA
3 127 (9.21%) Java Developer
4 123 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 121 (8.77%) Architect
6 119 (8.63%) Administrator
7 92 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 77 (5.58%) SQL DBA
9 75 (5.44%) AWS Engineer
10 63 (4.57%) AWS DevOps
11 56 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 53 (3.84%) Software Engineer
13 52 (3.77%) Consultant
13 52 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
14 50 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
15 47 (3.41%) Analyst
15 47 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
16 41 (2.97%) Agile Developer
17 38 (2.76%) Network Engineer
18 35 (2.54%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (14.36%) Web Services
2 154 (11.17%) RESTful
3 126 (9.14%) HTML
4 116 (8.41%) .NET
5 100 (7.25%) CSS
6 98 (7.11%) REST
7 93 (6.74%) Node.js
8 90 (6.53%) Middleware
9 87 (6.31%) J2EE
10 84 (6.09%) JSON
10 84 (6.09%) XML
11 81 (5.87%) AngularJS
12 60 (4.35%) Spring
13 49 (3.55%) ASP.NET
14 48 (3.48%) Kafka
15 45 (3.26%) HTML5
16 39 (2.83%) Elastic Stack
17 38 (2.76%) JMS
17 38 (2.76%) React
17 38 (2.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.22%) Clustering
2 103 (7.47%) Data Centre
3 88 (6.38%) Public Cloud
4 63 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (3.26%) Replication
6 43 (3.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 39 (2.83%) User Experience
8 38 (2.76%) iPad
9 36 (2.61%) Computer Science
9 36 (2.61%) Video on Demand
10 31 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
11 30 (2.18%) Algorithms
12 27 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
13 24 (1.74%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.38%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.38%) N-Tier
14 19 (1.38%) RIA
15 18 (1.31%) Virtual Team
16 16 (1.16%) iPhone
17 14 (1.02%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 462 (33.50%) Linux
2 229 (16.61%) Windows
3 225 (16.32%) Unix
4 94 (6.82%) Windows Server
5 83 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (5.51%) Solaris
7 54 (3.92%) AIX
8 52 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (1.74%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.31%) HPUX
13 16 (1.16%) CentOS
13 16 (1.16%) SUSE
14 15 (1.09%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.87%) Android
16 8 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.51%) VME
18 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (21.75%) DevOps
3 286 (20.74%) TDD
4 225 (16.32%) Open Source
5 204 (14.79%) Scrum
6 191 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 180 (13.05%) ITIL
8 175 (12.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 172 (12.47%) BDD
10 155 (11.24%) Migration
11 146 (10.59%) Load Balancing
12 137 (9.93%) Performance Tuning
13 134 (9.72%) Low Latency
14 129 (9.35%) Microservices
15 128 (9.28%) Software Engineering
16 126 (9.14%) Configuration Management
17 120 (8.70%) E-Commerce
18 97 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
19 96 (6.96%) Change Management
20 88 (6.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 371 (26.90%) Java
2 272 (19.72%) SQL
3 259 (18.78%) Python
4 174 (12.62%) JavaScript
5 109 (7.90%) Perl
6 101 (7.32%) Ruby
7 93 (6.74%) C#
8 72 (5.22%) C
9 64 (4.64%) C++
9 64 (4.64%) PowerShell
10 63 (4.57%) Bash Shell
11 54 (3.92%) Scala
12 49 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 35 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.25%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.18%) Go
16 28 (2.03%) PHP
17 19 (1.38%) Apple Swift
17 19 (1.38%) Objective-C
18 15 (1.09%) ES6
Qualifications
1 119 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 69 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 67 (4.86%) Degree
4 37 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.81%) CCNP
7 23 (1.67%) CCNA
8 21 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 21 (1.52%) DV Cleared
9 18 (1.31%) MCITP
10 16 (1.16%) CCIE
11 12 (0.87%) MCSE
12 11 (0.80%) Avaya Certification
13 10 (0.73%) MCSA
14 7 (0.51%) RHCE
15 6 (0.44%) AWS Certification
16 5 (0.36%) HND
16 5 (0.36%) MCP
17 4 (0.29%) CCDP
17 4 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.15%) QA
2 49 (3.55%) SLA
3 33 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (0.87%) MiFID
6 7 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.51%) SDET
7 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.29%) TickIT
8 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.073%) EMIR
10 1 (0.073%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.073%) SEPA
10 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 115 (8.34%) Active Directory
2 105 (7.61%) Docker
3 103 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (2.18%) Hyper-V
6 29 (2.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 28 (2.03%) vSphere
8 27 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 24 (1.74%) Veritas File System
10 22 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (1.31%) HDFS
13 16 (1.16%) NFS
13 16 (1.16%) VMware ESX
14 14 (1.02%) GPFS
15 13 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 9 (0.65%) Apache Flume
16 9 (0.65%) GFS2
16 9 (0.65%) GlusterFS
16 9 (0.65%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 153 (11.09%) Puppet
2 128 (9.28%) Ansible
3 117 (8.48%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (3.19%) Salt
5 39 (2.83%) logstash
6 37 (2.68%) Kibana
7 30 (2.18%) NetBackup
8 29 (2.10%) Nagios
9 25 (1.81%) Data Guard
10 21 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
10 21 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
11 20 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (1.45%) SCCM
11 20 (1.45%) Terraform
12 18 (1.31%) Kubernetes
13 15 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 12 (0.87%) Ambari
14 12 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
14 12 (0.87%) Oozie
14 12 (0.87%) SELinux
Vendors
1 253 (18.35%) Oracle
2 182 (13.20%) Microsoft
3 146 (10.59%) Cisco
3 146 (10.59%) VMware
4 132 (9.57%) Red Hat
5 62 (4.50%) F5
6 60 (4.35%) Veritas
7 58 (4.21%) Sun
8 56 (4.06%) HP
9 52 (3.77%) IBM
10 43 (3.12%) Citrix
11 30 (2.18%) Atlassian
12 27 (1.96%) SaltStack
13 26 (1.89%) EMC
14 25 (1.81%) CheckPoint
15 24 (1.74%) NetApp
15 24 (1.74%) Splunk
16 23 (1.67%) Symantec
17 21 (1.52%) Brocade
17 21 (1.52%) Reuters
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day Paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 14 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 23 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glastonbury
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 days ago