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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 451 444 469
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing High Availability 135 112 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 60 53
Average daily rate
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£385 £475 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +7 49 £376 -20.78% 2
London -30 42 £441 -11.30% 22
East of England +14 16 £355 -0.69% 9
West Midlands +9 11 £450 - 1
North West -16 6 £413 - 3
North East - 4 £256 - 2
South West -9 3 £310 -33.86%
Yorkshire -26 2 £425 +102.38% 4
East Midlands - 2 - -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 98 (33.56%) Windows
2 97 (33.22%) Linux
3 88 (30.14%) Oracle
4 83 (28.42%) SQL
5 77 (26.37%) Security Cleared
6 69 (23.63%) SQL Server
6 69 (23.63%) Clustering
7 65 (22.26%) SC Cleared
8 63 (21.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 63 (21.58%) ITIL
9 55 (18.84%) Microsoft
10 54 (18.49%) Finance
10 54 (18.49%) Oracle Database
11 45 (15.41%) Active Directory
12 43 (14.73%) IBM
12 43 (14.73%) XML
13 42 (14.38%) UNIX
13 42 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (14.04%) VMware
15 39 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 38 (13.01%) PowerShell
17 37 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
18 36 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 36 (12.33%) Java
19 34 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
19 34 (11.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 34 (11.64%) Bash Shell
20 33 (11.30%) HTML
20 33 (11.30%) HP
21 32 (10.96%) TCP/IP

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (10.96%) WebSphere
2 29 (9.93%) WebLogic
3 17 (5.82%) NetWeaver
4 13 (4.45%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (3.42%) MS Exchange
6 10 (3.42%) Apache
6 10 (3.42%) AquaLogic
6 10 (3.42%) Lync
7 8 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.74%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (2.74%) SAS
7 8 (2.74%) JBoss
8 6 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.71%) IIS
10 4 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.77%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.03%) Office 365
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 21 (7.19%) Firewall
3 20 (6.85%) DNS
4 17 (5.82%) LDAP
4 17 (5.82%) HTTP
4 17 (5.82%) SAN
5 9 (3.08%) Internet
6 8 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.40%) WAN
8 6 (2.05%) NAS
9 5 (1.71%) LAN
9 5 (1.71%) SSL
10 4 (1.37%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.37%) DHCP
10 4 (1.37%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.37%) VLAN
11 3 (1.03%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.03%) FCoE
11 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.63%) SQL Server
2 54 (18.49%) Oracle Database
3 36 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (10.62%) Big Data
5 24 (8.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (8.22%) DB2
6 19 (6.51%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (5.82%) SAP HANA
8 16 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (5.48%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.40%) PowerCenter
13 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.42%) Ant
2 7 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.71%) Subversion
4 4 (1.37%) Introscope
4 4 (1.37%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.03%) JIRA
6 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.68%) Psake
7 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.34%) JMeter
7 1 (0.34%) Maven
7 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
General
1 54 (18.49%) Finance
2 22 (7.53%) Banking
3 10 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.74%) Retail
5 6 (2.05%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (17.12%) Administrator
2 49 (16.78%) DBA
2 49 (16.78%) Architect
3 41 (14.04%) Developer
4 32 (10.96%) SQL DBA
5 19 (6.51%) Wintel Engineer
6 18 (6.16%) Consultant
7 17 (5.82%) SAP Architect
8 16 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (5.14%) SQL Server DBA
10 13 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.77%) Technical Architect
12 11 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
12 11 (3.77%) Hadoop Administrator
13 10 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
15 8 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
15 8 (2.74%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.74%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.73%) XML
2 33 (11.30%) HTML
3 29 (9.93%) SOAP
3 29 (9.93%) JMS
4 28 (9.59%) Web Services
5 26 (8.90%) Middleware
6 25 (8.56%) J2EE
7 20 (6.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (4.79%) JDBC
8 14 (4.79%) .NET
8 14 (4.79%) JNDI
9 12 (4.11%) WSDL
10 10 (3.42%) TIBCO EMS
11 8 (2.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 6 (2.05%) SAP Basis
13 5 (1.71%) Spring
13 5 (1.71%) Oracle ADF
13 5 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (1.71%) RESTful
13 5 (1.71%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 69 (23.63%) Clustering
2 26 (8.90%) Replication
3 25 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.53%) Data Centre
5 21 (7.19%) DataPower
6 13 (4.45%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.74%) Statistics
8 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.05%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.71%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.37%) W3C
10 4 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.03%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.03%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.68%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.68%) PKI
12 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.68%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 98 (33.56%) Windows
2 97 (33.22%) Linux
3 42 (14.38%) UNIX
4 34 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (11.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (9.59%) AIX
6 24 (8.22%) Solaris
7 18 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.11%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.37%) HPUX
11 3 (1.03%) SUSE
11 3 (1.03%) zOS
12 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) OS/400
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.34%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) Tru64
13 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.58%) ITIL
1 63 (21.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 42 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (10.96%) Migration
5 28 (9.59%) Configuration Management
6 22 (7.53%) SOA
7 19 (6.51%) ERP
7 19 (6.51%) Load Balancing
7 19 (6.51%) Low Latency
8 18 (6.16%) ETL
9 15 (5.14%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (5.14%) Analytics
10 14 (4.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (4.79%) Data Modelling
11 13 (4.45%) Project Management
11 13 (4.45%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.45%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.11%) SIEM
12 12 (4.11%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (28.42%) SQL
2 38 (13.01%) PowerShell
3 36 (12.33%) Java
4 34 (11.64%) Bash Shell
5 26 (8.90%) T-SQL
6 25 (8.56%) VBScript
7 22 (7.53%) Shell Script
8 18 (6.16%) PL/SQL
9 17 (5.82%) Korn
10 14 (4.79%) Perl
11 13 (4.45%) Python
12 10 (3.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 8 (2.74%) Ruby
13 8 (2.74%) VB
14 5 (1.71%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.71%) C
14 5 (1.71%) C#
15 4 (1.37%) ABAP
15 4 (1.37%) Jython
15 4 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 77 (26.37%) Security Cleared
2 65 (22.26%) SC Cleared
3 39 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (10.27%) MCITP
5 28 (9.59%) MCSA
6 10 (3.42%) DV Cleared
7 9 (3.08%) Degree
7 9 (3.08%) MCSE
8 7 (2.40%) IBM Certification
8 7 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.05%) MCTS
10 5 (1.71%) OCP
10 5 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (1.37%) RHCE
11 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.68%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.34%) MCP
14 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.59%) SLA
2 14 (4.79%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) CDISC
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (15.41%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.25%) Oracle RAC
4 23 (7.88%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.74%) Firmware
5 8 (2.74%) vSphere
6 6 (2.05%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.71%) KVM
8 4 (1.37%) Samba
8 4 (1.37%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (1.03%) GlusterFS
9 3 (1.03%) GFS2
9 3 (1.03%) XenApp
9 3 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.03%) SRDF
9 3 (1.03%) PowerHA
9 3 (1.03%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.68%) RHEV
11 1 (0.34%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (5.14%) Data Guard
2 12 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (3.42%) OpenView
4 8 (2.74%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.74%) SCOM
4 8 (2.74%) Oracle Flashback
5 7 (2.40%) Puppet
6 6 (2.05%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.37%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.37%) CA Wily
8 4 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.03%) SCCM
9 3 (1.03%) OVSD
9 3 (1.03%) SELinux
10 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (30.14%) Oracle
2 55 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 43 (14.73%) IBM
4 41 (14.04%) VMware
5 33 (11.30%) HP
6 25 (8.56%) Red Hat
6 25 (8.56%) SAP
7 22 (7.53%) Informatica
8 11 (3.77%) TIBCO
9 10 (3.42%) Cisco
10 9 (3.08%) Brocade
11 7 (2.40%) Cloudera
11 7 (2.40%) LogRhythm
12 6 (2.05%) NetApp
13 5 (1.71%) EMC
14 4 (1.37%) Intel
14 4 (1.37%) Sybase
14 4 (1.37%) Dell
14 4 (1.37%) Remedy
15 3 (1.03%) PlateSpin
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