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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 424 451 448
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 156 100 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 65 61
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£378 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £565 £350
% change year-on-year
-38.40% +61.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +21 67 £425 +8.28% 10
South East +11 50 £348 -18.17% 2
North West -16 14 £315 -45.68% 2
Yorkshire -5 11 £376 +11.39% 1
South West -22 6 £375 -3.84% 3
East of England -7 4 £255 +54.54% 2
West Midlands -5 1 £550 +37.50%
East Midlands - 1 £448 - 1
Midlands - - - - 1
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 138 (53.28%) Windows
2 97 (37.45%) Microsoft
3 86 (33.20%) Security Cleared
4 83 (32.05%) ITIL
5 80 (30.89%) Linux
6 79 (30.50%) Clustering
7 71 (27.41%) Oracle
8 66 (25.48%) VMware
9 64 (24.71%) SC Cleared
10 63 (24.32%) Active Directory
11 61 (23.55%) SQL
12 56 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 55 (21.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 52 (20.08%) SQL Server
15 51 (19.69%) UNIX
15 51 (19.69%) PowerShell
16 47 (18.15%) Finance
17 45 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
18 44 (16.99%) MCITP
19 40 (15.44%) Oracle RAC
19 40 (15.44%) HTML
20 39 (15.06%) HP
20 39 (15.06%) Oracle Database
21 38 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
21 38 (14.67%) IBM
21 38 (14.67%) XML
21 38 (14.67%) Red Hat
22 37 (14.29%) WAN
23 34 (13.13%) DNS
23 34 (13.13%) SAN

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (13.13%) WebLogic
2 21 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.18%) MS Exchange
4 15 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.86%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.09%) Live Communications Server
8 7 (2.70%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.32%) Lync
9 6 (2.32%) NetWeaver
9 6 (2.32%) IIS
9 6 (2.32%) Apache
10 5 (1.93%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (1.93%) AquaLogic
11 4 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.16%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.86%) MS Office
3 9 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.16%) Exstream
5 2 (0.77%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.77%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.18%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.93%) Office 365
5 3 (1.16%) PaaS
6 2 (0.77%) GitHub
6 2 (0.77%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.29%) WAN
2 34 (13.13%) DNS
2 34 (13.13%) SAN
3 32 (12.36%) Firewall
4 24 (9.27%) MPLS
4 24 (9.27%) OSPF
4 24 (9.27%) TCP/IP
5 23 (8.88%) BGP
6 19 (7.34%) DHCP
6 19 (7.34%) LAN
7 17 (6.56%) LDAP
8 14 (5.41%) VPN
9 13 (5.02%) VLAN
10 12 (4.63%) IPsec
10 12 (4.63%) Internet
10 12 (4.63%) HTTP
11 11 (4.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (4.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (3.86%) HSRP
12 10 (3.86%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.08%) SQL Server
2 39 (15.06%) Oracle Database
3 19 (7.34%) Oracle Exadata
4 15 (5.79%) MySQL
5 14 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.25%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.86%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.86%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.32%) SAP HANA
11 6 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Ant
1 5 (1.93%) Subversion
1 5 (1.93%) JIRA
1 5 (1.93%) Mercurial
2 4 (1.54%) Selenium
2 4 (1.54%) Maven
2 4 (1.54%) JUnit
2 4 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.16%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.77%) JMeter
4 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.77%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.77%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.77%) GitLab
General
1 47 (18.15%) Finance
2 13 (5.02%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.63%) Banking
4 9 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.70%) Retail
6 6 (2.32%) Marketing
7 5 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.93%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.54%) Electronics
9 3 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (13.13%) DBA
2 30 (11.58%) Architect
3 25 (9.65%) Wintel Engineer
4 20 (7.72%) SQL DBA
5 18 (6.95%) Developer
6 17 (6.56%) Analyst
7 16 (6.18%) Consultant
7 16 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (4.25%) Network Support
9 11 (4.25%) Administrator
10 10 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 9 (3.47%) Wintel Analyst
11 9 (3.47%) Network Specialist
11 9 (3.47%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (3.47%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
13 6 (2.32%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.44%) HTML
2 38 (14.67%) XML
3 31 (11.97%) Middleware
4 21 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 16 (6.18%) .NET
6 14 (5.41%) Web Services
7 7 (2.70%) J2EE
7 7 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.93%) REST
8 5 (1.93%) JNDI
8 5 (1.93%) XSD
8 5 (1.93%) XSLT
8 5 (1.93%) CSS
8 5 (1.93%) JDBC
8 5 (1.93%) JMS
9 4 (1.54%) XML Schema
9 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.54%) JPA
9 4 (1.54%) RESTful
10 3 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (30.50%) Clustering
2 29 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (10.81%) Replication
4 12 (4.63%) PKI
4 12 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.86%) HACMP
6 9 (3.47%) Blackberry
7 8 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.70%) Open Source
9 4 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.54%) DTV
9 4 (1.54%) W3C
10 3 (1.16%) Statistics
10 3 (1.16%) User Experience
11 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.77%) CMDB
12 1 (0.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 138 (53.28%) Windows
2 80 (30.89%) Linux
3 51 (19.69%) UNIX
4 30 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (6.18%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (5.41%) AIX
9 13 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.47%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.93%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.54%) Solaris
12 4 (1.54%) Debian
12 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.39%) Android
13 1 (0.39%) SUSE
13 1 (0.39%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.05%) ITIL
2 55 (21.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (10.42%) SOA
5 23 (8.88%) DevOps
6 22 (8.49%) Configuration Management
7 19 (7.34%) Network Load Balancing
8 18 (6.95%) Migration
8 18 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (6.95%) WAN Optimisation
9 17 (6.56%) Change Management
10 15 (5.79%) Service Management
10 15 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (5.79%) Problem Management
11 14 (5.41%) Project Management
12 12 (4.63%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (4.25%) Network Design
13 11 (4.25%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (3.86%) Capacity Management
14 10 (3.86%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.55%) SQL
2 51 (19.69%) PowerShell
3 33 (12.74%) VBScript
4 28 (10.81%) Bash Shell
5 27 (10.42%) Python
6 25 (9.65%) Perl
7 21 (8.11%) Java
8 20 (7.72%) Ruby
9 12 (4.63%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.63%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.70%) C#
10 7 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.32%) C
11 6 (2.32%) PHP
12 5 (1.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (1.54%) XPath
14 3 (1.16%) VB
14 3 (1.16%) VBA
14 3 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 86 (33.20%) Security Cleared
2 64 (24.71%) SC Cleared
3 45 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (16.99%) MCITP
5 30 (11.58%) MCSA
6 28 (10.81%) DV Cleared
7 14 (5.41%) Degree
8 13 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (4.25%) CCNP
10 10 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.70%) RHCT
12 6 (2.32%) MCP
13 4 (1.54%) MCSE
14 3 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (1.16%) MCTS
14 3 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.77%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.77%) CCNA
15 2 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.63%) SLA
1 12 (4.63%) QA
2 5 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 56 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (15.44%) Oracle RAC
4 26 (10.04%) VMware ESX
5 15 (5.79%) vSphere
5 15 (5.79%) vCloud
6 14 (5.41%) Hyper-V
7 9 (3.47%) PowerHA
8 7 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (2.32%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.93%) Firmware
10 5 (1.93%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.54%) KVM
11 4 (1.54%) RHEV
11 4 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (1.54%) NFS
12 3 (1.16%) Samba
12 3 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (10.04%) Puppet
2 18 (6.95%) SELinux
3 16 (6.18%) SCCM
4 12 (4.63%) SCOM
5 11 (4.25%) Data Guard
6 10 (3.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.32%) OpenView
8 6 (2.32%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.54%) Ansible
10 3 (1.16%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.77%) Salt
11 2 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
11 2 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.39%) SCSM
12 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 97 (37.45%) Microsoft
2 71 (27.41%) Oracle
3 66 (25.48%) VMware
4 39 (15.06%) HP
5 38 (14.67%) IBM
5 38 (14.67%) Red Hat
6 26 (10.04%) Cisco
7 19 (7.34%) SAP
8 14 (5.41%) EMC
9 12 (4.63%) Dell
10 10 (3.86%) Citrix
10 10 (3.86%) Blue Coat
11 8 (3.09%) Business Objects
12 7 (2.70%) Mercator
13 6 (2.32%) NetApp
13 6 (2.32%) Remedy
14 5 (1.93%) Informatica
15 4 (1.54%) Avaya
15 4 (1.54%) McAfee
15 4 (1.54%) Polycom
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