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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 166 185 201
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 779 619 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.22% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.55% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 406 327
Average daily rate £450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 17
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.75 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -12.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £34.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.15 £93.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -5.06%
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
41826 40039 38764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.98% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27962 25351 24614
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1169 1134
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +58 385 £480 +9.40% 75
South East -23 151 £400 -11.11% 32
North West +16 75 £450 +12.50% 16
Yorkshire +2 45 £375 -14.28% 21
East of England +19 40 £438 +25.00% 15
East Midlands -15 23 £425 +6.25% 5
North East -20 21 £275 -8.33% 1
West Midlands -24 20 £388 -3.12% 13
South West +3 16 £350 -17.64% 4
Midlands - 2 £450 -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 469 (33.14%) Linux
1 469 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (25.58%) Java
3 358 (25.30%) SQL
4 289 (20.42%) Oracle
5 275 (19.43%) SQL Server
6 253 (17.88%) Windows
7 244 (17.24%) Unix
8 237 (16.75%) TDD
9 232 (16.40%) JavaScript
10 220 (15.55%) Microsoft
11 216 (15.27%) Web Services
12 207 (14.63%) Finance
13 195 (13.78%) REST
14 193 (13.64%) HTML
15 184 (13.00%) Scrum
16 181 (12.79%) Python
17 180 (12.72%) Red Hat
17 180 (12.72%) Disaster Recovery
18 171 (12.08%) ITIL
19 170 (12.01%) HTTP
19 170 (12.01%) VMware
20 164 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
21 153 (10.81%) Clustering
22 149 (10.53%) CSS
22 149 (10.53%) DevOps
23 147 (10.39%) Active Directory
24 146 (10.32%) Open Source
25 143 (10.11%) MySQL
26 141 (9.96%) Puppet

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 91 (6.43%) Apache
2 63 (4.45%) Node.js
3 55 (3.89%) Tomcat
4 50 (3.53%) JBoss
5 48 (3.39%) IIS
6 44 (3.11%) WebLogic
7 35 (2.47%) Apache Spark
7 35 (2.47%) MS Exchange
8 34 (2.40%) OpenStack
9 30 (2.12%) Confluence
9 30 (2.12%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.70%) nginx
10 24 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (1.63%) SharePoint
12 20 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.78%) CICS
14 10 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.64%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.57%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 62 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.48%) MS Office
3 9 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.57%) assyst
3 8 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.14%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.14%) Magento
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.14%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.071%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.071%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.071%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 130 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.61%) IaaS
4 24 (1.70%) PaaS
5 19 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (1.20%) GitHub
7 15 (1.06%) SaaS
8 11 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.71%) Force.com
10 9 (0.64%) Office 365
11 8 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.49%) Route 53
13 6 (0.42%) Heroku
13 6 (0.42%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 170 (12.01%) HTTP
2 132 (9.33%) Firewall
3 131 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 124 (8.76%) DNS
5 117 (8.27%) SAN
6 81 (5.72%) WAN
7 80 (5.65%) VPN
8 79 (5.58%) LAN
9 65 (4.59%) LDAP
10 61 (4.31%) Internet
11 56 (3.96%) SSL
12 46 (3.25%) BGP
13 37 (2.61%) Network Security
14 35 (2.47%) OSPF
14 35 (2.47%) VoIP
15 32 (2.26%) SMTP
16 31 (2.19%) DHCP
16 31 (2.19%) MPLS
17 27 (1.91%) Wireless
18 26 (1.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 143 (10.11%) MySQL
3 98 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 92 (6.50%) NoSQL
5 74 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
6 72 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 67 (4.73%) Oracle Database
8 62 (4.38%) MongoDB
9 59 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 57 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 46 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 43 (3.04%) Big Data
13 42 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (2.76%) DB2
15 37 (2.61%) Hadoop
16 36 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
17 30 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
18 29 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (1.84%) RDBMS
20 25 (1.77%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 130 (9.19%) Jenkins
2 98 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 51 (3.60%) JIRA
4 49 (3.46%) Maven
5 43 (3.04%) Gradle
6 42 (2.97%) Visual Studio
7 41 (2.90%) Cucumber
8 40 (2.83%) Hudson
9 38 (2.69%) Subversion
10 26 (1.84%) JUnit
11 25 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (1.70%) Selenium
13 18 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (1.13%) Mockito
14 16 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
15 15 (1.06%) Eclipse
15 15 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.64%) JProfiler
16 9 (0.64%) Moq
16 9 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 207 (14.63%) Finance
2 110 (7.77%) Banking
3 63 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.75%) Games
5 35 (2.47%) Retail
6 32 (2.26%) Front Office
7 24 (1.70%) Marketing
8 23 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.27%) Back Office
11 13 (0.92%) Legal
12 11 (0.78%) Billing
13 10 (0.71%) Advertising
14 9 (0.64%) Publishing
15 8 (0.57%) Electronics
16 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.42%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.35%) Automotive
18 5 (0.35%) Online Betting
19 4 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 449 (31.73%) Developer
2 141 (9.96%) Administrator
3 129 (9.12%) Architect
4 125 (8.83%) Java Developer
5 114 (8.06%) DBA
6 86 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 77 (5.44%) SQL DBA
8 74 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 67 (4.73%) Consultant
10 60 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 59 (4.17%) .NET Developer
12 57 (4.03%) Scala Developer
13 54 (3.82%) Senior Developer
14 52 (3.67%) Network Engineer
15 49 (3.46%) Agile Developer
16 48 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
17 47 (3.32%) Analyst
18 45 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
19 44 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
19 44 (3.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (15.27%) Web Services
2 195 (13.78%) REST
3 193 (13.64%) HTML
4 149 (10.53%) CSS
5 139 (9.82%) .NET
6 117 (8.27%) Middleware
7 113 (7.99%) XML
8 101 (7.14%) RESTful
9 91 (6.43%) JSON
9 91 (6.43%) SOAP
10 80 (5.65%) HTML5
11 76 (5.37%) AngularJS
12 72 (5.09%) CSS3
13 69 (4.88%) Spring
14 56 (3.96%) J2EE
15 43 (3.04%) LAMP
15 43 (3.04%) spray
16 42 (2.97%) .NET Framework
17 40 (2.83%) Ajax
18 38 (2.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 153 (10.81%) Clustering
2 94 (6.64%) Data Centre
3 93 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (6.29%) Replication
5 72 (5.09%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 34 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 28 (1.98%) User Experience
9 26 (1.84%) Private Cloud
10 24 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.48%) HACMP
12 20 (1.41%) EMC VMAX
12 20 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 18 (1.27%) Public Cloud
14 15 (1.06%) AS400
15 14 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.99%) Equities
15 14 (0.99%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 469 (33.14%) Linux
2 253 (17.88%) Windows
3 244 (17.24%) Unix
4 133 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 121 (8.55%) Windows Server
6 92 (6.50%) Solaris
7 52 (3.67%) AIX
8 49 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.41%) CentOS
11 19 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (1.13%) zOS
13 15 (1.06%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.99%) Windows XP
15 13 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 12 (0.85%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.78%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.57%) MVS
19 6 (0.42%) Android
19 6 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (16.75%) TDD
3 184 (13.00%) Scrum
4 180 (12.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 171 (12.08%) ITIL
6 164 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
7 149 (10.53%) DevOps
8 146 (10.32%) Open Source
9 137 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
10 125 (8.83%) BDD
11 104 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 104 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 104 (7.35%) OO
12 103 (7.28%) Pair Programming
13 102 (7.21%) E-Commerce
14 99 (7.00%) Low Latency
15 97 (6.86%) Migration
16 89 (6.29%) Microservices
17 87 (6.15%) SOA
18 83 (5.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 362 (25.58%) Java
2 358 (25.30%) SQL
3 232 (16.40%) JavaScript
4 181 (12.79%) Python
5 131 (9.26%) Perl
6 127 (8.98%) C#
7 104 (7.35%) Bash Shell
8 94 (6.64%) Shell Script
9 85 (6.01%) Scala
10 70 (4.95%) Ruby
11 65 (4.59%) C++
11 65 (4.59%) PHP
12 64 (4.52%) T-SQL
13 60 (4.24%) PowerShell
14 57 (4.03%) C
15 45 (3.18%) PL/SQL
16 29 (2.05%) Korn
17 24 (1.70%) ES6
18 19 (1.34%) Go
19 16 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 125 (8.83%) Degree
2 114 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 70 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 48 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (2.90%) CCNP
6 27 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.20%) HND
8 16 (1.13%) IBM AIX Certification
9 14 (0.99%) CCNA
9 14 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.92%) ISEB
11 11 (0.78%) MCITP
12 10 (0.71%) HNC
13 9 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.64%) CCIE
13 9 (0.64%) CCSE
13 9 (0.64%) MCSE
14 7 (0.49%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.89%) QA
2 36 (2.54%) SLA
3 10 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.57%) COBIT
6 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.35%) TickIT
7 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.071%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.071%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 147 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 113 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (4.52%) Docker
4 42 (2.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 33 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 28 (1.98%) Hyper-V
7 22 (1.55%) GlusterFS
7 22 (1.55%) vSphere
8 20 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (1.34%) Veritas File System
10 18 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 17 (1.20%) GPFS
12 16 (1.13%) NFS
12 16 (1.13%) RHEV
12 16 (1.13%) XenApp
13 15 (1.06%) KVM
13 15 (1.06%) Squid
14 13 (0.92%) qmail
14 13 (0.92%) XenDesktop
15 11 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 141 (9.96%) Puppet
2 58 (4.10%) Nagios
3 53 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (2.54%) Ansible
4 36 (2.54%) Data Guard
5 29 (2.05%) NetBackup
6 27 (1.91%) Graphite
7 25 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
8 23 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 23 (1.63%) ZABBIX
9 22 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
10 20 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
10 20 (1.41%) SCCM
11 17 (1.20%) Cacti
11 17 (1.20%) SCOM
12 16 (1.13%) logstash
12 16 (1.13%) Salt
13 15 (1.06%) Ganglia
14 13 (0.92%) collectd
15 12 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 289 (20.42%) Oracle
2 220 (15.55%) Microsoft
3 180 (12.72%) Red Hat
4 170 (12.01%) VMware
5 119 (8.41%) Cisco
6 107 (7.56%) IBM
7 106 (7.49%) HP
8 61 (4.31%) EMC
9 59 (4.17%) Veritas
10 58 (4.10%) F5
11 46 (3.25%) Sun
12 39 (2.76%) Citrix
13 38 (2.69%) Brocade
13 38 (2.69%) Splunk
14 24 (1.70%) Siemens
15 23 (1.63%) CheckPoint
16 22 (1.55%) SAP
16 22 (1.55%) StorageTek
17 20 (1.41%) Dell
18 17 (1.20%) Juniper
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