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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 167 191 203
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +12
Contract jobs citing High Availability 758 595 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.54% 1.21% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.52% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 399 337
Median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 11
Median hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -35.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £52.50
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
40423 39105 37846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.09% 79.40% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27171 25311 24283
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1103 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +46 322 £475 +5.55% 73
South East -13 151 £450 +10.56% 31
North West +20 72 £450 +12.50% 16
Yorkshire +8 60 £388 -13.88% 17
North East -16 41 £303 +0.83% 5
East of England +7 40 £425 +25.92% 9
South West +1 31 £419 +23.69% 8
West Midlands -22 26 £375 -6.25% 9
East Midlands -8 24 £400 - 7
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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.

1 521 (36.54%) Linux
2 497 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (25.39%) Java
4 314 (22.02%) SQL
5 292 (20.48%) Oracle
6 286 (20.06%) Windows
7 267 (18.72%) SQL Server
8 238 (16.69%) Unix
9 237 (16.62%) TDD
10 221 (15.50%) JavaScript
11 213 (14.94%) REST
12 212 (14.87%) Microsoft
13 206 (14.45%) ITIL
14 201 (14.10%) Finance
15 195 (13.67%) Clustering
16 192 (13.46%) Red Hat
17 190 (13.32%) Disaster Recovery
18 189 (13.25%) Web Services
19 183 (12.83%) Python
19 183 (12.83%) Scrum
20 182 (12.76%) HTTP
21 181 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
22 178 (12.48%) HTML
23 174 (12.20%) Active Directory
24 169 (11.85%) VMware
25 166 (11.64%) DevOps
26 160 (11.22%) Open Source
27 153 (10.73%) Firewall
28 152 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 148 (10.38%) Amazon AWS

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
1 108 (7.57%) Apache
2 64 (4.49%) JBoss
2 64 (4.49%) Node.js
3 63 (4.42%) Tomcat
4 52 (3.65%) IIS
5 42 (2.95%) Apache Spark
6 40 (2.81%) MS Exchange
7 39 (2.73%) WebLogic
8 32 (2.24%) OpenStack
9 28 (1.96%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 22 (1.54%) Confluence
11 22 (1.54%) SharePoint
12 20 (1.40%) nginx
13 19 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (0.77%) Skype for Business
16 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (0.63%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.63%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 67 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.33%) MS Office
3 8 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.35%) assyst
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.14%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.14%) Magento
7 2 (0.14%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.070%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.070%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.070%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.070%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 148 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.81%) IaaS
4 28 (1.96%) PaaS
5 23 (1.61%) Office 365
5 23 (1.61%) SaaS
6 22 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.56%) GitHub
10 7 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (0.49%) Force.com
10 7 (0.49%) Heroku
10 7 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.35%) Route 53
12 4 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.28%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 182 (12.76%) HTTP
2 153 (10.73%) Firewall
3 142 (9.96%) DNS
4 137 (9.61%) SAN
5 113 (7.92%) TCP/IP
6 88 (6.17%) WAN
7 86 (6.03%) LAN
8 72 (5.05%) LDAP
9 67 (4.70%) VPN
10 48 (3.37%) Internet
11 42 (2.95%) SSL
12 40 (2.81%) Network Security
13 39 (2.73%) DHCP
14 38 (2.66%) BGP
15 33 (2.31%) SMTP
16 31 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
17 29 (2.03%) OSPF
17 29 (2.03%) VoIP
18 26 (1.82%) MPLS
19 24 (1.68%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 142 (9.96%) MySQL
3 99 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 76 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
5 66 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 63 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (4.07%) Oracle Database
7 58 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 57 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 55 (3.86%) Big Data
10 53 (3.72%) Hadoop
11 50 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 40 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
12 40 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 35 (2.45%) DB2
15 29 (2.03%) VLDB
16 27 (1.89%) OLTP
17 22 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 139 (9.75%) Jenkins
2 105 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 47 (3.30%) Gradle
4 46 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 45 (3.16%) Maven
6 43 (3.02%) Hudson
6 43 (3.02%) JIRA
7 35 (2.45%) Subversion
8 26 (1.82%) JUnit
8 26 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (1.61%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.47%) Selenium
11 19 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 16 (1.12%) Mockito
14 14 (0.98%) Vagrant
15 11 (0.77%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.63%) JProfiler
16 9 (0.63%) Moq
General
1 201 (14.10%) Finance
2 104 (7.29%) Banking
3 72 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.37%) Games
5 38 (2.66%) Retail
6 31 (2.17%) Front Office
7 25 (1.75%) Marketing
8 22 (1.54%) Back Office
9 19 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.77%) Billing
11 10 (0.70%) Advertising
12 9 (0.63%) Legal
12 9 (0.63%) Publishing
13 8 (0.56%) Electronics
14 5 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.28%) Automotive
15 4 (0.28%) Military
15 4 (0.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 437 (30.65%) Developer
2 149 (10.45%) Administrator
3 137 (9.61%) Architect
4 136 (9.54%) Java Developer
5 105 (7.36%) DBA
6 86 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 70 (4.91%) SQL DBA
8 69 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
9 66 (4.63%) Consultant
10 58 (4.07%) Scala Developer
10 58 (4.07%) Senior Developer
11 56 (3.93%) Support Engineer
12 50 (3.51%) Agile Developer
12 50 (3.51%) Analyst
13 48 (3.37%) AWS Engineer
13 48 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
13 48 (3.37%) Unix Administrator
14 45 (3.16%) Linux Administrator
14 45 (3.16%) Network Engineer
15 44 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (14.94%) REST
2 189 (13.25%) Web Services
3 178 (12.48%) HTML
4 139 (9.75%) Middleware
5 131 (9.19%) CSS
6 124 (8.70%) .NET
7 121 (8.49%) XML
8 105 (7.36%) SOAP
9 103 (7.22%) RESTful
10 93 (6.52%) JSON
11 84 (5.89%) HTML5
11 84 (5.89%) Spring
12 74 (5.19%) AngularJS
13 73 (5.12%) CSS3
14 60 (4.21%) J2EE
15 52 (3.65%) spray
16 44 (3.09%) JDBC
17 40 (2.81%) Apache Camel
18 39 (2.73%) ASP.NET
19 38 (2.66%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 195 (13.67%) Clustering
2 97 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 87 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (6.03%) Replication
5 68 (4.77%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.03%) N-Tier
7 29 (2.03%) User Experience
8 26 (1.82%) Public Cloud
9 21 (1.47%) EMC VMAX
10 20 (1.40%) HACMP
10 20 (1.40%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 18 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.98%) Equities
16 13 (0.91%) Cryptography
17 12 (0.84%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 521 (36.54%) Linux
2 286 (20.06%) Windows
3 238 (16.69%) Unix
4 152 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 127 (8.91%) Windows Server
6 89 (6.24%) Solaris
7 73 (5.12%) AIX
8 56 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (1.89%) CentOS
11 21 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (1.12%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.98%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.91%) zOS
15 11 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.77%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.42%) Android
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.42%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (16.62%) TDD
3 206 (14.45%) ITIL
4 190 (13.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 183 (12.83%) Scrum
6 181 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
7 166 (11.64%) DevOps
8 160 (11.22%) Open Source
9 134 (9.40%) Performance Tuning
10 121 (8.49%) BDD
10 121 (8.49%) Configuration Management
10 121 (8.49%) Microservices
11 109 (7.64%) Pair Programming
12 108 (7.57%) OO
13 105 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
14 103 (7.22%) Migration
15 102 (7.15%) Low Latency
15 102 (7.15%) SOA
16 88 (6.17%) E-Commerce
17 87 (6.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 362 (25.39%) Java
2 314 (22.02%) SQL
3 221 (15.50%) JavaScript
4 183 (12.83%) Python
5 117 (8.20%) Perl
6 102 (7.15%) C#
7 90 (6.31%) Bash Shell
7 90 (6.31%) Scala
8 82 (5.75%) Shell Script
9 78 (5.47%) PowerShell
10 69 (4.84%) Ruby
11 68 (4.77%) PHP
12 62 (4.35%) T-SQL
13 55 (3.86%) C++
14 51 (3.58%) C
15 35 (2.45%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.68%) ES6
17 20 (1.40%) Go
18 18 (1.26%) Korn
19 15 (1.05%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 130 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 107 (7.50%) Degree
3 90 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 46 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (2.81%) CCNP
6 39 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.54%) RHCE
8 16 (1.12%) IBM AIX Certification
8 16 (1.12%) MCITP
9 15 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 15 (1.05%) MCSE
10 14 (0.98%) CCNA
10 14 (0.98%) HND
11 13 (0.91%) ISEB
12 12 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
12 12 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.77%) HNC
14 10 (0.70%) CCSE
15 9 (0.63%) MCTS
16 8 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.86%) SLA
2 44 (3.09%) QA
3 9 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.49%) COBIT
5 6 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.35%) TickIT
7 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.070%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.070%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 174 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 112 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (5.68%) Docker
4 37 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 36 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 33 (2.31%) KVM
6 33 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (2.17%) VMware ESX
8 27 (1.89%) vSphere
9 26 (1.82%) GlusterFS
10 19 (1.33%) NFS
11 16 (1.12%) GPFS
11 16 (1.12%) RHEV
12 15 (1.05%) Squid
13 13 (0.91%) qmail
13 13 (0.91%) XenApp
14 12 (0.84%) Firmware
15 10 (0.70%) HDFS
15 10 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 146 (10.24%) Puppet
2 60 (4.21%) Nagios
3 55 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (3.65%) Ansible
5 36 (2.52%) NetBackup
6 27 (1.89%) Data Guard
6 27 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 25 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
8 24 (1.68%) Graphite
9 22 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
10 20 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 19 (1.33%) ZABBIX
12 18 (1.26%) SCOM
13 16 (1.12%) Cacti
13 16 (1.12%) SCCM
14 15 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
14 15 (1.05%) Ganglia
14 15 (1.05%) logstash
15 14 (0.98%) Salt
16 13 (0.91%) collectd
Vendors
1 292 (20.48%) Oracle
2 212 (14.87%) Microsoft
3 192 (13.46%) Red Hat
4 169 (11.85%) VMware
5 127 (8.91%) IBM
6 114 (7.99%) Cisco
7 112 (7.85%) HP
8 78 (5.47%) EMC
9 58 (4.07%) F5
10 53 (3.72%) Citrix
11 51 (3.58%) Veritas
12 41 (2.88%) Brocade
13 40 (2.81%) Sun
14 39 (2.73%) Splunk
15 27 (1.89%) CheckPoint
15 27 (1.89%) StorageTek
16 26 (1.82%) Dell
17 21 (1.47%) NetApp
18 17 (1.19%) SAP
19 16 (1.12%) TOWER Software
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