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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 160 167 213
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +46
Contract jobs citing High Availability 797 710 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.60% 1.38% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.72% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 447 313
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 13
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.60 £40.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -32.14%
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
41428 41257 37860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 79.94% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27601 27254 23966
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1077 1095
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 333 £475 - 87
South East -24 138 £460 +18.70% 24
North East +15 75 £285 +8.57% 2
Yorkshire +12 61 £400 -3.03% 12
South West +35 60 £450 +32.35% 11
East of England +19 41 £413 +17.85% 14
North West -27 41 £413 +10.00% 23
West Midlands -23 30 £350 -12.50% 12
East Midlands -3 19 £525 +31.25% 5
Midlands - 8 £525 -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 531 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (32.35%) Linux
3 388 (24.33%) Java
4 350 (21.94%) Windows
5 325 (20.38%) Oracle
6 323 (20.25%) SQL Server
7 298 (18.68%) SQL
8 289 (18.12%) Clustering
9 267 (16.74%) TDD
10 242 (15.17%) ITIL
11 241 (15.11%) Unix
12 240 (15.05%) JavaScript
13 233 (14.61%) Microsoft
14 232 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
15 225 (14.11%) DevOps
16 216 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
17 215 (13.48%) Finance
18 211 (13.23%) Active Directory
19 208 (13.04%) Python
20 206 (12.92%) Firewall
21 205 (12.85%) REST
22 202 (12.66%) Red Hat
23 194 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
23 194 (12.16%) Open Source
24 190 (11.91%) Scrum
25 183 (11.47%) VMware
26 178 (11.16%) SAN
27 174 (10.91%) Microservices
28 165 (10.34%) Puppet
29 164 (10.28%) Security Cleared

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
1 123 (7.71%) Apache
2 74 (4.64%) IIS
3 54 (3.39%) JBoss
4 53 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 52 (3.26%) Apache Spark
6 36 (2.26%) MS Exchange
7 33 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (1.94%) Confluence
9 29 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 28 (1.76%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 25 (1.57%) SharePoint
13 23 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
14 20 (1.25%) IBM Notes
15 17 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (0.94%) OpenStack
17 14 (0.88%) CMS
17 14 (0.88%) nginx
17 14 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
18 11 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 88 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.19%) MS Office
3 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.13%) Beauchamp
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.063%) Magento
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.063%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.063%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.063%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.063%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.063%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.063%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 194 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (4.01%) PaaS
4 56 (3.51%) IaaS
5 37 (2.32%) SaaS
6 36 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (2.07%) Office 365
8 31 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (1.44%) GitHub
10 17 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.88%) Heroku
12 13 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.56%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.44%) Force.com
14 7 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.25%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 206 (12.92%) Firewall
2 178 (11.16%) SAN
3 158 (9.91%) HTTP
4 147 (9.22%) DNS
5 105 (6.58%) TCP/IP
6 103 (6.46%) WAN
7 100 (6.27%) LAN
8 74 (4.64%) VPN
9 73 (4.58%) LDAP
10 62 (3.89%) Network Security
11 58 (3.64%) DHCP
12 51 (3.20%) Internet
13 43 (2.70%) BGP
13 43 (2.70%) SSL
14 34 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
14 34 (2.13%) OSPF
15 29 (1.82%) MPLS
15 29 (1.82%) NAS
16 26 (1.63%) VoIP
17 24 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 149 (9.34%) MySQL
3 107 (6.71%) NoSQL
4 99 (6.21%) Hadoop
5 94 (5.89%) PostgreSQL
6 78 (4.89%) Big Data
7 74 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 64 (4.01%) Oracle Database
9 61 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 56 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 46 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 41 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 40 (2.51%) Relational Database
16 39 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 34 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
18 32 (2.01%) DB2
19 29 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
20 28 (1.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 154 (9.66%) Jenkins
2 134 (8.40%) Git (software)
3 56 (3.51%) JIRA
4 51 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 50 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 48 (3.01%) Maven
7 46 (2.88%) Gradle
7 46 (2.88%) Hudson
8 44 (2.76%) Subversion
9 38 (2.38%) TeamCity
10 34 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (1.63%) JUnit
12 22 (1.38%) Vagrant
13 20 (1.25%) MSI
14 16 (1.00%) Mockito
14 16 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (0.82%) Selenium
15 13 (0.82%) Visual Studio
16 12 (0.75%) Protractor
General
1 215 (13.48%) Finance
2 103 (6.46%) Banking
3 71 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 44 (2.76%) Games
5 37 (2.32%) Retail
6 33 (2.07%) Marketing
7 31 (1.94%) Front Office
8 22 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.32%) Back Office
10 11 (0.69%) Legal
11 9 (0.56%) Advertising
11 9 (0.56%) Publishing
12 8 (0.50%) Automotive
12 8 (0.50%) Billing
12 8 (0.50%) Electronics
12 8 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.25%) Military
13 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 440 (27.59%) Developer
2 175 (10.97%) Administrator
3 172 (10.78%) Architect
4 129 (8.09%) Java Developer
5 115 (7.21%) DBA
6 98 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 81 (5.08%) Consultant
8 79 (4.95%) SQL DBA
9 67 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 64 (4.01%) Support Engineer
11 63 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 59 (3.70%) C# Developer
13 58 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
14 56 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
15 55 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
16 51 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
17 48 (3.01%) .NET Developer
17 48 (3.01%) Unix Administrator
18 47 (2.95%) Scala Developer
18 47 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (12.85%) REST
2 161 (10.09%) .NET
2 161 (10.09%) HTML
2 161 (10.09%) Web Services
3 158 (9.91%) Middleware
4 119 (7.46%) CSS
5 109 (6.83%) SOAP
6 106 (6.65%) XML
7 90 (5.64%) AngularJS
7 90 (5.64%) RESTful
8 85 (5.33%) Spring
9 83 (5.20%) HTML5
10 76 (4.76%) ASP.NET
11 74 (4.64%) J2EE
11 74 (4.64%) JSON
12 70 (4.39%) CSS3
12 70 (4.39%) Node.js
13 64 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
14 59 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 51 (3.20%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 289 (18.12%) Clustering
2 117 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 97 (6.08%) Replication
4 80 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 54 (3.39%) Public Cloud
7 43 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 36 (2.26%) User Experience
9 27 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 24 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 23 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (1.13%) EMC VMAX
13 17 (1.07%) HACMP
13 17 (1.07%) Hedge funds
13 17 (1.07%) Private Cloud
13 17 (1.07%) Statistics
14 16 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.00%) Cryptography
14 16 (1.00%) Visualisation
15 15 (0.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 516 (32.35%) Linux
2 350 (21.94%) Windows
3 241 (15.11%) Unix
4 155 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 155 (9.72%) Windows Server
5 106 (6.65%) AIX
6 89 (5.58%) Solaris
7 51 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (2.45%) CentOS
10 25 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (1.44%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 13 (0.82%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.56%) zOS
15 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.44%) Android
16 7 (0.44%) Debian
16 7 (0.44%) HPUX
17 6 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (16.74%) TDD
3 242 (15.17%) ITIL
4 232 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 225 (14.11%) DevOps
6 216 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
7 194 (12.16%) Open Source
8 190 (11.91%) Scrum
9 174 (10.91%) Microservices
10 142 (8.90%) E-Commerce
10 142 (8.90%) Performance Tuning
11 134 (8.40%) BDD
12 131 (8.21%) Configuration Management
13 121 (7.59%) Pair Programming
14 120 (7.52%) Load Balancing
15 117 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
16 116 (7.27%) Migration
17 107 (6.71%) Low Latency
17 107 (6.71%) Service Delivery
18 103 (6.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 388 (24.33%) Java
2 298 (18.68%) SQL
3 240 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 208 (13.04%) Python
5 130 (8.15%) C#
6 99 (6.21%) Scala
7 96 (6.02%) PowerShell
8 94 (5.89%) Perl
9 88 (5.52%) Bash Shell
10 78 (4.89%) Ruby
11 70 (4.39%) PHP
12 59 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 56 (3.51%) T-SQL
14 51 (3.20%) C
14 51 (3.20%) C++
15 34 (2.13%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.50%) Go
17 22 (1.38%) ES6
18 16 (1.00%) Groovy
19 15 (0.94%) Jython
Qualifications
1 164 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 112 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 107 (6.71%) Degree
4 57 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (3.32%) RHCE
7 39 (2.45%) CCNP
8 34 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.32%) CCNA
10 17 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
10 17 (1.07%) MCITP
11 16 (1.00%) IBM AIX Certification
12 14 (0.88%) MCTS
13 13 (0.82%) CISSP
13 13 (0.82%) HND
13 13 (0.82%) ISEB
14 12 (0.75%) MCSE
15 11 (0.69%) CCSE
15 11 (0.69%) HNC
15 11 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.20%) SLA
2 62 (3.89%) QA
3 11 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.44%) COBIT
5 7 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.19%) TickIT
8 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.063%) PMBOK
System Software
1 211 (13.23%) Active Directory
2 138 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (6.96%) Docker
4 68 (4.26%) KVM
4 68 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
5 39 (2.45%) vSphere
6 33 (2.07%) Hyper-V
7 32 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (1.76%) GlusterFS
8 28 (1.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 23 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (1.38%) NFS
10 22 (1.38%) Terminal Services
11 21 (1.32%) iptables
11 21 (1.32%) VMware ESX
12 17 (1.07%) Postfix
12 17 (1.07%) RHEV
13 16 (1.00%) GPFS
14 14 (0.88%) XenApp
15 13 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 165 (10.34%) Puppet
2 102 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (4.33%) Ansible
4 59 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 47 (2.95%) Nagios
6 42 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 37 (2.32%) NetBackup
8 33 (2.07%) Failover Clustering
9 29 (1.82%) Data Guard
10 26 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 24 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
11 24 (1.50%) Oracle ZFS
11 24 (1.50%) SCOM
12 23 (1.44%) Kubernetes
13 21 (1.32%) Perfmon
14 20 (1.25%) OpenView
14 20 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 19 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
16 18 (1.13%) Salt
17 17 (1.07%) SCCM
Vendors
1 325 (20.38%) Oracle
2 233 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 202 (12.66%) Red Hat
4 183 (11.47%) VMware
5 152 (9.53%) HP
6 143 (8.97%) IBM
7 120 (7.52%) Cisco
8 96 (6.02%) EMC
9 90 (5.64%) Citrix
10 60 (3.76%) F5
11 42 (2.63%) Veritas
12 35 (2.19%) Brocade
12 35 (2.19%) Sun
13 34 (2.13%) Dell
14 31 (1.94%) CheckPoint
15 29 (1.82%) NetApp
15 29 (1.82%) Splunk
16 26 (1.63%) StorageTek
17 20 (1.25%) Informatica
17 20 (1.25%) ServiceNow
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Damco Solutions
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £288.64 - £303.07 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £485 per day + likely extension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
TDA Group
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
TDA Group
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
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Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
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Essex
People Source Consulting
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago