The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 374 343 327
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 34 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 33
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £544 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £360 £570
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17519 18237 16983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.29% 78.19% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12272 12958 11811
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 229 237
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in London

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the London region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in London

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in London

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the London region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in London

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
City of London -4 11 £550 +34.63% 8
Paddington - 1 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 40 (39.22%) Oracle
2 34 (33.33%) SQL
3 32 (31.37%) Finance
3 32 (31.37%) Oracle Database
4 31 (30.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (26.47%) Oracle RAC
6 26 (25.49%) Clustering
7 25 (24.51%) VMware
7 25 (24.51%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 24 (23.53%) Linux
9 23 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (20.59%) Windows
10 21 (20.59%) IBM
11 20 (19.61%) Replication
11 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (18.63%) WebLogic
13 18 (17.65%) Java
14 16 (15.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (14.71%) UNIX
15 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
16 14 (13.73%) ITIL
16 14 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (13.73%) Migration
16 14 (13.73%) Data Guard
17 13 (12.75%) Bash Shell
17 13 (12.75%) SOA
17 13 (12.75%) HP
17 13 (12.75%) Project Management

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (18.63%) WebLogic
2 12 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.90%) Node.js
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (4.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (3.92%) NetWeaver
4 4 (3.92%) Apache
4 4 (3.92%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) nginx
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.98%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.98%) Jetty
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.96%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.96%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.98%) Office 365
5 1 (0.98%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) SAN
1 10 (9.80%) DNS
2 8 (7.84%) Internet
2 8 (7.84%) LDAP
3 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.92%) SSL
5 3 (2.94%) NAS
5 3 (2.94%) LAN
5 3 (2.94%) WAN
6 2 (1.96%) SNMP
6 2 (1.96%) DHCP
7 1 (0.98%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.98%) Network Security
7 1 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.98%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.98%) IMAP
7 1 (0.98%) VLAN
7 1 (0.98%) SSH
7 1 (0.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) Oracle Database
2 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 16 (15.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (10.78%) Oracle Exadata
7 9 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (6.86%) Big Data
8 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.88%) OLTP
9 6 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (4.90%) Hadoop
10 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (4.90%) TKPROF
10 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (4.90%) DB2
11 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (3.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Subversion
2 6 (5.88%) JIRA
2 6 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.96%) JUnit
4 2 (1.96%) Selenium
4 2 (1.96%) Psake
4 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.98%) GitLab
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) DBA
2 25 (24.51%) Developer
3 17 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 13 (12.75%) Architect
5 10 (9.80%) Administrator
5 10 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Consultant
7 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (6.86%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (6.86%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Development Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) WebCenter Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.92%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) HTML
2 11 (10.78%) Web Services
2 11 (10.78%) Middleware
3 9 (8.82%) .NET
4 8 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (7.84%) RESTful
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (6.86%) XML
6 5 (4.90%) WebCenter
6 5 (4.90%) JPA
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (4.90%) Spring
6 5 (4.90%) J2EE
6 5 (4.90%) XSD
6 5 (4.90%) XSLT
6 5 (4.90%) XML Schema
7 4 (3.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (3.92%) JSF
7 4 (3.92%) Akka
8 3 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.49%) Clustering
2 20 (19.61%) Replication
3 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.84%) Hedge funds
5 7 (6.86%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.90%) W3C
7 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (2.94%) Open Source
8 3 (2.94%) DataPower
9 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.96%) Statistics
9 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.98%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.98%) CMDB
10 1 (0.98%) PKI
10 1 (0.98%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Linux
2 21 (20.59%) Windows
3 15 (14.71%) UNIX
4 10 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.86%) AIX
7 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.92%) Solaris
10 3 (2.94%) zOS
11 2 (1.96%) Debian
11 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.98%) CentOS
12 1 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.98%) HPUX
12 1 (0.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (24.51%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.73%) ITIL
4 14 (13.73%) Migration
5 13 (12.75%) SOA
5 13 (12.75%) Project Management
5 13 (12.75%) Configuration Management
6 12 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.78%) Scrum
8 10 (9.80%) ETL
9 9 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (8.82%) Analytics
9 9 (8.82%) OO
9 9 (8.82%) OOD
10 8 (7.84%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.84%) TDD
11 7 (6.86%) Database Security
11 7 (6.86%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (6.86%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.33%) SQL
2 18 (17.65%) Java
3 13 (12.75%) Bash Shell
4 11 (10.78%) Python
5 8 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.86%) C#
7 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.88%) Ruby
8 5 (4.90%) XPath
8 5 (4.90%) Perl
8 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.92%) ABAP
9 4 (3.92%) C
9 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.92%) Scala
10 3 (2.94%) VBA
11 2 (1.96%) R
12 1 (0.98%) Clojure
12 1 (0.98%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) MCITP
4 7 (6.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.88%) RHCT
6 5 (4.90%) MCP
7 4 (3.92%) OCP
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.96%) MCSE
8 2 (1.96%) Degree
8 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.98%) MCTS
9 1 (0.98%) MCSA
9 1 (0.98%) CCNA
9 1 (0.98%) RHCE
9 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.98%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 6 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (26.47%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.82%) vSphere
4 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (5.88%) GlusterFS
6 6 (5.88%) GFS2
6 6 (5.88%) OCFS2
7 4 (3.92%) NFS
8 3 (2.94%) KVM
8 3 (2.94%) Samba
8 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.96%) RHEV
9 2 (1.96%) Varnish
9 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.96%) XenApp
10 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.98%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Data Guard
2 11 (10.78%) Oracle Flashback
2 11 (10.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (9.80%) Puppet
4 6 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (5.88%) SELinux
5 5 (4.90%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.92%) SCOM
7 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.98%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.98%) Cacti
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.98%) vMotion
8 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.98%) SCSM
8 1 (0.98%) Ansible
8 1 (0.98%) SCCM
8 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (39.22%) Oracle
2 25 (24.51%) VMware
3 21 (20.59%) IBM
4 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 13 (12.75%) HP
6 10 (9.80%) Red Hat
7 8 (7.84%) Dell
8 7 (6.86%) Cisco
9 6 (5.88%) Mercator
9 6 (5.88%) Remedy
10 5 (4.90%) EMC
11 4 (3.92%) Informatica
11 4 (3.92%) SAP
11 4 (3.92%) Business Objects
11 4 (3.92%) Sybase
12 3 (2.94%) Citrix
13 2 (1.96%) Epicor
13 2 (1.96%) Embarcadero
13 2 (1.96%) Google
13 2 (1.96%) New Relic
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