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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 151 177 194
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +17
Contract jobs citing High Availability 383 333 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.66% 1.40% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.71% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 239 201
Median daily rate £475 £475 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -15.71%
High Availability
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
19792 19510 19407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.69% 82.15% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14234 13880 13516
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 223 232
Median hourly rate £25.69 £22.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
City of London +43 75 £475 - 21
Canary Wharf +7 5 £375 -
Osterley -2 3 £515 -6.36%
Bromley 0 2 - -
Hammersmith +2 1 £438 +52.17%
Croydon -21 1 - -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 London region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 314 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (33.98%) Java
3 243 (33.70%) Linux
4 188 (26.07%) TDD
5 178 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
6 163 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
7 156 (21.64%) DevOps
8 154 (21.36%) Python
9 152 (21.08%) Scrum
10 137 (19.00%) Unix
11 131 (18.17%) SQL Server
11 131 (18.17%) Finance
12 130 (18.03%) Windows
13 129 (17.89%) JavaScript
14 119 (16.50%) SQL
15 118 (16.37%) REST
16 115 (15.95%) Jenkins
17 114 (15.81%) Puppet
18 113 (15.67%) BDD
19 108 (14.98%) Clustering
20 104 (14.42%) Oracle
20 104 (14.42%) Microservices
21 103 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
22 101 (14.01%) Web Services
23 97 (13.45%) Docker
24 95 (13.18%) Git (software)
25 93 (12.90%) Active Directory
26 88 (12.21%) HTTP
26 88 (12.21%) .NET
27 87 (12.07%) HTML

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 58 (8.04%) Apache
2 43 (5.96%) Apache Spark
3 31 (4.30%) Confluence
4 30 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (4.02%) WebLogic
6 21 (2.91%) IIS
6 21 (2.91%) JBoss
7 18 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 16 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 15 (2.08%) MS Exchange
10 13 (1.80%) nginx
11 12 (1.66%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
12 11 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.25%) OpenStack
14 8 (1.11%) GlassFish
14 8 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
15 6 (0.83%) FileNet
Applications
1 24 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.69%) MS Office
3 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 163 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (5.83%) PaaS
4 34 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (3.61%) IaaS
6 20 (2.77%) GitHub
7 16 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.66%) Heroku
10 8 (1.11%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.97%) SaaS
12 6 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.42%) Office 365
14 3 (0.42%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.28%) Force.com
15 2 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 88 (12.21%) HTTP
2 87 (12.07%) Firewall
3 86 (11.93%) DNS
4 66 (9.15%) TCP/IP
5 57 (7.91%) LDAP
6 47 (6.52%) SAN
6 47 (6.52%) WAN
7 44 (6.10%) LAN
7 44 (6.10%) VPN
8 33 (4.58%) Network Security
9 31 (4.30%) DHCP
10 26 (3.61%) SSL
11 22 (3.05%) Internet
12 20 (2.77%) BGP
13 14 (1.94%) MPLS
14 12 (1.66%) EIGRP
14 12 (1.66%) VoIP
15 10 (1.39%) DMZ
15 10 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 9 (1.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (18.17%) SQL Server
2 82 (11.37%) NoSQL
3 76 (10.54%) Hadoop
4 67 (9.29%) MySQL
5 64 (8.88%) Big Data
6 43 (5.96%) MongoDB
6 43 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (5.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 35 (4.85%) Oracle Database
9 31 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (3.05%) Relational Database
12 18 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 15 (2.08%) HBase
14 14 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (1.66%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 115 (15.95%) Jenkins
2 95 (13.18%) Git (software)
3 47 (6.52%) Cucumber
3 47 (6.52%) Maven
4 44 (6.10%) JIRA
5 42 (5.83%) Hudson
6 38 (5.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 35 (4.85%) Gradle
7 35 (4.85%) Subversion
8 33 (4.58%) TeamCity
9 19 (2.64%) JUnit
10 14 (1.94%) Vagrant
11 13 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.80%) Selenium
11 13 (1.80%) Zephyr
12 12 (1.66%) Mockito
12 12 (1.66%) Protractor
12 12 (1.66%) SoapUI
13 10 (1.39%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 131 (18.17%) Finance
2 50 (6.93%) Banking
3 24 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 23 (3.19%) Retail
5 18 (2.50%) Front Office
6 14 (1.94%) Marketing
7 11 (1.53%) Games
8 10 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.25%) Legal
10 8 (1.11%) Publishing
11 6 (0.83%) Law
12 5 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.55%) Advertising
13 4 (0.55%) Back Office
13 4 (0.55%) Electronics
13 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 241 (33.43%) Developer
2 77 (10.68%) Administrator
3 72 (9.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 64 (8.88%) Architect
5 57 (7.91%) Java Developer
6 43 (5.96%) AWS Engineer
7 42 (5.83%) C# Developer
8 39 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 38 (5.27%) DBA
10 31 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 30 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
12 29 (4.02%) .NET Developer
12 29 (4.02%) AWS DevOps
12 29 (4.02%) Big Data Developer
12 29 (4.02%) Consultant
12 29 (4.02%) Scala Developer
13 28 (3.88%) AWS Developer
13 28 (3.88%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
14 25 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
15 24 (3.33%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (16.37%) REST
2 101 (14.01%) Web Services
3 88 (12.21%) .NET
4 87 (12.07%) HTML
5 73 (10.12%) RESTful
6 62 (8.60%) CSS
7 60 (8.32%) XML
8 54 (7.49%) AngularJS
9 51 (7.07%) Spring
10 47 (6.52%) ASP.NET
10 47 (6.52%) Middleware
11 44 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (5.69%) Node.js
12 41 (5.69%) spray
13 37 (5.13%) HTML5
14 36 (4.99%) J2EE
15 30 (4.16%) CSS3
15 30 (4.16%) Java EE
15 30 (4.16%) RabbitMQ
16 29 (4.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.98%) Clustering
2 54 (7.49%) Data Centre
3 51 (7.07%) Public Cloud
4 40 (5.55%) Replication
5 33 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.88%) User Experience
7 21 (2.91%) Hedge funds
8 20 (2.77%) Computer Science
9 19 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (2.22%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (1.53%) Blog
12 11 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.25%) Data Integration
13 9 (1.25%) Fintech
13 9 (1.25%) iPad
13 9 (1.25%) Wiki
14 8 (1.11%) DataPower
14 8 (1.11%) Equities
14 8 (1.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 243 (33.70%) Linux
2 137 (19.00%) Unix
3 130 (18.03%) Windows
4 66 (9.15%) Windows Server
5 48 (6.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (4.44%) AIX
7 24 (3.33%) Solaris
8 23 (3.19%) CentOS
8 23 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.94%) Ubuntu
11 13 (1.80%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.97%) Android
15 6 (0.83%) Debian
15 6 (0.83%) Fedora
15 6 (0.83%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.69%) SUSE
16 5 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (26.07%) TDD
3 178 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
4 156 (21.64%) DevOps
5 152 (21.08%) Scrum
6 113 (15.67%) BDD
7 104 (14.42%) Microservices
8 103 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 87 (12.07%) Pair Programming
10 86 (11.93%) Open Source
11 85 (11.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 85 (11.79%) OO
12 82 (11.37%) Kanban
13 75 (10.40%) E-Commerce
14 74 (10.26%) ITIL
15 68 (9.43%) Low Latency
16 60 (8.32%) Load Balancing
17 57 (7.91%) Migration
17 57 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
18 54 (7.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (33.98%) Java
2 154 (21.36%) Python
3 129 (17.89%) JavaScript
4 119 (16.50%) SQL
5 82 (11.37%) Perl
6 81 (11.23%) C#
7 78 (10.82%) Scala
8 70 (9.71%) Bash Shell
9 64 (8.88%) Ruby
10 46 (6.38%) PowerShell
11 37 (5.13%) PHP
12 28 (3.88%) C
13 22 (3.05%) Groovy
14 21 (2.91%) C++
15 15 (2.08%) ES6
16 14 (1.94%) Go
17 13 (1.80%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.25%) Apple Swift
18 9 (1.25%) Objective-C
19 8 (1.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 36 (4.99%) Degree
2 22 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.80%) CCNA
5 10 (1.39%) CCNP
6 9 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.83%) ISEB
8 6 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.69%) RHCE
10 4 (0.55%) CCSE
10 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.55%) MCSE
10 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.55%) OCP
11 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.42%) PMP
12 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.58%) QA
2 15 (2.08%) SLA
3 9 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) COBIT
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) SDET
System Software
1 97 (13.45%) Docker
2 93 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 57 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (2.50%) GlusterFS
6 17 (2.36%) GFS2
6 17 (2.36%) OCFS2
7 14 (1.94%) HDFS
7 14 (1.94%) KVM
7 14 (1.94%) vSphere
8 13 (1.80%) RHEV
9 10 (1.39%) Hyper-V
9 10 (1.39%) NFS
10 9 (1.25%) iptables
11 8 (1.11%) Samba
11 8 (1.11%) vCloud
12 7 (0.97%) Postfix
12 7 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.83%) Xen
13 6 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 114 (15.81%) Puppet
2 78 (10.82%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (8.18%) Ansible
4 22 (3.05%) Failover Clustering
4 22 (3.05%) SELinux
5 21 (2.91%) Kubernetes
6 18 (2.50%) CFEngine
7 15 (2.08%) Nagios
8 14 (1.94%) Mesos
9 13 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (1.66%) Control-M
11 11 (1.53%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.53%) SCCM
11 11 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 10 (1.39%) ZABBIX
13 9 (1.25%) Data Guard
13 9 (1.25%) HAProxy
14 8 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (1.11%) Salt
15 7 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (14.42%) Oracle
2 79 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 78 (10.82%) VMware
4 60 (8.32%) Red Hat
5 47 (6.52%) Cisco
6 41 (5.69%) Citrix
7 40 (5.55%) HP
8 36 (4.99%) IBM
9 24 (3.33%) Dell
10 22 (3.05%) F5
10 22 (3.05%) Informatica
11 18 (2.50%) Atlassian
12 16 (2.22%) TOWER Software
13 15 (2.08%) CheckPoint
14 14 (1.94%) Splunk
15 12 (1.66%) Bloomberg
15 12 (1.66%) Reuters
16 11 (1.53%) Hortonworks
16 11 (1.53%) NetApp
16 11 (1.53%) TIBCO
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