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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 349 375 328
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -47
Contract jobs citing High Availability 60 49 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 62
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£465 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +33 9 £388 -18.42% 4
Westminster - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wembley - - - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 45 (40.91%) Linux
2 44 (40.00%) SQL
3 43 (39.09%) UNIX
4 41 (37.27%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (35.45%) Oracle
6 37 (33.64%) Windows
7 31 (28.18%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (27.27%) Replication
9 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
10 28 (25.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (25.45%) Clustering
11 27 (24.55%) Migration
12 25 (22.73%) VMware
13 24 (21.82%) Oracle RAC
13 24 (21.82%) WebLogic
14 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
14 23 (20.91%) Oracle Database
15 22 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (18.18%) MySQL
16 20 (18.18%) ITIL
17 17 (15.45%) VMware ESX
17 17 (15.45%) Web Services
17 17 (15.45%) Java
17 17 (15.45%) IBM
17 17 (15.45%) Middleware
17 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (15.45%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (15.45%) Percona
18 14 (12.73%) DevOps
18 14 (12.73%) SOA

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 24 (21.82%) WebLogic
2 13 (11.82%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.36%) Apache
5 5 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (4.55%) Liferay
5 5 (4.55%) Node.js
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (3.64%) IIS
7 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.82%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (28.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.73%) PaaS
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.91%) GitHub
4 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) SAN
2 8 (7.27%) LDAP
2 8 (7.27%) WAN
3 5 (4.55%) DNS
4 4 (3.64%) Firewall
4 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.73%) MPLS
5 3 (2.73%) OSPF
5 3 (2.73%) BGP
5 3 (2.73%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.73%) VPN
5 3 (2.73%) IPsec
5 3 (2.73%) VLAN
5 3 (2.73%) HSRP
5 3 (2.73%) DMVPN
6 2 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.82%) HTTP
6 2 (1.82%) Internet
7 1 (0.91%) SNMP
7 1 (0.91%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.91%) Oracle Database
3 20 (18.18%) MySQL
4 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (15.45%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (11.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
9 8 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
11 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (4.55%) OLTP
12 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) JIRA
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.73%) JUnit
2 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.91%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.91%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.91%) JMeter
4 1 (0.91%) Maven
4 1 (0.91%) Subversion
4 1 (0.91%) Selenium
4 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
3 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (42.73%) DBA
2 18 (16.36%) SQL DBA
3 17 (15.45%) MySQL DBA
4 13 (11.82%) SQL Server DBA
5 11 (10.00%) Architect
5 11 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Administrator
7 7 (6.36%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Tester
8 6 (5.45%) Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) SAP Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.73%) Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Applications Specialist
10 3 (2.73%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) Web Services
1 17 (15.45%) Middleware
2 11 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (7.27%) XML
4 7 (6.36%) .NET
4 7 (6.36%) Spring
5 6 (5.45%) J2EE
6 5 (4.55%) WSDL
6 5 (4.55%) SOAP
6 5 (4.55%) HTML
6 5 (4.55%) Kafka
7 4 (3.64%) RESTful
7 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.64%) CSS
8 2 (1.82%) REST
8 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.82%) LAMP
8 2 (1.82%) XSD
8 2 (1.82%) XSLT
9 1 (0.91%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Replication
2 28 (25.45%) Clustering
3 5 (4.55%) HACMP
4 4 (3.64%) PKI
5 3 (2.73%) Open Source
6 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.82%) Statistics
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) W3C
7 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.91%) Derivative
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.91%) Linux
2 43 (39.09%) UNIX
3 37 (33.64%) Windows
4 14 (12.73%) Debian
5 11 (10.00%) SELinux
6 9 (8.18%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.45%) AIX
9 5 (4.55%) Solaris
9 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.82%) Android
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.91%) SUSE
12 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.91%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (25.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (24.55%) Migration
4 20 (18.18%) ITIL
5 14 (12.73%) DevOps
5 14 (12.73%) SOA
6 10 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.18%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.18%) MVC
8 8 (7.27%) WAN Optimisation
8 8 (7.27%) Service Management
8 8 (7.27%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (5.45%) Change Management
10 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (4.55%) Release Management
11 5 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.00%) SQL
2 17 (15.45%) Java
3 13 (11.82%) PL/SQL
3 13 (11.82%) Bash Shell
4 11 (10.00%) Ruby
4 11 (10.00%) Python
5 9 (8.18%) Perl
6 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.82%) C#
8 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) VB
9 1 (0.91%) ABAP
9 1 (0.91%) XPath
9 1 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) OCP
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.73%) MCITP
4 3 (2.73%) MCTS
4 3 (2.73%) Degree
4 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.82%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.82%) ISEB
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.91%) MCSE
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (21.82%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.45%) VMware ESX
4 13 (11.82%) Active Directory
5 11 (10.00%) vCloud
6 7 (6.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (4.55%) PowerHA
7 5 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.91%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.91%) vSphere
8 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (11.82%) Puppet
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (9.09%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.64%) SCCM
4 4 (3.64%) SCOM
4 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.64%) Legato
5 3 (2.73%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.73%) Ionix
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.91%) WMI
7 1 (0.91%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (35.45%) Oracle
2 25 (22.73%) VMware
3 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
4 17 (15.45%) IBM
4 17 (15.45%) Percona
5 11 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (8.18%) EMC
7 6 (5.45%) SAP
7 6 (5.45%) Remedy
8 5 (4.55%) NetApp
9 3 (2.73%) HP
9 3 (2.73%) Citrix
9 3 (2.73%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.82%) Symantec
11 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.91%) CA
11 1 (0.91%) JBoss
11 1 (0.91%) Sybase
11 1 (0.91%) AppSense
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