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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 341 319 299
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Contract jobs citing High Availability 58 65 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.38% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 49
Average daily rate
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£425 £402 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% -10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £713 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £155.00 -
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 18 £440 +3.52% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (38.02%) Oracle
2 44 (36.36%) Linux
3 38 (31.40%) Windows
3 38 (31.40%) Clustering
3 38 (31.40%) Oracle RAC
4 37 (30.58%) VMware
5 36 (29.75%) Finance
5 36 (29.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (28.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (26.45%) IBM
8 31 (25.62%) Oracle Database
9 30 (24.79%) SQL
10 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
10 28 (23.14%) UNIX
10 28 (23.14%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (22.31%) Replication
11 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
12 24 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (18.18%) Red Hat
13 22 (18.18%) WebSphere
14 20 (16.53%) Bash Shell
15 19 (15.70%) Python
15 19 (15.70%) WebLogic
16 18 (14.88%) WebSphere MQ
16 18 (14.88%) DNS
16 18 (14.88%) Puppet
17 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (14.05%) Middleware
18 16 (13.22%) ITIL
18 16 (13.22%) Perl

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 19 (15.70%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.61%) NetWeaver
4 4 (3.31%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.48%) IIS
6 2 (1.65%) Apache
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.83%) Node.js
7 1 (0.83%) GemFire
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.83%) CICS
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.65%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.65%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.92%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) DNS
2 13 (10.74%) SAN
2 13 (10.74%) WAN
3 10 (8.26%) HTTP
3 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.26%) Firewall
4 9 (7.44%) IPsec
4 9 (7.44%) VPN
5 8 (6.61%) OSPF
5 8 (6.61%) BGP
5 8 (6.61%) VLAN
6 7 (5.79%) DMVPN
6 7 (5.79%) HSRP
6 7 (5.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (5.79%) Internet
6 7 (5.79%) MPLS
6 7 (5.79%) HTTPS
7 6 (4.96%) LDAP
8 4 (3.31%) SSL
9 3 (2.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) Oracle Database
2 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
3 16 (13.22%) Oracle Exadata
4 14 (11.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (5.79%) SAP HANA
8 6 (4.96%) Big Data
8 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.96%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.13%) DB2
10 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.31%) OLTP
10 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) JIRA
1 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.13%) Mercurial
2 5 (4.13%) Subversion
3 4 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.48%) Selenium
5 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.65%) Psake
5 2 (1.65%) Maven
5 2 (1.65%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.83%) JMeter
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.83%) GitLab
6 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (29.75%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.31%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) DBA
2 18 (14.88%) Architect
3 16 (13.22%) Developer
4 14 (11.57%) SQL DBA
5 10 (8.26%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (7.44%) Consultant
6 9 (7.44%) Administrator
6 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Network Support
7 7 (5.79%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) SAP Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (14.05%) Middleware
3 7 (5.79%) .NET
4 6 (4.96%) Web Services
4 6 (4.96%) XML
4 6 (4.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (4.13%) RESTful
5 5 (4.13%) HTML
6 4 (3.31%) XML Schema
6 4 (3.31%) XSD
6 4 (3.31%) XSLT
6 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (3.31%) JPA
6 4 (3.31%) Akka
7 3 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.65%) REST
8 2 (1.65%) Flash
9 1 (0.83%) CSS
9 1 (0.83%) MCollective
9 1 (0.83%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (31.40%) Clustering
2 27 (22.31%) Replication
3 24 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.79%) PKI
5 5 (4.13%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.31%) Open Source
6 4 (3.31%) W3C
6 4 (3.31%) HACMP
7 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.48%) DataPower
8 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.65%) Statistics
8 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.83%) CMDB
9 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.83%) FMCG
9 1 (0.83%) VSAM
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.36%) Linux
2 38 (31.40%) Windows
3 28 (23.14%) UNIX
4 13 (10.74%) AIX
5 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.61%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.31%) Solaris
10 2 (1.65%) Debian
10 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.65%) zOS
11 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.83%) VMS
11 1 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (23.14%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.22%) ITIL
5 15 (12.40%) SOA
6 14 (11.57%) DevOps
7 13 (10.74%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.74%) Project Management
8 12 (9.92%) Migration
9 11 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
10 10 (8.26%) WAN Optimisation
10 10 (8.26%) ETL
11 9 (7.44%) Scrum
11 9 (7.44%) Database Security
12 8 (6.61%) Problem Management
12 8 (6.61%) TDD
12 8 (6.61%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.79%) SQL
2 20 (16.53%) Bash Shell
3 19 (15.70%) Python
4 16 (13.22%) Perl
5 14 (11.57%) Ruby
6 11 (9.09%) Java
7 9 (7.44%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.96%) C#
9 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.31%) Scala
10 4 (3.31%) C
10 4 (3.31%) ABAP
10 4 (3.31%) XPath
11 3 (2.48%) PHP
11 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.48%) VBA
12 2 (1.65%) R
13 1 (0.83%) sed
13 1 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.26%) MCITP
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.44%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (5.79%) RHCT
6 6 (4.96%) OCP
6 6 (4.96%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (4.96%) MCP
7 2 (1.65%) VCP4
7 2 (1.65%) Degree
7 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) MCSA
8 1 (0.83%) CCNA
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.83%) RHCE
8 1 (0.83%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) SLA
1 6 (4.96%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (31.40%) Oracle RAC
2 36 (29.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.57%) VMware ESX
4 10 (8.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (7.44%) vSphere
5 9 (7.44%) vCloud
6 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
7 6 (4.96%) KVM
8 5 (4.13%) RHEV
9 4 (3.31%) NFS
9 4 (3.31%) PowerHA
10 3 (2.48%) Samba
11 2 (1.65%) Xen
11 2 (1.65%) Varnish
11 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) Puppet
2 13 (10.74%) Data Guard
2 13 (10.74%) SELinux
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (4.13%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.31%) SCOM
6 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.83%) SCSM
7 1 (0.83%) Ansible
7 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.83%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) SCCM
7 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.83%) Cacti
7 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 46 (38.02%) Oracle
2 37 (30.58%) VMware
3 32 (26.45%) IBM
4 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 15 (12.40%) HP
7 9 (7.44%) Dell
7 9 (7.44%) EMC
8 8 (6.61%) Business Objects
8 8 (6.61%) SAP
8 8 (6.61%) Cisco
9 7 (5.79%) Blue Coat
9 7 (5.79%) Mercator
10 6 (4.96%) Remedy
10 6 (4.96%) Sybase
11 4 (3.31%) Informatica
12 3 (2.48%) NetApp
12 3 (2.48%) Citrix
13 2 (1.65%) Epicor
13 2 (1.65%) Embarcadero
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