The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 353 360 353
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing High Availability 53 43 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 47
Average daily rate
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£498 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £430 £378
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17554 18215 19228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.36% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12350 12597 12707
Average daily rate £440 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 274 355
Average hourly rate £20.16 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
High Availability
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 6 £450 +5.88% 4
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wembley - - - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 47 (42.34%) UNIX
2 46 (41.44%) SQL
3 43 (38.74%) Oracle
3 43 (38.74%) Linux
4 38 (34.23%) Clustering
4 38 (34.23%) Performance Tuning
5 35 (31.53%) Replication
6 33 (29.73%) Oracle Database
7 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
8 30 (27.03%) Windows
9 28 (25.23%) Migration
10 27 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (22.52%) WebLogic
12 24 (21.62%) ITIL
13 23 (20.72%) Oracle RAC
14 21 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (18.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (18.02%) MySQL
15 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
16 18 (16.22%) VMware
17 17 (15.32%) Web Services
17 17 (15.32%) Java
17 17 (15.32%) PL/SQL
17 17 (15.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 17 (15.32%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (15.32%) Percona
18 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2005
19 15 (13.51%) Red Hat
19 15 (13.51%) Capacity Planning

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 25 (22.52%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.01%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.21%) Oracle Spatial
4 7 (6.31%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (6.31%) Apache
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (3.60%) Liferay
7 4 (3.60%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (3.60%) Node.js
8 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.80%) CMS
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.90%) IIS
10 1 (0.90%) Jetty
10 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) SAN
2 6 (5.41%) LDAP
3 4 (3.60%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.70%) Internet
4 3 (2.70%) Firewall
5 2 (1.80%) NAS
5 2 (1.80%) SNMP
5 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.80%) DNS
6 1 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.90%) WAN
6 1 (0.90%) SMTP
6 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.73%) Oracle Database
2 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
3 21 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (18.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (18.02%) MySQL
5 17 (15.32%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (12.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
10 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (6.31%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (6.31%) OLTP
12 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (5.41%) MongoDB
13 4 (3.60%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) JIRA
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.90%) Selenium
2 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) JUnit
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) DBA
2 20 (18.02%) SQL DBA
3 17 (15.32%) MySQL DBA
4 14 (12.61%) SQL Server DBA
5 11 (9.91%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (9.91%) Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Administrator
7 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) UNIX Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.32%) Web Services
2 14 (12.61%) Middleware
3 9 (8.11%) XML
4 8 (7.21%) J2EE
4 8 (7.21%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (5.41%) WSDL
5 6 (5.41%) Spring
6 5 (4.50%) SOAP
7 4 (3.60%) .NET
7 4 (3.60%) RESTful
7 4 (3.60%) Kafka
8 3 (2.70%) HTML
9 2 (1.80%) CSS
9 2 (1.80%) LAMP
10 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.90%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.90%) Java EE
10 1 (0.90%) Grails
10 1 (0.90%) JPA
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.23%) Clustering
2 35 (31.53%) Replication
3 3 (2.70%) HACMP
3 3 (2.70%) Statistics
4 2 (1.80%) Open Source
4 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.80%) PKI
5 1 (0.90%) Derivative
5 1 (0.90%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.90%) W3C
5 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.34%) UNIX
2 43 (38.74%) Linux
3 30 (27.03%) Windows
4 14 (12.61%) Debian
5 11 (9.91%) Solaris
5 11 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.31%) SELinux
7 6 (5.41%) AIX
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.80%) Android
10 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.90%) CentOS
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (25.23%) Migration
3 27 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (21.62%) ITIL
5 15 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (11.71%) Load Balancing
7 12 (10.81%) SOA
8 10 (9.01%) DevOps
9 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.31%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.41%) MVC
11 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.50%) Service Management
12 5 (4.50%) Release Management
13 4 (3.60%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (3.60%) BDD
13 4 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (3.60%) Change Control
13 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.44%) SQL
2 17 (15.32%) Java
2 17 (15.32%) PL/SQL
3 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.31%) Python
4 7 (6.31%) Ruby
4 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.31%) Perl
5 2 (1.80%) PHP
5 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.80%) C
6 1 (0.90%) C#
6 1 (0.90%) ABAP
6 1 (0.90%) XPath
6 1 (0.90%) Groovy
6 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.60%) MCTS
3 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) MCITP
4 3 (2.70%) OCP
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.80%) Degree
5 2 (1.80%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.90%) CCA
6 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.90%) MCSE
6 1 (0.90%) CCEE
6 1 (0.90%) CCAA
6 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (20.72%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (12.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
5 10 (9.01%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.31%) vCloud
7 4 (3.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (3.60%) XenApp
8 3 (2.70%) KVM
8 3 (2.70%) RHEV
9 2 (1.80%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (12.61%) Data Guard
3 9 (8.11%) Puppet
4 4 (3.60%) Legato
4 4 (3.60%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.60%) SCCM
5 3 (2.70%) SCOM
5 3 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (2.70%) Ionix
6 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.90%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 43 (38.74%) Oracle
2 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.22%) VMware
4 17 (15.32%) Percona
5 15 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 10 (9.01%) IBM
7 9 (8.11%) EMC
8 7 (6.31%) Citrix
9 6 (5.41%) Remedy
10 5 (4.50%) Veritas
11 4 (3.60%) HP
12 3 (2.70%) SAP
12 3 (2.70%) NetApp
13 2 (1.80%) Cisco
13 2 (1.80%) F5
14 1 (0.90%) Nimsoft
14 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.90%) Brocade
14 1 (0.90%) Riverbed
14 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds
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