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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 356 366 380
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing High Availability 57 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 29
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£475 £470 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £508 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +10 11 £475 +46.15% 2
Hounslow - 3 £490 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (42.86%) SQL
2 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (29.67%) Finance
4 23 (25.27%) VMware
4 23 (25.27%) Oracle
4 23 (25.27%) Windows
5 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (21.98%) UNIX
7 18 (19.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (19.78%) Java
8 15 (16.48%) Clustering
8 15 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (16.48%) Low Latency
8 15 (16.48%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (15.38%) Oracle Database
9 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 14 (15.38%) Data Centre
9 14 (15.38%) Linux
9 14 (15.38%) IBM
10 13 (14.29%) WebLogic
11 12 (13.19%) LoadRunner
11 12 (13.19%) Configuration Management
11 12 (13.19%) Scrum
11 12 (13.19%) JMeter
11 12 (13.19%) Banking
11 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (13.19%) Open Source
12 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
12 11 (12.09%) Performance Testing

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.79%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.49%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (5.49%) Apache
4 4 (4.40%) Node.js
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.20%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) JBoss
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.10%) SAS
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.10%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.10%) Jetty
7 1 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.10%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.99%) GitHub
2 6 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.10%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.10%) SaaS
6 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) SAN
2 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.59%) WAN
4 5 (5.49%) LAN
4 5 (5.49%) Ethernet
4 5 (5.49%) Firewall
4 5 (5.49%) Network Security
4 5 (5.49%) SNMP
5 4 (4.40%) NetScaler
5 4 (4.40%) Internet
5 4 (4.40%) MPLS
5 4 (4.40%) OSPF
5 4 (4.40%) BGP
5 4 (4.40%) NetScreen
6 3 (3.30%) LDAP
6 3 (3.30%) DNS
7 2 (2.20%) SSL
7 2 (2.20%) VPN
8 1 (1.10%) HTTP
8 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.40%) MySQL
7 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.40%) Big Data
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) LoadRunner
1 12 (13.19%) JMeter
2 11 (12.09%) Eclipse
2 11 (12.09%) IntelliJ
2 11 (12.09%) Maven
2 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
4 3 (3.30%) JIRA
5 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.10%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.10%) Selenium
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.10%) JConsole
6 1 (1.10%) VisualVM
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.10%) YourKit
6 1 (1.10%) Optimizeit
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.20%) Retail
7 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.10%) French Language
8 1 (1.10%) German Language
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
8 1 (1.10%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) DBA
2 17 (18.68%) SQL DBA
3 14 (15.38%) Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Architect
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (7.69%) Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) Tester
7 6 (6.59%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Performance Test Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Non-Functional Tester
8 5 (5.49%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Administrator
8 5 (5.49%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) WebCenter Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) Web Services
2 8 (8.79%) J2EE
2 8 (8.79%) HTML
3 7 (7.69%) Middleware
4 6 (6.59%) .NET
5 5 (5.49%) Oracle ADF
5 5 (5.49%) Spring
5 5 (5.49%) WebCenter
6 4 (4.40%) SOAP
6 4 (4.40%) JSF
6 4 (4.40%) XML
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (3.30%) RESTful
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (2.20%) XSD
8 2 (2.20%) XSLT
8 2 (2.20%) EJB
8 2 (2.20%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.10%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Clustering
2 14 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.79%) Replication
5 4 (4.40%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.40%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.20%) W3C
7 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.10%) AS400
8 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.10%) HACMP
8 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Windows
2 20 (21.98%) UNIX
3 14 (15.38%) Linux
4 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.20%) AIX
8 1 (1.10%) HPUX
8 1 (1.10%) Solaris
8 1 (1.10%) Debian
8 1 (1.10%) zOS
8 1 (1.10%) CentOS
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (16.48%) Low Latency
3 15 (16.48%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (13.19%) Open Source
4 12 (13.19%) Scrum
4 12 (13.19%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.09%) Project Management
5 11 (12.09%) Performance Testing
5 11 (12.09%) Load Balancing
6 10 (10.99%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (9.89%) SOA
8 8 (8.79%) Analytics
8 8 (8.79%) Migration
8 8 (8.79%) DevOps
9 7 (7.69%) Validation
10 6 (6.59%) OO
11 5 (5.49%) ITIL
11 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) SQL
2 18 (19.78%) Java
3 7 (7.69%) Ruby
3 7 (7.69%) Python
3 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.40%) PHP
7 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.30%) Perl
7 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.20%) VBA
8 2 (2.20%) XPath
8 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) C
8 2 (2.20%) C#
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) ISEB
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) RHCT
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) CDISC
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.30%) vSphere
4 2 (2.20%) NFS
4 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.20%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.20%) GFS2
4 2 (2.20%) OCFS2
5 1 (1.10%) Docker
5 1 (1.10%) XenApp
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.10%) Samba
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.10%) Varnish
5 1 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.10%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.30%) Salt
3 3 (3.30%) Ansible
3 3 (3.30%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.20%) SELinux
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.10%) logstash
5 1 (1.10%) Cacti
5 1 (1.10%) Nagios
5 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Oracle
1 23 (25.27%) VMware
2 14 (15.38%) IBM
3 11 (12.09%) SOASTA, Inc
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.59%) Cisco
6 5 (5.49%) Citrix
7 4 (4.40%) Juniper
7 4 (4.40%) Nokia
7 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.30%) Remedy
8 3 (3.30%) Intel
9 2 (2.20%) NetApp
9 2 (2.20%) ILOG
9 2 (2.20%) BMC
9 2 (2.20%) SAP
9 2 (2.20%) HP
9 2 (2.20%) Dell
9 2 (2.20%) EMC
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