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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 333 366 333
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -33
Contract jobs citing High Availability 69 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 35
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£425 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £650 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £395 £368
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
17971 18893 16342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.63% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13209 13159 11230
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.57 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +7 17 £425 -5.55% 5
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 57 (47.50%) Linux
2 52 (43.33%) Windows
3 50 (41.67%) Oracle
4 48 (40.00%) VMware
5 47 (39.17%) Clustering
6 44 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 39 (32.50%) Oracle RAC
8 38 (31.67%) IBM
9 37 (30.83%) SQL
9 37 (30.83%) UNIX
10 31 (25.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (25.00%) VMware ESX
12 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
13 28 (23.33%) WebLogic
13 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
14 27 (22.50%) Red Hat
14 27 (22.50%) Bash Shell
14 27 (22.50%) Oracle Database
14 27 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (21.67%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (20.83%) Middleware
16 25 (20.83%) Python
16 25 (20.83%) Finance
17 23 (19.17%) WebSphere
17 23 (19.17%) Perl
17 23 (19.17%) WebSphere MQ
17 23 (19.17%) Puppet
18 22 (18.33%) SOA
19 21 (17.50%) Ruby
19 21 (17.50%) Replication

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 23 (19.17%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.00%) NetWeaver
4 5 (4.17%) IIS
4 5 (4.17%) Apache
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.50%) Node.js
6 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.50%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.67%) Liferay
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS Office
3 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.83%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) PaaS
4 2 (1.67%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) WAN
2 18 (15.00%) DNS
3 15 (12.50%) SAN
4 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.00%) Firewall
5 12 (10.00%) IPsec
5 12 (10.00%) VPN
5 12 (10.00%) HTTP
6 11 (9.17%) BGP
6 11 (9.17%) OSPF
6 11 (9.17%) VLAN
7 10 (8.33%) HTTPS
7 10 (8.33%) MPLS
7 10 (8.33%) DMVPN
7 10 (8.33%) HSRP
8 9 (7.50%) LDAP
8 9 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (5.83%) Internet
10 4 (3.33%) SNMP
11 3 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.50%) Oracle Database
3 20 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.17%) SAP HANA
7 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.33%) TKPROF
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.33%) OLTP
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Subversion
1 5 (4.17%) JIRA
1 5 (4.17%) Mercurial
2 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.33%) JUnit
3 3 (2.50%) Maven
3 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.50%) Selenium
3 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.67%) JMeter
4 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.67%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.83%) GitLab
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) DBA
2 14 (11.67%) Developer
2 14 (11.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) Architect
3 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) SQL DBA
4 10 (8.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Network Support
6 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (5.83%) Administrator
8 6 (5.00%) SAP Architect
8 6 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.83%) Middleware
2 23 (19.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (9.17%) .NET
4 8 (6.67%) HTML
5 7 (5.83%) XML
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (4.17%) XSD
7 5 (4.17%) XSLT
7 5 (4.17%) REST
8 4 (3.33%) JPA
8 4 (3.33%) XML Schema
8 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.33%) CSS
8 4 (3.33%) Web Services
9 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.67%) Kafka
10 2 (1.67%) RESTful
10 2 (1.67%) Spring
10 2 (1.67%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (39.17%) Clustering
2 27 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (17.50%) Replication
4 10 (8.33%) PKI
5 9 (7.50%) HACMP
6 5 (4.17%) Open Source
7 4 (3.33%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.33%) W3C
8 3 (2.50%) User Experience
8 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.67%) Statistics
9 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.83%) CMDB
10 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.50%) Linux
2 52 (43.33%) Windows
3 37 (30.83%) UNIX
4 16 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (10.00%) AIX
5 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.67%) Debian
11 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.83%) Solaris
11 1 (0.83%) VMS
11 1 (0.83%) SUSE
11 1 (0.83%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (21.67%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (18.33%) SOA
4 20 (16.67%) DevOps
5 19 (15.83%) Network Load Balancing
6 18 (15.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 18 (15.00%) ITIL
7 13 (10.83%) Change Management
8 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (9.17%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (9.17%) Project Management
10 10 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.33%) Information Assurance
10 10 (8.33%) ISMS
11 9 (7.50%) Capacity Management
11 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
11 9 (7.50%) Migration
12 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.83%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) SQL
2 27 (22.50%) Bash Shell
3 25 (20.83%) Python
4 23 (19.17%) Perl
5 21 (17.50%) Ruby
6 12 (10.00%) Java
7 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.00%) C#
8 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.33%) XPath
9 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.50%) C
10 3 (2.50%) R
11 2 (1.67%) PHP
11 2 (1.67%) VBA
12 1 (0.83%) VB
12 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.83%) AWK
12 1 (0.83%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.67%) MCITP
5 7 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (5.83%) RHCT
6 6 (5.00%) MCP
7 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.50%) Degree
9 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.67%) ISEB
9 2 (1.67%) OCP
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.83%) RHCE
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CCNA
10 1 (0.83%) MCTS
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
1 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (32.50%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 17 (14.17%) vCloud
5 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 9 (7.50%) PowerHA
6 9 (7.50%) vSphere
7 7 (5.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (3.33%) KVM
9 3 (2.50%) NFS
9 3 (2.50%) RHEV
10 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.67%) Varnish
10 2 (1.67%) Xen
10 2 (1.67%) Samba
10 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 23 (19.17%) Puppet
2 19 (15.83%) SELinux
3 12 (10.00%) Data Guard
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.50%) SCOM
6 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.83%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.83%) WMI
7 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.83%) SCSM
7 1 (0.83%) Ansible
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.83%) SCCM
7 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.83%) Cacti
Vendors
1 50 (41.67%) Oracle
2 48 (40.00%) VMware
3 38 (31.67%) IBM
4 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 27 (22.50%) Red Hat
6 12 (10.00%) EMC
7 11 (9.17%) HP
8 10 (8.33%) Blue Coat
9 9 (7.50%) SAP
10 8 (6.67%) Cisco
11 7 (5.83%) Business Objects
11 7 (5.83%) Dell
11 7 (5.83%) Mercator
12 6 (5.00%) NetApp
13 5 (4.17%) Citrix
13 5 (4.17%) Remedy
14 2 (1.67%) F5
14 2 (1.67%) SOASTA, Inc
14 2 (1.67%) Embarcadero
14 2 (1.67%) CA
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networx Recruitment
Rate: £37,500 - £48,000 per annum (pro-rata)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago