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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 134 176 201
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +25
Contract jobs citing High Availability 397 309 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.85% 1.37% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.64% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 212 185
Median daily rate £525 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.27% -10.83%
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
18213 18867 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.63% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13470 13994
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 226 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +60 118 £550 +15.78% 14
Bromley - 3 £214 -
Canary Wharf +2 1 £375 +44.23%
Croydon -18 1 £468 +10.00% 1
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Wimbledon - 1 £453 -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 321 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (36.50%) Amazon AWS
3 252 (32.39%) Java
4 251 (32.26%) DevOps
5 249 (32.01%) Linux
6 242 (31.11%) Python
7 196 (25.19%) TDD
8 157 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
9 155 (19.92%) Finance
10 142 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 141 (18.12%) Puppet
12 135 (17.35%) Scrum
13 134 (17.22%) JavaScript
14 126 (16.20%) Jenkins
15 124 (15.94%) BDD
16 120 (15.42%) Microservices
17 119 (15.30%) Disaster Recovery
18 118 (15.17%) Unix
19 116 (14.91%) Web Services
20 115 (14.78%) Docker
20 115 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
21 114 (14.65%) SQL Server
22 110 (14.14%) Open Source
23 108 (13.88%) SQL
24 104 (13.37%) Ansible
25 97 (12.47%) RESTful
26 96 (12.34%) HTTP
27 94 (12.08%) Public Cloud
28 92 (11.83%) Windows
28 92 (11.83%) VMware

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (8.23%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (7.20%) Confluence
3 43 (5.53%) Apache
4 23 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 23 (2.96%) WebLogic
5 20 (2.57%) SharePoint
6 19 (2.44%) IIS
6 19 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 17 (2.19%) MS Exchange
7 17 (2.19%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.93%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.93%) nginx
9 14 (1.80%) JBoss
10 10 (1.29%) Apache Pig
10 10 (1.29%) CMS
10 10 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
10 10 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.03%) WebSphere Portal
12 7 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 21 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 284 (36.50%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (9.25%) Amazon EC2
3 72 (9.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 55 (7.07%) PaaS
5 39 (5.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (3.08%) IaaS
7 21 (2.70%) GitHub
8 16 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.54%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.54%) Heroku
10 10 (1.29%) SaaS
11 8 (1.03%) Slack
12 7 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (0.90%) Datadog
12 7 (0.90%) Office 365
12 7 (0.90%) Route 53
13 5 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 96 (12.34%) HTTP
2 90 (11.57%) Firewall
3 57 (7.33%) DNS
4 56 (7.20%) SAN
5 49 (6.30%) TCP/IP
6 38 (4.88%) SSL
7 33 (4.24%) VPN
8 32 (4.11%) MQTT
9 31 (3.98%) Internet
10 30 (3.86%) RTSP
11 29 (3.73%) WAN
12 27 (3.47%) LDAP
13 24 (3.08%) LAN
14 18 (2.31%) DHCP
14 18 (2.31%) Network Security
15 12 (1.54%) VLAN
16 10 (1.29%) MPLS
17 9 (1.16%) BGP
17 9 (1.16%) EIGRP
18 8 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 75 (9.64%) Hadoop
3 71 (9.13%) NoSQL
4 68 (8.74%) MongoDB
5 67 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (6.94%) MySQL
7 51 (6.56%) Big Data
8 46 (5.91%) Amazon RDS
9 39 (5.01%) Relational Database
10 34 (4.37%) Oracle Database
11 32 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (2.19%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.93%) Apache Hive
14 14 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (1.29%) Redis
17 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 126 (16.20%) Jenkins
2 90 (11.57%) Git (software)
3 68 (8.74%) JIRA
4 47 (6.04%) Subversion
5 43 (5.53%) Cucumber
6 32 (4.11%) TeamCity
7 31 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 28 (3.60%) Zephyr
9 26 (3.34%) Hudson
10 24 (3.08%) Maven
11 21 (2.70%) Mercurial
12 20 (2.57%) JUnit
13 15 (1.93%) Vagrant
14 14 (1.80%) Gradle
14 14 (1.80%) Mockito
15 11 (1.41%) Ant
15 11 (1.41%) Calabash
15 11 (1.41%) Eclipse
16 10 (1.29%) Selenium
17 9 (1.16%) SoapUI
General
1 155 (19.92%) Finance
2 62 (7.97%) Banking
3 32 (4.11%) Retail
4 31 (3.98%) Financial Institution
5 23 (2.96%) Front Office
6 14 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.41%) Law
8 11 (1.41%) Marketing
9 9 (1.16%) Games
10 7 (0.90%) Electronics
10 7 (0.90%) Legal
10 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.64%) Publishing
12 2 (0.26%) Advertising
12 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) French Language
12 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 224 (28.79%) Developer
2 107 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 77 (9.90%) AWS Engineer
3 77 (9.90%) Java Developer
4 75 (9.64%) AWS DevOps
5 72 (9.25%) Administrator
6 71 (9.13%) Architect
7 53 (6.81%) Senior Developer
8 44 (5.66%) DBA
9 42 (5.40%) Linux Engineer
10 38 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
11 37 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (4.37%) Consultant
13 30 (3.86%) AWS Developer
13 30 (3.86%) C++ Developer
13 30 (3.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 27 (3.47%) C# Developer
15 25 (3.21%) Agile Developer
15 25 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
15 25 (3.21%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (14.91%) Web Services
2 97 (12.47%) RESTful
3 78 (10.03%) .NET
4 74 (9.51%) HTML
5 73 (9.38%) REST
6 67 (8.61%) CSS
7 65 (8.35%) JSON
8 61 (7.84%) AngularJS
9 54 (6.94%) XML
10 51 (6.56%) Node.js
11 43 (5.53%) ASP.NET
12 42 (5.40%) Middleware
13 41 (5.27%) Kafka
14 37 (4.76%) ELK Stack
15 36 (4.63%) Protocol Buffers
16 35 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
17 32 (4.11%) HTML5
18 31 (3.98%) J2EE
19 27 (3.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 94 (12.08%) Public Cloud
2 68 (8.74%) Clustering
3 44 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 40 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 35 (4.50%) Video on Demand
6 31 (3.98%) User Experience
7 25 (3.21%) iPad
8 24 (3.08%) Replication
9 20 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (2.44%) Algorithms
11 18 (2.31%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.93%) N-Tier
13 14 (1.80%) iPhone
13 14 (1.80%) Streaming Video
14 13 (1.67%) Data Integration
15 11 (1.41%) Blog
15 11 (1.41%) Computer Science
15 11 (1.41%) RIA
16 10 (1.29%) Management Information System
17 9 (1.16%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 249 (32.01%) Linux
2 118 (15.17%) Unix
3 92 (11.83%) Windows
4 36 (4.63%) Windows Server
5 33 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (3.60%) AIX
7 19 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 18 (2.31%) Solaris
9 17 (2.19%) CentOS
10 14 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.29%) Android
13 10 (1.29%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.16%) SUSE
15 4 (0.51%) Debian
15 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.26%) Fedora
16 2 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (32.26%) DevOps
3 196 (25.19%) TDD
4 157 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
5 135 (17.35%) Scrum
6 124 (15.94%) BDD
7 120 (15.42%) Microservices
8 119 (15.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 110 (14.14%) Open Source
10 91 (11.70%) E-Commerce
10 91 (11.70%) Load Balancing
11 85 (10.93%) Migration
12 84 (10.80%) Pair Programming
13 80 (10.28%) Configuration Management
14 79 (10.15%) Low Latency
15 77 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
16 60 (7.71%) ITIL
17 58 (7.46%) OO
17 58 (7.46%) Software Engineering
18 56 (7.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 252 (32.39%) Java
2 242 (31.11%) Python
3 134 (17.22%) JavaScript
4 108 (13.88%) SQL
5 79 (10.15%) Ruby
6 67 (8.61%) C#
7 64 (8.23%) C
7 64 (8.23%) Perl
8 50 (6.43%) Bash Shell
9 47 (6.04%) Scala
10 35 (4.50%) C++
11 23 (2.96%) Go
11 23 (2.96%) PHP
12 19 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.31%) Groovy
14 16 (2.06%) Apple Swift
14 16 (2.06%) Objective-C
15 15 (1.93%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.80%) ES6
17 10 (1.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (5.53%) Security Cleared
2 29 (3.73%) Degree
3 19 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.16%) CCNA
7 6 (0.77%) CCNP
8 5 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.51%) CCIE
9 4 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.26%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CISM
11 1 (0.13%) CISSP
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PMP
11 1 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.01%) QA
2 30 (3.86%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.41%) SLA
4 10 (1.29%) MiFID
5 5 (0.64%) SDET
6 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 115 (14.78%) Docker
2 69 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (7.97%) Active Directory
4 26 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (2.31%) GFS2
5 18 (2.31%) GlusterFS
5 18 (2.31%) OCFS2
6 16 (2.06%) vSphere
7 15 (1.93%) Hyper-V
8 13 (1.67%) HDFS
9 10 (1.29%) GPFS
9 10 (1.29%) VMware ESX
10 9 (1.16%) RHEV
10 9 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.90%) NFS
11 7 (0.90%) Samba
11 7 (0.90%) vCloud
11 7 (0.90%) Xen
12 6 (0.77%) iptables
13 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 141 (18.12%) Puppet
2 115 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (13.37%) Ansible
4 39 (5.01%) logstash
5 37 (4.76%) Kibana
6 30 (3.86%) Salt
7 23 (2.96%) SELinux
8 22 (2.83%) Kubernetes
9 19 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
10 18 (2.31%) CFEngine
11 16 (2.06%) Terraform
12 15 (1.93%) Data Guard
12 15 (1.93%) Mesos
13 14 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
14 13 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 12 (1.54%) Nagios
16 11 (1.41%) NetBackup
17 10 (1.29%) SCCM
17 10 (1.29%) ZABBIX
18 9 (1.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 92 (11.83%) VMware
2 87 (11.18%) Oracle
3 61 (7.84%) Red Hat
4 42 (5.40%) HP
5 41 (5.27%) Microsoft
6 38 (4.88%) IBM
7 36 (4.63%) Atlassian
8 30 (3.86%) Citrix
9 29 (3.73%) Cisco
10 25 (3.21%) SaltStack
11 20 (2.57%) Splunk
12 16 (2.06%) 3PAR
13 15 (1.93%) Informatica
14 13 (1.67%) EMC
15 12 (1.54%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.54%) NetApp
16 11 (1.41%) Dell
16 11 (1.41%) F5
17 10 (1.29%) AppDynamics
17 10 (1.29%) CommVault
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