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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 179 192 158
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Contract jobs citing High Availability 277 263 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.24% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.54% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 170 219
Average daily rate £500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.45 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -19.11%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 37 £509 +19.70% 18
Osterley +5 4 £459 -
Harrow - 3 £463 -
Hammersmith +4 2 £538 -
Romford - 2 £124 -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £480 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 208 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (33.28%) Java
3 193 (32.94%) Linux
4 155 (26.45%) Web Services
5 135 (23.04%) SQL
6 130 (22.18%) JavaScript
7 126 (21.50%) TDD
8 118 (20.14%) HTML
9 112 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
10 102 (17.41%) Unix
11 101 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 100 (17.06%) Windows
12 100 (17.06%) Finance
13 94 (16.04%) CSS
14 90 (15.36%) Oracle
15 89 (15.19%) Python
16 87 (14.85%) DevOps
17 85 (14.51%) Scrum
18 84 (14.33%) Pair Programming
18 84 (14.33%) Open Source
19 82 (13.99%) Puppet
20 79 (13.48%) BDD
21 77 (13.14%) AngularJS
22 74 (12.63%) Jenkins
23 73 (12.46%) Git (software)
24 72 (12.29%) VMware
25 69 (11.77%) Low Latency
26 66 (11.26%) Node.js
26 66 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
27 65 (11.09%) Continuous Delivery

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 66 (11.26%) Node.js
2 35 (5.97%) Apache
3 18 (3.07%) IIS
3 18 (3.07%) JBoss
4 17 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.73%) Confluence
5 16 (2.73%) nginx
6 14 (2.39%) OpenStack
7 12 (2.05%) Apache Spark
7 12 (2.05%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.85%) CMS
10 5 (0.85%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.85%) PowerExchange
10 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.68%) LiveCycle
11 4 (0.68%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
3 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 64 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.75%) GitHub
3 16 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.56%) IaaS
5 10 (1.71%) Force.com
6 6 (1.02%) PaaS
7 5 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.85%) SaaS
8 4 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) Office 365
10 2 (0.34%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.17%) Datadog
11 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.17%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.56%) TCP/IP
2 47 (8.02%) HTTP
3 38 (6.48%) DNS
4 35 (5.97%) Firewall
5 31 (5.29%) SAN
6 28 (4.78%) Internet
7 24 (4.10%) SSL
8 22 (3.75%) BGP
9 19 (3.24%) WAN
10 18 (3.07%) VPN
10 18 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (2.73%) LDAP
12 15 (2.56%) OSPF
13 14 (2.39%) LAN
13 14 (2.39%) Network Security
14 13 (2.22%) MPLS
14 13 (2.22%) NetScaler
15 10 (1.71%) 802.15
15 10 (1.71%) Bluetooth
15 10 (1.71%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.04%) MySQL
3 44 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (7.17%) Relational Database
5 40 (6.83%) Oracle Database
6 32 (5.46%) MongoDB
7 31 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (3.92%) NoSQL
11 22 (3.75%) Hadoop
12 18 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (2.73%) Big Data
13 16 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (2.22%) SAP HANA
16 12 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 74 (12.63%) Jenkins
2 73 (12.46%) Git (software)
3 33 (5.63%) Maven
4 28 (4.78%) Subversion
5 26 (4.44%) Gradle
6 21 (3.58%) Cucumber
7 20 (3.41%) JIRA
8 18 (3.07%) Hudson
9 15 (2.56%) IntelliJ
10 12 (2.05%) JMeter
11 11 (1.88%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.88%) Gatling
11 11 (1.88%) LoadRunner
12 8 (1.37%) JUnit
12 8 (1.37%) Selenium
13 7 (1.19%) GitLab
13 7 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (1.19%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.85%) Mockito
General
1 100 (17.06%) Finance
2 55 (9.39%) Banking
3 23 (3.92%) Financial Institution
3 23 (3.92%) Front Office
4 15 (2.56%) Retail
5 14 (2.39%) Marketing
6 9 (1.54%) Games
6 9 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.19%) Legal
8 6 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.68%) Advertising
10 4 (0.68%) Back Office
10 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.51%) Billing
11 3 (0.51%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 207 (35.32%) Developer
2 64 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 63 (10.75%) Java Developer
4 62 (10.58%) DBA
5 59 (10.07%) Architect
6 57 (9.73%) JavaScript Developer
7 46 (7.85%) Administrator
8 38 (6.48%) SQL DBA
9 34 (5.80%) AWS Engineer
10 25 (4.27%) Consultant
11 24 (4.10%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.10%) Scala Developer
12 23 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
13 22 (3.75%) Agile Developer
13 22 (3.75%) E-Commerce Engineer
13 22 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 22 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
14 21 (3.58%) Node.js Developer
14 21 (3.58%) Senior Developer
15 18 (3.07%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (26.45%) Web Services
2 118 (20.14%) HTML
3 94 (16.04%) CSS
4 77 (13.14%) AngularJS
5 63 (10.75%) HTML5
5 63 (10.75%) REST
6 53 (9.04%) XML
7 52 (8.87%) RESTful
8 45 (7.68%) CSS3
9 42 (7.17%) Middleware
10 38 (6.48%) SOAP
11 34 (5.80%) LAMP
11 34 (5.80%) Spring
12 33 (5.63%) Ajax
12 33 (5.63%) JSON
13 27 (4.61%) React
14 23 (3.92%) .NET
14 23 (3.92%) Ember.js
15 22 (3.75%) Backbone.js
15 22 (3.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.02%) Clustering
2 42 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.00%) Data Centre
4 29 (4.95%) Replication
5 21 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.56%) Private Cloud
8 14 (2.39%) Hedge funds
9 13 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.54%) Cryptography
11 9 (1.54%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.19%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.19%) PKI
13 6 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.02%) CESG
13 6 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
13 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.02%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.85%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 193 (32.94%) Linux
2 102 (17.41%) Unix
3 100 (17.06%) Windows
4 39 (6.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (6.14%) Windows Server
6 32 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (3.41%) CentOS
9 13 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.05%) AIX
11 10 (1.71%) Windows 7
12 9 (1.54%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.37%) Android
13 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.19%) Solaris
14 7 (1.19%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.85%) Debian
16 4 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (21.50%) TDD
3 112 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (14.85%) DevOps
5 85 (14.51%) Scrum
6 84 (14.33%) Open Source
6 84 (14.33%) Pair Programming
7 79 (13.48%) BDD
8 69 (11.77%) Low Latency
9 66 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 65 (11.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 58 (9.90%) E-Commerce
11 58 (9.90%) Performance Tuning
12 55 (9.39%) OO
13 48 (8.19%) Release Management
14 43 (7.34%) Multithreading
15 41 (7.00%) Kanban
15 41 (7.00%) Software Engineering
16 39 (6.66%) Web Development
17 34 (5.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 195 (33.28%) Java
2 135 (23.04%) SQL
3 130 (22.18%) JavaScript
4 89 (15.19%) Python
5 55 (9.39%) Ruby
6 52 (8.87%) Perl
7 40 (6.83%) Bash Shell
8 36 (6.14%) Scala
9 35 (5.97%) C++
10 31 (5.29%) ES6
11 29 (4.95%) PHP
11 29 (4.95%) Shell Script
12 27 (4.61%) C#
13 25 (4.27%) T-SQL
14 16 (2.73%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.56%) Groovy
16 14 (2.39%) C
16 14 (2.39%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.88%) Apex Code
17 11 (1.88%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 51 (8.70%) Degree
2 24 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.02%) CCNA
6 6 (1.02%) ISACA
6 6 (1.02%) MCSE
6 6 (1.02%) SANS
7 5 (0.85%) CCNP
8 4 (0.68%) OCP
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.34%) CCA
9 2 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB
9 2 (0.34%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.31%) QA
2 12 (2.05%) SLA
3 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.10%) Docker
4 20 (3.41%) VMware ESX
5 15 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (2.05%) vSphere
6 12 (2.05%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.88%) NFS
8 9 (1.54%) XenApp
9 8 (1.37%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.85%) GFS2
10 5 (0.85%) GlusterFS
10 5 (0.85%) KVM
10 5 (0.85%) OCFS2
11 4 (0.68%) vCloud
12 3 (0.51%) iptables
12 3 (0.51%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.51%) RHEV
12 3 (0.51%) Samba
12 3 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 82 (13.99%) Puppet
2 40 (6.83%) Nagios
3 36 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.75%) Graphite
5 15 (2.56%) Ansible
6 13 (2.22%) ZABBIX
7 12 (2.05%) Salt
7 12 (2.05%) SCCM
8 11 (1.88%) CFEngine
8 11 (1.88%) Data Guard
9 9 (1.54%) Capistrano
10 8 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (1.37%) SCOM
11 7 (1.19%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.02%) logstash
13 5 (0.85%) Kibana
13 5 (0.85%) SELinux
14 4 (0.68%) Rundeck
15 3 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.51%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 90 (15.36%) Oracle
2 72 (12.29%) VMware
3 58 (9.90%) Microsoft
4 41 (7.00%) Red Hat
5 35 (5.97%) Cisco
6 26 (4.44%) Citrix
7 19 (3.24%) HP
8 18 (3.07%) EMC
8 18 (3.07%) F5
9 17 (2.90%) IBM
10 16 (2.73%) SAP
11 15 (2.56%) Juniper
12 13 (2.22%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.71%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.71%) SOASTA, Inc
13 10 (1.71%) Sun
14 9 (1.54%) New Relic
15 8 (1.37%) Informatica
16 7 (1.19%) NetApp
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + excellent daily based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum Weekly Pay
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £520 - £560 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day £450.00 Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
caspian one
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 15 days ago