The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 112 98 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 9 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 1.12% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.41% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 21
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.27% -10.83%
High Availability
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1611 2263 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.39% 79.40% 77.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1193 1228
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 23
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the Scotland region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Scotland region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
Glasgow +2 5 £406 +25.00%
Edinburgh +8 3 £425 +21.42% 2
Strathclyde - 1 - -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 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 Scotland region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) Finance
6 7 (20.00%) JBoss
6 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (17.14%) Apache
7 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
7 6 (17.14%) Unix
7 6 (17.14%) SOA
7 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (17.14%) Firewall
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.29%) Clustering
8 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) LAN
8 5 (14.29%) WAN
8 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 5 (14.29%) SAN
8 5 (14.29%) REST
9 4 (11.43%) RESTful
9 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
9 4 (11.43%) XPath

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (20.00%) JBoss
2 6 (17.14%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.86%) Jetty
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) IaaS
3 3 (8.57%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (11.43%) HTTP
4 3 (8.57%) ATM
4 3 (8.57%) BGP
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (8.57%) DMVPN
4 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
4 3 (8.57%) HSRP
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) ISDN
4 3 (8.57%) MPLS
4 3 (8.57%) OSPF
4 3 (8.57%) PPP
4 3 (8.57%) VLAN
4 3 (8.57%) Wireless
4 3 (8.57%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) DTS
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) OLTP
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Publishing
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Administrator
1 5 (14.29%) Consultant
1 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Data Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) DBA
3 3 (8.57%) Network Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) AWS Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (5.71%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) REST
2 4 (11.43%) JMS
2 4 (11.43%) RESTful
2 4 (11.43%) Spring
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) XSLT
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) VXML
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.86%) IPTV
5 1 (2.86%) IVR
5 1 (2.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Unix
4 3 (8.57%) Windows
5 2 (5.71%) VMS
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) HPUX
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (17.14%) SOA
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Microservices
5 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.57%) Network Design
5 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.43%) XPath
3 4 (11.43%) XQuery
4 3 (8.57%) Groovy
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) CCIE
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) CCNP
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCTS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) KVM
3 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.57%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Brocade
5 2 (5.71%) Genesys
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas