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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing High Availability 8 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.57% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.71% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £295 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
1378 2103 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.71% 79.54% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1158 1151
Median daily rate £375 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +9 4 £400 +23.07%
Edinburgh +16 2 £463 +25.85% 5
West Lothian - 1 £300 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
3 7 (31.82%) SOA
3 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (27.27%) REST
4 6 (27.27%) Apache
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) XPath
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Unix
5 5 (22.73%) JMS
5 5 (22.73%) XSLT
5 5 (22.73%) MySQL
5 5 (22.73%) HTTP
5 5 (22.73%) XQuery
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Microservices
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) JBoss
6 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 4 (18.18%) RESTful
6 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
7 3 (13.64%) Groovy

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 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) iPlanet
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) ATM
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DMVPN
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) HSRP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) ISDN
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) PPP
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) JMS
2 5 (22.73%) XSLT
3 4 (18.18%) RESTful
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) IPTV
2 1 (4.55%) New Media
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) VMS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) SOA
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) XPath
3 5 (22.73%) XQuery
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) Groovy
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) PlateSpin
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas