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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing High Availability 8 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.62% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.75% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 11
Median daily rate £365 £385 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-31.78% +29.23%

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
1420 2128 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.17% 82.23% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1138 1244
Median daily rate £378 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 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 +3 5 £375 +15.38% 2
Edinburgh +16 2 - - 6
West Lothian -1 1 £300 -10.44%
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

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 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) iPlanet
5 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
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 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) 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%) Big Data
6 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.55%) DataStage
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) PowerCenter
6 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Ant
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
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%) Analyst
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%) DevOps Engineer
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%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
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%) Middleware
5 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.55%) IPTV
1 1 (4.55%) New Media
1 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%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) VMS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) SOA
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
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%) Perl
6 2 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) KVM
3 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
1 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) PlateSpin
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau