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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 105 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing High Availability 16 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 1.03% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.25% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £488 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+29.13% +10.43%
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
1776 2634 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.62% 82.26% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1383 1170
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 41
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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
Edinburgh +9 10 £413 -8.33% 3
Glasgow -3 5 £400 +20.75% 7
Renfrewshire - 1 £275 -
High Availability
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High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
3 21 (33.87%) Linux
4 18 (29.03%) HP
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 15 (24.19%) Clustering
7 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 14 (22.58%) Windows
8 12 (19.35%) ITIL
8 12 (19.35%) Unix
8 12 (19.35%) SAN
8 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
8 12 (19.35%) Firewall
8 12 (19.35%) VMware
8 12 (19.35%) Finance
8 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (19.35%) Windows Server
9 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
9 11 (17.74%) DHCP
9 11 (17.74%) DNS
10 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
11 9 (14.52%) PKI
11 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (14.52%) Cisco
11 9 (14.52%) Python
11 9 (14.52%) Java
11 9 (14.52%) JavaScript

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 (12.90%) JBoss
1 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.29%) Apache
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 3 (4.84%) lighttpd
5 3 (4.84%) nginx
5 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.61%) Jetty
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) IaaS
3 3 (4.84%) Office 365
3 3 (4.84%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Firewall
1 12 (19.35%) SAN
2 11 (17.74%) DHCP
2 11 (17.74%) DNS
3 8 (12.90%) LAN
3 8 (12.90%) SMTP
3 8 (12.90%) WAN
4 5 (8.06%) BGP
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (8.06%) DMVPN
4 5 (8.06%) EIGRP
4 5 (8.06%) HSRP
4 5 (8.06%) HTTP
4 5 (8.06%) MPLS
4 5 (8.06%) OSPF
4 5 (8.06%) PPP
4 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.06%) VLAN
4 5 (8.06%) Wireless
4 5 (8.06%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (6.45%) Big Data
4 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) DB2
5 3 (4.84%) DTS
5 3 (4.84%) OLAP
5 3 (4.84%) OLTP
5 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) LoadRunner
1 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Ant
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) JMeter
3 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) MSI
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
2 2 (3.23%) Law
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Front Office
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Administrator
2 8 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Data Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.45%) DBA
6 4 (6.45%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Development DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) CSS
1 6 (9.68%) Middleware
2 5 (8.06%) XML
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
3 4 (6.45%) XSLT
4 3 (4.84%) Django
4 3 (4.84%) LAMP
4 3 (4.84%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (4.84%) Laravel
4 3 (4.84%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (4.84%) Regular Expression
4 3 (4.84%) REST
4 3 (4.84%) Spring
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.23%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) J2EE
5 2 (3.23%) JMS
5 2 (3.23%) jQuery
5 2 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Clustering
2 9 (14.52%) PKI
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Replication
5 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.45%) Data Integration
5 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.61%) IVR
6 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) Windows
3 12 (19.35%) Unix
3 12 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.45%) Solaris
8 3 (4.84%) Debian
8 3 (4.84%) SUSE
9 2 (3.23%) AIX
9 2 (3.23%) VMS
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.61%) HPUX
10 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
4 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 8 (12.90%) Network Design
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.68%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.06%) ETL
6 5 (8.06%) Information Security
6 5 (8.06%) Open Source
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.45%) Security Testing
7 4 (6.45%) SOA
7 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) Java
2 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.52%) Python
3 7 (11.29%) Perl
3 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) C#
6 2 (3.23%) Groovy
6 2 (3.23%) XPath
6 2 (3.23%) XQuery
7 1 (1.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) CCIE
4 5 (8.06%) CCNA
4 5 (8.06%) CCNP
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.84%) MCSE
5 3 (4.84%) MCTS
6 2 (3.23%) MCITP
6 2 (3.23%) MCSA
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.84%) PowerHA
5 3 (4.84%) vCloud
6 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.61%) KVM
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.61%) RHEV
7 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.61%) UAG
7 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.61%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (9.68%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (9.68%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) SCOM
2 6 (9.68%) SCVMM
3 5 (8.06%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (8.06%) WSUS
4 4 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.84%) Cacti
5 3 (4.84%) Munin
5 3 (4.84%) Nagios
6 2 (3.23%) Ansible
6 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.23%) Hyperic
6 2 (3.23%) OpenView
7 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.61%) Perfmon
7 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) HP
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 12 (19.35%) VMware
4 9 (14.52%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) Brocade
5 6 (9.68%) CA
5 6 (9.68%) Citrix
6 5 (8.06%) arcserve
6 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.06%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.45%) AppSense
7 4 (6.45%) Lumension
7 4 (6.45%) Symantec
8 3 (4.84%) IBM
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle
9 2 (3.23%) Genesys
9 2 (3.23%) Nintex
9 2 (3.23%) Opsware
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