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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 104 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 46 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 11
Median daily rate £313 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £336 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £436 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -51.25%
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
2459 2372 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.58% 80.27% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1223 1164
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £262 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 36
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.89 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Renfrewshire -28 15 £298 -25.62%
Glasgow +14 13 £313 -3.84%
Edinburgh -4 10 £475 - 3
Stirling - 4 £538 -
West Lothian - 3 £325 -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (33.33%) HP
4 20 (31.75%) Linux
5 17 (26.98%) Windows
6 15 (23.81%) Clustering
6 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 13 (20.63%) ITIL
8 13 (20.63%) Python
8 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
8 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
8 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (20.63%) VMware
9 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
9 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 12 (19.05%) DNS
9 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (17.46%) DHCP
10 11 (17.46%) CSS
10 11 (17.46%) Firewall
11 10 (15.87%) SAN
11 10 (15.87%) XML
11 10 (15.87%) Unix
11 10 (15.87%) Perl

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 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 7 (11.11%) JBoss
3 7 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 5 (7.94%) Apache
5 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
6 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.76%) lighttpd
7 3 (4.76%) nginx
7 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.59%) Jetty
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.59%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) DNS
2 11 (17.46%) DHCP
2 11 (17.46%) Firewall
3 10 (15.87%) SAN
4 8 (12.70%) SMTP
5 6 (9.52%) VLAN
6 5 (7.94%) LAN
6 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.94%) WAN
7 4 (6.35%) ATM
7 4 (6.35%) BGP
7 4 (6.35%) EIGRP
7 4 (6.35%) HTTP
7 4 (6.35%) ISDN
7 4 (6.35%) MPLS
7 4 (6.35%) OSPF
7 4 (6.35%) PPP
7 4 (6.35%) SSL
7 4 (6.35%) Wireless
7 4 (6.35%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.52%) Big Data
4 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.76%) DB2
6 3 (4.76%) DTS
6 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 3 (4.76%) OLAP
6 3 (4.76%) OLTP
6 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.35%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) Ant
4 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (3.17%) JMeter
6 1 (1.59%) MSI
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Administrator
2 8 (12.70%) Consultant
3 7 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) Network Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Big Data Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Data Architect
5 5 (7.94%) DBA
5 5 (7.94%) Developer
5 5 (7.94%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Data Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) CSS
2 10 (15.87%) XML
3 7 (11.11%) jQuery
3 7 (11.11%) Middleware
3 7 (11.11%) XSLT
4 6 (9.52%) .NET
5 4 (6.35%) HTML
5 4 (6.35%) Web Services
6 3 (4.76%) Django
6 3 (4.76%) LAMP
6 3 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (4.76%) Laravel
6 3 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (4.76%) Regular Expression
6 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.59%) Spring
7 1 (1.59%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Clustering
2 9 (14.29%) PKI
3 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.94%) Data Integration
5 5 (7.94%) Replication
6 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.59%) IVR
8 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Linux
2 17 (26.98%) Windows
3 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (15.87%) Unix
7 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.35%) Solaris
9 3 (4.76%) Debian
9 3 (4.76%) SUSE
10 2 (3.17%) AIX
11 1 (1.59%) Fedora
11 1 (1.59%) HPUX
11 1 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
2 10 (15.87%) Migration
3 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.11%) Network Design
3 7 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (9.52%) Information Security
4 6 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (9.52%) Records Management
4 6 (9.52%) Workflow
5 5 (7.94%) Analytics
5 5 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (7.94%) DevOps
5 5 (7.94%) ETL
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Load Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.63%) Python
4 10 (15.87%) Perl
5 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.52%) C#
7 5 (7.94%) Java
8 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.76%) PHP
10 2 (3.17%) C
11 1 (1.59%) Korn
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) Degree
4 7 (11.11%) MCSE
5 6 (9.52%) CCNA
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.35%) CCIE
6 4 (6.35%) CCNP
7 2 (3.17%) MCITP
7 2 (3.17%) MCSA
7 2 (3.17%) MCTS
8 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.94%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (7.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.76%) PowerHA
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.59%) HDFS
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.59%) RHEV
7 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.59%) UAG
7 1 (1.59%) vCloud
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) SCOM
2 6 (9.52%) SCVMM
3 5 (7.94%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (7.94%) WSUS
4 4 (6.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.76%) Cacti
5 3 (4.76%) Munin
5 3 (4.76%) Nagios
6 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.17%) OpenView
6 2 (3.17%) Puppet
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.59%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.59%) Oozie
7 1 (1.59%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.33%) HP
3 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.63%) VMware
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco
5 6 (9.52%) CA
5 6 (9.52%) Citrix
5 6 (9.52%) Nintex
6 5 (7.94%) arcserve
6 5 (7.94%) Brocade
7 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.35%) AppSense
7 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.35%) Lumension
7 4 (6.35%) Symantec
8 3 (4.76%) IBM
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle
9 2 (3.17%) Genesys
9 2 (3.17%) Opsware