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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 117 117 112
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 31 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.53% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.67% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 11
Median daily rate £338 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £349 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
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
2482 2378 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.98% 79.21% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1288 1089
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 25
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -29 11 £305 -12.22% 1
Glasgow +14 7 £400 +23.07% 3
Edinburgh -15 5 £394 - 3
Stirling - 4 £550 -
West Lothian - 1 £335 -
High Availability
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High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Migration
2 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
3 13 (26.53%) Windows
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
5 11 (22.45%) ITIL
5 11 (22.45%) HP
5 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
5 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
6 10 (20.41%) SQL
6 10 (20.41%) VMware
7 9 (18.37%) IIS
7 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
7 9 (18.37%) DNS
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (18.37%) Degree
7 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
7 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
8 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (16.33%) Office 365
8 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
8 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (16.33%) Python
8 8 (16.33%) Linux
9 7 (14.29%) MCSE

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 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.37%) IIS
3 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (12.24%) OpenStack
5 5 (10.20%) JBoss
6 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
6 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
7 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
7 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.04%) Apache
9 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (2.04%) SAS
9 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) DNS
2 6 (12.24%) Firewall
3 5 (10.20%) DHCP
3 5 (10.20%) SAN
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) VLAN
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) HTTP
5 2 (4.08%) IPsec
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (4.08%) Skype
5 2 (4.08%) SMTP
5 2 (4.08%) SSL
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) ATM
6 1 (2.04%) ISDN
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) OSPF
6 1 (2.04%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) Big Data
3 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.04%) Impala
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) Ant
3 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) Maven
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Law
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (14.29%) Administrator
2 6 (12.24%) Architect
2 6 (12.24%) Consultant
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (8.16%) Data Architect
3 4 (8.16%) DBA
3 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Specialist
3 4 (8.16%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Network Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Server Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) CSS
1 7 (14.29%) jQuery
1 7 (14.29%) Middleware
1 7 (14.29%) XML
1 7 (14.29%) XSLT
2 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (4.08%) GWT
4 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) Java EE
4 2 (4.08%) JSF
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.20%) PKI
4 4 (8.16%) Clustering
4 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (16.33%) Linux
7 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (12.24%) Unix
9 4 (8.16%) Solaris
10 2 (4.08%) zOS
11 1 (2.04%) AIX
11 1 (2.04%) Fedora
11 1 (2.04%) HPUX
11 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Migration
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.24%) DevOps
3 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.24%) Records Management
3 6 (12.24%) Workflow
4 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.16%) Analytics
5 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) Information Security
5 4 (8.16%) Open Source
5 4 (8.16%) Release Management
6 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.33%) Python
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.24%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) Perl
5 4 (8.16%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) Korn
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (18.37%) Degree
5 7 (14.29%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) CCNA
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.08%) MCITP
7 2 (4.08%) MCSA
8 1 (2.04%) CCIE
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
8 1 (2.04%) IISP
8 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.04%) HDFS
5 1 (2.04%) KVM
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.04%) RHEV
5 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.04%) UAG
5 1 (2.04%) vCloud
5 1 (2.04%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
1 3 (6.12%) SCOM
1 3 (6.12%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.08%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.08%) OpenView
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.04%) Oozie
3 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.04%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) HP
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.24%) Nintex
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle
7 3 (6.12%) CA
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) arcserve
8 2 (4.08%) Brocade
8 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.08%) Opsware
9 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
9 1 (2.04%) F5
9 1 (2.04%) Lumension
9 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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