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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 111 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 19 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.07% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
Average daily rate £368 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -7.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
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
2047 2146 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.24% 79.51% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1226 834
Average daily rate £380 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -12.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.61 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 14 £413 -8.33% 4
Glasgow +9 5 £325 - 2
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Analytics
3 11 (22.45%) Data Analytics
3 11 (22.45%) WPF
3 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Visualisation
3 11 (22.45%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) C#
4 10 (20.41%) Banking
5 9 (18.37%) IBM
5 9 (18.37%) .NET
5 9 (18.37%) Derivative
5 9 (18.37%) Equity Derivative
5 9 (18.37%) User Experience
6 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
6 8 (16.33%) Middleware
7 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 7 (14.29%) Python
7 7 (14.29%) Retail
7 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 6 (12.24%) DevOps
8 6 (12.24%) Market Making
8 6 (12.24%) Retail Banking
8 6 (12.24%) Algorithmic Trading
8 6 (12.24%) ITIL
8 6 (12.24%) Perl
8 6 (12.24%) SQL

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.20%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.08%) IaaS
1 2 (4.08%) PaaS
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SAN
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (4.08%) Skype
3 2 (4.08%) SSL
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) IPsec
4 1 (2.04%) Network Security
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.08%) MSDE
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) DTS
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) Impala
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Ant
1 3 (6.12%) Maven
2 2 (4.08%) Gradle
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Retail
4 6 (12.24%) Retail Banking
5 5 (10.20%) Legal
6 3 (6.12%) Law
7 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Architect
3 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.24%) WPF Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) C# WPF Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) WPF
2 9 (18.37%) .NET
3 8 (16.33%) Middleware
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
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Visualisation
2 9 (18.37%) Derivative
2 9 (18.37%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (18.37%) User Experience
3 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.16%) Clustering
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
6 2 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.08%) Physics
6 2 (4.08%) PKI
7 1 (2.04%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (2.04%) Equities
7 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
1 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) zOS
4 1 (2.04%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Analytics
2 11 (22.45%) Data Analytics
2 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
3 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Algorithmic Trading
4 6 (12.24%) DevOps
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 6 (12.24%) Market Making
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) Process Management
5 5 (10.20%) SDLC
6 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Release Management
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) C#
1 11 (22.45%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) Python
3 6 (12.24%) Perl
3 6 (12.24%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.04%) IISP
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.04%) HDFS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
1 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.04%) Oozie
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) IBM
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Brocade
4 2 (4.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.04%) Imperva
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
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