The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 161 194 206
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +12
Contract jobs citing High Availability 863 675 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.20% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.51% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 432 369
Median daily rate £445 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 2 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -34.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £20.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £32.55 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -51.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability within the UK.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in the UK

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability within the UK.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

High Availability
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

High Availability Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

High Availability
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +29 801 £450 +12.50% 181
London +23 322 £475 - 84
South East -5 144 £450 +12.50% 28
Berkshire +42 76 £513 +20.58% 8
North East +11 74 £285 +8.57% 3
Tyne and Wear -3 74 £285 +8.57% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 73 £283 +7.61% 3
Yorkshire +21 64 £400 -4.76% 11
North West -2 59 £452 +16.53% 13
West Yorkshire +4 57 £400 -4.76% 8
South West +29 53 £418 +27.07% 7
Leeds +20 53 £400 +6.66% 7
City of London +25 49 £475 +5.55% 30
East of England +18 47 £358 +2.14% 11
Scotland +17 46 £313 -10.71% 4
West Midlands -26 28 £375 -6.25% 9
Reading +9 27 £525 +16.66% 3
Manchester +4 23 £413 +17.85% 7
Cheshire -11 20 £488 +21.87% 1
Warrington -2 17 £500 +40.84%
Buckinghamshire -12 17 £350 -10.37%
Essex +15 16 £350 +7.69% 3
Wiltshire +9 16 £875 +182.25% 3
East Midlands -12 16 £525 +31.25% 14
Hampshire -13 16 £368 -8.12% 7
Kent +19 15 £700 +55.55% 3
Bristol +16 15 £406 +8.13% 1
Bracknell +7 15 £531 +32.81% 1
Renfrewshire -30 15 £298 -25.62%
Erskine -34 15 £298 -25.62%

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for High Availability.

1 557 (34.45%) Linux
2 520 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
3 379 (23.44%) Java
4 356 (22.02%) Windows
5 338 (20.90%) SQL
6 335 (20.72%) SQL Server
7 332 (20.53%) Oracle
8 276 (17.07%) Clustering
9 256 (15.83%) Unix
10 250 (15.46%) ITIL
10 250 (15.46%) Microsoft
11 247 (15.28%) JavaScript
11 247 (15.28%) TDD
12 235 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 224 (13.85%) Python
14 216 (13.36%) Red Hat
15 210 (12.99%) REST
16 208 (12.86%) Active Directory
17 205 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
18 204 (12.62%) Finance
19 203 (12.55%) Firewall
20 198 (12.24%) VMware
20 198 (12.24%) DevOps
21 188 (11.63%) Open Source
22 186 (11.50%) SAN
23 185 (11.44%) Scrum
24 179 (11.07%) Web Services
25 174 (10.76%) HTTP
26 173 (10.70%) HTML
27 171 (10.58%) Amazon AWS

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 130 (8.04%) Apache
2 70 (4.33%) IIS
3 68 (4.21%) JBoss
4 60 (3.71%) Tomcat
5 47 (2.91%) Apache Spark
6 43 (2.66%) MS Exchange
7 38 (2.35%) SharePoint
8 37 (2.29%) WebLogic
9 30 (1.86%) OpenStack
10 27 (1.67%) Confluence
10 27 (1.67%) WebSphere
11 24 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (1.36%) nginx
13 21 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
15 18 (1.11%) CMS
15 18 (1.11%) IBM Notes
16 17 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
18 12 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 97 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.18%) MS Office
3 6 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.12%) assyst
7 2 (0.12%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.12%) Magento
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.062%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.062%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.062%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.062%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.062%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 171 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (3.22%) PaaS
4 49 (3.03%) IaaS
5 44 (2.72%) Office 365
6 31 (1.92%) SaaS
7 30 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.11%) GitHub
10 16 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.80%) Heroku
12 8 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.49%) Force.com
12 8 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.31%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 203 (12.55%) Firewall
2 186 (11.50%) SAN
3 174 (10.76%) HTTP
4 161 (9.96%) DNS
5 108 (6.68%) TCP/IP
6 100 (6.18%) WAN
7 98 (6.06%) LAN
8 78 (4.82%) LDAP
9 74 (4.58%) VPN
10 64 (3.96%) DHCP
11 59 (3.65%) Network Security
12 56 (3.46%) Internet
13 46 (2.84%) BGP
14 38 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
14 38 (2.35%) OSPF
14 38 (2.35%) SSL
15 35 (2.16%) SMTP
16 33 (2.04%) NAS
17 30 (1.86%) MPLS
18 29 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 156 (9.65%) MySQL
3 102 (6.31%) NoSQL
4 96 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
5 81 (5.01%) Hadoop
6 77 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 77 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 75 (4.64%) Big Data
7 75 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 65 (4.02%) Oracle Database
9 59 (3.65%) Relational Database
10 55 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 54 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 49 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
14 46 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
15 42 (2.60%) DB2
16 33 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 33 (2.04%) OLTP
17 31 (1.92%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 152 (9.40%) Jenkins
2 127 (7.85%) Git (software)
3 56 (3.46%) Cucumber
4 54 (3.34%) Maven
5 50 (3.09%) Gradle
5 50 (3.09%) JIRA
6 49 (3.03%) Hudson
7 44 (2.72%) Subversion
8 39 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (1.61%) JUnit
10 26 (1.61%) Visual Studio
11 25 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (1.55%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.11%) MSI
12 18 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (1.05%) Vagrant
14 16 (0.99%) Mockito
15 15 (0.93%) Selenium
16 12 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 204 (12.62%) Finance
2 102 (6.31%) Banking
3 75 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 45 (2.78%) Games
5 36 (2.23%) Retail
6 34 (2.10%) Front Office
7 31 (1.92%) Marketing
8 23 (1.42%) Back Office
9 22 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.99%) Billing
12 11 (0.68%) Legal
13 9 (0.56%) Advertising
13 9 (0.56%) Publishing
14 8 (0.49%) Automotive
14 8 (0.49%) Electronics
15 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.31%) Law
15 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 438 (27.09%) Developer
2 184 (11.38%) Administrator
3 168 (10.39%) Architect
4 138 (8.53%) DBA
5 126 (7.79%) Java Developer
6 96 (5.94%) SQL DBA
7 92 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 81 (5.01%) Consultant
9 69 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
10 65 (4.02%) Support Engineer
11 59 (3.65%) Senior Developer
12 57 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
12 57 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
13 55 (3.40%) Linux Administrator
14 53 (3.28%) Unix Administrator
15 52 (3.22%) Scala Developer
16 51 (3.15%) Network Engineer
17 50 (3.09%) AWS Engineer
17 50 (3.09%) SQL Server DBA
18 48 (2.97%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (12.99%) REST
2 179 (11.07%) Web Services
3 173 (10.70%) HTML
4 165 (10.20%) Middleware
5 149 (9.21%) .NET
6 138 (8.53%) CSS
7 123 (7.61%) XML
8 110 (6.80%) SOAP
9 94 (5.81%) RESTful
10 91 (5.63%) Spring
11 88 (5.44%) HTML5
12 84 (5.19%) AngularJS
13 79 (4.89%) JSON
14 76 (4.70%) CSS3
15 68 (4.21%) Node.js
16 66 (4.08%) J2EE
17 57 (3.53%) ASP.NET
18 53 (3.28%) spray
19 49 (3.03%) JDBC
19 49 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 276 (17.07%) Clustering
2 124 (7.67%) Data Centre
3 107 (6.62%) Replication
4 90 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (4.95%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 37 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 35 (2.16%) User Experience
9 31 (1.92%) N-Tier
10 23 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 23 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (1.36%) Data Integration
12 21 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
12 21 (1.30%) Private Cloud
13 20 (1.24%) PKI
14 19 (1.18%) HACMP
14 19 (1.18%) Virtual Team
15 17 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.99%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 557 (34.45%) Linux
2 356 (22.02%) Windows
3 256 (15.83%) Unix
4 164 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 159 (9.83%) Windows Server
6 98 (6.06%) AIX
6 98 (6.06%) Solaris
7 73 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 69 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (2.35%) CentOS
10 32 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.80%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.62%) Debian
14 10 (0.62%) zOS
15 8 (0.49%) SUSE
15 8 (0.49%) VMS
15 8 (0.49%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (15.46%) ITIL
3 247 (15.28%) TDD
4 235 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 205 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 198 (12.24%) DevOps
7 188 (11.63%) Open Source
8 185 (11.44%) Scrum
9 158 (9.77%) Microservices
10 153 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
11 133 (8.23%) BDD
12 127 (7.85%) Configuration Management
13 124 (7.67%) Migration
14 121 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
15 118 (7.30%) Pair Programming
16 113 (6.99%) E-Commerce
17 109 (6.74%) Load Balancing
18 108 (6.68%) SOA
19 107 (6.62%) OO
20 106 (6.56%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 379 (23.44%) Java
2 338 (20.90%) SQL
3 247 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 224 (13.85%) Python
5 124 (7.67%) C#
6 114 (7.05%) Perl
7 101 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 93 (5.75%) Bash Shell
9 92 (5.69%) Scala
10 78 (4.82%) PHP
10 78 (4.82%) Ruby
11 70 (4.33%) T-SQL
12 69 (4.27%) Shell Script
13 56 (3.46%) C
13 56 (3.46%) C++
14 35 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 26 (1.61%) ES6
16 21 (1.30%) Go
17 18 (1.11%) VB
18 16 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 170 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 122 (7.54%) Degree
3 120 (7.42%) SC Cleared
4 71 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (2.91%) CCNP
7 43 (2.66%) RHCE
8 29 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.67%) CCNA
10 22 (1.36%) MCSE
11 19 (1.18%) MCITP
12 16 (0.99%) IBM AIX Certification
13 15 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (0.87%) MCTS
15 13 (0.80%) HND
15 13 (0.80%) ISEB
16 12 (0.74%) CISSP
17 11 (0.68%) CCSE
17 11 (0.68%) HNC
17 11 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.95%) SLA
2 62 (3.83%) QA
3 11 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.43%) COBIT
6 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.31%) TickIT
8 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.062%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.062%) PMBOK
System Software
1 208 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 147 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (6.37%) Docker
4 58 (3.59%) KVM
4 58 (3.59%) Oracle RAC
5 44 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 41 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
7 37 (2.29%) vSphere
8 36 (2.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 30 (1.86%) VMware ESX
10 29 (1.79%) GlusterFS
11 23 (1.42%) NFS
12 21 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (1.18%) iptables
13 19 (1.18%) Terminal Services
14 18 (1.11%) RHEV
15 16 (0.99%) GPFS
16 15 (0.93%) Postfix
17 13 (0.80%) XenApp
18 12 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 160 (9.89%) Puppet
2 82 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (4.02%) Microsoft Clustering
4 58 (3.59%) Nagios
5 57 (3.53%) Ansible
6 43 (2.66%) Failover Clustering
6 43 (2.66%) NetBackup
7 35 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
8 32 (1.98%) Data Guard
9 30 (1.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 29 (1.79%) SCOM
11 28 (1.73%) Oracle ZFS
12 24 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
12 24 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
13 21 (1.30%) SCCM
14 20 (1.24%) OpenView
15 19 (1.18%) Kubernetes
15 19 (1.18%) Perfmon
16 18 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 17 (1.05%) Graphite
Vendors
1 332 (20.53%) Oracle
2 250 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 216 (13.36%) Red Hat
4 198 (12.24%) VMware
5 162 (10.02%) HP
6 137 (8.47%) IBM
7 126 (7.79%) Cisco
8 95 (5.88%) EMC
9 81 (5.01%) Citrix
10 60 (3.71%) F5
11 50 (3.09%) Veritas
12 45 (2.78%) Brocade
13 42 (2.60%) Sun
14 36 (2.23%) Splunk
15 34 (2.10%) CheckPoint
16 30 (1.86%) StorageTek
17 28 (1.73%) NetApp
18 24 (1.48%) Dell
19 19 (1.18%) ServiceNow
20 18 (1.11%) Informatica
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford and Worcester
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
Ciber UK
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago