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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
UK
Rank 168 180 201
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing High Availability 685 688 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.35% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.65% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 438 350
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 9
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £25.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +57.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +22 665 £475 +11.76% 155
London +44 330 £525 +10.52% 71
South East +12 102 £400 +12.67% 26
City of London +36 79 £525 - 19
North West +26 63 £440 +3.52% 17
East of England +14 53 £400 -23.80% 11
Manchester +15 42 £400 -5.88% 10
South West +17 38 £450 +14.28% 5
Surrey +34 37 £325 +47.72% 5
Yorkshire +5 35 £381 +3.74% 9
Berkshire +10 29 £400 +14.28% 6
Hampshire +15 22 £450 +20.00% 5
Leeds +11 21 £450 +22.44% 7
Bristol +9 21 £488 +47.16% 2
West Yorkshire -1 21 £450 +22.44% 7
Bedfordshire +16 20 £600 +4.34%
North East 0 17 £438 -5.14% 2
Tyne and Wear -4 17 £438 -5.14% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 16 £475 +2.98% 2
Luton +18 15 £613 +6.52%
South Yorkshire +7 15 £344 -31.25% 2
Reading +1 15 £413 +19.56% 3
Hertfordshire +4 13 £425 -29.16% 6
West Midlands -20 13 £425 +26.86% 9
Cheshire +30 12 £450 +16.12% 7
East Midlands -38 12 £200 -46.66% 5
Suffolk +2 10 £269 -46.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £450 -30.76% 1
Epsom - 10 - - 1
Sheffield +5 9 £338 -32.50% 2

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 535 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (34.05%) Linux
3 401 (26.06%) Java
4 379 (24.63%) Amazon AWS
5 327 (21.25%) DevOps
6 306 (19.88%) TDD
7 301 (19.56%) SQL
8 281 (18.26%) Oracle
9 275 (17.87%) Python
10 264 (17.15%) SQL Server
11 261 (16.96%) Windows
12 258 (16.76%) Unix
13 242 (15.72%) Finance
14 240 (15.59%) Open Source
15 220 (14.29%) Web Services
16 216 (14.04%) Scrum
17 213 (13.84%) ITIL
18 209 (13.58%) JavaScript
18 209 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
19 201 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
20 200 (13.00%) Disaster Recovery
21 191 (12.41%) Microsoft
22 189 (12.28%) Jenkins
23 178 (11.57%) Clustering
24 175 (11.37%) BDD
25 171 (11.11%) Puppet
25 171 (11.11%) VMware
26 169 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
27 168 (10.92%) RESTful
28 164 (10.66%) Migration

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
1 119 (7.73%) Apache
2 92 (5.98%) Tomcat
2 92 (5.98%) WebLogic
3 81 (5.26%) Confluence
4 72 (4.68%) Oracle Application Server
5 64 (4.16%) IIS
6 59 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
7 50 (3.25%) JBoss
8 47 (3.05%) MS Exchange
9 42 (2.73%) WebSphere
10 35 (2.27%) SharePoint
11 29 (1.88%) iPlanet
12 22 (1.43%) Apache Spark
12 22 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
13 21 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
13 21 (1.36%) CMS
14 18 (1.17%) Apache Pig
15 16 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (0.97%) SAS
17 13 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 72 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.97%) MS Office
3 13 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.065%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 47 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.065%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.065%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 379 (24.63%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (7.15%) PaaS
4 99 (6.43%) IaaS
5 83 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 77 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
7 62 (4.03%) SaaS
8 46 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 32 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (1.69%) Amazon S3
11 25 (1.62%) Office 365
12 20 (1.30%) GitHub
13 13 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (0.84%) Datadog
14 12 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (0.52%) Route 53
16 8 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 153 (9.94%) Firewall
2 129 (8.38%) HTTP
3 108 (7.02%) SAN
4 106 (6.89%) TCP/IP
5 92 (5.98%) DNS
6 85 (5.52%) WAN
7 71 (4.61%) LAN
8 67 (4.35%) Internet
9 58 (3.77%) SSL
10 48 (3.12%) VPN
11 37 (2.40%) VoIP
12 36 (2.34%) LDAP
13 31 (2.01%) MQTT
14 30 (1.95%) NAS
14 30 (1.95%) Network Security
14 30 (1.95%) RTSP
15 28 (1.82%) PBX
15 28 (1.82%) Unified Communications
16 26 (1.69%) VLAN
17 25 (1.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 124 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 114 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 114 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 102 (6.63%) MySQL
5 98 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
6 94 (6.11%) Hadoop
7 85 (5.52%) Relational Database
8 77 (5.00%) Big Data
9 65 (4.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 63 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 58 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
12 50 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 48 (3.12%) SQL Server 2014
13 48 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 39 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
15 38 (2.47%) RDBMS
16 36 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 35 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
18 34 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 189 (12.28%) Jenkins
2 138 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 114 (7.41%) JIRA
4 79 (5.13%) Subversion
5 61 (3.96%) Cucumber
6 47 (3.05%) JUnit
7 36 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (2.14%) Maven
9 30 (1.95%) Mercurial
9 30 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 29 (1.88%) Zephyr
11 28 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 28 (1.82%) Selenium
12 26 (1.69%) Hudson
13 20 (1.30%) Gradle
14 19 (1.23%) Mockito
15 18 (1.17%) Ant
15 18 (1.17%) Bazaar
16 17 (1.10%) Eclipse
16 17 (1.10%) Trac
General
1 242 (15.72%) Finance
2 75 (4.87%) Banking
3 72 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.66%) Retail
5 31 (2.01%) Marketing
6 27 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.23%) Legal
9 15 (0.97%) Electronics
9 15 (0.97%) Front Office
10 14 (0.91%) Law
11 12 (0.78%) Games
11 12 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.65%) Publishing
13 5 (0.32%) Advertising
13 5 (0.32%) French Language
14 4 (0.26%) Back Office
14 4 (0.26%) Billing
15 3 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 360 (23.39%) Developer
2 161 (10.46%) DBA
3 148 (9.62%) Administrator
4 142 (9.23%) Architect
5 127 (8.25%) Java Developer
6 120 (7.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 86 (5.59%) AWS Engineer
8 85 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 85 (5.52%) SQL DBA
9 73 (4.74%) Consultant
10 69 (4.48%) Software Engineer
11 67 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
12 65 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 60 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
14 59 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
15 57 (3.70%) Analyst
16 45 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
17 39 (2.53%) Agile Developer
18 38 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
19 37 (2.40%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (14.29%) Web Services
2 168 (10.92%) RESTful
3 133 (8.64%) HTML
4 127 (8.25%) .NET
5 126 (8.19%) REST
6 108 (7.02%) CSS
7 102 (6.63%) Middleware
8 100 (6.50%) XML
9 96 (6.24%) J2EE
10 93 (6.04%) Node.js
11 89 (5.78%) JSON
12 84 (5.46%) AngularJS
13 62 (4.03%) Spring
14 59 (3.83%) Kafka
15 52 (3.38%) ASP.NET
16 47 (3.05%) HTML5
17 45 (2.92%) ELK Stack
17 45 (2.92%) JMS
18 39 (2.53%) XSLT
19 38 (2.47%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 178 (11.57%) Clustering
2 107 (6.95%) Data Centre
3 93 (6.04%) Public Cloud
4 62 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (3.64%) Replication
6 42 (2.73%) User Experience
7 39 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 36 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 35 (2.27%) Video on Demand
10 32 (2.08%) iPad
11 29 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.49%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
12 23 (1.49%) RIA
13 20 (1.30%) N-Tier
14 18 (1.17%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.10%) Data Integration
16 15 (0.97%) iPhone
17 14 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.91%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 524 (34.05%) Linux
2 261 (16.96%) Windows
3 258 (16.76%) Unix
4 108 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 98 (6.37%) Windows Server
6 84 (5.46%) Solaris
7 80 (5.20%) AIX
8 58 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (1.69%) Apple iOS
12 21 (1.36%) HPUX
12 21 (1.36%) SUSE
13 17 (1.10%) CentOS
14 16 (1.04%) Android
15 15 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (0.97%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.58%) Fedora
17 8 (0.52%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (21.25%) DevOps
3 306 (19.88%) TDD
4 240 (15.59%) Open Source
5 216 (14.04%) Scrum
6 213 (13.84%) ITIL
7 201 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
8 200 (13.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 175 (11.37%) BDD
10 169 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
11 164 (10.66%) Migration
12 158 (10.27%) Software Engineering
13 154 (10.01%) Load Balancing
14 139 (9.03%) Microservices
15 135 (8.77%) E-Commerce
16 130 (8.45%) Configuration Management
17 116 (7.54%) Low Latency
18 114 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
19 98 (6.37%) Kanban
20 92 (5.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 401 (26.06%) Java
2 301 (19.56%) SQL
3 275 (17.87%) Python
4 209 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 142 (9.23%) Perl
6 109 (7.08%) Ruby
7 92 (5.98%) C#
8 82 (5.33%) C
9 77 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 75 (4.87%) Scala
11 68 (4.42%) PowerShell
12 61 (3.96%) T-SQL
13 60 (3.90%) C++
14 38 (2.47%) PHP
15 36 (2.34%) Shell Script
16 30 (1.95%) PL/SQL
17 29 (1.88%) Go
18 21 (1.36%) Groovy
19 17 (1.10%) Apple Swift
19 17 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 128 (8.32%) Security Cleared
2 77 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 68 (4.42%) Degree
4 40 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (1.56%) CCNP
7 23 (1.49%) CCNA
8 22 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 20 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 19 (1.23%) CCIE
10 19 (1.23%) RHCE
11 16 (1.04%) MCITP
12 11 (0.71%) MCSE
13 9 (0.58%) MCSA
14 6 (0.39%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.39%) MCP
15 5 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.32%) MCDBA
15 5 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
16 4 (0.26%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.00%) QA
2 61 (3.96%) SLA
3 32 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.65%) MiFID
6 8 (0.52%) SDET
7 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.26%) TickIT
10 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.065%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.065%) WCAG
System Software
1 142 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 119 (7.73%) Docker
3 109 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
5 39 (2.53%) Hyper-V
6 30 (1.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 30 (1.95%) vSphere
7 23 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (1.36%) HDFS
9 20 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 18 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (1.10%) NFS
11 17 (1.10%) Veritas File System
12 16 (1.04%) KVM
13 15 (0.97%) VMware ESX
14 14 (0.91%) GPFS
15 13 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 13 (0.84%) GFS2
15 13 (0.84%) GlusterFS
15 13 (0.84%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 171 (11.11%) Puppet
2 134 (8.71%) Ansible
3 123 (7.99%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (2.92%) Salt
5 41 (2.66%) logstash
6 39 (2.53%) Kibana
7 30 (1.95%) SCCM
8 28 (1.82%) Data Guard
9 27 (1.75%) NetBackup
10 26 (1.69%) Nagios
11 21 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
11 21 (1.36%) Terraform
12 20 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
13 19 (1.23%) Kubernetes
13 19 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 18 (1.17%) SELinux
15 17 (1.10%) Tivoli
16 15 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 13 (0.84%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 281 (18.26%) Oracle
2 191 (12.41%) Microsoft
3 171 (11.11%) VMware
4 164 (10.66%) Red Hat
5 158 (10.27%) Cisco
6 77 (5.00%) HP
7 73 (4.74%) IBM
8 72 (4.68%) F5
9 60 (3.90%) Sun
10 58 (3.77%) Veritas
11 43 (2.79%) Citrix
12 42 (2.73%) Atlassian
13 33 (2.14%) EMC
14 29 (1.88%) NetApp
15 28 (1.82%) SaltStack
16 27 (1.75%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.49%) Splunk
17 23 (1.49%) Symantec
18 22 (1.43%) Brocade
19 21 (1.36%) SAP
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £470 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Rate: From £140 to £250 per day Up to £250 per day DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £2225.00 - £2441.00 per month
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Gamesys
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago