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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
UK
Rank 183 187 194
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing High Availability 621 660 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.29% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.56% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 446 386
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 30 9
Median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.76% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £21.45 £18.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.51 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +29.23%

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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 0 598 £475 +5.55% 148
London +19 298 £500 - 74
South East +11 93 £400 +12.67% 24
City of London +11 52 £525 +3.19% 15
North West +17 49 £419 -1.47% 14
East of England -5 43 £358 -35.00% 11
Berkshire +18 35 £381 +8.92% 4
South West +15 35 £385 +2.66% 5
Yorkshire -3 34 £400 +7.74% 8
Manchester +3 27 £344 -19.11% 8
Surrey +23 25 £325 -15.03% 3
Hampshire +18 20 £463 +35.03% 9
West Midlands -7 20 £425 +32.81% 7
Leeds +1 19 £475 +29.25% 4
West Yorkshire +1 19 £475 +29.25% 4
Bristol +3 16 £386 +5.10% 1
Cheshire +20 14 £438 +34.61% 3
South Yorkshire +7 14 £344 -31.25% 2
Reading -3 13 £425 +21.42% 2
Tyne and Wear -13 13 £350 +22.80% 1
North East -15 13 £350 +22.80% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 12 £375 +31.57% 1
Telford - 12 £450 -
Shropshire - 12 £450 -
Bracknell +13 11 £263 - 1
Suffolk +5 11 £250 -54.54%
East Midlands -10 11 £200 -31.62% 3
Hertfordshire +4 10 £335 -45.30% 5
Bedfordshire +1 10 £619 +7.60% 2
Luton +8 9 £625 +8.69%

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 523 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (34.00%) Linux
3 401 (27.66%) Java
4 350 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
5 313 (21.59%) DevOps
6 298 (20.55%) TDD
7 295 (20.34%) SQL
8 271 (18.69%) Python
9 264 (18.21%) Oracle
10 254 (17.52%) SQL Server
11 243 (16.76%) Unix
12 242 (16.69%) Windows
13 237 (16.34%) Open Source
14 233 (16.07%) Finance
15 214 (14.76%) Scrum
16 211 (14.55%) Web Services
17 194 (13.38%) Microsoft
18 193 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
19 191 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
20 186 (12.83%) ITIL
21 182 (12.55%) BDD
22 181 (12.48%) Jenkins
23 179 (12.34%) Disaster Recovery
24 176 (12.14%) JavaScript
25 168 (11.59%) Puppet
26 167 (11.52%) RESTful
27 162 (11.17%) Migration
28 158 (10.90%) Clustering
29 157 (10.83%) VMware
30 155 (10.69%) Firewall

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 (8.21%) Apache
2 84 (5.79%) WebLogic
3 81 (5.59%) Tomcat
4 71 (4.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 68 (4.69%) Confluence
6 56 (3.86%) IIS
7 51 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
8 46 (3.17%) JBoss
9 44 (3.03%) MS Exchange
9 44 (3.03%) WebSphere
10 29 (2.00%) iPlanet
11 22 (1.52%) CMS
12 21 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 20 (1.38%) Apache Spark
14 19 (1.31%) SharePoint
15 18 (1.24%) Apache Pig
16 17 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
17 16 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (1.03%) SAS
19 12 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 75 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (0.76%) MS Office
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.069%) MS Project
5 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (2.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
4 8 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.069%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.069%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.069%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 350 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (6.97%) IaaS
4 95 (6.55%) PaaS
5 77 (5.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 70 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
7 58 (4.00%) SaaS
8 47 (3.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 31 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.38%) Office 365
11 17 (1.17%) Amazon S3
12 16 (1.10%) GitHub
13 13 (0.90%) Datadog
14 12 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 12 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.62%) Slack
17 8 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
17 8 (0.55%) Route 53
18 7 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 155 (10.69%) Firewall
2 123 (8.48%) HTTP
3 112 (7.72%) TCP/IP
4 93 (6.41%) SAN
5 88 (6.07%) DNS
6 75 (5.17%) WAN
7 62 (4.28%) LAN
8 61 (4.21%) Internet
9 57 (3.93%) SSL
10 47 (3.24%) VPN
11 35 (2.41%) NAS
12 34 (2.34%) VoIP
13 33 (2.28%) LDAP
14 30 (2.07%) MQTT
14 30 (2.07%) RTSP
14 30 (2.07%) Unified Communications
15 29 (2.00%) Network Security
16 27 (1.86%) PBX
17 26 (1.79%) VLAN
18 23 (1.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 116 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 112 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 102 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
5 98 (6.76%) Oracle Database
6 94 (6.48%) MySQL
7 83 (5.72%) Relational Database
8 79 (5.45%) Hadoop
9 75 (5.17%) Big Data
10 64 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 60 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
12 59 (4.07%) Oracle Database 12c
13 53 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 44 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
15 43 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 36 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
17 34 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
17 34 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
18 32 (2.21%) RDBMS
19 30 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 181 (12.48%) Jenkins
2 134 (9.24%) Git (software)
3 101 (6.97%) JIRA
4 68 (4.69%) Cucumber
5 67 (4.62%) Subversion
6 46 (3.17%) JUnit
7 42 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (2.21%) Selenium
9 30 (2.07%) Maven
10 27 (1.86%) TeamCity
11 25 (1.72%) Hudson
12 23 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
13 22 (1.52%) Gradle
14 21 (1.45%) WebDriver
15 20 (1.38%) Ant
16 19 (1.31%) Mercurial
16 19 (1.31%) Mockito
17 17 (1.17%) Eclipse
17 17 (1.17%) Visual Studio
18 16 (1.10%) Zephyr
General
1 233 (16.07%) Finance
2 68 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 66 (4.55%) Banking
4 31 (2.14%) Retail
5 25 (1.72%) Marketing
6 24 (1.66%) Legal
7 23 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.59%) Front Office
8 17 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.90%) Electronics
9 13 (0.90%) Games
9 13 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.69%) Law
11 9 (0.62%) Publishing
12 8 (0.55%) Back Office
13 4 (0.28%) Billing
13 4 (0.28%) French Language
14 3 (0.21%) Advertising
14 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 363 (25.03%) Developer
2 152 (10.48%) DBA
3 137 (9.45%) Java Developer
4 129 (8.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 126 (8.69%) Architect
6 125 (8.62%) Administrator
7 91 (6.28%) Senior Developer
8 87 (6.00%) SQL DBA
9 79 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
10 65 (4.48%) Software Engineer
11 63 (4.34%) AWS DevOps
12 59 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 54 (3.72%) Consultant
14 52 (3.59%) Oracle DBA
15 51 (3.52%) Analyst
16 49 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
17 47 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
18 44 (3.03%) Agile Developer
19 38 (2.62%) Network Engineer
19 38 (2.62%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (14.55%) Web Services
2 167 (11.52%) RESTful
3 128 (8.83%) HTML
4 117 (8.07%) .NET
5 113 (7.79%) REST
6 101 (6.97%) CSS
7 95 (6.55%) J2EE
8 94 (6.48%) Middleware
9 92 (6.34%) Node.js
10 86 (5.93%) JSON
10 86 (5.93%) XML
11 79 (5.45%) AngularJS
12 65 (4.48%) Spring
13 50 (3.45%) Kafka
14 48 (3.31%) ASP.NET
15 45 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
16 44 (3.03%) HTML5
17 42 (2.90%) JMS
17 42 (2.90%) XSLT
18 38 (2.62%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 158 (10.90%) Clustering
2 104 (7.17%) Data Centre
3 88 (6.07%) Public Cloud
4 68 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (3.24%) Replication
6 45 (3.10%) Computer Science
7 43 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 38 (2.62%) User Experience
9 36 (2.48%) iPad
9 36 (2.48%) Video on Demand
10 30 (2.07%) Algorithms
10 30 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
11 27 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
12 25 (1.72%) Management Information System
13 19 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 19 (1.31%) N-Tier
13 19 (1.31%) RIA
14 17 (1.17%) Virtual Team
15 15 (1.03%) iPhone
16 14 (0.97%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 493 (34.00%) Linux
2 243 (16.76%) Unix
3 242 (16.69%) Windows
4 96 (6.62%) Windows Server
5 94 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (5.38%) Solaris
7 63 (4.34%) AIX
8 61 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 19 (1.31%) HPUX
13 17 (1.17%) CentOS
13 17 (1.17%) SUSE
14 15 (1.03%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.83%) Android
16 8 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.48%) VME
18 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (21.59%) DevOps
3 298 (20.55%) TDD
4 237 (16.34%) Open Source
5 214 (14.76%) Scrum
6 191 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
7 186 (12.83%) ITIL
8 182 (12.55%) BDD
9 179 (12.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 162 (11.17%) Migration
11 153 (10.55%) Software Engineering
12 146 (10.07%) Load Balancing
12 146 (10.07%) Performance Tuning
13 137 (9.45%) Microservices
14 136 (9.38%) Configuration Management
15 135 (9.31%) Low Latency
16 121 (8.34%) E-Commerce
17 101 (6.97%) Continuous Delivery
18 98 (6.76%) Change Management
19 92 (6.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 401 (27.66%) Java
2 295 (20.34%) SQL
3 271 (18.69%) Python
4 176 (12.14%) JavaScript
5 128 (8.83%) Perl
6 108 (7.45%) Ruby
7 96 (6.62%) C#
8 72 (4.97%) C
9 71 (4.90%) PowerShell
10 70 (4.83%) Bash Shell
11 65 (4.48%) C++
12 57 (3.93%) Scala
13 55 (3.79%) T-SQL
14 36 (2.48%) Shell Script
15 30 (2.07%) PL/SQL
16 29 (2.00%) Go
16 29 (2.00%) PHP
17 19 (1.31%) Apple Swift
18 18 (1.24%) Objective-C
19 15 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 124 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 73 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 68 (4.69%) Degree
4 37 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.72%) CCNP
7 23 (1.59%) CCNA
8 22 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 21 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 20 (1.38%) MCITP
11 16 (1.10%) CCIE
12 15 (1.03%) RHCE
13 12 (0.83%) MCSE
14 10 (0.69%) Avaya Certification
14 10 (0.69%) MCSA
15 6 (0.41%) AWS Certification
16 5 (0.34%) HND
16 5 (0.34%) MCDBA
16 5 (0.34%) MCP
17 4 (0.28%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.83%) QA
2 52 (3.59%) SLA
3 32 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (0.83%) MiFID
6 8 (0.55%) SDET
7 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.28%) TickIT
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.069%) EMIR
12 1 (0.069%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.069%) SEPA
12 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 132 (9.10%) Active Directory
2 107 (7.38%) Docker
3 106 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (2.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 29 (2.00%) vSphere
7 26 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 23 (1.59%) Veritas File System
8 23 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (1.31%) HDFS
9 19 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (1.17%) NFS
11 16 (1.10%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.97%) GPFS
13 13 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 11 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (0.62%) Apache Flume
16 8 (0.55%) PowerHA
16 8 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 168 (11.59%) Puppet
2 136 (9.38%) Ansible
3 116 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (3.52%) Salt
5 39 (2.69%) logstash
6 37 (2.55%) Kibana
7 31 (2.14%) NetBackup
8 29 (2.00%) Nagios
9 27 (1.86%) SCCM
10 24 (1.66%) Data Guard
11 22 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
12 20 (1.38%) Terraform
13 19 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
13 19 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
14 17 (1.17%) Kubernetes
15 15 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 14 (0.97%) Tivoli
17 12 (0.83%) Ambari
17 12 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
17 12 (0.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 264 (18.21%) Oracle
2 194 (13.38%) Microsoft
3 157 (10.83%) VMware
4 151 (10.41%) Cisco
5 143 (9.86%) Red Hat
6 63 (4.34%) F5
6 63 (4.34%) IBM
7 62 (4.28%) Veritas
8 59 (4.07%) Sun
9 58 (4.00%) HP
10 43 (2.97%) Citrix
11 31 (2.14%) Atlassian
12 29 (2.00%) SaltStack
12 29 (2.00%) Symantec
13 27 (1.86%) EMC
14 25 (1.72%) CheckPoint
14 25 (1.72%) NetApp
15 24 (1.66%) Splunk
16 22 (1.52%) Brocade
17 21 (1.45%) Reuters
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £401 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day Paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £52k - 58k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 21 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago