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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 171 176 204
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +28
Contract jobs citing High Availability 829 801 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.40% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.73% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 475 402
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £389 £373
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.48 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.02% +25.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £27.25 £19.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.25 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.26%

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +10 791 £475 +6.74% 164
London +37 398 £500 +3.35% 58
South East +9 131 £425 +14.86% 25
City of London +66 116 £550 +12.82% 16
North East +21 58 £323 +0.78% 4
Tyne and Wear +18 56 £320 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 55 £320 - 4
East of England +14 43 £413 +32.00% 20
Berkshire +10 41 £450 +9.09% 5
Yorkshire +12 40 £460 +21.05% 15
North West 0 38 £388 -3.12% 18
South West -9 34 £450 - 10
Surrey +2 29 £550 +62.96% 3
West Yorkshire +6 28 £425 +11.84% 6
West Sussex +7 26 £370 +12.12% 1
Leeds 0 25 £443 +16.44% 5
West Midlands -68 23 £375 -5.66% 9
Bedfordshire +7 18 £400 -11.11% 6
Bristol +4 17 £450 - 2
South Wales +29 16 £488 +37.32% 4
Wales +23 16 £488 +26.62% 5
Luton +7 16 £413 -8.33% 6
Scotland -12 16 £400 +14.28% 18
East Midlands -25 15 £388 -16.21% 5
Crawley +13 12 £370 +11.27%
Cheshire +2 12 £375 -6.25% 6
Lancashire +27 11 £488 +30.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 11 £400 -5.88% 2
Hampshire -1 11 £435 +5.33% 8
Edinburgh +8 10 £425 -5.55% 8

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 565 (33.55%) Linux
2 548 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
3 396 (23.52%) Java
4 374 (22.21%) Windows
5 366 (21.73%) Oracle
6 339 (20.13%) SQL Server
7 321 (19.06%) Clustering
8 312 (18.53%) Amazon AWS
9 295 (17.52%) DevOps
10 294 (17.46%) SQL
11 292 (17.34%) TDD
12 286 (16.98%) ITIL
13 276 (16.39%) Python
14 263 (15.62%) JavaScript
15 256 (15.20%) Unix
16 238 (14.13%) Active Directory
17 237 (14.07%) Open Source
18 235 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
19 222 (13.18%) Firewall
19 222 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
20 218 (12.95%) Microsoft
21 214 (12.71%) Finance
22 213 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
23 203 (12.05%) Microservices
24 198 (11.76%) Red Hat
25 197 (11.70%) VMware
26 192 (11.40%) SAN
27 190 (11.28%) Scrum
28 184 (10.93%) Jenkins
29 182 (10.81%) REST

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
1 163 (9.68%) Apache
2 88 (5.23%) Tomcat
3 84 (4.99%) IIS
4 75 (4.45%) JBoss
5 67 (3.98%) WebLogic
6 64 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
7 46 (2.73%) Apache Spark
8 45 (2.67%) MS Exchange
9 44 (2.61%) SharePoint
10 40 (2.38%) WebSphere
11 39 (2.32%) Confluence
12 35 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
13 30 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 23 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
14 23 (1.37%) IBM Notes
15 20 (1.19%) CMS
15 20 (1.19%) nginx
16 18 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (0.95%) iPlanet
18 12 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 88 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.059%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.059%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.059%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.059%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.059%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.059%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.059%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.059%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.059%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.059%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.059%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 312 (18.53%) Amazon AWS
2 222 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (5.29%) PaaS
4 65 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
5 63 (3.74%) IaaS
6 54 (3.21%) SaaS
7 48 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (2.49%) Office 365
9 33 (1.96%) GitHub
10 27 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (1.13%) Amazon S3
14 17 (1.01%) Heroku
15 9 (0.53%) CloudFront
16 7 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 5 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
17 5 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 222 (13.18%) Firewall
2 192 (11.40%) SAN
3 170 (10.10%) HTTP
4 152 (9.03%) DNS
5 116 (6.89%) TCP/IP
6 101 (6.00%) LAN
6 101 (6.00%) WAN
7 88 (5.23%) LDAP
8 65 (3.86%) DHCP
9 62 (3.68%) Internet
10 56 (3.33%) SSL
11 55 (3.27%) Network Security
12 40 (2.38%) VPN
13 36 (2.14%) NAS
14 34 (2.02%) BGP
15 30 (1.78%) MPLS
16 29 (1.72%) OSPF
17 26 (1.54%) MQTT
18 23 (1.37%) RTSP
19 22 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 136 (8.08%) MySQL
3 135 (8.02%) NoSQL
4 132 (7.84%) Hadoop
5 94 (5.58%) Big Data
6 92 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
7 90 (5.34%) Oracle Database
8 83 (4.93%) MongoDB
9 64 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 57 (3.38%) Relational Database
11 53 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 47 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 47 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 44 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 43 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
15 42 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
16 40 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
17 36 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 32 (1.90%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 184 (10.93%) Jenkins
2 133 (7.90%) Git (software)
3 71 (4.22%) JIRA
4 68 (4.04%) Subversion
5 56 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 53 (3.15%) Hudson
7 50 (2.97%) Maven
8 49 (2.91%) Cucumber
8 49 (2.91%) TeamCity
9 39 (2.32%) Gradle
10 25 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (1.43%) Vagrant
12 21 (1.25%) MSI
13 19 (1.13%) JUnit
14 18 (1.07%) Mercurial
15 16 (0.95%) Zephyr
16 15 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (0.89%) Selenium
16 15 (0.89%) Visual Studio
17 13 (0.77%) Ant
General
1 214 (12.71%) Finance
2 84 (4.99%) Banking
3 63 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.73%) Retail
5 34 (2.02%) Marketing
6 29 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 29 (1.72%) Games
7 25 (1.48%) Front Office
8 19 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.07%) Back Office
10 15 (0.89%) Legal
11 9 (0.53%) Automotive
11 9 (0.53%) Billing
11 9 (0.53%) Law
12 7 (0.42%) Advertising
12 7 (0.42%) Electronics
12 7 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.30%) Publishing
14 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 422 (25.06%) Developer
2 202 (12.00%) Administrator
3 193 (11.46%) Architect
4 142 (8.43%) DBA
5 134 (7.96%) Java Developer
6 108 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 81 (4.81%) SQL DBA
8 74 (4.39%) Consultant
9 73 (4.33%) Senior Developer
10 71 (4.22%) AWS Engineer
10 71 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
11 70 (4.16%) Support Engineer
12 58 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
13 56 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
14 54 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 53 (3.15%) C# Developer
15 53 (3.15%) Oracle DBA
16 51 (3.03%) Analyst
17 50 (2.97%) .NET Developer
17 50 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (10.81%) REST
2 169 (10.04%) Web Services
3 167 (9.92%) Middleware
4 161 (9.56%) .NET
5 159 (9.44%) HTML
6 127 (7.54%) CSS
7 120 (7.13%) XML
8 114 (6.77%) RESTful
9 107 (6.35%) J2EE
10 101 (6.00%) JSON
11 98 (5.82%) AngularJS
12 88 (5.23%) ASP.NET
13 84 (4.99%) SOAP
14 79 (4.69%) Spring
15 77 (4.57%) HTML5
16 74 (4.39%) RabbitMQ
17 67 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
17 67 (3.98%) Node.js
18 64 (3.80%) CSS3
19 51 (3.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 321 (19.06%) Clustering
2 121 (7.19%) Data Centre
3 106 (6.29%) Public Cloud
4 76 (4.51%) Replication
5 69 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 45 (2.67%) User Experience
8 42 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.78%) Video on Demand
10 26 (1.54%) PKI
11 24 (1.43%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.31%) Blog
13 22 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 21 (1.25%) Data Integration
14 21 (1.25%) NHS
15 20 (1.19%) iPad
16 19 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 17 (1.01%) Statistics
17 17 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 565 (33.55%) Linux
2 374 (22.21%) Windows
3 256 (15.20%) Unix
4 162 (9.62%) Windows Server
5 155 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 114 (6.77%) AIX
7 96 (5.70%) Solaris
8 66 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (2.08%) CentOS
11 32 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (1.48%) Apple iOS
13 23 (1.37%) SUSE
14 20 (1.19%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.01%) HPUX
16 15 (0.89%) Android
17 13 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (0.77%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.65%) Fedora
19 10 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (17.52%) DevOps
3 292 (17.34%) TDD
4 286 (16.98%) ITIL
5 237 (14.07%) Open Source
6 235 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 213 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
8 203 (12.05%) Microservices
9 190 (11.28%) Scrum
10 170 (10.10%) Load Balancing
11 165 (9.80%) E-Commerce
12 161 (9.56%) Performance Tuning
13 156 (9.26%) BDD
14 140 (8.31%) Configuration Management
15 132 (7.84%) Migration
16 128 (7.60%) Service Delivery
17 121 (7.19%) Pair Programming
18 112 (6.65%) OO
19 105 (6.24%) Software Engineering
20 101 (6.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 396 (23.52%) Java
2 294 (17.46%) SQL
3 276 (16.39%) Python
4 263 (15.62%) JavaScript
5 129 (7.66%) C#
6 128 (7.60%) Perl
7 106 (6.29%) PowerShell
8 99 (5.88%) Scala
9 98 (5.82%) Bash Shell
9 98 (5.82%) Ruby
10 82 (4.87%) C
11 69 (4.10%) PHP
12 65 (3.86%) Shell Script
13 57 (3.38%) T-SQL
14 53 (3.15%) C++
15 33 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.43%) Go
16 24 (1.43%) Groovy
17 21 (1.25%) Jython
18 18 (1.07%) Korn
Qualifications
1 180 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 117 (6.95%) SC Cleared
3 74 (4.39%) Degree
4 70 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (3.80%) RHCE
6 45 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (2.49%) DV Cleared
8 31 (1.84%) CCNA
9 26 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 23 (1.37%) CCNP
11 16 (0.95%) MCSE
12 14 (0.83%) MCITP
12 14 (0.83%) MCTS
13 12 (0.71%) CISSP
13 12 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (0.65%) MCSA
15 10 (0.59%) CCIE
15 10 (0.59%) HND
15 10 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
16 9 (0.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.75%) SLA
2 77 (4.57%) QA
3 25 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.30%) SDET
7 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.059%) MiFID
9 1 (0.059%) TickIT
System Software
1 238 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 149 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (7.54%) Docker
4 97 (5.76%) Oracle RAC
5 69 (4.10%) KVM
6 45 (2.67%) vSphere
7 41 (2.43%) Hyper-V
8 29 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 29 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (1.60%) GlusterFS
10 23 (1.37%) iptables
10 23 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 22 (1.31%) GFS2
11 22 (1.31%) OCFS2
12 19 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 19 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 18 (1.07%) NFS
13 18 (1.07%) vCloud
14 17 (1.01%) Postfix
15 13 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 158 (9.38%) Puppet
2 126 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (5.64%) Ansible
4 71 (4.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 50 (2.97%) Failover Clustering
6 49 (2.91%) EMC NetWorker
7 35 (2.08%) Data Guard
7 35 (2.08%) Nagios
8 34 (2.02%) NetBackup
9 33 (1.96%) OpenView
10 28 (1.66%) SCCM
10 28 (1.66%) SELinux
11 27 (1.60%) Kubernetes
11 27 (1.60%) SCOM
12 24 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
13 23 (1.37%) logstash
14 22 (1.31%) CFEngine
14 22 (1.31%) Perfmon
15 21 (1.25%) Kibana
15 21 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 366 (21.73%) Oracle
2 218 (12.95%) Microsoft
3 198 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 197 (11.70%) VMware
5 173 (10.27%) HP
6 131 (7.78%) IBM
7 123 (7.30%) Cisco
8 100 (5.94%) Citrix
9 81 (4.81%) EMC
10 56 (3.33%) F5
11 46 (2.73%) Veritas
12 44 (2.61%) Sun
13 33 (1.96%) NetApp
14 31 (1.84%) Brocade
15 28 (1.66%) Dell
16 26 (1.54%) CheckPoint
16 26 (1.54%) SaltStack
17 24 (1.43%) Atlassian
17 24 (1.43%) Splunk
18 23 (1.37%) Lotus
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £600 day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: TO £600 DAY, long term programme
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Experis IT
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago