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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 153 184 208
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +24
Contract jobs citing High Availability 829 735 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.34% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.65% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 447 403
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 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 7
Median hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.27% -10.83%

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
40909 44671 43502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.22% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27247 28978 28332
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1330 1204
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +35 794 £475 +11.76% 168
London +36 397 £525 +12.00% 70
City of London +55 118 £550 +15.78% 14
South East +11 115 £448 +15.11% 30
North West +26 85 £440 +10.00% 10
North East +17 50 £345 -25.20%
East of England +18 48 £425 -5.55% 24
Tyne and Wear +10 47 £340 -26.28%
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 44 £350 -24.11%
Surrey +38 43 £344 +1.10% 4
Manchester +2 40 £440 +10.00% 7
South West -2 34 £425 +6.25% 6
Yorkshire +32 33 £413 +12.24% 15
Berkshire +6 25 £448 +27.85% 3
Lancashire +11 23 £500 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +29 22 £450 +25.17% 13
Wales -1 22 £500 +53.84% 4
Leeds +30 21 £463 +25.85% 10
Blackpool - 21 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire +15 20 £413 -22.35% 8
Hampshire +12 20 £475 +18.75% 6
Cheshire +25 17 £375 -11.76% 2
Bristol +1 16 £488 +39.78% 2
Luton +16 15 £575 +8.23% 3
East Midlands -32 15 £336 -10.33% 6
West Midlands -32 15 £400 +8.10% 6
South Wales -1 13 £500 +42.85% 4
Hertfordshire +11 12 £500 -4.76% 6
Camberley +10 12 - -
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £450 +11.80% 4

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 555 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (32.42%) Linux
3 410 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
4 399 (24.23%) Java
5 358 (21.74%) DevOps
6 329 (19.98%) Oracle
7 321 (19.49%) TDD
8 311 (18.88%) SQL Server
9 308 (18.70%) SQL
10 305 (18.52%) Python
11 278 (16.88%) Windows
12 262 (15.91%) Unix
13 244 (14.81%) Finance
14 243 (14.75%) ITIL
15 241 (14.63%) Open Source
16 229 (13.90%) Clustering
17 228 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 218 (13.24%) Scrum
18 218 (13.24%) JavaScript
19 214 (12.99%) Web Services
20 213 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
21 207 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
22 192 (11.66%) BDD
22 192 (11.66%) Jenkins
23 186 (11.29%) Puppet
23 186 (11.29%) VMware
24 183 (11.11%) Microsoft
25 181 (10.99%) Red Hat
26 177 (10.75%) Firewall
27 175 (10.63%) Load Balancing

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
1 134 (8.14%) Apache
2 98 (5.95%) WebLogic
3 81 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 79 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
5 75 (4.55%) Confluence
6 71 (4.31%) IIS
7 67 (4.07%) Oracle Application Server
8 58 (3.52%) JBoss
9 44 (2.67%) WebSphere
10 38 (2.31%) SharePoint
11 34 (2.06%) MS Exchange
12 30 (1.82%) Apache Spark
13 29 (1.76%) iPlanet
14 26 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
15 24 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
15 24 (1.46%) CMS
16 19 (1.15%) nginx
17 18 (1.09%) Apache Pig
18 17 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 15 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 79 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.15%) MS Office
3 7 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.061%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.061%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 410 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
2 228 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (7.41%) PaaS
4 97 (5.89%) IaaS
5 95 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
6 88 (5.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 65 (3.95%) SaaS
8 47 (2.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 34 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (1.88%) GitHub
11 29 (1.76%) Amazon S3
12 17 (1.03%) Office 365
13 12 (0.73%) Heroku
14 11 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (0.55%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (10.75%) Firewall
2 146 (8.86%) SAN
3 138 (8.38%) HTTP
4 108 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 104 (6.31%) DNS
6 79 (4.80%) WAN
7 72 (4.37%) LAN
8 65 (3.95%) Internet
9 60 (3.64%) SSL
10 48 (2.91%) VPN
11 43 (2.61%) LDAP
12 38 (2.31%) Network Security
13 35 (2.13%) DHCP
14 32 (1.94%) MQTT
15 31 (1.88%) VoIP
16 30 (1.82%) RTSP
17 25 (1.52%) NAS
18 23 (1.40%) VLAN
19 22 (1.34%) LTE
20 21 (1.28%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 138 (8.38%) NoSQL
3 121 (7.35%) Hadoop
4 119 (7.23%) Oracle Database
5 108 (6.56%) MySQL
6 105 (6.38%) MongoDB
7 93 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
8 90 (5.46%) Big Data
9 77 (4.68%) Relational Database
10 65 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
11 60 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 59 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 51 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
14 47 (2.85%) SQL Server 2014
15 45 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
16 44 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 39 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
18 38 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
19 35 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
20 30 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 192 (11.66%) Jenkins
2 135 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 103 (6.25%) JIRA
4 79 (4.80%) Subversion
5 49 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 48 (2.91%) Cucumber
7 46 (2.79%) TeamCity
8 41 (2.49%) JUnit
9 35 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (2.06%) Hudson
11 31 (1.88%) Maven
12 28 (1.70%) Zephyr
13 27 (1.64%) Mercurial
14 23 (1.40%) Gradle
15 20 (1.21%) Ant
15 20 (1.21%) Eclipse
15 20 (1.21%) Selenium
16 17 (1.03%) GCC
16 17 (1.03%) GDB
16 17 (1.03%) Trac
General
1 244 (14.81%) Finance
2 78 (4.74%) Banking
3 59 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 42 (2.55%) Retail
5 35 (2.13%) Marketing
6 31 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.40%) Front Office
8 18 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.97%) Legal
10 15 (0.91%) Games
11 14 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.79%) Law
13 11 (0.67%) Electronics
14 8 (0.49%) Publishing
15 4 (0.24%) Advertising
15 4 (0.24%) Automotive
15 4 (0.24%) Back Office
16 3 (0.18%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 382 (23.19%) Developer
2 177 (10.75%) Administrator
3 160 (9.71%) DBA
4 157 (9.53%) Architect
5 130 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 120 (7.29%) Java Developer
7 102 (6.19%) AWS Engineer
8 81 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 81 (4.92%) SQL DBA
9 80 (4.86%) Consultant
10 77 (4.68%) AWS DevOps
11 71 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 70 (4.25%) Linux Engineer
13 66 (4.01%) Software Engineer
14 62 (3.76%) Oracle DBA
15 58 (3.52%) Analyst
16 50 (3.04%) Web Engineer
17 48 (2.91%) Support Engineer
18 47 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
19 46 (2.79%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (12.99%) Web Services
2 165 (10.02%) .NET
3 158 (9.59%) RESTful
4 139 (8.44%) REST
5 122 (7.41%) HTML
5 122 (7.41%) Middleware
6 104 (6.31%) CSS
7 99 (6.01%) XML
8 98 (5.95%) AngularJS
8 98 (5.95%) J2EE
9 89 (5.40%) JSON
10 85 (5.16%) Node.js
11 83 (5.04%) ASP.NET
12 58 (3.52%) Kafka
13 57 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (3.22%) RabbitMQ
15 50 (3.04%) Spring
16 44 (2.67%) ELK Stack
16 44 (2.67%) HTML5
17 42 (2.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 229 (13.90%) Clustering
2 114 (6.92%) Public Cloud
3 108 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 64 (3.89%) Replication
5 44 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (2.67%) User Experience
6 39 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 36 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 35 (2.13%) Video on Demand
9 29 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.64%) Data Integration
11 26 (1.58%) iPad
12 25 (1.52%) N-Tier
13 22 (1.34%) Algorithms
14 20 (1.21%) Blog
15 19 (1.15%) PKI
15 19 (1.15%) RIA
16 18 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (1.09%) Hedge funds
16 18 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 534 (32.42%) Linux
2 278 (16.88%) Windows
3 262 (15.91%) Unix
4 125 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 100 (6.07%) Windows Server
6 98 (5.95%) AIX
7 86 (5.22%) Solaris
8 48 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 23 (1.40%) CentOS
12 22 (1.34%) HPUX
13 20 (1.21%) SUSE
14 16 (0.97%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.91%) Android
16 14 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.73%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.55%) Fedora
19 6 (0.36%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (21.74%) DevOps
3 321 (19.49%) TDD
4 243 (14.75%) ITIL
5 241 (14.63%) Open Source
6 218 (13.24%) Scrum
7 213 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
8 207 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 192 (11.66%) BDD
10 175 (10.63%) Load Balancing
11 174 (10.56%) Performance Tuning
12 170 (10.32%) E-Commerce
13 167 (10.14%) Microservices
14 157 (9.53%) Migration
15 143 (8.68%) Software Engineering
16 131 (7.95%) Configuration Management
17 107 (6.50%) Pair Programming
18 106 (6.44%) Continuous Delivery
18 106 (6.44%) Low Latency
19 95 (5.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 399 (24.23%) Java
2 308 (18.70%) SQL
3 305 (18.52%) Python
4 218 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 130 (7.89%) Perl
6 123 (7.47%) C#
7 98 (5.95%) Ruby
8 95 (5.77%) Scala
9 87 (5.28%) C
10 70 (4.25%) Bash Shell
10 70 (4.25%) PowerShell
11 65 (3.95%) C++
12 61 (3.70%) T-SQL
13 50 (3.04%) Shell Script
14 39 (2.37%) PHP
15 34 (2.06%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.46%) Groovy
17 23 (1.40%) Go
18 18 (1.09%) Jython
19 17 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 153 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 92 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 65 (3.95%) Degree
4 39 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (2.25%) DV Cleared
6 36 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (2.00%) RHCE
8 24 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 22 (1.34%) CCNA
10 19 (1.15%) CCNP
11 13 (0.79%) CCIE
12 12 (0.73%) MCITP
13 10 (0.61%) MCTS
14 7 (0.43%) AWS Certification
14 7 (0.43%) MCSE
15 5 (0.30%) AAT
15 5 (0.30%) MCDBA
15 5 (0.30%) MCSA
15 5 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
16 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.43%) QA
2 70 (4.25%) SLA
3 34 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.61%) MiFID
6 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.30%) SDET
8 4 (0.24%) TickIT
9 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 156 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 137 (8.32%) Docker
3 126 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (4.49%) Oracle RAC
5 40 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 40 (2.43%) KVM
6 30 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 30 (1.82%) vSphere
7 23 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (1.28%) HDFS
9 20 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 18 (1.09%) GFS2
10 18 (1.09%) GlusterFS
10 18 (1.09%) OCFS2
11 17 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (0.91%) VMware ESX
13 14 (0.85%) GPFS
13 14 (0.85%) NFS
13 14 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 186 (11.29%) Puppet
2 151 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (8.08%) Ansible
4 40 (2.43%) logstash
5 38 (2.31%) Kibana
6 36 (2.19%) Salt
7 33 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 29 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
8 29 (1.76%) SCCM
9 28 (1.70%) Data Guard
9 28 (1.70%) NetBackup
10 26 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
10 26 (1.58%) Kubernetes
10 26 (1.58%) SELinux
11 21 (1.28%) Nagios
11 21 (1.28%) OpenView
12 19 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 19 (1.15%) Tivoli
13 18 (1.09%) CFEngine
14 17 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 329 (19.98%) Oracle
2 186 (11.29%) VMware
3 183 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 181 (10.99%) Red Hat
5 145 (8.80%) Cisco
6 108 (6.56%) HP
7 90 (5.46%) IBM
8 74 (4.49%) F5
9 59 (3.58%) Citrix
9 59 (3.58%) Sun
10 57 (3.46%) Veritas
11 51 (3.10%) EMC
12 37 (2.25%) Atlassian
13 29 (1.76%) CheckPoint
13 29 (1.76%) SaltStack
14 28 (1.70%) NetApp
15 25 (1.52%) Splunk
16 24 (1.46%) Brocade
17 21 (1.28%) 3PAR
18 20 (1.21%) Symantec
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South England
The Curve Group
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Catapult
Rate: Daily rate - 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Week
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Music Sales Group
Salary: £30-45k pa or c£300/Day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
IQUO
Salary: Negotiable, Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550.00 - £551.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550.00 - £551.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Rate: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum (Pro Rata)
Posted: 23 days ago