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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 163 184 215
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +31
Contract jobs citing High Availability 863 747 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.60% 1.31% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.64% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 469 350
Median daily rate £450 £407 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £21.20 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.54 £33.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -22.76%

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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
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 £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +14 811 £450 +9.09% 194
London +12 341 £475 - 80
South East -14 138 £460 +18.70% 25
Tyne and Wear +16 74 £285 +8.57% 3
North East +13 74 £285 +8.57% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 73 £283 +7.61% 3
Berkshire +27 68 £525 +37.70% 4
City of London +39 66 £475 +1.06% 27
South West +28 63 £450 +32.35% 14
Yorkshire +2 60 £400 -3.03% 15
West Yorkshire +6 52 £400 -1.84% 12
Leeds +15 47 £400 +5.96% 11
East of England +24 45 £413 +17.85% 16
North West -9 42 £415 +10.66% 25
Scotland +19 38 £309 -25.15% 4
West Midlands -28 30 £350 -12.50% 11
Manchester +3 24 £419 +30.85% 15
Reading +19 22 £525 +35.48% 2
Bristol +8 20 £450 +18.03% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 19 £375 -5.95%
East Midlands -7 19 £525 +31.25% 4
Wiltshire +4 17 £863 - 2
Bracknell +1 17 £525 +31.25%
Hampshire -17 15 £375 -4.76% 8
Kent +16 14 £460 +22.66% 1
Milton Keynes -7 14 £375 -3.96%
Edinburgh -1 13 £450 - 2
Cambridgeshire +21 12 £363 +3.57% 3
West Sussex 0 12 £365 +10.18% 2
Renfrewshire -13 12 £300 -29.41%

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 538 (31.83%) Linux
2 537 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (23.49%) Java
4 376 (22.25%) Windows
5 356 (21.07%) SQL Server
6 336 (19.88%) Oracle
7 323 (19.11%) SQL
8 313 (18.52%) Clustering
9 266 (15.74%) ITIL
9 266 (15.74%) TDD
10 257 (15.21%) JavaScript
11 256 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 253 (14.97%) Unix
13 252 (14.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 237 (14.02%) DevOps
15 228 (13.49%) Finance
16 227 (13.43%) Active Directory
17 225 (13.31%) Python
18 221 (13.08%) Firewall
18 221 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
19 215 (12.72%) Red Hat
20 206 (12.19%) REST
21 204 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
22 200 (11.83%) SAN
23 199 (11.78%) VMware
24 198 (11.72%) Open Source
25 190 (11.24%) Scrum
26 180 (10.65%) Security Cleared
27 178 (10.53%) Microservices
28 174 (10.30%) HP

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
1 128 (7.57%) Apache
2 82 (4.85%) IIS
3 64 (3.79%) JBoss
4 58 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 52 (3.08%) Apache Spark
6 42 (2.49%) MS Exchange
7 39 (2.31%) SharePoint
8 35 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (1.89%) Confluence
9 32 (1.89%) WebSphere
10 30 (1.78%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 24 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 21 (1.24%) IBM Notes
14 20 (1.18%) OpenStack
15 19 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (0.95%) nginx
17 14 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
18 13 (0.77%) CMS
19 12 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 99 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.12%) MS Office
3 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.12%) Beauchamp
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.059%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.059%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.059%) SAP ERP
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
1 204 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (3.91%) PaaS
4 56 (3.31%) IaaS
5 44 (2.60%) Office 365
6 39 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (2.25%) SaaS
8 31 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (1.36%) GitHub
10 18 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.89%) Heroku
12 10 (0.59%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.36%) Force.com
15 5 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.24%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 221 (13.08%) Firewall
2 200 (11.83%) SAN
3 164 (9.70%) HTTP
4 159 (9.41%) DNS
5 111 (6.57%) TCP/IP
5 111 (6.57%) WAN
6 108 (6.39%) LAN
7 76 (4.50%) LDAP
7 76 (4.50%) VPN
8 69 (4.08%) DHCP
9 66 (3.91%) Network Security
10 61 (3.61%) Internet
11 48 (2.84%) BGP
12 47 (2.78%) SSL
13 40 (2.37%) OSPF
14 35 (2.07%) NAS
15 34 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
15 34 (2.01%) MPLS
16 28 (1.66%) VoIP
17 27 (1.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 153 (9.05%) MySQL
3 110 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 107 (6.33%) Hadoop
5 97 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (4.97%) Big Data
7 76 (4.50%) MongoDB
8 74 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (4.02%) Oracle Database
9 68 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 52 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 51 (3.02%) Relational Database
12 51 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
13 47 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 43 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 40 (2.37%) DB2
15 40 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (1.89%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 155 (9.17%) Jenkins
2 134 (7.93%) Git (software)
3 57 (3.37%) JIRA
4 53 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 50 (2.96%) Maven
6 49 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 48 (2.84%) Subversion
8 45 (2.66%) Gradle
8 45 (2.66%) Hudson
9 40 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 26 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (1.54%) JUnit
11 22 (1.30%) Vagrant
12 21 (1.24%) MSI
13 20 (1.18%) Visual Studio
14 16 (0.95%) Mockito
14 16 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (0.77%) Selenium
16 12 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 228 (13.49%) Finance
2 105 (6.21%) Banking
3 70 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 45 (2.66%) Games
5 38 (2.25%) Retail
6 33 (1.95%) Marketing
7 32 (1.89%) Front Office
8 23 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.24%) Back Office
11 13 (0.77%) Billing
12 10 (0.59%) Legal
13 9 (0.53%) Advertising
13 9 (0.53%) Publishing
14 8 (0.47%) Automotive
14 8 (0.47%) Electronics
14 8 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.41%) Law
16 4 (0.24%) Military
16 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 445 (26.33%) Developer
2 199 (11.78%) Administrator
3 186 (11.01%) Architect
4 135 (7.99%) DBA
5 129 (7.63%) Java Developer
6 102 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 93 (5.50%) SQL DBA
8 88 (5.21%) Consultant
9 65 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 64 (3.79%) Support Engineer
11 62 (3.67%) Senior Developer
12 61 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
13 59 (3.49%) C# Developer
14 58 (3.43%) Linux Administrator
15 57 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
16 55 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
17 50 (2.96%) Unix Administrator
18 49 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 49 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
19 48 (2.84%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (12.19%) REST
2 171 (10.12%) .NET
3 168 (9.94%) Web Services
4 166 (9.82%) Middleware
5 163 (9.64%) HTML
6 127 (7.51%) CSS
7 118 (6.98%) XML
8 109 (6.45%) SOAP
9 90 (5.33%) RESTful
10 89 (5.27%) AngularJS
11 85 (5.03%) Spring
12 81 (4.79%) HTML5
13 78 (4.62%) ASP.NET
14 75 (4.44%) J2EE
15 74 (4.38%) JSON
16 69 (4.08%) CSS3
17 67 (3.96%) Node.js
17 67 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
18 61 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
19 52 (3.08%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 313 (18.52%) Clustering
2 134 (7.93%) Data Centre
3 109 (6.45%) Replication
4 88 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (4.38%) Computer Science
6 60 (3.55%) Public Cloud
7 43 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 35 (2.07%) User Experience
9 27 (1.60%) N-Tier
10 24 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 23 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.24%) PKI
13 20 (1.18%) Data Integration
14 19 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.12%) Private Cloud
15 18 (1.07%) EMC VMAX
16 17 (1.01%) HACMP
16 17 (1.01%) Hedge funds
16 17 (1.01%) NHS
16 17 (1.01%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 538 (31.83%) Linux
2 376 (22.25%) Windows
3 253 (14.97%) Unix
4 171 (10.12%) Windows Server
5 169 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 108 (6.39%) AIX
7 94 (5.56%) Solaris
8 68 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (2.31%) CentOS
11 32 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (1.30%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.77%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.65%) Debian
16 10 (0.59%) HPUX
17 9 (0.53%) zOS
18 8 (0.47%) SUSE
18 8 (0.47%) Windows 10
19 7 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (15.74%) ITIL
2 266 (15.74%) TDD
3 252 (14.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 237 (14.02%) DevOps
5 221 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
6 198 (11.72%) Open Source
7 190 (11.24%) Scrum
8 178 (10.53%) Microservices
9 154 (9.11%) Performance Tuning
10 147 (8.70%) E-Commerce
11 135 (7.99%) BDD
12 133 (7.87%) Configuration Management
13 132 (7.81%) Migration
14 129 (7.63%) Load Balancing
15 125 (7.40%) Continuous Delivery
16 117 (6.92%) Pair Programming
17 108 (6.39%) SOA
18 107 (6.33%) Low Latency
18 107 (6.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 397 (23.49%) Java
2 323 (19.11%) SQL
3 257 (15.21%) JavaScript
4 225 (13.31%) Python
5 136 (8.05%) C#
6 109 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 106 (6.27%) Perl
8 99 (5.86%) Scala
9 94 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 79 (4.67%) Ruby
11 74 (4.38%) PHP
12 69 (4.08%) T-SQL
13 61 (3.61%) Shell Script
14 55 (3.25%) C
15 52 (3.08%) C++
16 34 (2.01%) PL/SQL
17 24 (1.42%) Go
18 22 (1.30%) ES6
19 17 (1.01%) Groovy
20 15 (0.89%) Jython
Qualifications
1 180 (10.65%) Security Cleared
2 125 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 118 (6.98%) Degree
4 77 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (3.14%) RHCE
7 45 (2.66%) CCNP
8 34 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.60%) CCNA
10 22 (1.30%) MCSE
11 19 (1.12%) MCITP
12 17 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
13 16 (0.95%) IBM AIX Certification
13 16 (0.95%) MCTS
14 13 (0.77%) CISSP
14 13 (0.77%) HND
15 12 (0.71%) ISEB
16 11 (0.65%) CCIE
16 11 (0.65%) HNC
16 11 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.21%) SLA
2 63 (3.73%) QA
3 11 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.41%) COBIT
6 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.18%) TickIT
8 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.059%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.059%) PMBOK
System Software
1 227 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 154 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (6.63%) Docker
4 71 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
5 69 (4.08%) KVM
6 41 (2.43%) Hyper-V
7 40 (2.37%) vSphere
8 37 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 28 (1.66%) GlusterFS
11 24 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 24 (1.42%) VMware ESX
12 23 (1.36%) Terminal Services
13 22 (1.30%) iptables
13 22 (1.30%) NFS
14 19 (1.12%) RHEV
15 17 (1.01%) Postfix
16 16 (0.95%) GPFS
17 15 (0.89%) vCloud
18 13 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 168 (9.94%) Puppet
2 106 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 69 (4.08%) Ansible
5 50 (2.96%) Nagios
6 42 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
6 42 (2.49%) Failover Clustering
7 39 (2.31%) NetBackup
8 32 (1.89%) Data Guard
9 31 (1.83%) SCOM
10 26 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 25 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
12 24 (1.42%) Kubernetes
12 24 (1.42%) Oracle ZFS
12 24 (1.42%) SCCM
13 23 (1.36%) OpenView
14 22 (1.30%) Perfmon
15 21 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 21 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
16 18 (1.07%) Salt
Vendors
1 336 (19.88%) Oracle
2 256 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 215 (12.72%) Red Hat
4 199 (11.78%) VMware
5 174 (10.30%) HP
6 147 (8.70%) IBM
7 132 (7.81%) Cisco
8 97 (5.74%) EMC
9 95 (5.62%) Citrix
10 62 (3.67%) F5
11 44 (2.60%) Veritas
12 42 (2.49%) Brocade
13 36 (2.13%) CheckPoint
13 36 (2.13%) Sun
14 33 (1.95%) Dell
15 29 (1.72%) NetApp
15 29 (1.72%) Splunk
16 26 (1.54%) StorageTek
17 21 (1.24%) Lotus
18 20 (1.18%) ServiceNow
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £235 - £275 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Damco Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
TDA Group
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £288.64 - £303.07 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
TDA Group
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £485 per day + likely extension
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago