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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 165 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Contract jobs citing High Availability 813 646 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.15% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.45% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 428 368
Median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 11
Median hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -35.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £52.50

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
44007 44399 41585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 79.29% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29216 28157 26311
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1026 1266 1219
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +32 757 £450 +9.09% 186
London +36 333 £475 +5.55% 79
South East +5 149 £450 +9.09% 34
Berkshire +32 72 £450 - 9
North West +30 68 £450 +12.50% 17
Yorkshire +16 59 £388 -13.88% 16
West Yorkshire +18 55 £375 -16.66% 11
City of London +19 51 £475 +5.55% 22
Leeds +37 50 £375 -10.71% 8
Scotland +11 42 £313 -9.74% 6
North East -11 39 £303 +0.83% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 39 £303 +0.83% 4
Tyne and Wear -21 39 £303 +0.83% 4
East of England +8 38 £413 +22.22% 8
South West +4 31 £419 +23.69% 8
Cheshire +12 30 £452 +12.89% 1
Manchester +2 28 £406 +12.06% 12
Reading 0 26 £450 - 6
West Midlands -15 25 £375 -6.25% 11
East Midlands -5 24 £400 - 8
Hampshire -18 23 £388 +3.33% 5
Warrington +6 22 £488 -
Surrey -4 18 £413 +17.92% 12
Renfrewshire -23 17 £300 -13.35%
Erskine -27 17 £300 -13.35%
Buckinghamshire +1 16 £388 -0.64% 2
Bracknell - 14 £488 - 2
Milton Keynes -5 12 £381 -4.32%
Glasgow +9 11 £313 -3.84% 4
Bristol +6 11 £418 +11.33% 3

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (35.72%) Linux
2 499 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
3 374 (24.83%) Java
4 343 (22.78%) SQL
5 308 (20.45%) Oracle
6 305 (20.25%) Windows
7 292 (19.39%) SQL Server
8 250 (16.60%) Unix
9 240 (15.94%) TDD
10 236 (15.67%) Microsoft
11 228 (15.14%) JavaScript
12 223 (14.81%) ITIL
13 210 (13.94%) Web Services
14 208 (13.81%) REST
15 204 (13.55%) Red Hat
16 202 (13.41%) Finance
16 202 (13.41%) Clustering
17 199 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
18 195 (12.95%) Python
19 187 (12.42%) Active Directory
20 186 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
21 183 (12.15%) HTTP
21 183 (12.15%) Scrum
22 182 (12.08%) VMware
23 181 (12.02%) HTML
24 171 (11.35%) DevOps
25 164 (10.89%) Firewall
26 160 (10.62%) Open Source
27 159 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 158 (10.49%) DNS

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 (7.90%) Apache
2 76 (5.05%) JBoss
3 62 (4.12%) IIS
3 62 (4.12%) Tomcat
4 61 (4.05%) Node.js
5 50 (3.32%) WebLogic
6 49 (3.25%) MS Exchange
7 43 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 42 (2.79%) Apache Spark
9 38 (2.52%) OpenStack
10 36 (2.39%) SharePoint
11 35 (2.32%) WebSphere Application Server
12 23 (1.53%) nginx
13 22 (1.46%) Confluence
14 19 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
14 19 (1.26%) CMS
15 16 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 79 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.26%) MS Office
3 8 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.33%) assyst
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.13%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.13%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.066%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.066%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.066%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 152 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.59%) IaaS
4 34 (2.26%) Office 365
5 27 (1.79%) PaaS
6 25 (1.66%) SaaS
7 22 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.53%) GitHub
11 7 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (0.46%) Force.com
11 7 (0.46%) Heroku
11 7 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.33%) Route 53
14 4 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 183 (12.15%) HTTP
2 164 (10.89%) Firewall
3 158 (10.49%) DNS
4 146 (9.69%) SAN
5 120 (7.97%) TCP/IP
6 93 (6.18%) WAN
7 91 (6.04%) LAN
8 73 (4.85%) LDAP
9 72 (4.78%) VPN
10 65 (4.32%) Internet
11 51 (3.39%) DHCP
12 47 (3.12%) SSL
13 42 (2.79%) BGP
13 42 (2.79%) Network Security
14 41 (2.72%) SMTP
15 34 (2.26%) OSPF
16 30 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
16 30 (1.99%) VoIP
17 29 (1.93%) NAS
18 28 (1.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 147 (9.76%) MySQL
3 101 (6.71%) NoSQL
4 80 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 73 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (4.38%) Relational Database
7 65 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 63 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 61 (4.05%) Oracle Database
10 60 (3.98%) Big Data
11 53 (3.52%) Hadoop
11 53 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 45 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 41 (2.72%) DB2
13 41 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
14 40 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 28 (1.86%) OLTP
15 28 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (1.86%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 140 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 102 (6.77%) Git (software)
3 48 (3.19%) Maven
4 47 (3.12%) Gradle
5 46 (3.05%) Cucumber
6 43 (2.86%) Hudson
6 43 (2.86%) JIRA
7 38 (2.52%) Subversion
8 32 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (2.12%) Visual Studio
9 27 (1.79%) JUnit
10 22 (1.46%) Selenium
11 21 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
13 18 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (1.13%) Mockito
15 14 (0.93%) Vagrant
16 11 (0.73%) TeamCity
17 10 (0.66%) JProfiler
18 9 (0.60%) Moq
General
1 202 (13.41%) Finance
2 102 (6.77%) Banking
3 72 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 47 (3.12%) Games
5 39 (2.59%) Retail
6 32 (2.12%) Front Office
7 25 (1.66%) Marketing
8 22 (1.46%) Back Office
9 21 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.06%) Billing
12 10 (0.66%) Advertising
13 9 (0.60%) Legal
13 9 (0.60%) Publishing
14 7 (0.46%) Electronics
15 5 (0.33%) Automotive
15 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.33%) Law
15 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 439 (29.15%) Developer
2 165 (10.96%) Administrator
3 156 (10.36%) Architect
4 133 (8.83%) Java Developer
5 117 (7.77%) DBA
6 88 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 82 (5.44%) Consultant
8 79 (5.25%) SQL DBA
9 70 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
10 59 (3.92%) Scala Developer
11 58 (3.85%) Support Engineer
12 57 (3.78%) Senior Developer
13 53 (3.52%) Analyst
13 53 (3.52%) Network Engineer
14 50 (3.32%) Agile Developer
15 48 (3.19%) Unix Administrator
16 47 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
17 46 (3.05%) AWS Engineer
18 45 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
18 45 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (13.94%) Web Services
2 208 (13.81%) REST
3 181 (12.02%) HTML
4 141 (9.36%) CSS
5 140 (9.30%) XML
6 139 (9.23%) Middleware
7 131 (8.70%) .NET
8 114 (7.57%) SOAP
9 106 (7.04%) RESTful
10 90 (5.98%) JSON
10 90 (5.98%) Spring
11 83 (5.51%) HTML5
12 74 (4.91%) J2EE
13 73 (4.85%) CSS3
14 67 (4.45%) AngularJS
15 52 (3.45%) spray
16 51 (3.39%) JDBC
17 40 (2.66%) ASP.NET
18 37 (2.46%) LAMP
19 36 (2.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 202 (13.41%) Clustering
2 111 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 97 (6.44%) Replication
4 95 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
5 77 (5.11%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 29 (1.93%) N-Tier
7 29 (1.93%) User Experience
8 28 (1.86%) Public Cloud
9 23 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.46%) Private Cloud
11 21 (1.39%) EMC VMAX
12 20 (1.33%) HACMP
13 18 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 18 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (1.00%) Algorithms
14 15 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.00%) Data Integration
14 15 (1.00%) Equities
15 13 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 538 (35.72%) Linux
2 305 (20.25%) Windows
3 250 (16.60%) Unix
4 159 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 141 (9.36%) Windows Server
6 92 (6.11%) Solaris
7 71 (4.71%) AIX
7 71 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (1.86%) CentOS
10 25 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.06%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.93%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.86%) zOS
14 11 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.73%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.53%) SUSE
16 6 (0.40%) Android
16 6 (0.40%) Debian
16 6 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (15.94%) TDD
3 223 (14.81%) ITIL
4 199 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 186 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
6 183 (12.15%) Scrum
7 171 (11.35%) DevOps
8 160 (10.62%) Open Source
9 157 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
10 124 (8.23%) BDD
11 120 (7.97%) Configuration Management
12 117 (7.77%) Migration
13 116 (7.70%) Microservices
14 113 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 110 (7.30%) Pair Programming
16 109 (7.24%) OO
17 103 (6.84%) E-Commerce
18 101 (6.71%) SOA
19 98 (6.51%) Low Latency
20 90 (5.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 374 (24.83%) Java
2 343 (22.78%) SQL
3 228 (15.14%) JavaScript
4 195 (12.95%) Python
5 128 (8.50%) Perl
6 110 (7.30%) C#
7 93 (6.18%) Bash Shell
8 91 (6.04%) Scala
9 86 (5.71%) Shell Script
10 85 (5.64%) PowerShell
11 71 (4.71%) PHP
12 69 (4.58%) Ruby
13 68 (4.52%) T-SQL
14 56 (3.72%) C++
15 53 (3.52%) C
16 36 (2.39%) PL/SQL
17 25 (1.66%) ES6
18 20 (1.33%) Go
18 20 (1.33%) Korn
19 15 (1.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 141 (9.36%) Security Cleared
2 119 (7.90%) Degree
3 97 (6.44%) SC Cleared
4 52 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (2.92%) CCNP
6 21 (1.39%) MCSE
7 20 (1.33%) CCNA
7 20 (1.33%) RHCE
8 16 (1.06%) IBM AIX Certification
8 16 (1.06%) MCITP
9 15 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 15 (1.00%) HND
10 14 (0.93%) ISEB
11 12 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.73%) HNC
13 10 (0.66%) CCSE
13 10 (0.66%) MCTS
14 8 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.92%) QA
2 58 (3.85%) SLA
3 13 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.46%) COBIT
6 6 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.33%) TickIT
8 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.066%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 187 (12.42%) Active Directory
2 126 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (5.31%) Docker
4 42 (2.79%) Hyper-V
5 38 (2.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 34 (2.26%) VMware ESX
7 31 (2.06%) KVM
7 31 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (2.06%) vSphere
8 25 (1.66%) GlusterFS
9 19 (1.26%) NFS
10 17 (1.13%) RHEV
11 16 (1.06%) GPFS
12 15 (1.00%) Squid
13 13 (0.86%) qmail
13 13 (0.86%) vCloud
13 13 (0.86%) XenApp
14 11 (0.73%) HDFS
14 11 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 146 (9.69%) Puppet
2 64 (4.25%) Nagios
3 56 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (3.45%) Ansible
5 37 (2.46%) NetBackup
6 29 (1.93%) Data Guard
7 26 (1.73%) SCOM
7 26 (1.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 25 (1.66%) Graphite
9 24 (1.59%) Oracle ZFS
9 24 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
10 22 (1.46%) SCCM
11 21 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
12 20 (1.33%) Cacti
13 19 (1.26%) ZABBIX
14 16 (1.06%) logstash
15 15 (1.00%) Ganglia
15 15 (1.00%) SCVMM
16 14 (0.93%) Salt
17 13 (0.86%) collectd
Vendors
1 308 (20.45%) Oracle
2 236 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 204 (13.55%) Red Hat
4 182 (12.08%) VMware
5 131 (8.70%) HP
6 124 (8.23%) Cisco
6 124 (8.23%) IBM
7 79 (5.25%) EMC
8 59 (3.92%) F5
9 56 (3.72%) Citrix
10 52 (3.45%) Veritas
11 47 (3.12%) Brocade
12 41 (2.72%) Sun
13 39 (2.59%) Splunk
14 29 (1.93%) CheckPoint
15 26 (1.73%) StorageTek
16 24 (1.59%) Dell
17 21 (1.39%) NetApp
18 17 (1.13%) Endeca
18 17 (1.13%) SAP
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Rate: 10% annual bonus on top of salary in addition to other benefits.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Rate: 10% annual bonus on top of salary in addition to other benefits.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield
TDA Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon Global
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Music Sales Group
Salary: bonus + package OR £300/Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Intelletec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £393 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £480 to £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280 - £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 460 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £513.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago