Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Failover Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Failover Clustering over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 - 215
Rank change year-on-year - +215 +5
Contract jobs citing Failover Clustering 5 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.074% - 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% - 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
City of London median daily rate £300 - £475
Central London median daily rate £300 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Failover Clustering is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,212 852 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.82% 12.07% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 684 560
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.53% +7.50%
10th Percentile £290 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -38.18% +61.76%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.52 £13.40
90th Percentile £25.50 £43.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% -20.00% +61.76%

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Failover Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Failover Clustering in the City of London

Failover Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Failover Clustering in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Failover Clustering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Failover Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Failover Clustering.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory

Failover Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (40.00%) Reinsurance
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 2 (40.00%) Pega
4 1 (20.00%) IDERA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase