Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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.

High Availability
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 73 173
Rank change year-on-year -99 +100 +22
Contract jobs citing High Availability 85 213 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.19% 3.18% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 3.64% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 199 79
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £412 £354
90th Percentile £625 £588 £613
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -2.86% +10.53% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6324 5855 7542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.35% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4676 5997
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £674 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 72
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.84
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.54 £46.05
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% -7.32% +13.92%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in the City of London

High Availability
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 High Availability in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in the City of London

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in the City of London

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in the City of London

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 2 - -
High Availability
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.71%) Windows
5 19 (22.35%) Unix
5 19 (22.35%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (21.18%) Banking
7 17 (20.00%) Linux
7 17 (20.00%) Java
8 16 (18.82%) Open Source
8 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
9 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 14 (16.47%) SQL
10 14 (16.47%) Firewall
10 14 (16.47%) RESTful
11 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (15.29%) C#
11 13 (15.29%) HTML
11 13 (15.29%) CSS
11 13 (15.29%) Web Services
12 12 (14.12%) Cisco
12 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
12 12 (14.12%) VMware
12 12 (14.12%) Network Security
12 12 (14.12%) TDD
12 12 (14.12%) Low Latency
12 12 (14.12%) DevOps
13 11 (12.94%) React
13 11 (12.94%) AngularJS
13 11 (12.94%) PowerShell

High Availability
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 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) GIMP
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.53%) Bluemix
3 3 (3.53%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.35%) Route 53
5 1 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.18%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.18%) Datadog
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Firewall
2 12 (14.12%) Network Security
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (9.41%) LDAP
4 7 (8.24%) EIGRP
5 6 (7.06%) BIG-IP
5 6 (7.06%) DMZ
5 6 (7.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (7.06%) Internet
5 6 (7.06%) IPv4
5 6 (7.06%) Kerberos
5 6 (7.06%) Multicast
5 6 (7.06%) VLAN
6 5 (5.88%) BGP
6 5 (5.88%) VPN
7 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.71%) WAN
8 3 (3.53%) DHCP
8 3 (3.53%) DNS
8 3 (3.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.35%) Big Data
5 2 (2.35%) DB2
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) JIRA
3 4 (4.71%) Subversion
4 3 (3.53%) Ant
4 3 (3.53%) Bundler
4 3 (3.53%) Gradle
4 3 (3.53%) gulp
4 3 (3.53%) Maven
4 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.53%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.18%) Bower
5 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.18%) git-flow
5 1 (1.18%) Grunt
5 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.18%) French Language
5 1 (1.18%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 12 (14.12%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.41%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.71%) Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.53%) AWS Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) RESTful
2 13 (15.29%) CSS
2 13 (15.29%) HTML
2 13 (15.29%) Web Services
3 11 (12.94%) AngularJS
3 11 (12.94%) React
4 10 (11.76%) Spring
5 9 (10.59%) REST
6 7 (8.24%) CSS3
6 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
6 7 (8.24%) HTML5
6 7 (8.24%) Spring Boot
6 7 (8.24%) Spring MVC
7 5 (5.88%) JMS
7 5 (5.88%) Middleware
7 5 (5.88%) Node.js
8 4 (4.71%) jQuery
9 3 (3.53%) JPA
9 3 (3.53%) OSGi
9 3 (3.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.41%) Clustering
2 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.24%) Credit Risk
3 7 (8.24%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.88%) Replication
4 5 (5.88%) RIA
5 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.71%) Robotics
6 2 (2.35%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.18%) Social Network
7 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 19 (22.35%) Unix
3 17 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.82%) Open Source
3 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (14.12%) DevOps
4 12 (14.12%) Low Latency
4 12 (14.12%) TDD
5 10 (11.76%) Scrum
6 9 (10.59%) Multithreading
7 8 (9.41%) OO
8 7 (8.24%) BDD
8 7 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (8.24%) Front End Development
8 7 (8.24%) Microservices
8 7 (8.24%) MVC
8 7 (8.24%) Pair Programming
9 6 (7.06%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.06%) Release Management
9 6 (7.06%) SDLC
9 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.00%) Java
3 14 (16.47%) SQL
4 13 (15.29%) C#
5 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
6 10 (11.76%) Python
7 9 (10.59%) C++
8 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.24%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.53%) VB
11 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.35%) ES6
11 2 (2.35%) VB6
12 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.18%) C
12 1 (1.18%) Groovy
12 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.18%) Ruby
12 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) CCNP
1 9 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.88%) CCIE
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) CCSP
4 3 (3.53%) CCIE Service Provider
4 3 (3.53%) CCMSE
4 3 (3.53%) CCSE
4 3 (3.53%) RHCE
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCSA
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) COBIT
2 2 (2.35%) AS 2805
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 8583
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) MiFID
3 1 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) Docker
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.35%) RSA Archer
2 2 (2.35%) Terraform
3 1 (1.18%) Cacti
3 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.18%) Nagios
3 1 (1.18%) Packer
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) Cisco
2 12 (14.12%) VMware
3 7 (8.24%) CheckPoint
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) F5
4 6 (7.06%) Juniper
4 6 (7.06%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.53%) Citrix
5 3 (3.53%) IBM
5 3 (3.53%) Meraki
5 3 (3.53%) NetApp
6 2 (2.35%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.35%) HP
6 2 (2.35%) Remedy
6 2 (2.35%) Solace
6 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.18%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.18%) Reuters
7 1 (1.18%) Twitter