Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 74 152
Rank change year-on-year -104 +78 +12
Contract jobs citing High Availability 74 193 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.04% 3.15% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 3.62% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 169 61
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £403 £409 £338
90th Percentile £638 £623 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +10.47%
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 6,226 5,326 5,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.70% 86.98% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,965 4,234 4,616
City of London median daily rate £510 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 52 60
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.09% +10.09%
10th Percentile £11.61 £13.74 £11.98
90th Percentile £38.50 £55.00 £51.58
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.92 £21.07
% change year-on-year +0.40% -5.44% +17.03%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.32%) SQL
4 18 (24.32%) Windows
4 18 (24.32%) Linux
5 16 (21.62%) Low Latency
6 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
6 15 (20.27%) Firewall
7 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (17.57%) Cisco
8 13 (17.57%) C#
8 13 (17.57%) Java
9 12 (16.22%) DevOps
10 11 (14.86%) HTML
10 11 (14.86%) CSS
10 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
10 11 (14.86%) Open Source
10 11 (14.86%) TDD
11 10 (13.51%) Banking
11 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.51%) Network Security
12 9 (12.16%) REST
12 9 (12.16%) Unix
13 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
13 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (10.81%) CCNP
13 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
13 8 (10.81%) RESTful
13 8 (10.81%) Cisco ASA

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 4 (5.41%) Apache
1 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) JBoss
3 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.35%) Datadog
4 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.35%) Route 53
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) Firewall
2 10 (13.51%) Network Security
3 8 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (9.46%) Internet
5 6 (8.11%) DNS
6 5 (6.76%) BIG-IP
6 5 (6.76%) DHCP
6 5 (6.76%) EIGRP
6 5 (6.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (6.76%) WAN
7 4 (5.41%) IPv4
7 4 (5.41%) Multicast
7 4 (5.41%) SSL
7 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.41%) VLAN
7 4 (5.41%) VPN
8 3 (4.05%) DMZ
8 3 (4.05%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.05%) LAN
8 3 (4.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.76%) Big Data
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Kudu
4 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) Maven
2 2 (2.70%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.35%) French Language
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Developer
2 9 (12.16%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (9.46%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.11%) React Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) DBA
6 4 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) CSS
1 11 (14.86%) HTML
2 9 (12.16%) REST
3 8 (10.81%) RESTful
4 7 (9.46%) React
4 7 (9.46%) Web Services
5 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.11%) Spring
6 5 (6.76%) LDAP
6 5 (6.76%) Spring Boot
7 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.41%) JMS
7 4 (5.41%) Spring MVC
8 3 (4.05%) CSS3
8 3 (4.05%) HTML5
8 3 (4.05%) Node.js
9 2 (2.70%) 802.1X
9 2 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (2.70%) Redux
9 2 (2.70%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Credit Risk
1 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 8 (10.81%) Virtual Team
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) RIA
4 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.70%) NHS
7 1 (1.35%) Fintech
7 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
1 18 (24.32%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Unix
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) DC/OS
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.62%) Low Latency
3 12 (16.22%) DevOps
4 11 (14.86%) Open Source
4 11 (14.86%) TDD
5 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.81%) Release Management
7 7 (9.46%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 7 (9.46%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.11%) BDD
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) Microservices
8 6 (8.11%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.76%) Pair Programming
9 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.76%) Scrum
9 5 (6.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
2 18 (24.32%) SQL
3 13 (17.57%) C#
3 13 (17.57%) Java
4 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
4 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 8 (10.81%) TypeScript
5 7 (9.46%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) C++
6 4 (5.41%) ES6
7 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.05%) VB
8 2 (2.70%) Perl
8 2 (2.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) VB6
9 1 (1.35%) Scala
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) CCNP
1 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) CCIE
3 3 (4.05%) CCSP
4 2 (2.70%) CCIE Service Provider
4 2 (2.70%) CCMSE
4 2 (2.70%) CCSE
4 2 (2.70%) RHCE
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) COBIT
2 1 (1.35%) AS 2805
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) HDFS
3 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.35%) vCloud
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Ansible
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
3 3 (4.05%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.70%) Capistrano
4 2 (2.70%) Mesos
4 2 (2.70%) RSA Archer
4 2 (2.70%) SCCM
5 1 (1.35%) Cacti
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.35%) Nagios
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.35%) SCOM
5 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.35%) Terraform
5 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.35%) vRealize
5 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Cisco
3 7 (9.46%) F5
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.76%) Juniper
5 4 (5.41%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.05%) Meraki
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle
6 3 (4.05%) Splunk
7 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.70%) IDERA
7 2 (2.70%) New Relic
7 2 (2.70%) Remedy
7 2 (2.70%) Veeam
8 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.35%) Google
8 1 (1.35%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat