The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 21 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.75% 0.66% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.78% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Median daily rate £338 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.95 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.89% -  

High Availability is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1007 1158 1200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.71% 85.40% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 637 640
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing High Availability as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Edinburgh

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing High Availability in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Edinburgh

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (26.92%) Teradata
5 6 (23.08%) Unix
5 6 (23.08%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Banking
6 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (19.23%) React
6 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) Apache
7 4 (15.38%) Clustering
7 4 (15.38%) Solaris
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) Python
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 4 (15.38%) Docker
7 4 (15.38%) Change Control
7 4 (15.38%) Network Design
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
7 4 (15.38%) Twig
7 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
8 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.69%) PowerCenter
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) DataStage
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Consultant
1 6 (23.08%) DBA
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Teradata DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Teradata Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Informatica Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) React
2 4 (15.38%) Twig
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.85%) Symfony
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Network Design
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Microservices
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (3.85%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) C
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.69%) RHEV
4 1 (3.85%) vCloud
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Control-M
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Rundeck
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Teradata
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) Informatica
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.85%) Brocade
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago