Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 108 112
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 33 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.05% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -2.70%
10th Percentile £280 £308 £365
90th Percentile £538 £525 £521
Scotland median daily rate £383 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -4.38% +3.23% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2450 1813 2673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.22% 84.09% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1035 1385
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
% change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (48.48%) SOA
4 14 (42.42%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) Banking
5 12 (36.36%) Web Services
5 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 12 (36.36%) Puppet
6 11 (33.33%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) Spring
7 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
7 10 (30.30%) JSON
7 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
7 10 (30.30%) RESTful
7 10 (30.30%) Mockito
7 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
7 10 (30.30%) JMX
8 9 (27.27%) Degree
8 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (27.27%) GitHub
8 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 9 (27.27%) GitLab
8 9 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (24.24%) Scrum
10 7 (21.21%) Windows
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle
11 6 (18.18%) GDPR
11 6 (18.18%) Payment Gateway

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 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.09%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) BIG-IP
3 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) Intranet
4 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 7
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
1 10 (30.30%) Mockito
2 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 9 (27.27%) GitLab
2 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (42.42%) Banking
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Software Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Java Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Web Services
2 11 (33.33%) Spring
3 10 (30.30%) JMX
3 10 (30.30%) JSON
3 10 (30.30%) RESTful
4 4 (12.12%) REST
5 3 (9.09%) Java EE
5 3 (9.09%) SOAP
5 3 (9.09%) XML
5 3 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) Replication
4 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 3 (9.09%) PKI
5 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) SOA
2 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 5 (15.15%) Microservices
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.15%) Runbook
7 4 (12.12%) Performance Measurement
8 3 (9.09%) Change Control
8 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
8 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.06%) Migration
9 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (9.09%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) GDPR
2 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) RHEV
3 1 (3.03%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Control-M
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) Rundeck
2 3 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) EMC
4 3 (9.09%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.06%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.03%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) Open-E
6 1 (3.03%) Software AG
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) webMethods