The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 58 74
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 1 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.15% 1.85% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 2.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 551 568 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.11% 80.68% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 342 389
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
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 Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Glasgow

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Symfony
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Complex ETL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) VMware