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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 50 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £355 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.41% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -37.01% +26.66%  

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 439 487 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.41% 84.70% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 269 412
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Glasgow

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) XQuery
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) XPath
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle

High Availability
Top Related 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) AIX Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JMS
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) XSLT
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) IPTV
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (10.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Microservices
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) XPath
1 3 (30.00%) XQuery
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (10.00%) Sun