Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Availability Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Availability Management over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 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.

Availability Management
England > London
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 373 579 595
Rank change year-on-year +206 +16 -20
Contract jobs citing Availability Management 25 21 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.051% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.057% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 20
Median daily rate £538 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £401 £367 £332
90th Percentile £750 £565 £653
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.64 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.06% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% -14.36% -22.00%

Availability Management 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,563 36,782 41,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.76% 88.79% 88.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,632 26,328 29,835
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £329 £340 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 430 569
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -2.00% +1.38%
10th Percentile £15.95 £12.73 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.80 £54.55 £54.00
Median hourly rate £31.94 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +27.76% +13.64% -12.00%

Availability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Availability Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Availability Management in London

Availability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Availability Management in London.

Daily rate trend for Availability Management in London

Availability Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Availability Management in London over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Availability Management in London

Availability Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Availability Management in London.

Hourly rate trend for Availability Management in London

Availability Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Availability Management within the London region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
Central London +121 3 £725 +70.59%
West London - 3 £395 - 2
Availability Management
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Availability Management 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 London region with a requirement for Availability Management.

1 16 (64.00%) Change Management
1 16 (64.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Capacity Management
4 12 (48.00%) Azure
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (40.00%) DevOps
6 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (40.00%) Windows
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle
7 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (36.00%) Terraform
7 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
8 8 (32.00%) vMotion
8 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 8 (32.00%) Ansible
8 8 (32.00%) Docker
8 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (32.00%) Service-Level Objective
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (32.00%) Sybase
9 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management

Availability Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Azure
2 7 (28.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) GitHub
2 7 (28.00%) Mimecast
2 7 (28.00%) Office 365
2 7 (28.00%) OneDrive
3 5 (20.00%) AWS
4 4 (16.00%) SaaS
5 3 (12.00%) Power Platform
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (8.00%) GCP
6 2 (8.00%) IaaS
6 2 (8.00%) PaaS
7 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (12.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (24.00%) MySQL
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (16.00%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (12.00%) MariaDB
6 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (12.00%) Power BI
7 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Serena SBM
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Law
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Site Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Database Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Reliability Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
1 5 (20.00%) .NET Core
1 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
1 5 (20.00%) CSS3
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
1 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (16.00%) LDAP
3 3 (12.00%) Dapper ORM
3 3 (12.00%) LAMP
3 3 (12.00%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (12.00%) Node.js
3 3 (12.00%) RxJS
4 2 (8.00%) Django
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Change Management
1 16 (64.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (52.00%) Capacity Management
3 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (40.00%) DevOps
3 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (32.00%) Service-Level Objective
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (24.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.00%) Information Security
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) Microservices
7 5 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (28.00%) C#
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCITP
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) NCDA
1 1 (4.00%) RHCE
1 1 (4.00%) RHCT
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) Docker
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
1 9 (36.00%) Terraform
2 8 (32.00%) Ansible
2 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (32.00%) vMotion
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (28.00%) Puppet
4 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.00%) Control-M
4 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (4.00%) Netcool
5 1 (4.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (4.00%) QRadar
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Sybase
4 7 (28.00%) SaltStack
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 2 (8.00%) CA
6 2 (8.00%) Databricks
6 2 (8.00%) Hitachi
6 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (8.00%) Sony
7 1 (4.00%) CyberArk
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Sparx
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec