Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 June 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 182 172
Rank change year-on-year -74 -10 +40
Contract jobs citing High Availability 475 618 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.55% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.78% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 467 532
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £370 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
London median hourly rate £43.92 £25.00 £34.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.66% -28.33% +70.62%
10th Percentile £40.70 £22.50 £27.30
90th Percentile £76.76 £27.50 £42.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +55.22% -31.55% +93.03%

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 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 39,377 34,639 37,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.33% 86.78% 85.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,530 24,829 27,379
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 377 364
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.77 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.09% +17.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £48.51
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in London

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in London

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in London over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in London

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in London

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in London over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for High Availability in London

High Availability
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 High Availability within the London region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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 -69 95 £550 +11.68% 33
West London -20 37 £525 +0.72% 36
South London -27 20 £550 +18.92% 1
East London -26 2 £600 +9.09% 8
North London +2 1 £275 - 1
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 211 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (32.84%) Linux
3 144 (30.32%) Java
4 133 (28.00%) DevOps
5 122 (25.68%) TDD
6 113 (23.79%) SQL
7 103 (21.68%) Python
8 92 (19.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 92 (19.37%) Amazon AWS
9 87 (18.32%) Jenkins
9 87 (18.32%) Windows
10 86 (18.11%) Low Latency
10 86 (18.11%) Open Source
11 85 (17.89%) Microservices
12 83 (17.47%) Scrum
12 83 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (16.00%) Finance
14 75 (15.79%) RESTful
14 75 (15.79%) BDD
15 72 (15.16%) Docker
16 70 (14.74%) Kanban
17 68 (14.32%) Git (software)
18 64 (13.47%) Unix
19 59 (12.42%) Spring
20 58 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
21 56 (11.79%) MongoDB
22 54 (11.37%) SQL Server
22 54 (11.37%) JavaScript
22 54 (11.37%) Disaster Recovery
22 54 (11.37%) Configuration Management

High Availability
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 28 (5.89%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.79%) Apache
3 16 (3.37%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.95%) IIS
4 14 (2.95%) OpenStack
5 10 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.89%) Confluence
7 8 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.68%) nginx
8 7 (1.47%) NServiceBus
8 7 (1.47%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.26%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.05%) CMS
10 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.63%) JBoss
11 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.42%) Summit
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 92 (19.37%) Amazon AWS
1 92 (19.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (7.58%) GitHub
3 25 (5.26%) Office 365
4 23 (4.84%) IaaS
5 18 (3.79%) SaaS
6 17 (3.58%) PaaS
6 17 (3.58%) Serverless
7 15 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (1.68%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.47%) npm
12 5 (1.05%) Akamai
12 5 (1.05%) Heroku
12 5 (1.05%) OpenShift
12 5 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.11%) DNS
2 43 (9.05%) Firewall
3 29 (6.11%) DHCP
4 23 (4.84%) VPN
5 21 (4.42%) TCP/IP
6 20 (4.21%) HTTP
7 17 (3.58%) SAN
8 15 (3.16%) Network Security
9 14 (2.95%) WAN
10 13 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (2.53%) Multicast
11 12 (2.53%) SSL
12 11 (2.32%) BGP
12 11 (2.32%) LAN
12 11 (2.32%) OSPF
13 10 (2.11%) MPLS
13 10 (2.11%) VLAN
14 9 (1.89%) Internet
14 9 (1.89%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.79%) MongoDB
2 54 (11.37%) SQL Server
3 50 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 42 (8.84%) Relational Database
5 36 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (6.95%) MySQL
7 28 (5.89%) Big Data
8 19 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (3.16%) RDBMS
10 15 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (1.68%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 87 (18.32%) Jenkins
2 68 (14.32%) Git (software)
3 39 (8.21%) Cucumber
4 27 (5.68%) Mockito
5 24 (5.05%) JUnit
6 21 (4.42%) JIRA
7 20 (4.21%) Maven
8 14 (2.95%) IntelliJ
9 13 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.11%) Subversion
11 9 (1.89%) JMeter
11 9 (1.89%) Selenium
11 9 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.68%) Gatling
12 8 (1.68%) Hudson
12 8 (1.68%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.47%) Gradle
14 6 (1.26%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (1.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 76 (16.00%) Finance
2 36 (7.58%) Banking
3 24 (5.05%) Retail
4 12 (2.53%) Marketing
5 10 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.89%) Front Office
6 9 (1.89%) Law
7 8 (1.68%) Games
8 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.84%) Legal
10 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 3 (0.63%) Back Office
10 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (30.11%) Developer
2 61 (12.84%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.16%) Architect
4 48 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (7.37%) DBA
6 32 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 25 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 23 (4.84%) Java Engineer
9 21 (4.42%) SQL DBA
10 20 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
11 19 (4.00%) Administrator
12 18 (3.79%) Consultant
12 18 (3.79%) Network Engineer
13 14 (2.95%) .NET Developer
13 14 (2.95%) C# Developer
13 14 (2.95%) Python Engineer
13 14 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (15.79%) RESTful
2 59 (12.42%) Spring
3 48 (10.11%) .NET
4 46 (9.68%) Web Services
5 45 (9.47%) HTML
6 42 (8.84%) Kafka
7 38 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 38 (8.00%) CSS
8 37 (7.79%) REST
9 34 (7.16%) Node.js
10 25 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 24 (5.05%) HTML5
11 24 (5.05%) XML
12 23 (4.84%) ASP.NET
12 23 (4.84%) JSON
12 23 (4.84%) Spring Boot
13 22 (4.63%) React
14 21 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (4.42%) Elastic Stack
15 20 (4.21%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.16%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.53%) Clustering
3 28 (5.89%) Replication
4 27 (5.68%) Fintech
5 23 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (4.42%) User Experience
7 18 (3.79%) Device Driver
7 18 (3.79%) Fixed Income
8 17 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (3.16%) Public Cloud
10 10 (2.11%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.89%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.68%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.68%) Equities
12 8 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.47%) EMC VMAX
13 7 (1.47%) EMC VNX
14 6 (1.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 156 (32.84%) Linux
2 87 (18.32%) Windows
3 64 (13.47%) Unix
4 38 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 28 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (5.47%) CentOS
7 22 (4.63%) Ubuntu
8 16 (3.37%) Windows 10
9 14 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.26%) DC/OS
11 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.05%) AIX
12 5 (1.05%) Solaris
13 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.42%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (28.00%) DevOps
3 122 (25.68%) TDD
4 86 (18.11%) Low Latency
4 86 (18.11%) Open Source
5 85 (17.89%) Microservices
6 83 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (17.47%) Scrum
7 75 (15.79%) BDD
8 70 (14.74%) Kanban
9 58 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
10 54 (11.37%) Configuration Management
10 54 (11.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 42 (8.84%) Load Balancing
11 42 (8.84%) Test Automation
12 41 (8.63%) MVC
12 41 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
13 40 (8.42%) Migration
14 36 (7.58%) SOA
15 35 (7.37%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 144 (30.32%) Java
2 113 (23.79%) SQL
3 103 (21.68%) Python
4 54 (11.37%) JavaScript
5 51 (10.74%) C#
6 45 (9.47%) Bash Shell
7 42 (8.84%) Scala
8 37 (7.79%) Java 8
8 37 (7.79%) Ruby
9 35 (7.37%) Perl
10 30 (6.32%) PowerShell
11 23 (4.84%) Shell Script
12 22 (4.63%) Go
13 17 (3.58%) Groovy
14 14 (2.95%) C++
15 8 (1.68%) Kotlin
16 7 (1.47%) ES6
16 7 (1.47%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.26%) C
17 6 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.63%) Degree
3 20 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.26%) CCSE
5 6 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.84%) CCNA
6 4 (0.84%) CCNP
6 4 (0.84%) CCSP
6 4 (0.84%) MCSA
6 4 (0.84%) MCSE
7 3 (0.63%) CCSA
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.42%) CISM
8 2 (0.42%) CISSP
8 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.26%) QA
2 8 (1.68%) MiFID
2 8 (1.68%) SLA
3 6 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (0.84%) COBIT
4 4 (0.84%) GCP
5 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.63%) GDPR
5 3 (0.63%) PSD2
5 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.42%) EMIR
6 2 (0.42%) HAZOP
7 1 (0.21%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 72 (15.16%) Docker
2 43 (9.05%) Active Directory
3 34 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.74%) vSphere
5 11 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.11%) BitLocker
6 10 (2.11%) NFS
7 9 (1.89%) XenApp
8 8 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.26%) HDFS
9 6 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.05%) Postfix
10 5 (1.05%) Squid
11 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.84%) KVM
12 3 (0.63%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.63%) Varnish
13 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 45 (9.47%) Ansible
3 39 (8.21%) Grafana
4 35 (7.37%) Puppet
5 32 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (4.63%) Kibana
6 22 (4.63%) Prometheus
7 21 (4.42%) logstash
7 21 (4.42%) Terraform
8 19 (4.00%) Nagios
9 18 (3.79%) Icinga
10 16 (3.37%) Failover Clustering
11 15 (3.16%) Salt
11 15 (3.16%) SCCM
12 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (1.89%) HAProxy
13 9 (1.89%) vCenter Server
14 8 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (1.68%) Mesos
14 8 (1.68%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 50 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.32%) Red Hat
3 42 (8.84%) VMware
4 33 (6.95%) Cisco
4 33 (6.95%) Google
5 31 (6.53%) Splunk
6 25 (5.26%) AppDynamics
7 20 (4.21%) Citrix
7 20 (4.21%) Oracle
8 17 (3.58%) IBM
9 16 (3.37%) EMC
9 16 (3.37%) HP
10 15 (3.16%) Juniper
11 14 (2.95%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.74%) Dell
12 13 (2.74%) TIBCO
13 12 (2.53%) SaltStack
13 12 (2.53%) Veritas
14 9 (1.89%) Ivanti
15 8 (1.68%) Brocade