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 3 months to 26 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 164 192
Rank change year-on-year -12 +28  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 306 322 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.47% 1.51% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.77% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 254 209
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £606 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -2.50% +2.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.95 £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.89% +43.58%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17979 18242 19175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.61% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12883 13341 13612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 254
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 52 £511 +7.63% 21
West End of London - 5 £538 -
Canary Wharf +4 3 £550 +46.66%
Croydon 0 2 £463 +8.82%
Harrow - 2 - -
Docklands, London 0 1 £650 +51.16%
Paddington - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £300 -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 275 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (38.49%) Java
3 179 (28.82%) TDD
4 168 (27.05%) Linux
5 146 (23.51%) DevOps
6 138 (22.22%) Scrum
7 136 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
8 133 (21.42%) Open Source
9 127 (20.45%) SQL
10 117 (18.84%) Finance
11 114 (18.36%) Microservices
12 113 (18.20%) SQL Server
13 108 (17.39%) JavaScript
13 108 (17.39%) Python
13 108 (17.39%) Low Latency
14 106 (17.07%) Web Services
15 102 (16.43%) Git (software)
16 99 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
17 96 (15.46%) BDD
18 95 (15.30%) Unix
19 89 (14.33%) Kanban
19 89 (14.33%) RESTful
20 86 (13.85%) E-Commerce
20 86 (13.85%) Ruby
21 83 (13.37%) Windows
22 81 (13.04%) Node.js
23 80 (12.88%) Test Automation
24 79 (12.72%) NoSQL
25 77 (12.40%) Microsoft
26 75 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure

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 32 (5.15%) WebSphere
2 29 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (4.03%) Confluence
4 22 (3.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 21 (3.38%) Apache
6 16 (2.58%) IIS
7 14 (2.25%) Apache Spark
7 14 (2.25%) JBoss
8 13 (2.09%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.93%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.29%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.13%) Mule
12 7 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.97%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.81%) CMS
14 5 (0.81%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.16%) HipChat
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Fredhopper
1 6 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 136 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (4.99%) PaaS
5 21 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (2.90%) GitHub
7 17 (2.74%) IaaS
8 15 (2.42%) Datadog
9 14 (2.25%) Office 365
10 11 (1.77%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.29%) SaaS
13 7 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.81%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
16 3 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (0.48%) Bluemix
16 3 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.18%) Firewall
2 48 (7.73%) TCP/IP
3 43 (6.92%) LAN
3 43 (6.92%) WAN
4 37 (5.96%) DNS
5 33 (5.31%) HTTP
6 28 (4.51%) Internet
7 25 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (3.54%) DHCP
8 22 (3.54%) Network Security
8 22 (3.54%) VPN
9 21 (3.38%) Wireless
10 19 (3.06%) SAN
11 18 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (2.90%) SSL
12 16 (2.58%) MPLS
13 14 (2.25%) Cisco Wireless
13 14 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (2.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 79 (12.72%) NoSQL
3 52 (8.37%) Hadoop
4 51 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (7.25%) MongoDB
6 41 (6.60%) Relational Database
7 33 (5.31%) Big Data
8 25 (4.03%) RDBMS
9 24 (3.86%) MySQL
10 23 (3.70%) Redis
11 22 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.77%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.61%) Endeca
16 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 102 (16.43%) Git (software)
2 72 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 51 (8.21%) JIRA
4 45 (7.25%) Cucumber
5 37 (5.96%) TeamCity
6 35 (5.64%) Subversion
7 27 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (2.90%) Maven
9 17 (2.74%) WebDriver
10 13 (2.09%) git-flow
11 12 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (1.45%) Gradle
12 9 (1.45%) JUnit
12 9 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.29%) Ant
13 8 (1.29%) Hudson
14 7 (1.13%) gulp
14 7 (1.13%) Mockito
15 6 (0.97%) Bitbucket
16 5 (0.81%) Grunt
General
1 117 (18.84%) Finance
2 65 (10.47%) Banking
3 28 (4.51%) Retail
4 26 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.86%) Front Office
6 17 (2.74%) Games
7 15 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.25%) Marketing
9 11 (1.77%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.29%) Legal
11 7 (1.13%) Law
12 6 (0.97%) Electronics
12 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.81%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.64%) Back Office
15 2 (0.32%) Advertising
15 2 (0.32%) Publishing
15 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 227 (36.55%) Developer
2 82 (13.20%) Java Developer
3 75 (12.08%) Architect
4 54 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 46 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 32 (5.15%) AWS Engineer
7 29 (4.67%) Network Engineer
8 26 (4.19%) Scala Developer
9 24 (3.86%) C++ Developer
10 21 (3.38%) Agile Developer
10 21 (3.38%) C# Developer
10 21 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (3.38%) Software Engineer
11 20 (3.22%) Data Engineer
11 20 (3.22%) Technical Architect
12 19 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (2.90%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 17 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
14 17 (2.74%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (17.07%) Web Services
2 89 (14.33%) RESTful
3 81 (13.04%) Node.js
4 74 (11.92%) AngularJS
5 66 (10.63%) HTML
6 62 (9.98%) .NET
7 57 (9.18%) CSS
8 52 (8.37%) REST
9 49 (7.89%) JSON
10 41 (6.60%) ASP.NET
11 38 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (6.12%) J2EE
11 38 (6.12%) Spring
11 38 (6.12%) XML
12 37 (5.96%) HTML5
13 33 (5.31%) CSS3
13 33 (5.31%) React
14 31 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (4.51%) jQuery
16 26 (4.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.21%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.89%) User Experience
3 36 (5.80%) Clustering
3 36 (5.80%) Public Cloud
4 35 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.99%) iPad
6 27 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (4.03%) Data Structures
8 24 (3.86%) Fintech
9 21 (3.38%) Management Information System
9 21 (3.38%) Replication
10 20 (3.22%) Blog
11 19 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (3.06%) iPhone
12 18 (2.90%) Fixed Income
13 17 (2.74%) Algorithms
13 17 (2.74%) Computer Science
13 17 (2.74%) Virtual Team
14 14 (2.25%) Mainframe
15 13 (2.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 168 (27.05%) Linux
2 95 (15.30%) Unix
3 83 (13.37%) Windows
4 43 (6.92%) Windows Server
5 29 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (2.58%) CentOS
9 15 (2.42%) Solaris
10 14 (2.25%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.45%) AIX
11 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.81%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.48%) SUSE
15 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (28.82%) TDD
3 146 (23.51%) DevOps
4 138 (22.22%) Scrum
5 133 (21.42%) Open Source
6 114 (18.36%) Microservices
7 108 (17.39%) Low Latency
8 99 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (15.46%) BDD
10 89 (14.33%) Kanban
11 86 (13.85%) E-Commerce
12 80 (12.88%) Test Automation
13 71 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 63 (10.14%) Software Engineering
15 58 (9.34%) Configuration Management
16 57 (9.18%) OO
17 52 (8.37%) MVC
18 50 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
18 50 (8.05%) SOA
19 48 (7.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 239 (38.49%) Java
2 127 (20.45%) SQL
3 108 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 108 (17.39%) Python
4 86 (13.85%) Ruby
5 57 (9.18%) C#
6 55 (8.86%) Scala
7 38 (6.12%) C++
8 36 (5.80%) Perl
9 35 (5.64%) PowerShell
10 29 (4.67%) Bash Shell
11 24 (3.86%) Go
12 18 (2.90%) Shell Script
13 17 (2.74%) Groovy
14 14 (2.25%) Apple Swift
14 14 (2.25%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.29%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.29%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.81%) C
16 5 (0.81%) ES6
Qualifications
1 52 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.44%) Degree
4 28 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (4.03%) CCNP
6 14 (2.25%) CCIE
7 11 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.13%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.97%) CCNA
11 4 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.64%) MCSE
12 3 (0.48%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.48%) MCITP
12 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.32%) CISSP
13 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.32%) PMP
13 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.70%) QA
2 16 (2.58%) SLA
3 9 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.64%) MiFID
5 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) EMIR
6 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 52 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.73%) Docker
3 38 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (1.93%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.97%) GFS2
7 6 (0.97%) GlusterFS
7 6 (0.97%) HDFS
7 6 (0.97%) OCFS2
7 6 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.97%) vSphere
7 6 (0.97%) XenApp
8 5 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.81%) NFS
9 4 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.64%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.48%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 71 (11.43%) Ansible
2 65 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (9.50%) Puppet
4 25 (4.03%) Kubernetes
5 23 (3.70%) Terraform
6 20 (3.22%) Salt
6 20 (3.22%) SCCM
7 17 (2.74%) Nagios
8 15 (2.42%) SCOM
9 14 (2.25%) Kibana
9 14 (2.25%) logstash
10 10 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (1.29%) Graphite
12 7 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (1.13%) Grafana
13 6 (0.97%) CFEngine
13 6 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (0.97%) SELinux
14 5 (0.81%) Cacti
14 5 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 77 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.43%) Oracle
3 56 (9.02%) Cisco
4 50 (8.05%) VMware
5 43 (6.92%) Citrix
6 37 (5.96%) HP
7 35 (5.64%) IBM
8 28 (4.51%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.06%) Reuters
10 18 (2.90%) ATG
11 13 (2.09%) Dell
12 12 (1.93%) Bloomberg
12 12 (1.93%) Splunk
13 11 (1.77%) Juniper
13 11 (1.77%) Palo Alto
13 11 (1.77%) TIBCO
14 9 (1.45%) AppDynamics
14 9 (1.45%) F5
14 9 (1.45%) Hortonworks
15 8 (1.29%) Cloudera
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Green Park Interim & Executive Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
AMS contingency
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £450 to £451 per day
Posted: 19 days ago