Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 295 227 250
Rank change year-on-year -68 +23 +58
Contract jobs citing High Availability 344 183 303
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.03% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.16% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 133 202
10th Percentile £450 £401 £400
25th Percentile £513 £435 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £523 £530
Median % change year-on-year +14.83% -1.42% +0.95%
75th Percentile £725 £588 £650
90th Percentile £856 £650 £700
England median daily rate £575 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +15.58% +4.74% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £21.00 - £48.50
Median hourly rate £39.75 - £52.00
75th Percentile £78.44 - £55.50
90th Percentile £85.00 - -
England median hourly rate £61.50 £63.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year -2.38% +276.12% -60.12%

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 34,337 15,829 26,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.47% 89.41% 88.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,040 11,475 19,197
10th Percentile £381 £325 £315
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +0.49%
75th Percentile £675 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 142 307
10th Percentile £16.36 £17.01 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £23.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate £39.50 £32.25 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.48% +40.22% +4.55%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.22 £45.75
90th Percentile £65.00 £64.90 £53.47
England median hourly rate £25.50 £26.80 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.84% +30.72% -6.82%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in London

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for High Availability in London

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing High Availability in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for High Availability in London

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for High Availability in London

High Availability
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing High Availability in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West London -7 27 £649 +12.83% 8
Central London -63 25 £575 +4.55% 30
South London - 7 £800 - 2
East London -5 1 - - 3
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 126 (36.63%) Finance
1 126 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (32.27%) DevOps
3 105 (30.52%) Linux
4 99 (28.78%) Java
5 97 (28.20%) CI/CD
6 95 (27.62%) Low Latency
7 84 (24.42%) Python
8 79 (22.97%) SQL
9 76 (22.09%) Banking
10 74 (21.51%) Social Skills
11 72 (20.93%) Oracle
12 71 (20.64%) Windows
13 68 (19.77%) Azure
14 66 (19.19%) Kubernetes
15 63 (18.31%) AWS
16 62 (18.02%) RESTful
17 61 (17.73%) Docker
18 60 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
19 59 (17.15%) Disaster Recovery
20 58 (16.86%) Microservices
21 49 (14.24%) TDD
22 48 (13.95%) Spring
22 48 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (13.37%) Unix
24 45 (13.08%) Front Office
24 45 (13.08%) Jenkins
24 45 (13.08%) Grafana
25 44 (12.79%) Scrum
26 43 (12.50%) Active Directory

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 16 (4.65%) Confluence
2 10 (2.91%) SAS
3 9 (2.62%) MTS
3 9 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.74%) nginx
4 6 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.45%) Apache
5 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.16%) Mule
7 3 (0.87%) IIS
7 3 (0.87%) JBoss
7 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Chatbot
2 5 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) GIMP
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.62%) BondVision
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 68 (19.77%) Azure
2 63 (18.31%) AWS
3 36 (10.47%) GitHub
4 30 (8.72%) PaaS
5 22 (6.40%) IaaS
6 17 (4.94%) GCP
7 16 (4.65%) SaaS
8 13 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (3.49%) Nutanix
10 8 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.74%) Azure Monitor
11 6 (1.74%) Microsoft 365
11 6 (1.74%) Power Platform
12 5 (1.45%) Slack
13 4 (1.16%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (1.16%) Azure Key Vault
13 4 (1.16%) Azure Storage
13 4 (1.16%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.56%) TCP/IP
2 25 (7.27%) DNS
3 21 (6.10%) Firewall
4 19 (5.52%) Kerberos
5 16 (4.65%) HTTP
6 15 (4.36%) Multicast
7 10 (2.91%) BGP
7 10 (2.91%) DHCP
8 8 (2.33%) WAN
9 7 (2.03%) Network Security
9 7 (2.03%) SAN
9 7 (2.03%) VPN
10 6 (1.74%) FIX Connectivity
10 6 (1.74%) MPLS
11 5 (1.45%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.45%) OSPF
12 4 (1.16%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.16%) LAN
12 4 (1.16%) SD-WAN
13 3 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 34 (9.88%) MongoDB
4 19 (5.52%) Oracle Database
5 17 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.65%) Hazelcast
6 16 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (3.20%) MySQL
9 10 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.91%) Redis
10 9 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.03%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (1.74%) Power BI
13 5 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.16%) Tableau
15 3 (0.87%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 39 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.69%) Subversion
4 20 (5.81%) Gatling
5 18 (5.23%) JIRA
6 15 (4.36%) Maven
7 14 (4.07%) TeamCity
8 13 (3.78%) GitLab
9 11 (3.20%) Mockito
10 6 (1.74%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.74%) Gradle
10 6 (1.74%) Hudson
10 6 (1.74%) JUnit
11 5 (1.45%) GCC
11 5 (1.45%) GDB
12 4 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.16%) git-flow
12 4 (1.16%) Selenium
13 3 (0.87%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.87%) Bitbucket
General
1 126 (36.63%) Finance
2 76 (22.09%) Banking
3 74 (21.51%) Social Skills
4 45 (13.08%) Front Office
5 41 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (6.10%) Investment Banking
7 12 (3.49%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.62%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (2.33%) International Banking
10 7 (2.03%) Retail
11 6 (1.74%) Public Sector
11 6 (1.74%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.45%) Marketing
13 4 (1.16%) Games
13 4 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (1.16%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.87%) Back Office
14 3 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.58%) Law
15 2 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 119 (34.59%) Developer
2 55 (15.99%) Java Developer
3 45 (13.08%) Architect
4 33 (9.59%) Senior Developer
5 25 (7.27%) Administrator
5 25 (7.27%) DBA
6 23 (6.69%) Scala Developer
7 22 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (5.23%) Analyst
9 18 (5.23%) Python Developer
10 17 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (4.65%) Applications Support
11 16 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (4.07%) Core Java Developer
13 12 (3.49%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.49%) Oracle DBA
14 11 (3.20%) Azure Architect
14 11 (3.20%) Consultant
14 11 (3.20%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (18.02%) RESTful
2 48 (13.95%) Spring
3 42 (12.21%) Web Services
4 40 (11.63%) Spring Boot
5 34 (9.88%) Middleware
6 32 (9.30%) REST
7 31 (9.01%) FIX Protocol
8 30 (8.72%) HTML
9 25 (7.27%) AngularJS
10 24 (6.98%) Akka
11 21 (6.10%) CSS
11 21 (6.10%) Kafka
11 21 (6.10%) React
12 19 (5.52%) LDAP
13 16 (4.65%) HTML5
14 14 (4.07%) Node.js
15 12 (3.49%) JSON
15 12 (3.49%) Play Framework
15 12 (3.49%) spray
16 10 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (9.30%) Data Structures
3 30 (8.72%) Data Centre
4 29 (8.43%) Clustering
5 28 (8.14%) Replication
6 25 (7.27%) Algorithms
7 24 (6.98%) Equities
8 23 (6.69%) Fixed Income
9 21 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (5.23%) Derivative
11 11 (3.20%) Cloud Native
11 11 (3.20%) Private Cloud
12 9 (2.62%) Eurex
12 9 (2.62%) Public Cloud
13 8 (2.33%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.74%) PKI
15 5 (1.45%) User Experience
16 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (30.52%) Linux
2 71 (20.64%) Windows
3 46 (13.37%) Unix
4 35 (10.17%) Windows Server
5 26 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.78%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (3.78%) Windows Server 2019
7 12 (3.49%) Solaris
8 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.58%) CatOS
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.29%) OS/400
13 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (32.27%) DevOps
3 97 (28.20%) CI/CD
4 95 (27.62%) Low Latency
5 60 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (17.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 58 (16.86%) Microservices
8 49 (14.24%) TDD
9 48 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (12.79%) Scrum
11 42 (12.21%) Software Engineering
12 34 (9.88%) Unit Testing
13 32 (9.30%) BDD
13 32 (9.30%) Electronic Trading
13 32 (9.30%) Software Delivery
14 31 (9.01%) Migration
14 31 (9.01%) Pair Programming
15 30 (8.72%) Data Protection
16 28 (8.14%) Change Management
16 28 (8.14%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 99 (28.78%) Java
2 84 (24.42%) Python
3 79 (22.97%) SQL
4 34 (9.88%) PowerShell
5 32 (9.30%) Scala
6 26 (7.56%) C++
7 24 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 19 (5.52%) Java 8
9 18 (5.23%) Bash
9 18 (5.23%) Shell Script
10 14 (4.07%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.78%) C#
12 12 (3.49%) Go
12 12 (3.49%) Ruby
13 9 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.74%) Perl
15 5 (1.45%) VBA
16 3 (0.87%) C
16 3 (0.87%) Groovy
17 2 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (6.40%) Degree
2 14 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.74%) MCITP
6 6 (1.74%) MCTS
6 6 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.45%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.45%) MCSE
7 5 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.87%) CISSP
9 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.58%) CCNA
10 2 (0.58%) CCNP
11 1 (0.29%) MCP
11 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.65%) GDPR
1 16 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (4.07%) Accessibility
2 14 (4.07%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (17.73%) Docker
2 43 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.16%) NFS
7 4 (1.16%) vSphere
8 2 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.58%) XenApp
8 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.29%) RACF
9 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 66 (19.19%) Kubernetes
2 45 (13.08%) Grafana
3 43 (12.50%) Terraform
4 35 (10.17%) Prometheus
5 29 (8.43%) Ansible
6 13 (3.78%) Data Guard
6 13 (3.78%) Puppet
7 10 (2.91%) ITRS Geneos
7 10 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 8 (2.33%) Control-M
9 8 (2.33%) Tivoli
10 7 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (2.03%) QRadar
10 7 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.74%) Netcool
12 5 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (1.16%) Kibana
13 4 (1.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 72 (20.93%) Oracle
2 32 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 29 (8.43%) IBM
4 26 (7.56%) Cisco
5 23 (6.69%) Splunk
6 22 (6.40%) VMware
7 16 (4.65%) Solace
8 14 (4.07%) ServiceNow
9 10 (2.91%) Citrix
9 10 (2.91%) EMC
10 9 (2.62%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.62%) CyberArk
10 9 (2.62%) Google
10 9 (2.62%) ION Trading
10 9 (2.62%) Sybase
10 9 (2.62%) Tradeweb
11 8 (2.33%) Zerto
12 7 (2.03%) Palo Alto
12 7 (2.03%) Qualys