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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
England / London
Rank 151 157 196
Rank change year-on-year +6 +39  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 315 348 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.62% 1.58% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.85% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 282 169
Median daily rate £500 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +12.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £27.27 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.35%  
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 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 16576 18773 17205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.15% 85.14% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11916 13556 12086
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 193 243
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +11 51 £488 +2.63% 19
Canary Wharf 0 7 £550 +14.58%
Croydon +9 2 - - 1
Isleworth - 2 - -
Harrow -1 1 £438 +4.16%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
West End of London - 1 £425 - 5
High Availability
England

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 284 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (37.01%) Java
3 203 (30.30%) Linux
4 197 (29.40%) Amazon AWS
5 196 (29.25%) DevOps
6 176 (26.27%) TDD
7 154 (22.99%) Finance
8 150 (22.39%) Python
9 140 (20.90%) Scrum
10 130 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
11 122 (18.21%) SQL
12 121 (18.06%) Open Source
13 114 (17.01%) JavaScript
14 108 (16.12%) SQL Server
14 108 (16.12%) Low Latency
15 107 (15.97%) Ansible
16 106 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
17 105 (15.67%) Web Services
18 104 (15.52%) Unix
19 102 (15.22%) Puppet
20 100 (14.93%) BDD
20 100 (14.93%) Microservices
21 95 (14.18%) Git (software)
22 91 (13.58%) Jenkins
23 88 (13.13%) RESTful
24 85 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
25 82 (12.24%) E-Commerce
25 82 (12.24%) Migration
26 79 (11.79%) Ruby
27 78 (11.64%) Docker

High Availability
Top Related 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 42 (6.27%) Confluence
2 35 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (3.43%) Apache
3 23 (3.43%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (2.24%) Apache Spark
5 15 (2.24%) IIS
6 14 (2.09%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.79%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.64%) Apache Pig
8 11 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.34%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (1.04%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.75%) Mule
14 4 (0.60%) CMS
14 4 (0.60%) nginx
15 3 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Project
2 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.60%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 197 (29.40%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (6.87%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (5.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (4.78%) PaaS
6 24 (3.58%) IaaS
7 22 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (1.94%) Datadog
8 13 (1.94%) GitHub
9 12 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.64%) SaaS
11 9 (1.34%) Slack
12 8 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (1.04%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.90%) Office 365
14 6 (0.90%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.75%) Route 53
16 4 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.06%) Firewall
2 52 (7.76%) HTTP
3 49 (7.31%) TCP/IP
4 39 (5.82%) DNS
5 36 (5.37%) SAN
6 33 (4.93%) WAN
7 32 (4.78%) VPN
8 27 (4.03%) Internet
8 27 (4.03%) Network Security
9 24 (3.58%) LAN
9 24 (3.58%) SSL
10 19 (2.84%) DHCP
11 17 (2.54%) MPLS
11 17 (2.54%) VLAN
12 12 (1.79%) BGP
12 12 (1.79%) OSPF
13 10 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (1.49%) Multicast
13 10 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 69 (10.30%) PostgreSQL
3 64 (9.55%) Hadoop
4 61 (9.10%) NoSQL
5 59 (8.81%) MongoDB
6 49 (7.31%) Relational Database
7 44 (6.57%) Big Data
8 36 (5.37%) Amazon RDS
9 33 (4.93%) MySQL
10 28 (4.18%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.54%) Oracle Database
12 16 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (2.24%) Apache Hive
14 14 (2.09%) Redis
14 14 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (1.49%) Endeca
17 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 95 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 91 (13.58%) Jenkins
3 58 (8.66%) JIRA
4 54 (8.06%) Cucumber
5 34 (5.07%) Subversion
6 29 (4.33%) TeamCity
7 28 (4.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (3.28%) JUnit
9 13 (1.94%) Bazaar
9 13 (1.94%) Maven
9 13 (1.94%) Mercurial
9 13 (1.94%) Mockito
9 13 (1.94%) Zephyr
10 10 (1.49%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.34%) git-flow
12 8 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.04%) Hudson
14 6 (0.90%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.90%) Gradle
14 6 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 154 (22.99%) Finance
2 56 (8.36%) Banking
3 25 (3.73%) Financial Institution
3 25 (3.73%) Front Office
3 25 (3.73%) Retail
4 18 (2.69%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.39%) Marketing
6 15 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.09%) Games
8 11 (1.64%) Electronics
8 11 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.34%) Law
10 6 (0.90%) Legal
10 6 (0.90%) Publishing
11 4 (0.60%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.45%) Advertising
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 209 (31.19%) Developer
2 90 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 78 (11.64%) Architect
4 75 (11.19%) Java Developer
5 57 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
6 53 (7.91%) AWS DevOps
7 45 (6.72%) Administrator
8 41 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 33 (4.93%) C++ Developer
9 33 (4.93%) DBA
10 28 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
12 25 (3.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 25 (3.73%) Technical Architect
13 22 (3.28%) Scala Developer
13 22 (3.28%) Technical Leader
14 20 (2.99%) C# Developer
14 20 (2.99%) Consultant
15 19 (2.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 19 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (15.67%) Web Services
2 88 (13.13%) RESTful
3 77 (11.49%) Node.js
4 62 (9.25%) HTML
5 60 (8.96%) AngularJS
6 54 (8.06%) .NET
6 54 (8.06%) REST
7 52 (7.76%) CSS
8 41 (6.12%) Spring
9 34 (5.07%) ASP.NET
9 34 (5.07%) JSON
10 33 (4.93%) Middleware
11 31 (4.63%) J2EE
12 30 (4.48%) React
13 28 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (3.73%) jQuery
15 24 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (3.43%) ActiveMQ
16 23 (3.43%) HTML5
16 23 (3.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.72%) Public Cloud
2 43 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 40 (5.97%) User Experience
4 38 (5.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 37 (5.52%) Clustering
6 36 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (4.78%) Replication
8 27 (4.03%) Algorithms
9 26 (3.88%) iPad
10 19 (2.84%) N-Tier
11 17 (2.54%) Computer Science
12 15 (2.24%) Fixed Income
13 14 (2.09%) iPhone
14 11 (1.64%) Blog
14 11 (1.64%) Data Structures
15 10 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
15 10 (1.49%) Equities
15 10 (1.49%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.49%) RIA
15 10 (1.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 203 (30.30%) Linux
2 104 (15.52%) Unix
3 77 (11.49%) Windows
4 36 (5.37%) Windows Server
5 35 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.24%) CentOS
9 14 (2.09%) AIX
9 14 (2.09%) Apple iOS
9 14 (2.09%) Solaris
10 11 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.60%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.45%) SUSE
14 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (29.25%) DevOps
3 176 (26.27%) TDD
4 140 (20.90%) Scrum
5 130 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (18.06%) Open Source
7 108 (16.12%) Low Latency
8 100 (14.93%) BDD
8 100 (14.93%) Microservices
9 82 (12.24%) E-Commerce
9 82 (12.24%) Migration
10 78 (11.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 74 (11.04%) Kanban
12 72 (10.75%) Configuration Management
13 70 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
14 62 (9.25%) Software Engineering
15 46 (6.87%) Pair Programming
16 45 (6.72%) OO
17 43 (6.42%) Load Balancing
18 41 (6.12%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 248 (37.01%) Java
2 150 (22.39%) Python
3 122 (18.21%) SQL
4 114 (17.01%) JavaScript
5 79 (11.79%) Ruby
6 53 (7.91%) Perl
7 47 (7.01%) C#
7 47 (7.01%) Scala
8 41 (6.12%) Bash Shell
9 39 (5.82%) C++
10 32 (4.78%) PowerShell
11 24 (3.58%) C
12 22 (3.28%) Go
13 14 (2.09%) Apple Swift
13 14 (2.09%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.94%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.49%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.34%) ES6
18 7 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 40 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.67%) Degree
4 18 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.24%) CCNP
6 8 (1.19%) CCNA
7 7 (1.04%) CCIE
7 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.90%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.75%) MCITP
9 5 (0.75%) MCSE
10 4 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.60%) MCP
11 3 (0.45%) IBM Certification
11 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.30%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.30%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.72%) QA
2 23 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.99%) SLA
4 11 (1.64%) MiFID
5 5 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.15%) SDET
7 1 (0.15%) SEPA
7 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 78 (11.64%) Docker
2 56 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (7.91%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (1.94%) HDFS
6 10 (1.49%) GPFS
6 10 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.75%) GFS2
8 5 (0.75%) GlusterFS
8 5 (0.75%) NFS
8 5 (0.75%) OCFS2
8 5 (0.75%) RHEV
8 5 (0.75%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.75%) vSphere
9 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 107 (15.97%) Ansible
2 102 (15.22%) Puppet
3 85 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (3.88%) Salt
5 19 (2.84%) Kibana
5 19 (2.84%) Kubernetes
5 19 (2.84%) logstash
6 18 (2.69%) Terraform
7 14 (2.09%) Nagios
8 13 (1.94%) SCCM
9 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (1.49%) SCOM
10 9 (1.34%) Graphite
11 8 (1.19%) Data Guard
11 8 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (1.19%) Grafana
11 8 (1.19%) Mesos
11 8 (1.19%) rkt
12 7 (1.04%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (1.04%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 72 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.60%) VMware
3 67 (10.00%) Oracle
4 54 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 42 (6.27%) Cisco
5 42 (6.27%) IBM
6 34 (5.07%) HP
7 26 (3.88%) Citrix
8 22 (3.28%) Reuters
9 16 (2.39%) Atlassian
10 15 (2.24%) CheckPoint
10 15 (2.24%) Splunk
11 14 (2.09%) EMC
12 12 (1.79%) Juniper
12 12 (1.79%) SaltStack
13 11 (1.64%) F5
13 11 (1.64%) SAP
14 10 (1.49%) 3PAR
14 10 (1.49%) ATG
14 10 (1.49%) CommVault
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