The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 108 124
Rank change year-on-year +20 +16  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 23 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.07% 1.55% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.82% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 7
Median daily rate £350 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £525 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.81% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1765 2473 2457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.40% 85.42% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1406 1266
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 68
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Scotland

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Scotland

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Scotland

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Edinburgh +26 21 £338 -28.94% 6
West Lothian -3 1 £490 +50.76%
Glasgow -8 1 - - 2
High Availability
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (25.00%) Unix
4 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.88%) Teradata
5 7 (21.88%) PHP
5 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) Finance
6 6 (18.75%) Banking
7 5 (15.63%) Clustering
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) Solaris
7 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
7 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (15.63%) React
8 4 (12.50%) Twig
8 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 4 (12.50%) Change Control
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 4 (12.50%) Docker
8 4 (12.50%) Python
8 4 (12.50%) SOA
8 4 (12.50%) AIX
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (12.50%) Apache

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) PowerCenter
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.13%) DataStage
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Ant
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 4 (12.50%) Teradata DBA
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Teradata Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) React
2 4 (12.50%) Twig
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) Symfony
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Solaris
5 4 (12.50%) AIX
6 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Change Control
4 4 (12.50%) Network Design
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.25%) RHEV
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) PowerHA
4 1 (3.13%) vCloud
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Control-M
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Rundeck
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Teradata
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) EMC
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Informatica
6 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) Tableau
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
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