The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 64 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 22 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.88% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.51% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£390 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £393 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.28% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%
High Availability
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 985 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.01% 75.25% 72.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 584 367
Average daily rate £400 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £243 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 29
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £33.40 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +23 21 £390 - 2
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Clustering
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) Korn
4 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
5 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
5 10 (35.71%) Big Data
6 9 (32.14%) TIBCO EMS
6 9 (32.14%) TIBCO
6 9 (32.14%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (32.14%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) SLA
8 7 (25.00%) Java
8 7 (25.00%) UNIX
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) AIX
8 7 (25.00%) Solaris
8 7 (25.00%) DB2
9 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
9 6 (21.43%) ETL
9 6 (21.43%) SAS
9 6 (21.43%) Informatica
9 6 (21.43%) PowerCenter
9 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 6 (21.43%) Cloudera
10 5 (17.86%) Lync
10 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) SAS
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) Lync
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
1 4 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
1 10 (35.71%) Big Data
2 7 (25.00%) DB2
3 6 (21.43%) PowerCenter
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) MySQL
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Administrator
2 10 (35.71%) Hadoop Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Database Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) DBA
4 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (14.29%) J2EE
2 4 (14.29%) JDBC
2 4 (14.29%) SOAP
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (14.29%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) AIX
2 7 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
1 6 (21.43%) ETL
2 5 (17.86%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.29%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) Korn
2 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) VB
5 4 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) CA Wily
2 4 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (10.71%) OpenView
3 3 (10.71%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
1 9 (32.14%) TIBCO
2 6 (21.43%) Informatica
2 6 (21.43%) Cloudera
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) HP
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