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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 55 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing High Availability 20 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.16% 2.73% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 3.42% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
Median daily rate £350 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £414 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -34.48%
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
754 993 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.51% 79.82% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 575 594
Median daily rate £415 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 42
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes 0 15 £350 -10.37%
High Wycombe +8 1 £280 -37.77%
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 15 (36.59%) SOAP
2 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
3 13 (31.71%) Clustering
4 12 (29.27%) Jython
4 12 (29.27%) JNDI
4 12 (29.27%) Korn
4 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
4 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
4 12 (29.27%) CA Wily
4 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
4 12 (29.27%) HTTP
4 12 (29.27%) Python
4 12 (29.27%) IBM
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) Web Services
4 12 (29.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (29.27%) JDBC
4 12 (29.27%) J2EE
4 12 (29.27%) SSL
4 12 (29.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (29.27%) Garbage Collection
5 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (26.83%) HP
6 10 (24.39%) Service Management
6 10 (24.39%) Finance
6 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (21.95%) Virtual Environments
7 9 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (21.95%) OVSD

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
1 12 (29.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.44%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) HTTP
1 12 (29.27%) SSL
2 6 (14.63%) iSCSI
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Introscope
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Administrator
2 10 (24.39%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (19.51%) Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) DBA
6 5 (12.20%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (12.20%) SQL DBA
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Development DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) SOAP
2 12 (29.27%) J2EE
2 12 (29.27%) JDBC
2 12 (29.27%) JNDI
2 12 (29.27%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (17.07%) REST
4 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.20%) CSS
4 5 (12.20%) HTML
4 5 (12.20%) HTML5
4 5 (12.20%) Node.js
5 4 (9.76%) CSS3
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Statistics
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Blockchain
5 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.44%) Contactless
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) CentOS
2 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
3 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Garbage Collection
2 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (24.39%) Service Management
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) ITSM
3 9 (21.95%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL V3
6 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
6 5 (12.20%) Low Latency
7 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.76%) Microservices
7 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) SOA
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.88%) Line Management
9 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
1 12 (29.27%) Jython
1 12 (29.27%) Korn
1 12 (29.27%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (14.63%) NFS
4 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) CA Wily
2 9 (21.95%) OVSD
3 6 (14.63%) SCOM
4 3 (7.32%) Nagios
5 2 (4.88%) Linux-HA
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) IBM
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) HP
3 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper