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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 67 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 25 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.80% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
1098 911 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.11% 74.31% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 526 436
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
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 2 September 2015.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 - 14 £325 -
High Wycombe - 1 £450 -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (80.56%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Clustering
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
4 12 (33.33%) UNIX
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 12 (33.33%) Finance
5 11 (30.56%) Korn
5 11 (30.56%) J2EE
5 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
6 10 (27.78%) Hadoop
6 10 (27.78%) Big Data
6 10 (27.78%) Oracle
7 9 (25.00%) Java
7 9 (25.00%) Perl
7 9 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 9 (25.00%) JBoss
7 9 (25.00%) Apache
7 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (25.00%) TIBCO
7 9 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
7 9 (25.00%) Middleware
7 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (25.00%) F5
7 9 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
7 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 8 (22.22%) SLA
9 7 (19.44%) Solaris

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (25.00%) JBoss
1 9 (25.00%) Apache
1 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.67%) SAS
3 5 (13.89%) Lync
3 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Hadoop
1 10 (27.78%) Big Data
2 6 (16.67%) PowerCenter
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) DB2
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) MySQL
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Administrator
2 10 (27.78%) Hadoop Administrator
3 9 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Database Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.78%) DBA
5 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) SQL DBA
5 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) J2EE
2 9 (25.00%) Middleware
2 9 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (5.56%) JNDI
3 2 (5.56%) JDBC
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) UNIX
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Solaris
4 6 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (16.67%) ETL
3 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) Garbage Collection
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
1 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
2 11 (30.56%) Korn
3 9 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCOM
2 4 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (8.33%) OpenView
3 3 (8.33%) OVSD
4 2 (5.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 9 (25.00%) F5
3 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.67%) Informatica
4 6 (16.67%) Cloudera
5 5 (13.89%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) SAP