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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 60 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 21 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.98% 2.31% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.90% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 3
Average daily rate £375 £403 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £213 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -5.06%
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
889 1036 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.71% 79.82% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 496 506
Average daily rate £406 £363 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 26
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £15.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +72.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.67 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 19 £400 -12.08%
High Wycombe - 2 £375 -
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) SOAP
2 15 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 12 (34.29%) Clustering
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (28.57%) IBM
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.71%) TDD
5 9 (25.71%) SOA
5 9 (25.71%) C#
5 9 (25.71%) .NET
5 9 (25.71%) Unix
5 9 (25.71%) REST
5 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
6 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (22.86%) HP
6 8 (22.86%) VMware
7 7 (20.00%) ITSM
7 7 (20.00%) Korn
7 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (20.00%) Service Management
7 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (17.14%) WebSphere
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (11.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) HTTP
1 6 (17.14%) SSL
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
3 3 (8.57%) Broadband
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Introscope
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) DBA
4 5 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) SOAP
2 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) REST
3 6 (17.14%) J2EE
3 6 (17.14%) JDBC
3 6 (17.14%) JNDI
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (14.29%) Middleware
4 5 (14.29%) MSMQ
4 5 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Clustering
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) HACMP
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Statistics
4 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.57%) LPAR
5 1 (2.86%) Contactless
5 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) CentOS
4 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
5 4 (11.43%) AIX
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.57%) VMS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (25.71%) SOA
1 9 (25.71%) TDD
2 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) ITSM
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
4 6 (17.14%) Garbage Collection
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
5 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 5 (14.29%) DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Storage Virtualisation
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (20.00%) Korn
4 6 (17.14%) Jython
4 6 (17.14%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) AWK
5 4 (11.43%) Perl
5 4 (11.43%) sed
5 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (11.43%) Veritas File System
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.57%) NFS
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) CA Wily
1 6 (17.14%) OVSD
2 3 (8.57%) Nagios
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Linux-HA
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 15 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 10 (28.57%) IBM
3 8 (22.86%) HP
3 8 (22.86%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
5 4 (11.43%) EMC
5 4 (11.43%) Symantec
5 4 (11.43%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) TIBCO