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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 63 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 14 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.44% 1.79% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.28% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate £575 £424 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.69% +7.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £325 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £488 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
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
786 921 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.95% 78.45% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 469 429
Average daily rate £398 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +1 13 £575 +35.29% 2
High Availability
South East

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 27 (61.36%) Clustering
2 25 (56.82%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) SOAP
3 19 (43.18%) Finance
4 18 (40.91%) Korn
4 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
5 17 (38.64%) J2EE
6 15 (34.09%) Windows
6 15 (34.09%) IBM
6 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
7 14 (31.82%) SQL
8 13 (29.55%) Unix
8 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 12 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (27.27%) Python
9 12 (27.27%) HTTP
9 12 (27.27%) SSL
9 12 (27.27%) Web Services
9 12 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (27.27%) JDBC
9 12 (27.27%) JNDI
9 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
9 12 (27.27%) Jython
10 11 (25.00%) CA Wily
10 11 (25.00%) Garbage Collection
11 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 10 (22.73%) Middleware
11 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (20.45%) Introscope
12 9 (20.45%) Perl

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 12 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (15.91%) JBoss
3 5 (11.36%) Apache
3 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) HTTP
1 12 (27.27%) SSL
2 7 (15.91%) iSCSI
3 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
4 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 4 (9.09%) SAN
4 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Introscope
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Administrator
2 11 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 10 (22.73%) Architect
4 9 (20.45%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 8 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.64%) TIBCO Administrator
7 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Platform Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
10 2 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
10 2 (4.55%) Designer
10 2 (4.55%) Senior Designer
10 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) SOAP
2 17 (38.64%) J2EE
3 12 (27.27%) JDBC
3 12 (27.27%) JNDI
3 12 (27.27%) Web Services
3 12 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (22.73%) Middleware
5 7 (15.91%) .NET
5 7 (15.91%) REST
6 6 (13.64%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (11.36%) MSMQ
7 5 (11.36%) WCF
8 1 (2.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 27 (61.36%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) HACMP
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.82%) LPAR
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Linux
2 15 (34.09%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) Unix
4 7 (15.91%) CentOS
4 7 (15.91%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.36%) AIX
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Garbage Collection
2 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) SOA
4 7 (15.91%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
5 6 (13.64%) ITSM
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Service Management
6 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
6 5 (11.36%) DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
1 18 (40.91%) Korn
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) Jython
3 12 (27.27%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Perl
5 7 (15.91%) C#
6 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.09%) AWK
7 4 (9.09%) sed
7 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) NFS
4 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (9.09%) Veritas File System
5 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 5 (11.36%) OVSD
2 5 (11.36%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) IBM
1 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle
3 9 (20.45%) VMware
4 6 (13.64%) TIBCO
5 5 (11.36%) F5
5 5 (11.36%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 4 (9.09%) EMC
6 4 (9.09%) Symantec
6 4 (9.09%) Veritas
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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