The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 57 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.56% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £523
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -33.01%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
613 680 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.71% 74.48% 73.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 423 237
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 15 (93.75%) Clustering
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Korn
3 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 6 (37.50%) TIBCO
4 6 (37.50%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (37.50%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) DB2
5 5 (31.25%) AIX
5 5 (31.25%) Solaris
5 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (31.25%) SCOM
5 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Lync
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) CA Wily
6 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (31.25%) Lync
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) DB2
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (18.75%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Introscope
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Database Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (25.00%) JNDI
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) JDBC
2 4 (25.00%) SOAP
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) AIX
3 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Garbage Collection
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Korn
2 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 4 (25.00%) Jython
4 4 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 4 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (18.75%) OpenView
3 3 (18.75%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) TIBCO
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Informatica
5 1 (6.25%) Cloudera