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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 67 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.23% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
683 509 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.09% 70.99% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 250 242
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Introscope
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Jython
2 3 (60.00%) JNDI
2 3 (60.00%) Korn
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) CA Wily
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) BCP

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) JNDI
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BCP
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Jython
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (20.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle