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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 50 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing High Availability 13 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.85% 2.61% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 3.32% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate £575 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £322 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
High Availability
Buckinghamshire

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
588 632 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.52% 78.51% 77.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 350 313
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £255
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 19 11 16
Average hourly rate £13.85 £16.00 £15.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £27.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (52.78%) Clustering
2 18 (50.00%) SOAP
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 16 (44.44%) Korn
3 16 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 14 (38.89%) Finance
4 14 (38.89%) IBM
5 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) SQL
6 11 (30.56%) J2EE
6 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (30.56%) Web Services
6 11 (30.56%) SSL
6 11 (30.56%) Python
6 11 (30.56%) JDBC
6 11 (30.56%) HTTP
6 11 (30.56%) Jython
6 11 (30.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (30.56%) CA Wily
6 11 (30.56%) Garbage Collection
6 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
6 11 (30.56%) JNDI
7 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
8 9 (25.00%) Introscope
9 8 (22.22%) VMware
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) Oracle
9 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (19.44%) REST

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
1 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) HTTP
1 11 (30.56%) SSL
2 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) Broadband
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Introscope
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Administrator
2 10 (27.78%) Architect
2 10 (27.78%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 7 (19.44%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (13.89%) TIBCO Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) Platform Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
8 2 (5.56%) AIX Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Designer
8 2 (5.56%) Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Designer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) SOAP
2 11 (30.56%) J2EE
2 11 (30.56%) JDBC
2 11 (30.56%) JNDI
2 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 11 (30.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (19.44%) .NET
3 7 (19.44%) REST
4 5 (13.89%) Middleware
4 5 (13.89%) MSMQ
4 5 (13.89%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (13.89%) WCF
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.33%) HACMP
2 3 (8.33%) LPAR
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) CentOS
3 7 (19.44%) Ubuntu
3 7 (19.44%) Unix
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) VMS
6 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Garbage Collection
2 8 (22.22%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) SOA
3 7 (19.44%) TDD
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 6 (16.67%) ITSM
4 6 (16.67%) Service Management
5 5 (13.89%) DevOps
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 16 (44.44%) Korn
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Jython
3 11 (30.56%) Python
4 7 (19.44%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) AWK
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) sed
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) NFS
3 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (8.33%) Veritas File System
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) CA Wily
2 5 (13.89%) OVSD
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) IBM
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 5 (13.89%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) TIBCO
6 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 3 (8.33%) EMC
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 3 (8.33%) Veritas
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
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