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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 62 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing High Availability 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.80% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £570
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -38.59%
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
681 642 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.56% 73.37% 73.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 367 229
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 12
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 6 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
1 6 (85.71%) Korn
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Introscope
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) JNDI
2 4 (57.14%) Jython
2 4 (57.14%) CA Wily
2 4 (57.14%) Garbage Collection
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 1 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Introscope
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) JDBC
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (57.14%) JNDI
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Garbage Collection
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Korn
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Jython
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica