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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 53 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 6 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 1.74% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 2.12% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £650 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
512 567 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.33% 82.29% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 290 359
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.16 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Clustering
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (40.00%) Big Data
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 5 (33.33%) Gradle
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Java EE
4 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (33.33%) XSLT
4 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) JMS
4 5 (33.33%) UML
4 5 (33.33%) Ant
4 5 (33.33%) EJB
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) HTML

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) ATM
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Ant
1 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (33.33%) Gradle
2 4 (26.67%) Hudson
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Introscope
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) EJB
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Java EE
3 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 5 (33.33%) XSLT
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) JDBC
4 3 (20.00%) JNDI
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) MapReduce
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
1 5 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) Jython
4 3 (20.00%) Korn
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) HP ASE
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (6.67%) NCR
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy