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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 54 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 12 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.78% 4.10% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 5.16% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £350 £391 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% -2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £410 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -51.25%
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
558 659 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.91% 79.49% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 386 445
Median daily rate £410 £391 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% +5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 20
Median hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £40.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 2016, 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 15 (40.54%) SOAP
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
3 11 (29.73%) REST
4 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (27.03%) Clustering
4 10 (27.03%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
5 9 (24.32%) IBM
5 9 (24.32%) Service Management
5 9 (24.32%) Windows
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
5 9 (24.32%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) C#
6 8 (21.62%) SOA
6 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (21.62%) ITSM
6 8 (21.62%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.92%) CentOS
7 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
7 7 (18.92%) OVSD
7 7 (18.92%) JNDI
7 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
7 7 (18.92%) Korn

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 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
1 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (10.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
1 7 (18.92%) SSL
2 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.41%) Broadband
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Introscope
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) DBA
5 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.81%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Architect
6 4 (10.81%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Development DBA
8 2 (5.41%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) SOAP
2 11 (29.73%) REST
3 8 (21.62%) .NET
4 7 (18.92%) J2EE
4 7 (18.92%) JDBC
4 7 (18.92%) JNDI
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
4 7 (18.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (16.22%) Middleware
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) HTML
6 4 (10.81%) HTML5
6 4 (10.81%) MSMQ
6 4 (10.81%) Node.js
6 4 (10.81%) WCF
7 3 (8.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Clustering
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Statistics
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) Blockchain
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.41%) HACMP
5 2 (5.41%) LPAR
5 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.70%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) CentOS
3 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) Unix
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (24.32%) Service Management
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) ITSM
4 8 (21.62%) SOA
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.92%) Garbage Collection
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
5 7 (18.92%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
6 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.81%) DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
8 3 (8.11%) Microservices
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
3 7 (18.92%) Jython
3 7 (18.92%) Korn
3 7 (18.92%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) AWK
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) sed
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.81%) NFS
5 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (5.41%) Veritas File System
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) CA Wily
1 7 (18.92%) OVSD
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
3 9 (24.32%) IBM
4 7 (18.92%) HP
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.41%) EMC
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 2 (5.41%) Veritas