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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 53 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 15 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.25% 2.91% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 3.60% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Median daily rate £381 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £298 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £444 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £52.50
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
563 639 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.28% 80.89% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 351 439
Median daily rate £411 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £15.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) SOAP
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
5 11 (31.43%) Linux
5 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) REST
6 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (28.57%) Clustering
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.71%) .NET
7 9 (25.71%) C#
7 9 (25.71%) Windows
7 9 (25.71%) SOA
7 9 (25.71%) IBM
7 9 (25.71%) TDD
8 8 (22.86%) ITSM
8 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) Service Management
8 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
8 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
9 7 (20.00%) HP
9 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (20.00%) CentOS
9 7 (20.00%) OVSD
9 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
9 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3

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 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (11.43%) JBoss
3 3 (8.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) HTTP
1 6 (17.14%) SSL
2 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
3 3 (8.57%) Broadband
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Introscope
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) DBA
4 5 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) SOAP
2 11 (31.43%) REST
3 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) J2EE
4 6 (17.14%) JDBC
4 6 (17.14%) JNDI
4 6 (17.14%) Middleware
4 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (14.29%) MSMQ
5 5 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.57%) CSS
6 3 (8.57%) HTML
6 3 (8.57%) HTML5
7 2 (5.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Statistics
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.57%) HACMP
4 3 (8.57%) LPAR
5 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.86%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) CentOS
3 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.57%) AIX
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) VMS
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (25.71%) SOA
3 9 (25.71%) TDD
4 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
4 8 (22.86%) ITIL
4 8 (22.86%) ITSM
4 8 (22.86%) Service Management
5 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (17.14%) Capacity Management
6 6 (17.14%) Garbage Collection
7 5 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
9 3 (8.57%) Change Management
9 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
9 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.57%) Low Latency
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
3 6 (17.14%) Jython
3 6 (17.14%) Korn
3 6 (17.14%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) AWK
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) sed
4 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) NFS
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (8.57%) Veritas File System
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) OVSD
2 6 (17.14%) CA Wily
3 4 (11.43%) SCOM
4 3 (8.57%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (25.71%) IBM
4 7 (20.00%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.57%) EMC
7 3 (8.57%) Symantec
7 3 (8.57%) Veritas
8 2 (5.71%) NetApp