Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

High Availability
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 100 75
Rank change year-on-year -1 -25 +8
Contract jobs citing High Availability 34 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.58% 1.04% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.23% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 24
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £310 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -27.49% +2.70%
10th Percentile £300 £229 £336
90th Percentile £543 £413 £656
South East median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £29.92 £50.00
% change year-on-year +42.05% -40.16% +33.33%

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,792 1,621 1,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.12% 84.43% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 789 895
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £256 £257 £258
90th Percentile £550 £553 £528
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 55 40
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +7.49% -0.77%
10th Percentile £10.10 £9.41 £10.92
90th Percentile £46.00 £49.00 £43.83
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing High Availability in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 32 £350 +12.90% 5
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 12 (35.29%) Hadoop
1 12 (35.29%) Data Lake
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 10 (29.41%) Big Data
4 9 (26.47%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) ETL
5 8 (23.53%) Banking
6 7 (20.59%) Data Management
6 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
6 7 (20.59%) Data Security
6 7 (20.59%) RosettaNet
6 7 (20.59%) cXML
6 7 (20.59%) SMTP
6 7 (20.59%) FTP
6 7 (20.59%) HTTP
6 7 (20.59%) XML Schema
6 7 (20.59%) B2B
6 7 (20.59%) SSL
6 7 (20.59%) SLA
6 7 (20.59%) IBM
6 7 (20.59%) ebXML
6 7 (20.59%) Internet
6 7 (20.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (20.59%) webMethods
6 7 (20.59%) ActionScript
6 7 (20.59%) XML
6 7 (20.59%) EDI

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.71%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) FTP
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
1 7 (20.59%) SMTP
1 7 (20.59%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Data Lake
1 12 (35.29%) Hadoop
2 10 (29.41%) Big Data
3 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (17.65%) Apache Hive
4 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 6 (17.65%) OLAP
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (5.88%) MySQL
7 1 (2.94%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) gulp
General
1 8 (23.53%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.88%) Dutch Language
4 2 (5.88%) French Language
4 2 (5.88%) German Language
4 2 (5.88%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Ab Initio Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) cXML
1 7 (20.59%) ebXML
1 7 (20.59%) EDI
1 7 (20.59%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (20.59%) XML
1 7 (20.59%) XML Schema
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) EJB
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) JMS
3 1 (2.94%) LAMP
3 1 (2.94%) Laravel
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) DataPower
1 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) iSeries
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) AIX
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 8 (23.53%) ETL
3 7 (20.59%) Analytics
3 7 (20.59%) API Development
3 7 (20.59%) B2B
3 7 (20.59%) Data Governance
3 7 (20.59%) Data Management
3 7 (20.59%) Data Security
3 7 (20.59%) EAI
4 6 (17.65%) Business Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (17.65%) Change Control
4 6 (17.65%) Data Architecture
4 6 (17.65%) Data Mapping
4 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 6 (17.65%) Runbook
4 6 (17.65%) SDLC
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) ActionScript
3 7 (20.59%) ActionScript 2.0
3 7 (20.59%) ActionScript 3.0
4 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) RHCE
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.88%) HND
3 2 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) RosettaNet
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 6 (17.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.88%) GDPR
3 2 (5.88%) QA
4 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.94%) Kibana
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) IBM
1 7 (20.59%) webMethods
2 6 (17.65%) Ab Initio
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Informatica
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.76%) Talend
4 4 (11.76%) Veritas
5 3 (8.82%) Hortonworks
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) BMC
6 1 (2.94%) Capita
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy