Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 83 81
Rank change year-on-year -29 -2 +16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 26 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.09% 1.46% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.74% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £350 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -14.43% -9.11%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £313
90th Percentile £365 £460 £450
South East median daily rate £350 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £41.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -70.73% +47.75% -26.00%

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 1965 1436 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.56% 84.12% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 797 1075
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £223 £247
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £396
% change year-on-year +6.12% +1.14% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 62 69
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -7.06% +24.15%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.33 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.40 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £23.88 £25.00 £26.30
% change year-on-year -4.50% -4.92% +50.26%

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 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 12 December 2017. 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 -26 23 £338 -3.57% 1
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) XML
3 11 (42.31%) SSL
4 10 (38.46%) XML Schema
4 10 (38.46%) B2B
4 10 (38.46%) IBM
4 10 (38.46%) ebXML
4 10 (38.46%) Internet
4 10 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (38.46%) webMethods
4 10 (38.46%) Data Security
4 10 (38.46%) ActionScript
4 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) EDI
4 10 (38.46%) EAI
4 10 (38.46%) SMTP
4 10 (38.46%) FTP
4 10 (38.46%) HTTP
4 10 (38.46%) RosettaNet
4 10 (38.46%) cXML
4 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 10 (38.46%) DataPower
4 10 (38.46%) ActionScript 3.0
4 10 (38.46%) ActionScript 2.0
4 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (38.46%) API Development
5 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
6 8 (30.77%) Banking
7 7 (26.92%) Data Lake
8 6 (23.08%) Linux

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 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) SSL
2 10 (38.46%) FTP
2 10 (38.46%) HTTP
2 10 (38.46%) Internet
2 10 (38.46%) SMTP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.85%) NetScreen
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
2 7 (26.92%) Data Lake
3 5 (19.23%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) PowerCenter
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Ant
1 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.69%) Gradle
1 2 (7.69%) Hudson
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) EAI Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) XML
2 10 (38.46%) cXML
2 10 (38.46%) ebXML
2 10 (38.46%) EDI
2 10 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (38.46%) XML Schema
3 3 (11.54%) Java EE
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) EJB
4 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) JMS
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) DataPower
1 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) API Development
1 10 (38.46%) B2B
1 10 (38.46%) Data Security
1 10 (38.46%) EAI
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Data Ingestion
2 3 (11.54%) Use Case
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Data Enrichment
3 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) MapReduce
3 2 (7.69%) OO
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
3 2 (7.69%) UML
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) ActionScript
2 10 (38.46%) ActionScript 2.0
2 10 (38.46%) ActionScript 3.0
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) Scala
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) RHCE
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) RosettaNet
2 4 (15.38%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) AS 2805
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 8583
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) IBM
1 10 (38.46%) webMethods
2 5 (19.23%) Hortonworks
3 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
4 2 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (7.69%) Intel
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet