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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 53 58
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 12 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 2.06% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.41% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 12
Median daily rate £295 £388 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.87% -3.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £349 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £549 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -39.68% +26.66%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 883 911 1058
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.54% 85.14% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 493 512
Median daily rate £411 £410 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +15.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 25
Median hourly rate £31.00 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.48% +40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing High Availability as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 11 £310 -24.84% 1
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (44.44%) CentOS
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
6 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (22.22%) Big Data
7 4 (22.22%) Gradle
7 4 (22.22%) MapReduce
7 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Java EE
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) OVSD
7 4 (22.22%) XSLT

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:

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) PBX
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Ant
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 4 (22.22%) Gradle
2 3 (16.67%) Hudson
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) EJB
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) Java EE
2 4 (22.22%) JMS
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) CentOS
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (22.22%) ITSM
3 4 (22.22%) MapReduce
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Security Hardening
5 2 (11.11%) Server Building
6 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) HND
4 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
1 4 (22.22%) OVSD
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) NCR
6 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow