Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 115 75
Rank change year-on-year +32 -40 -3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 41 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.07% 0.77% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.93% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 25
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -22.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £300 £229 £292
90th Percentile £550 £666 £613
South East median daily rate £448 £338 £445
% change year-on-year +32.59% -24.16% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £47.50
% change year-on-year +55.22% -42.36% +69.64%

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 1,643 1,724 1,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.94% 82.57% 84.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 805 931
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £256
90th Percentile £563 £539 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 53 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.06 £9.37
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £51.85
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.03
% change year-on-year +25.01% -16.77% +11.51%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +36 40 £475 +53.23% 3
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 21 (51.22%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (43.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (41.46%) Incident Management
4 13 (31.71%) Hadoop
4 13 (31.71%) ETL
4 13 (31.71%) Big Data
4 13 (31.71%) Data Lake
5 12 (29.27%) Data Governance
5 12 (29.27%) Data Management
6 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (26.83%) Linux
6 11 (26.83%) Analytics
6 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
6 11 (26.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (24.39%) Business Analytics
7 10 (24.39%) Change Control
7 10 (24.39%) Data Quality
7 10 (24.39%) Apache Hive
7 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
7 10 (24.39%) SDLC
7 10 (24.39%) Runbook
7 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (24.39%) OLAP
7 10 (24.39%) Unix
7 10 (24.39%) SLA
7 10 (24.39%) Data Architecture
7 10 (24.39%) Problem Management
7 10 (24.39%) Data Mapping
7 10 (24.39%) Ab Initio
8 9 (21.95%) Finance

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 11 (26.83%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (17.07%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (12.20%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) Big Data
1 13 (31.71%) Data Lake
1 13 (31.71%) Hadoop
2 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
3 10 (24.39%) Apache Hive
3 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
3 10 (24.39%) OLAP
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.88%) Dutch Language
4 2 (4.88%) French Language
4 2 (4.88%) German Language
4 2 (4.88%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Ab Initio Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Coordinator
7 3 (7.32%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Informatica Developer
8 2 (4.88%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Tableau Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.44%) EJB
2 1 (2.44%) Java EE
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) Kafka
2 1 (2.44%) WCF
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Unix
3 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.76%) AIX
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Windows
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (43.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (41.46%) Incident Management
4 13 (31.71%) ETL
5 12 (29.27%) Data Governance
5 12 (29.27%) Data Management
6 11 (26.83%) Analytics
7 10 (24.39%) Business Analytics
7 10 (24.39%) Change Control
7 10 (24.39%) Data Architecture
7 10 (24.39%) Data Mapping
7 10 (24.39%) Problem Management
7 10 (24.39%) Runbook
7 10 (24.39%) SDLC
8 7 (17.07%) Change Management
8 7 (17.07%) TDD
9 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
11 4 (9.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
2 6 (14.63%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) Ruby
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
1 5 (12.20%) RHCE
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.88%) HND
2 2 (4.88%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) Data Quality
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) GDPR
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Terraform
2 3 (7.32%) Cobbler
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Ab Initio
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Talend
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) Informatica
4 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.20%) Google
5 5 (12.20%) Veritas
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.88%) Tableau
8 1 (2.44%) BMC
8 1 (2.44%) Capita
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) Infobright
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy