Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 69 70
Rank change year-on-year -46 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing High Availability 18 42 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.83% 2.11% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.51% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 22
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £310 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -6.48% +6.93%
10th Percentile £229 £292 £254
90th Percentile £666 £564 £525
South East median daily rate £338 £445 £409
% change year-on-year -24.16% +8.94% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.38 £47.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -42.36% +69.64% -46.67%

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 1775 1673 2062
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.21% 83.86% 80.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 899 1084
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £251 £253 £245
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 43 51
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -33.33% +46.58%
10th Percentile £10.67 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £53.20 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £24.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +8.00% +7.14%

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 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 -39 15 £310 -22.50% 2
Marlow - 1 £775 -
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) MongoDB
3 8 (44.44%) CentOS
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) ITSM
7 4 (22.22%) Nagios
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) Perl
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation

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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (5.56%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Ant
2 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (16.67%) Gradle
2 3 (16.67%) Hudson
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) EJB
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) Java EE
2 3 (16.67%) JMS
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) CentOS
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) ITSM
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) Security Hardening
5 2 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) AS 2805
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
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 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) BMC
7 1 (5.56%) F5