Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 73 75
Rank change year-on-year +32 +2 +41
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 24 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.04% 1.71% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.99% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Median daily rate £409 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.82% -15.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £390 £334 £363
90th Percentile £419 £434 £725
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £429
% change year-on-year - +5.02% +22.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year -51.72% +51.58% +199.87%

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 335 1,207 1,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 86.79% 85.85% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 687 901
Median daily rate £470 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £300 £251 £245
90th Percentile £615 £574 £575
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 60 80
Median hourly rate £17.61 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.08% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.80 £10.34
90th Percentile £48.38 £38.00 £44.13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £31.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +17.59% +20.00%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing High Availability in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for High Availability in Buckinghamshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing High Availability in Buckinghamshire.

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 22 October 2020. 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 +19 4 £409 -3.82% 2
High Availability
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (50.00%) vRealize
2 2 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 2 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2017
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PolyBase
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) PolyBase
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2017
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) vRealize
1 2 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase