Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Failover Clustering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Failover Clustering over the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Failover Clustering (High-Availability, HA)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 95 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - -
Contract jobs citing Failover Clustering 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.29% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.80% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate - £263 -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £263 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Failover Clustering is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 251 212 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.73% 15.43% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 117 63
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +13.73%
10th Percentile £185 £270 £207
90th Percentile £563 £550 £493
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £431 £370
% change year-on-year -7.25% +16.55% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.70% -22.56% -50.50%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.25 £13.62
90th Percentile £60.00 £11.75 £15.81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% -37.78% -13.46%

Failover Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Failover Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Failover Clustering in Milton Keynes

Failover Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Failover Clustering in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Failover Clustering in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Failover Clustering 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Failover Clustering.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

Failover Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VCP5
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware