Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 58 53
Rank change year-on-year -41 -5 +16
Contract jobs citing High Availability 14 36 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.89% 2.51% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.99% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 18
Milton Keynes median daily rate £310 £413 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.85% +1.35% +8.53%
10th Percentile £291 £345 £293
90th Percentile £323 £613 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £310 £400 £395
% change year-on-year -22.50% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1324 1203 1425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.12% 83.89% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 690 794
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +5.63%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 18
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -28.66% +34.56%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.00 £9.95
90th Percentile £19.10 £15.70 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +10.00% -25.69% +31.50%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Milton Keynes

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Milton Keynes

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
2 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (35.71%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Nagios
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) OVSD
5 4 (28.57%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Clustering

High Availability
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
2 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) Gradle
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) EJB
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) JMS
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
5 2 (14.29%) Server Building
5 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) AS 2805
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 8583
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nagios
1 4 (28.57%) OVSD
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy