Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 68 87
Rank change year-on-year -27 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing High Availability 24 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.36% 1.54% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.80% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £338 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -13.04% -10.56%
10th Percentile £313 £341 £311
90th Percentile £365 £389 £415
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £375 £409
% change year-on-year -10.00% -8.31% -9.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1480 1055 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.90% 85.36% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 631 827
Milton Keynes median daily rate £401 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £260
90th Percentile £530 £563 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 43
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +1.09% +9.19%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £23.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.38% +24.58%

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 16 December 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 14 (58.33%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) SSL
4 10 (41.67%) XML Schema
4 10 (41.67%) B2B
4 10 (41.67%) IBM
4 10 (41.67%) ebXML
4 10 (41.67%) Internet
4 10 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (41.67%) webMethods
4 10 (41.67%) Data Security
4 10 (41.67%) ActionScript
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) EDI
4 10 (41.67%) EAI
4 10 (41.67%) SMTP
4 10 (41.67%) FTP
4 10 (41.67%) HTTP
4 10 (41.67%) RosettaNet
4 10 (41.67%) cXML
4 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
4 10 (41.67%) DataPower
4 10 (41.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 10 (41.67%) ActionScript 2.0
4 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (41.67%) API Development
5 7 (29.17%) Hadoop
6 6 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) Hortonworks
7 5 (20.83%) Data Lake

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 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SSL
2 10 (41.67%) FTP
2 10 (41.67%) HTTP
2 10 (41.67%) Internet
2 10 (41.67%) SMTP
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.17%) NetScreen
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.83%) Data Lake
3 4 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.33%) Gradle
1 2 (8.33%) Hudson
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) EAI Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) XML
2 10 (41.67%) cXML
2 10 (41.67%) ebXML
2 10 (41.67%) EDI
2 10 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (41.67%) XML Schema
3 3 (12.50%) Java EE
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) EJB
4 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) JMS
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) DataPower
1 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) API Development
1 10 (41.67%) B2B
1 10 (41.67%) Data Security
1 10 (41.67%) EAI
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Data Enrichment
3 2 (8.33%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (8.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (8.33%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) UML
3 2 (8.33%) Use Case
3 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) ActionScript
2 10 (41.67%) ActionScript 2.0
2 10 (41.67%) ActionScript 3.0
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) RHCE
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) RosettaNet
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) AS 2805
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 8583
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Cobbler
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) IBM
1 10 (41.67%) webMethods
2 5 (20.83%) Hortonworks
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.33%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) Intel
4 2 (8.33%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas