The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
North West / Cheshire
Rank 35 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing High Availability 14 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.76% 1.86% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.23% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Median daily rate £438 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £265 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +29.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 764 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.47% 83.68% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 479 379
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.77% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the Cheshire region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 6 £600 -
Chester - 4 £438 - 1
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) ETL
3 12 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
4 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
4 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Replication
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (25.00%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) Perl
9 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (21.43%) Python
9 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (21.43%) AWS Certification
9 6 (21.43%) boto
9 6 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (21.43%) Puppet

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (17.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.57%) IaaS
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
5 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) DBA
2 9 (32.14%) SQL DBA
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Junior
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) boto
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) YAML
3 4 (14.29%) Apache Camel
3 4 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
1 12 (42.86%) ETL
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.86%) Microservices
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 4 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) QA Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
4 7 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) Perl
5 6 (21.43%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) AWS Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) HND
3 1 (3.57%) MCDST
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 4 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Cognos
2 4 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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