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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 54 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 20 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.19% 2.73% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.33% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 3
Median daily rate £488 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -51.25%
High Availability
North West

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
760 780 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.15% 81.93% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 475 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £19.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.33% -44.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -4 17 £500 +47.05%
Chester - 1 £438 - 2
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Banking
3 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 21 (42.00%) Java
5 20 (40.00%) Oracle
6 19 (38.00%) SQL
6 19 (38.00%) Linux
7 17 (34.00%) SOA
8 16 (32.00%) REST
9 15 (30.00%) Middleware
9 15 (30.00%) IBM
9 15 (30.00%) XML
9 15 (30.00%) J2EE
10 14 (28.00%) JDBC
10 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (28.00%) Apache
10 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
10 14 (28.00%) JBoss
10 14 (28.00%) HTTP
10 14 (28.00%) JSON
10 14 (28.00%) Apache Camel
10 14 (28.00%) Open Source
11 13 (26.00%) CSS3
11 13 (26.00%) HTML5
11 13 (26.00%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (26.00%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (26.00%) E-business
11 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (26.00%) C
11 13 (26.00%) C++

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 14 (28.00%) Apache
1 14 (28.00%) JBoss
1 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (16.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) Confluence
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) WAN
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) MySQL
2 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.00%) Redis
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (46.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Architect
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Developer
4 10 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
5 9 (18.00%) ETL Developer
5 9 (18.00%) Technical Architect
6 8 (16.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 7 (14.00%) Digital Architect
8 6 (12.00%) Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (10.00%) Java Architect
9 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Development Manager
10 4 (8.00%) Software Development Manager
10 4 (8.00%) Software Manager
10 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
11 3 (6.00%) Analyst
11 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
12 2 (4.00%) DBA
12 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) REST
2 15 (30.00%) J2EE
2 15 (30.00%) Middleware
2 15 (30.00%) XML
3 14 (28.00%) Apache Camel
3 14 (28.00%) JDBC
3 14 (28.00%) JSON
4 13 (26.00%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (26.00%) CSS
4 13 (26.00%) CSS3
4 13 (26.00%) HTML
4 13 (26.00%) HTML5
4 13 (26.00%) SOAP
5 8 (16.00%) Web Services
6 5 (10.00%) .NET
6 5 (10.00%) Ext JS
6 5 (10.00%) WCF
7 3 (6.00%) RESTful
8 2 (4.00%) Dropwizard
9 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Replication
2 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) HACMP
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) AIX
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) SOA
3 14 (28.00%) Open Source
4 13 (26.00%) E-business
4 13 (26.00%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (24.00%) Microservices
6 11 (22.00%) Database Tuning
6 11 (22.00%) ETL
7 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (12.00%) TDD
8 6 (12.00%) Validation
9 5 (10.00%) Coaching
9 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (8.00%) OpenUP
10 4 (8.00%) Prototyping
10 4 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.00%) C
4 13 (26.00%) C++
5 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 15 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.00%) EMC
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
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