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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 76 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
898 592 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.76% 74.09% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 312 304
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 40
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.56 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 - -
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL