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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
North West / Cheshire
Rank 34 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 14 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.83% 1.14% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 1.43% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Median daily rate £438 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
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 £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
394 700 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 79.60% 79.46% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 452 342
Median daily rate £400 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 30
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -
Warrington +18 3 £350 -20.00%
Chester - 1 £438 - 1
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
3 15 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (50.00%) ETL
4 13 (43.33%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) Replication
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (40.00%) Database Mirroring
6 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (36.67%) Web Services
7 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
8 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (23.33%) Banking
10 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (23.33%) JSON
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (20.00%) YAML
11 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (20.00%) Puppet
11 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (20.00%) AWS Certification

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 (16.67%) IIS
1 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon S3
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (13.33%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (13.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.33%) IaaS
5 1 (3.33%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
9 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
10 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) DBA
2 9 (30.00%) SQL DBA
3 8 (26.67%) Developer
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Developer
5 5 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Junior
7 3 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 2 (6.67%) ETL Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Java Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Junior Tester
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) JSON
3 6 (20.00%) boto
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) YAML
4 2 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Replication
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ETL
2 12 (40.00%) Database Mirroring
3 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.67%) Database Tuning
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.33%) DevOps
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Microservices
10 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Open Source
10 2 (6.67%) QA Automation
10 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) HND
3 1 (3.33%) MCDST
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Cognos
2 4 (13.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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