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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 58 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing High Availability 12 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.30% 0.80% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.00% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 19
Average daily rate £325 £384 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% -32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £365 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £696
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -4.34%
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
750 602 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.17% 79.84% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 371 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -8 6 £320 -11.11% 1
Crewe - 1 - -
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) ETL
3 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (26.32%) Database Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Replication
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Confluence
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
6 3 (15.79%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) EMC
6 3 (15.79%) Middleware
6 3 (15.79%) IIS
6 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) IBM

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (5.26%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) ETL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior ETL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) EDI
3 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) DLPAR
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) HACMP
3 1 (5.26%) LPAR
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) AIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) Database Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Application Discovery
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Case Management
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Legato
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
4 2 (10.53%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
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