The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 35 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.00% 0.42% 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.48% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £438 - £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £52.50
High Availability
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 207 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.00% 86.97% 86.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 143 62
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 20
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.67 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Chester

High Availability
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Dropwizard

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle