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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 35 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.08% - 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £431 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -34.48%
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
147 149 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.03% 87.65% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 77 42
Median daily rate £425 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 14
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.76% -1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

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 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle