The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 103 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 9 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 1.28% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.61% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 10
Median daily rate £375 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.73% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £34.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +18.26%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1505 1490 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.24% 79.38% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 891 654
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.20 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Manchester region.

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 1 £275 -
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 17 (53.13%) Java
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Tomcat
4 14 (43.75%) IBM
5 13 (40.63%) Middleware
5 13 (40.63%) JDBC
5 13 (40.63%) Spring
5 13 (40.63%) Open Source
5 13 (40.63%) REST
5 13 (40.63%) Apache Camel
6 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
6 12 (37.50%) JSON
6 12 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
6 12 (37.50%) MySQL
6 12 (37.50%) JBoss
6 12 (37.50%) Apache
6 12 (37.50%) XML
6 12 (37.50%) HTTP
6 12 (37.50%) SOA
7 11 (34.38%) SOAP
7 11 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (34.38%) Microservices
8 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) TDD
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 15 (46.88%) Tomcat
2 12 (37.50%) Apache
2 12 (37.50%) JBoss
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (6.25%) Commerce Server
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 3 (9.38%) IaaS
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 11 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) Appium
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) AIX Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Apache Camel
1 13 (40.63%) JDBC
1 13 (40.63%) Middleware
1 13 (40.63%) REST
1 13 (40.63%) Spring
2 12 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 12 (37.50%) JSON
2 12 (37.50%) XML
3 11 (34.38%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) JPA
4 2 (6.25%) JSP
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) EJB
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) JMS
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.13%) Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.13%) Replication
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Open Source
3 12 (37.50%) SOA
4 11 (34.38%) Microservices
5 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Data Management
9 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL
9 2 (6.25%) Network Design
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) Jython
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) HND
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) IBM
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) SAP