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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
North West / Manchester
Rank 67 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing High Availability 25 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.89% 2.16% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.54% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 10
Median daily rate £338 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £400 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +35.38%

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
1091 1535 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.46% 84.85% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 897 704
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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
Salford -16 1 £400 -5.88%
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 30 (48.39%) SQL
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 27 (43.55%) TDD
4 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 22 (35.48%) Web Services
5 22 (35.48%) RESTful
5 22 (35.48%) BDD
6 19 (30.65%) REST
6 19 (30.65%) HTTP
7 18 (29.03%) Scrum
8 17 (27.42%) XML
9 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
9 16 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (22.58%) Java
11 13 (20.97%) JUnit
12 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
13 11 (17.74%) Scala
13 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (17.74%) Node.js
14 9 (14.52%) JSON
15 8 (12.90%) VMware
15 8 (12.90%) XSLT
15 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (11.29%) MySQL
16 7 (11.29%) Oracle
16 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
16 7 (11.29%) Perl
16 7 (11.29%) DNS
16 7 (11.29%) 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 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) HTTP
2 7 (11.29%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
3 4 (6.45%) LDAP
3 4 (6.45%) WAN
4 3 (4.84%) SSL
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.61%) Firewall
6 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.29%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.23%) MarkLogic
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.61%) DB2
6 1 (1.61%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) JUnit
2 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.68%) JIRA
3 6 (9.68%) Selenium
4 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.23%) Mocha
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Scala Software Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) DBA
4 6 (9.68%) Java Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (9.68%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) QA Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Scala Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) RESTful
1 22 (35.48%) Web Services
2 19 (30.65%) REST
3 17 (27.42%) XML
4 11 (17.74%) Node.js
5 9 (14.52%) JSON
6 8 (12.90%) XSLT
7 5 (8.06%) JMS
8 4 (6.45%) Memcached
9 3 (4.84%) J2EE
9 3 (4.84%) JDBC
9 3 (4.84%) JSP
10 2 (3.23%) .NET
10 2 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.23%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (3.23%) Java EE
10 2 (3.23%) Spring MVC
10 2 (3.23%) Struts
10 2 (3.23%) Struts2
10 2 (3.23%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) BYOD
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Unix
3 3 (4.84%) Solaris
4 2 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) TDD
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) BDD
3 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 18 (29.03%) Scrum
5 16 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Defect Management
7 6 (9.68%) QA Automation
7 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.06%) API Development
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.06%) OO
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL
9 4 (6.45%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (6.45%) Service Management
9 4 (6.45%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) Java
3 11 (17.74%) Scala
4 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) Perl
5 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.06%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.84%) Python
8 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) CCDP
1 4 (6.45%) CCIE
1 4 (6.45%) CCNA
1 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Varnish
2 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.45%) iptables
2 4 (6.45%) Postfix
2 4 (6.45%) Squid
2 4 (6.45%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Nagios
2 2 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) VMware
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) Twitter
4 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 4 (6.45%) Citrix
4 4 (6.45%) Juniper
4 4 (6.45%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.61%) FatWire
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat