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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
North West / Manchester
Rank 48 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 42 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.12% 2.04% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.46% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £322 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £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 £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
1115 1587 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.90% 82.83% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 921 677
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -12 4 £440 +3.52% 1
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 27 (48.21%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (46.43%) TDD
4 21 (37.50%) Web Services
4 21 (37.50%) RESTful
4 21 (37.50%) BDD
5 19 (33.93%) REST
5 19 (33.93%) HTTP
5 19 (33.93%) Software Engineering
6 18 (32.14%) XML
7 17 (30.36%) Scrum
8 16 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 16 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (25.00%) Java
10 13 (23.21%) JUnit
11 11 (19.64%) Scala
11 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 10 (17.86%) Node.js
12 10 (17.86%) Oracle
12 10 (17.86%) JSON
13 8 (14.29%) MySQL
13 8 (14.29%) XSLT
13 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (12.50%) Perl
14 7 (12.50%) DNS
14 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
14 7 (12.50%) VMware
15 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing

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 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) HTTP
2 7 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) LDAP
4 3 (5.36%) LAN
4 3 (5.36%) SSL
4 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.79%) Firewall
6 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) DB2
4 2 (3.57%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) JUnit
2 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.71%) JIRA
3 6 (10.71%) Selenium
4 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Scala Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Java Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) QA Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Scala Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Linux Support
8 2 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Unix Support
8 2 (3.57%) Unix Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) RESTful
1 21 (37.50%) Web Services
2 19 (33.93%) REST
3 18 (32.14%) XML
4 10 (17.86%) JSON
4 10 (17.86%) Node.js
5 8 (14.29%) XSLT
6 5 (8.93%) JMS
7 4 (7.14%) JDBC
7 4 (7.14%) JSP
7 4 (7.14%) Memcached
8 3 (5.36%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (5.36%) CSS
8 3 (5.36%) HTML
8 3 (5.36%) J2EE
9 2 (3.57%) .NET
9 2 (3.57%) Dojo
9 2 (3.57%) EJB
9 2 (3.57%) JPA
10 1 (1.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) BYOD
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 2 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (46.43%) TDD
2 21 (37.50%) BDD
3 19 (33.93%) Software Engineering
4 17 (30.36%) Scrum
5 16 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Defect Management
7 6 (10.71%) QA Automation
7 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) API Development
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL
9 4 (7.14%) Service Management
10 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.36%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (19.64%) Scala
4 7 (12.50%) Perl
5 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) PHP
7 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.36%) Python
8 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) CCDP
1 3 (5.36%) CCIE
1 3 (5.36%) CCNA
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Varnish
2 4 (7.14%) iptables
2 4 (7.14%) Postfix
2 4 (7.14%) Squid
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Twitter
4 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) ION Trading
4 3 (5.36%) Juniper
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.79%) FatWire
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
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