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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 74 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing High Availability 28 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.17% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.55% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 7
Median daily rate £406 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £164 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £500 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +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
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
1474 1160 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 75.13% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 638 469
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 9 £475 - 3
Salford - 1 - -
High Availability
North West

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.17%) Java
3 35 (50.72%) XML
4 32 (46.38%) REST
5 31 (44.93%) JSON
5 31 (44.93%) HTTP
6 27 (39.13%) Linux
7 26 (37.68%) Scrum
8 25 (36.23%) SQL
9 24 (34.78%) TDD
10 23 (33.33%) RESTful
10 23 (33.33%) Scala
10 23 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (31.88%) NoSQL
11 22 (31.88%) Web Services
12 19 (27.54%) Apache
13 17 (24.64%) Unix
14 14 (20.29%) Clustering
14 14 (20.29%) Oracle
15 13 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (17.39%) Microservices
16 12 (17.39%) BDD
16 12 (17.39%) JDBC
16 12 (17.39%) Red Hat
17 11 (15.94%) IBM
17 11 (15.94%) Middleware
17 11 (15.94%) Open Source
18 10 (14.49%) Tomcat
18 10 (14.49%) SOA
18 10 (14.49%) MySQL

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 19 (27.54%) Apache
2 10 (14.49%) Tomcat
3 9 (13.04%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
3 2 (2.90%) SaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.93%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 2 (2.90%) LDAP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.49%) MySQL
3 9 (13.04%) DB2
3 9 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Hudson
1 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.80%) JUnit
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) Ant
5 1 (1.45%) Appium
5 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.14%) Banking
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Games
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Scala Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Unix Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) AIX Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) XML
2 32 (46.38%) REST
3 31 (44.93%) JSON
4 23 (33.33%) RESTful
5 22 (31.88%) Web Services
6 12 (17.39%) JDBC
7 11 (15.94%) Middleware
8 9 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (13.04%) Apache Camel
8 9 (13.04%) SOAP
9 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.14%) Spring
11 3 (4.35%) .NET
11 3 (4.35%) J2EE
11 3 (4.35%) JMS
11 3 (4.35%) XSLT
12 2 (2.90%) CSS
12 2 (2.90%) CSS3
12 2 (2.90%) HTML
12 2 (2.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Life Science
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 17 (24.64%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) AIX
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Solaris
4 2 (2.90%) Windows
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Debian
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) Scrum
3 24 (34.78%) TDD
4 13 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (17.39%) BDD
5 12 (17.39%) Microservices
6 11 (15.94%) Open Source
7 10 (14.49%) SOA
8 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.70%) DevOps
8 6 (8.70%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.25%) ITIL
9 5 (7.25%) Kanban
9 5 (7.25%) Release Management
10 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.80%) Low Latency
11 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) Java
2 25 (36.23%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) Scala
4 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.90%) C
6 2 (2.90%) C++
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) Python
6 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) Jython
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) HND
2 2 (2.90%) RHCSA
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) COBIT
1 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Puppet
2 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.25%) Salt
4 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.45%) Ansible
5 1 (1.45%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.45%) Pacemaker
5 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 11 (15.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Veritas
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Telerik
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