Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

High Availability
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 116 125
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing High Availability 25 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.81% 0.84% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.02% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 36
Manchester median daily rate £425 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -7.69% +14.71%
10th Percentile £357 £259 £356
90th Percentile £692 £630 £1,000
North West median daily rate £394 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £68.00 -

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,541 2,350 3,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.99% 82.69% 84.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,616 1,476 1,922
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 66
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +23.81% -14.86%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.75 £10.94
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.30 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year -25.12% +42.70% -29.26%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Manchester

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Manchester

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Manchester

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability 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 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £675 - 1
High Availability
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (20.00%) IaaS
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Coaching
5 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (16.00%) Availability Management
6 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) Database Tuning
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Data Management
6 4 (16.00%) QA
7 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Network Design
7 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.00%) Stress Testing

High Availability
Co-occurring 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 2 (8.00%) Commerce Server
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (8.00%) SAS
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.00%) GitLab
General
1 2 (8.00%) Billing
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) BREW
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) Django
2 2 (8.00%) Dojo
2 2 (8.00%) EJB
2 2 (8.00%) Flask
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) JPA
2 2 (8.00%) JSP
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Coaching
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) Availability Management
5 4 (16.00%) Data Management
5 4 (16.00%) Database Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.00%) Kanban
6 3 (12.00%) Network Design
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCNA
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) CCDP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) Google