Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 87 88
Rank change year-on-year -35 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing High Availability 18 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.66% 2.05% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.42% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 58
Manchester median daily rate £577 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.25% -5.88% +12.58%
10th Percentile £171 £220 £300
90th Percentile £629 £475 £506
North West median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.06% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £15.50 £27.98
% change year-on-year - -44.59% -

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 2,255 2,520 3,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.12% 84.65% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 1,599 1,857
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £237
90th Percentile £586 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 37 89
Manchester median hourly rate £18.77 £18.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -3.61% +24.50%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.55 £12.23
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.12 £30.15
% change year-on-year -14.56% -10.04% +50.75%

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 19 February 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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 10 (55.56%) Java
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Commerce Server
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 4 (22.22%) OLTP
4 4 (22.22%) Star Schema
4 4 (22.22%) JSP
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) XSD
4 4 (22.22%) XSLT
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) DB2
4 4 (22.22%) OLAP
4 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (22.22%) XPath

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 4 (22.22%) Commerce Server
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (22.22%) DB2
2 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) OLAP
2 4 (22.22%) OLTP
2 4 (22.22%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Data Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Database Architect
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 4 (22.22%) JSP
2 4 (22.22%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) XSD
2 4 (22.22%) XSLT
3 2 (11.11%) Dojo
3 2 (11.11%) EJB
3 2 (11.11%) JPA
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) Django
4 1 (5.56%) Dropwizard
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Data Transformation
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 4 (22.22%) SFIA
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) XPath
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) EnterpriseDB
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) F5