Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 130 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 -36 -2
Contract jobs citing High Availability 29 18 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.98% 0.64% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.76% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 33
Manchester median daily rate £450 £514 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +28.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £357 £269 £220
90th Percentile £544 £621 £475
North West median daily rate £463 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £15.50

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 2,463 2,353 2,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.21% 83.89% 86.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,587 1,526 1,686
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £580 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 92 46
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £18.27 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.21% +4.40% -33.33%
10th Percentile £12.53 £12.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £40.23 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £24.42 £21.70 £21.05
% change year-on-year +12.51% +3.11% -31.05%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 - 7 £488 - 1
High Availability
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) TOGAF
2 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (31.03%) TOGAF Certification
3 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.24%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
6 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Kanban
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.79%) SOAP
7 4 (13.79%) Windows
7 4 (13.79%) MVC
8 3 (10.34%) Replication
8 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity

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 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) Confluence
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Commerce Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.34%) IaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Riak
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.45%) CircleCI
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) git-flow
2 1 (3.45%) GitLab
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (6.90%) Billing
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Data Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Data Centre Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) Dojo
4 2 (6.90%) EJB
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) JPA
4 2 (6.90%) JSP
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) Express
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.34%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) NHS
4 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) TOGAF
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Kanban
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Data Management
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security
7 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) Groovy
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) TOGAF Certification
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Hyperic
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Rancher
3 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Google
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) NetApp
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) SAP