Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 111 102
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +18
Contract jobs citing High Availability 36 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.10% 0.94% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.15% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 42
Manchester median daily rate £425 £375 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -31.03% +50.00%
10th Percentile £363 £261 £293
90th Percentile £570 £550 £1,000
North West median daily rate £425 £388 £452
% change year-on-year +9.68% -14.19% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year -63.24% - -

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 2,761 2,354 3,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.49% 82.19% 83.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,793 1,445 1,891
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £541 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 72 58
Manchester median hourly rate £25.36 £18.75 £15.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.24% +21.40% -0.35%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £10.85
90th Percentile £41.40 £45.00 £40.45
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -32.43% +29.63% -1.82%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) DevOps
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 9 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (22.22%) Cisco
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (22.22%) TDD
7 7 (19.44%) Data Management
7 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
7 7 (19.44%) Finance
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) IaaS
7 7 (19.44%) Availability Management
8 6 (16.67%) Decision-Making
8 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
8 6 (16.67%) JSP
8 6 (16.67%) Service Management
8 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.67%) Database Tuning
8 6 (16.67%) Network Design
8 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.89%) Retail
9 5 (13.89%) JPA
9 5 (13.89%) Dojo

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 5 (13.89%) Commerce Server
1 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.11%) SAS
3 3 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) IaaS
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.89%) PaaS
3 5 (13.89%) SaaS
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) DB2
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
1 6 (16.67%) JSP
2 5 (13.89%) CSS
2 5 (13.89%) Dojo
2 5 (13.89%) EJB
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) JPA
3 4 (11.11%) Node.js
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.56%) BREW
4 2 (5.56%) Django
4 2 (5.56%) Flask
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) Velocity
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) Java EE
5 1 (2.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) DevOps
3 8 (22.22%) TDD
4 7 (19.44%) Availability Management
4 7 (19.44%) Data Management
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 6 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 6 (16.67%) Network Design
5 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) Service Management
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Resource Management
6 5 (13.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) Python
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCDP
2 5 (13.89%) CCNP
2 5 (13.89%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) CISM
2 5 (13.89%) CISSP
2 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) CCIE
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Terraform
4 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow