Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 111 101
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 24 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 1.48% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.77% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 44 32
Manchester median daily rate £450 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.21% +32.50%
10th Percentile £259 £341 £277
90th Percentile £640 £1,000 £499
North West median daily rate £450 £445 £395
% change year-on-year +1.12% +12.66% +29.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £34.95

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 2387 2940 3052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.27% 83.95% 80.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1873 1811
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Bolton - 1 - - 1
High Availability
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Retail
6 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Commerce Server
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Clustering
6 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) JSP
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) User Experience
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Low Latency
7 3 (12.50%) SFIA
7 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) DB2
7 3 (12.50%) OLAP

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 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) Commerce Server
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.33%) DMZ
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) DB2
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) OLAP
1 3 (12.50%) OLTP
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) Star Schema
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Data Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Database Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) JSP
3 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 3 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) XSD
3 3 (12.50%) XSLT
4 2 (8.33%) Dojo
4 2 (8.33%) EJB
4 2 (8.33%) Java EE
4 2 (8.33%) JPA
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) JMS
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) SDLC
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.50%) Microservices
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) SFIA
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) XPath
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com