Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 94 88
Rank change year-on-year -31 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 29 38 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.95% 1.42% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.70% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 64
Manchester median daily rate £425 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -25.00% +19.21%
10th Percentile £265 £220 £368
90th Percentile £548 £435 £1,000
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £41.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year -40.12% +98.81% -

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 2,632 2,229 3,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.35% 83.33% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,719 1,365 1,797
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +8.39%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £244
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 48 60
Manchester median hourly rate £19.52 £20.25 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.60% +6.62% +30.98%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £42.00 £46.13 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.65% +18.33% +33.33%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) DevOps
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) Java
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 6 (20.69%) JSP
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (20.69%) Decision-Making
8 5 (17.24%) User Experience
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) JPA
8 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.24%) Dojo
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Retail
8 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
8 5 (17.24%) Web Development
8 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.24%) Commerce Server
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) EJB

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 (17.24%) Commerce Server
1 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
1 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.34%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
2 4 (13.79%) SaaS
3 3 (10.34%) IaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) DB2
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
1 6 (20.69%) JSP
2 5 (17.24%) Dojo
2 5 (17.24%) EJB
2 5 (17.24%) JPA
3 4 (13.79%) Node.js
4 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.90%) BREW
5 2 (6.90%) Velocity
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) Flask
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Jinja
6 1 (3.45%) React
6 1 (3.45%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) CCTV
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps
3 6 (20.69%) Decision-Making
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.79%) Data Management
5 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Low Latency
5 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
5 4 (13.79%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (13.79%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCDP
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
2 4 (13.79%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) CISM
2 4 (13.79%) CISSP
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
3 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Informatica
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow