The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 35 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.51% - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -13.63%
Disaster Recovery
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 340 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.56% 80.00% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 285 206
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Cardiff region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Cardiff region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (60.00%) RAD
2 6 (60.00%) JMeter
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Groovy
4 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (30.00%) V-Model
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) The Grinder
5 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (30.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JMeter
1 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (30.00%) The Grinder
3 3 (30.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Performance Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Operations
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (60.00%) RAD
1 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) RUP
3 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Groovy
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Siebel
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix