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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 46 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.00% 0.54% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.67% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £371
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% -22.85%
Disaster Recovery
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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
314 300 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.30% 80.86% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 231 128
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £13.50 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle