The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability 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 High Availability over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -19.11%
High Availability
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
370 223 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.26% 71.70% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 168 134
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

High Availability
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) Scrum
2 13 (59.09%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (54.55%) XML
3 12 (54.55%) Data Security
3 12 (54.55%) Red Gate
4 11 (50.00%) OOP
4 11 (50.00%) MSF
4 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Records Management
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) Back Office
8 4 (18.18%) Validation
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Replication
9 3 (13.64%) Test Management
9 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 2 (9.09%) Percona
10 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing High Availability 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 High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Developer
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Strategy Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy Manager
5 2 (9.09%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) XML
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) React
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) HPUX
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (59.09%) Scrum
2 12 (54.55%) Data Security
3 11 (50.00%) MSF
3 11 (50.00%) OOP
3 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) Records Management
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Test Management
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.55%) Release Management
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
1 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Red Gate
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Percona
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) InterSystems
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) VMware