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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 36 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.72% 0.30% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.38% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £363 £285 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% -26.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £285 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.49% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -51.25%
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
211 265 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.63% 78.87% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 222 256
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) InterSystems
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) New Media
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

High Availability
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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) IPTV
1 1 (25.00%) New Media
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) InterSystems
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft