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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 29 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.38% 2.48% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.99% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £375 £355 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £309 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £389 £373
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.26%
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
214 368 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.92% 83.07% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 305 226
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (12.50%) Docker

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Akka
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) Flask
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) Informatics
1 1 (12.50%) IPTV
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) New Media
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Database Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) webMethods