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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 35 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.35% 0.52% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.65% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £344 £374 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.02% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £303 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £445 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -22.76%
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
237 306 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.80% 79.90% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 250 241
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) OLTP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (16.67%) IPTV
1 1 (16.67%) New Media
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas