The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disaster Recovery
Wales / South Wales
Rank 53 68 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.19% 0.69% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.78% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £325 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £393
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £51.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-59.31% +168.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
441 511 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.89% 88.56% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 373 245
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South Wales region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the South Wales region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +16 1 £325 +36.84%
Disaster Recovery
Wales

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (42.86%) RAD
3 6 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 6 (42.86%) JMeter
3 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Rational Performance Tester
3 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
5 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Groovy
5 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) The Grinder

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JMeter
1 6 (42.86%) LoadRunner
1 6 (42.86%) Rational Performance Tester
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
3 3 (21.43%) The Grinder
3 3 (21.43%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Tester
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Performance Tester
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
1 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) RAD
2 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) RUP
4 3 (21.43%) Software Licensing
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Presales
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Groovy
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Siebel
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) arcserve
6 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) Sophos
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec