The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £565 £350
% change year-on-year
-38.40% +61.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
High Availability
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
520 353 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.69% 69.35% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 190 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Wales

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP