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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank - 62 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -4.34%
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
546 520 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 85.98% 76.25% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 322 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £29.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

High Availability Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) Scrum
2 15 (60.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (56.00%) XML
3 14 (56.00%) Data Security
3 14 (56.00%) Red Gate
4 13 (52.00%) MSF
4 13 (52.00%) OOP
4 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (44.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (32.00%) Records Management
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (16.00%) Validation
9 4 (16.00%) Back Office
10 3 (12.00%) Replication
10 3 (12.00%) Test Management
10 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (8.00%) Percona
11 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
11 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Developer
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (16.00%) DBA
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Strategy Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy Manager
6 2 (8.00%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) React
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) HPUX
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (60.00%) Scrum
2 14 (56.00%) Data Security
3 13 (52.00%) MSF
3 13 (52.00%) OOP
3 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (32.00%) Records Management
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
8 3 (12.00%) Test Management
8 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
9 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.00%) ITIL
10 1 (4.00%) MVC
10 1 (4.00%) Service Management
10 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
1 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Red Gate
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Percona
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) InterSystems
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) VMware