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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 71 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
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£388 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
572 397 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.19% 71.92% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 265 244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.29 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -59.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.33 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

High Availability
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (75.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
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