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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
711 534 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.45% 75.64% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 374 278
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.40 £19.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.10 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £34.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 3 £325 - 1
West Wales - 2 £350 -
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UK

High Availability
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM