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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
UK / Wales
Rank 56 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.60% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £513 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £320 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £416 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
507 496 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 79.72% 83.36% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 366 300
Median daily rate £405 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £237 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing High Availability as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
South Wales +8 3 £475 +18.75%
West Wales - 1 £550 -
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 Wales region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) TDD
2 15 (46.88%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) Ansible
4 12 (37.50%) DevOps
5 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
6 10 (31.25%) Open Source
6 10 (31.25%) RESTful
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
7 9 (28.13%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) BDD
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (25.00%) REST
8 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (25.00%) Clustering
9 7 (21.88%) IBM
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (21.88%) VMware
9 7 (21.88%) AIX
9 7 (21.88%) Apache
9 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (21.88%) Apache
1 7 (21.88%) Confluence
1 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
1 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.75%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
3 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) JIRA
2 7 (21.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (12.50%) Bazaar
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) DBA
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) NoSQL Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) RESTful
2 8 (25.00%) REST
3 7 (21.88%) MCollective
4 6 (18.75%) ELK Stack
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) Kafka
6 3 (9.38%) Play Framework
6 3 (9.38%) Spring
7 1 (3.13%) Akka
7 1 (3.13%) Django
7 1 (3.13%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
1 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (21.88%) AIX
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) DevOps
4 10 (31.25%) Open Source
5 9 (28.13%) BDD
6 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.88%) IT Governance
8 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.63%) Scrum
10 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.50%) Kanban
10 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (12.50%) Project Management
11 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
12 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
12 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Scala
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) MCDBA
3 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
1 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (21.88%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Ansible
2 7 (21.88%) Nessus
2 7 (21.88%) Packer
2 7 (21.88%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Rundeck
2 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) Tivoli
2 7 (21.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) IBM
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) Sonatype
2 7 (21.88%) Symantec
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) RedGate
3 2 (6.25%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Teradata
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods