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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Availability
Rank 58 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing High Availability 23 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.82% 2.99% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.75% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 15
Median daily rate £500 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £318 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £365 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £61.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.27% -10.83%
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
687 560 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.19% 79.66% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 431 412
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.96 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.43% -11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 3 December 2016.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 14 £500 +42.85% 2
West Wales -13 8 £538 +65.38%
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 15 (41.67%) TDD
3 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 13 (36.11%) DevOps
5 12 (33.33%) Ansible
5 12 (33.33%) Oracle
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (30.56%) MongoDB
7 10 (27.78%) RESTful
7 10 (27.78%) Open Source
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (25.00%) Windows
8 9 (25.00%) Linux
8 9 (25.00%) Clustering
8 9 (25.00%) BDD
8 9 (25.00%) REST
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
9 8 (22.22%) Unix
9 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 7 (19.44%) Nessus
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) IT Governance
10 7 (19.44%) JIRA
10 7 (19.44%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V

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 (19.44%) Apache
1 7 (19.44%) Confluence
1 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
1 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (19.44%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (19.44%) PaaS
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) MongoDB
3 8 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
6 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.56%) MySQL
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.78%) OLTP
9 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (19.44%) JIRA
2 7 (19.44%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Subversion
4 4 (11.11%) Bazaar
4 4 (11.11%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) DBA
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) RESTful
2 9 (25.00%) REST
3 7 (19.44%) MCollective
4 6 (16.67%) ELK Stack
4 6 (16.67%) Web Services
5 5 (13.89%) Kafka
6 3 (8.33%) Play Framework
6 3 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (2.78%) Akka
7 1 (2.78%) Django
7 1 (2.78%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Informatics
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
1 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (22.22%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) AIX
4 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) TDD
3 13 (36.11%) DevOps
4 10 (27.78%) Open Source
5 9 (25.00%) BDD
6 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) IT Governance
8 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (13.89%) Scrum
10 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Kanban
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management
11 3 (8.33%) Load Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Migration
11 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
12 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) Scala
4 4 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCDBA
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
1 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (19.44%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Ansible
2 7 (19.44%) Nessus
2 7 (19.44%) Packer
2 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 7 (19.44%) Rundeck
2 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) Tivoli
2 7 (19.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Zenoss
3 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) IBM
3 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
3 7 (19.44%) Sonatype
3 7 (19.44%) Symantec
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) RedGate
4 2 (5.56%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas
5 1 (2.78%) webMethods