The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disaster Recovery
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 38 40
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.91% 0.36% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.46% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £280 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £369
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £43.28 £28.00
% change year-on-year -17.97% +54.57%  

Disaster Recovery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 289 216 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.11% 76.87% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 163 222
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £243 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £23.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Cardiff

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) POP3
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) CCAA
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) POP3
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) CCAA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware