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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 33
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.51% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.59% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £383
% change year-on-year -0.66% -1.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -54.16% +45.45%  

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 291 337 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.61% 85.10% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 243 149
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 6 (85.71%) RAD
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
1 6 (85.71%) JMeter
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Rational Performance Tester
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Groovy
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) V-Model
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) The Grinder
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) WinRunner
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) RUP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JMeter
1 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
1 6 (85.71%) Rational Performance Tester
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
3 3 (42.86%) The Grinder
3 3 (42.86%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Performance Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) RAD
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Groovy
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Siebel
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft