Period
to 20 April 2018

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 6 months to 20 April 2018 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 55 80
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25 -20
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 23 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.82% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
Cardiff median daily rate £386 £344 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +44.74% -26.92%
10th Percentile £311 £314 £219
90th Percentile £423 £388 £256
South Wales median daily rate £390 £195 £368
% change year-on-year +100.00% -46.94% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 718 520 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.88% 85.53% 85.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 422 502
Cardiff median daily rate £386 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £225 £180 £213
90th Percentile £500 £525 £442
South Wales median daily rate £400 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +3.56% +10.36% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 17
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.45 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +53.85% -14.75%
10th Percentile £12.67 £13.53 £11.80
90th Percentile £30.00 £40.00 £27.41
South Wales median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +16.00% +27.39% +28.69%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (69.57%) High Availability
3 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) Migration
4 13 (56.52%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
7 8 (34.78%) MCITP
7 8 (34.78%) MCTS
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (34.78%) MySQL
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (26.09%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
9 6 (26.09%) Moodle
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (21.74%) ETL
10 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (21.74%) Clustering
10 5 (21.74%) PowerShell

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 6 (26.09%) Moodle
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (34.78%) MySQL
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
5 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) DBA
1 16 (69.57%) SQL DBA
2 9 (39.13%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Data Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Database Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PDA
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) High Availability
2 13 (56.52%) Migration
2 13 (56.52%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
8 1 (4.35%) CAD
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) MCITP
2 8 (34.78%) MCTS
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Mesos
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) rkt
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Dell
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper