Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 52 78
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26 -19
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.72% 1.42% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.71% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Cardiff median daily rate £352 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.07% +15.38% -27.78%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £313
90th Percentile £399 £428 £381
South Wales median daily rate £354 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -5.67% +15.38% -27.78%
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 554 468 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.56% 82.83% 84.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 373 583
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £182 £165 £225
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
South Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +14.55% -3.51%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.49
90th Percentile £21.33 £39.43 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +93.33% +17.19% +10.34%

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) MCTS
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (36.36%) MCITP
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory

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 2 (18.18%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Administrator
1 7 (63.64%) DBA
1 7 (63.64%) SQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 1 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) MCITP
1 4 (36.36%) MCTS
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper