Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

High Availability
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 44 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 +5
Contract jobs citing High Availability 17 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.84% 1.80% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.16% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 32
Cardiff median daily rate £369 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.18% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £226 £274 £313
90th Percentile £420 £555 £475
South Wales median daily rate £368 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -22.63% +35.71% -20.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £61.00 -

High Availability 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 518 464 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.48% 83.30% 81.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 377 592
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £189 £225
90th Percentile £500 £525 £462
South Wales median daily rate £380 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +2.52% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.90 £36.55 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.38 £15.88
% change year-on-year +12.60% +15.75% +9.48%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Cardiff

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Cardiff

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Cardiff

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) XML
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) TOGAF
4 11 (64.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (52.94%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) SDLC
6 8 (47.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (47.06%) HL7
6 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (47.06%) RESTful
6 8 (47.06%) RedGate
6 8 (47.06%) SOAP
6 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
6 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
6 8 (47.06%) C#
6 8 (47.06%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) MVC
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure

High Availability
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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Architect
2 10 (58.82%) Data Architect
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Architect
3 9 (52.94%) Technical Architect
4 6 (35.29%) DBA
5 5 (29.41%) SQL DBA
6 3 (17.65%) Administrator
6 3 (17.65%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) RESTful
2 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
2 5 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (17.65%) Clustering
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.76%) NHS
5 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
5 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (64.71%) TOGAF
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (17.65%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) HL7
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) RedGate
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) VMware