The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 50 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15  
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.94% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.53% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £310 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +13.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £310 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £390 £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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 462 374 484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.52% 78.57% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 267 373
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 18
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.94
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in South Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 3 £280 -6.66%
Bridgend +3 1 £450 +12.50%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
Disaster Recovery
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenServer
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) CCAA
4 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) POP3
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) POP3
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Power Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) CCAA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) arcserve
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec