Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 19 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.

Disaster Recovery
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 90 113
Rank change year-on-year +19 +23 -21
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 19 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.61% 1.07% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.28% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 7
Wales median daily rate £335 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.55% +19.23% -21.21%
10th Percentile £279 £186 £291
90th Percentile £418 £519 £370
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £23.29 £27.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.54% +43.42% -19.15%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 985 1176 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.55% 83.76% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 829 967
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disaster Recovery in Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disaster Recovery in Wales

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 15 £325 -16.13% 2
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) PRINCE2
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
5 10 (52.63%) HP
5 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
6 9 (47.37%) ITIL
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
6 9 (47.37%) Citrix
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (36.84%) vSphere
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (36.84%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 7 (36.84%) VLAN
7 7 (36.84%) Test Management
7 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
7 7 (36.84%) SCCM
7 7 (36.84%) SCOM
7 7 (36.84%) IIS
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (36.84%) RUP
7 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
7 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) IIS
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VLAN
1 7 (36.84%) VSAN
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) POP3
4 2 (10.53%) SMTP
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Romanian Language
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Information Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QC Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CGI
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) Defect Management
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) RUP
3 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 7 (36.84%) Test Management
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) Unified Process
4 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
5 5 (26.32%) Service Management
6 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) ETL
8 2 (10.53%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) CCA
5 2 (10.53%) CCAA
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (10.53%) MCP
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenServer
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) HP
4 9 (47.37%) Citrix
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) arcserve
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
7 2 (10.53%) McAfee
7 2 (10.53%) Remedy
7 2 (10.53%) Sophos