Period
to 24 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 July 2019 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing High Availability 11 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.75% 2.27% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.58% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 6
Wales median daily rate £530 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.78% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £323 £322 £300
90th Percentile £595 £626 £519
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.11% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £16.28
UK median hourly rate £15.45 £42.50 £27.38
% change year-on-year -63.66% +55.22% -3.93%

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 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 1,217 1,320 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 82.51% 88.29% 85.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 963 781
Wales median daily rate £440 £408 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.98% +7.24% +1.33%
10th Percentile £261 £285 £178
90th Percentile £625 £560 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £447
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.67% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 40 84
Wales median hourly rate £20.44 £15.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.03% -39.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £10.51 £11.17 £13.23
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.20 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £24.68 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.78% -14.00% +4.17%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Wales

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Wales

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Wales over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Wales

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Wales

High Availability
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 High Availability within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. 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 11 £530 +17.78% 3
High Availability
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 Wales region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
3 6 (54.55%) Docker
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Node.js
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
5 4 (36.36%) ETL
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 4 (36.36%) ETL Development
5 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
5 4 (36.36%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (27.27%) Power BI
6 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering

High Availability
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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (36.36%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
5 2 (18.18%) PaaS
6 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
1 7 (63.64%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Database Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Database Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
1 4 (36.36%) ETL Development
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Science
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) VMware