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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Availability
UK / Wales
Rank 65 76 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.43% 0.29% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.35% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £475 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -37.01% +26.66%  

High Availability 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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 580 578 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.27% 84.88% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 396 295
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.25 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.65% +54.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing High Availability as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
South Wales +16 3 £475 - 4
High Availability
UK

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) MongoDB
2 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) RESTful
5 9 (39.13%) Open Source
5 9 (39.13%) DevOps
6 8 (34.78%) REST
6 8 (34.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
6 8 (34.78%) BDD
6 8 (34.78%) Clustering
6 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) Web Services
7 7 (30.43%) Unix
7 7 (30.43%) AIX
7 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
7 7 (30.43%) Apache
7 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Tivoli
7 7 (30.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager

High Availability
Top Related 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 7 (30.43%) Apache
1 7 (30.43%) Confluence
1 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
1 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MongoDB
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
4 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) DBA
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL DBA
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) RESTful
2 8 (34.78%) REST
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) MCollective
4 6 (26.09%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.35%) Akka
5 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 6 (26.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (30.43%) AIX
2 7 (30.43%) Unix
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
2 9 (39.13%) Open Source
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 8 (34.78%) BDD
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) IT Governance
4 7 (30.43%) Kanban
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (4.35%) API Development
8 1 (4.35%) ETL Development
8 1 (4.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) MCDBA
2 2 (8.70%) MCITP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
1 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (30.43%) PowerHA
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Ansible
1 7 (30.43%) Nessus
1 7 (30.43%) Packer
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
1 7 (30.43%) Rundeck
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
1 7 (30.43%) Tivoli
1 7 (30.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (30.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (30.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 7 (30.43%) Sonatype
3 7 (30.43%) Symantec
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) RedGate
4 2 (8.70%) SaltStack
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) Teradata
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