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 23 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.

High Availability
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 57 76
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19  
Contract jobs citing High Availability 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.97% 0.35% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.45% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £413 £363 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -24.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £413 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.95 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.89% -  

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 530 443 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.90% 78.55% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 313 498
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
South Wales +1 4 £350 -3.44%
North Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £475 -
High Availability
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Java Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
4 1 (12.50%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C#
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas