Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Server Hardening skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Server Hardening over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 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.

Server Hardening
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 89 97
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Server Hardening 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Wales median daily rate £475 £475 -
UK median daily rate £428 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Server Hardening 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 1,420 962 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.42% 84.31% 84.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,015 662 789
Wales median daily rate £415 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% -4.19% +9.97%
10th Percentile £288 £182 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £551
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 49
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £24.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.83% +35.79% +27.62%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.41
90th Percentile £33.60 £58.75 £65.20
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% +3.45%

Server Hardening
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Server Hardening as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Server Hardening in Wales

Server Hardening
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Hardening in Wales

Server Hardening
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 Server Hardening within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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 -23 4 £475 -
Server Hardening
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Server Hardening 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 Server Hardening.

1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) iptables
2 3 (75.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) NuGet
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) ETL

Server Hardening
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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) NuGet
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth
2 2 (50.00%) Stripes Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Storage Management
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) R
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) iptables
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (50.00%) Hortonworks