The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 95 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 18 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.94% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.27% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £356 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.86% +25.71%
Disaster Recovery
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1773 1810 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.97% 74.33% 70.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 857 733
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 22 35
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 8 £340 -20.00% 3
Maidenhead - 3 £298 - 1
Wokingham - 2 - -
Slough +4 1 £515 +14.44% 5
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery.

1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Business Continuity
3 14 (25.00%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) ITIL
3 14 (25.00%) Degree
4 13 (23.21%) MCITP
4 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
4 13 (23.21%) DNS
4 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (23.21%) Service Management
5 12 (21.43%) VMware
5 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 11 (19.64%) Incident Management
7 10 (17.86%) MCTS
7 10 (17.86%) HP
7 10 (17.86%) LAN
7 10 (17.86%) WAN
7 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.29%) Finance
8 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (14.29%) DB2
8 8 (14.29%) Java
8 8 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (12.50%) Office 365
9 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 7 (12.50%) SAN
9 7 (12.50%) Firewall
10 6 (10.71%) Replication
10 6 (10.71%) SLA

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) GroupWise
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.36%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) Lync
4 2 (3.57%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) LAN
2 10 (17.86%) WAN
3 7 (12.50%) SAN
3 7 (12.50%) Firewall
4 5 (8.93%) IMAP
4 5 (8.93%) POP3
4 5 (8.93%) SMTP
4 5 (8.93%) DHCP
5 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.36%) Network Security
5 3 (5.36%) VLAN
6 2 (3.57%) LDAP
6 2 (3.57%) IPsec
6 2 (3.57%) IPv6
6 2 (3.57%) VPN
6 2 (3.57%) OSPF
6 2 (3.57%) BGP
6 2 (3.57%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) DB2
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.93%) SAP BW
2 5 (8.93%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (8.93%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Subversion
1 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Architect
2 7 (12.50%) Incident Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
3 6 (10.71%) Field Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Technical Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) SOAP
1 4 (7.14%) XML
1 4 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) XSD
2 2 (3.57%) WCF
3 1 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Replication
3 5 (8.93%) Clustering
3 5 (8.93%) HP Storage
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.57%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.57%) Wiki
5 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.79%) Online Games
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.79%) DTV
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) AIX
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Solaris
6 1 (1.79%) Debian
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Business Continuity
2 14 (25.00%) ITIL
3 13 (23.21%) Service Management
4 11 (19.64%) Incident Management
5 8 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) BCP
8 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.14%) Time Management
8 4 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Server Building
9 3 (5.36%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
9 3 (5.36%) ERP
9 3 (5.36%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) ABAP
4 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) VBScript
6 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.57%) REXX
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 13 (23.21%) MCITP
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (17.86%) MCTS
4 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.93%) ISEB
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.36%) MCSE
6 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) MCP
8 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.79%) CCNP
8 1 (1.79%) CCNA
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.57%) Samba
5 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.57%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.57%) iptables
5 2 (3.57%) Postfix
5 2 (3.57%) XenServer
6 1 (1.79%) RACF
6 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
1 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.36%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) WSUS
2 2 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.79%) Salt
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) VMware
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) HP
3 6 (10.71%) SAP
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) Business Objects
5 4 (7.14%) Lotus
5 4 (7.14%) Novell
6 3 (5.36%) EMC
6 3 (5.36%) Capita
6 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.36%) Symantec
6 3 (5.36%) Remedy
6 3 (5.36%) McAfee
7 2 (3.57%) Websense
7 2 (3.57%) F5
7 2 (3.57%) CA
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.79%) Peregrine
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