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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 100 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 37 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 1.39% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.88% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -38.59%
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
2051 2071 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.81% 73.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1080 650
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 55
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 22 £350 -18.84% 4
Slough +2 5 £500 - 4
Bracknell +7 2 £450 +21.45%
Maidenhead - 1 £625 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (39.71%) Windows
3 22 (32.35%) SQL
4 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 19 (27.94%) Clustering
6 18 (26.47%) ITIL
7 17 (25.00%) DNS
8 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (23.53%) MCITP
9 15 (22.06%) MCTS
9 15 (22.06%) Degree
9 15 (22.06%) Lync
10 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
11 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
11 13 (19.12%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
12 12 (17.65%) Service Management
13 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity
13 11 (16.18%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
13 11 (16.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (16.18%) VMware
14 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (14.71%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (14.71%) Finance
14 10 (14.71%) SAN
14 10 (14.71%) CRM
15 9 (13.24%) IIS
15 9 (13.24%) Java
15 9 (13.24%) DB2

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (22.06%) Lync
2 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
3 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 11 (16.18%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (16.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (14.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (13.24%) IIS
7 7 (10.29%) IBM Notes
7 7 (10.29%) GroupWise
8 5 (7.35%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (4.41%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (2.94%) Apache
10 2 (2.94%) Confluence
10 2 (2.94%) MediaWiki
11 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (13.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (10.29%) Office 365
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) DNS
2 10 (14.71%) SAN
3 8 (11.76%) WAN
3 8 (11.76%) POP3
3 8 (11.76%) SMTP
3 8 (11.76%) IMAP
4 7 (10.29%) LAN
5 6 (8.82%) Firewall
6 5 (7.35%) DHCP
7 3 (4.41%) PBX
7 3 (4.41%) PSTN
7 3 (4.41%) VPN
7 3 (4.41%) RTP
8 2 (2.94%) Network Security
8 2 (2.94%) IPsec
8 2 (2.94%) OSPF
8 2 (2.94%) BGP
8 2 (2.94%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.94%) IPv6
8 2 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) DB2
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.35%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (7.35%) SAP BW
3 5 (7.35%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (7.35%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Automotive
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Architect
2 15 (22.06%) Technical Architect
3 12 (17.65%) Field Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) DBA
5 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Technical Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Mainframe DBA
8 2 (2.94%) SAP Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
1 7 (10.29%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.88%) Middleware
2 4 (5.88%) SOAP
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (2.94%) XSD
3 2 (2.94%) WCF
3 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Clustering
2 8 (11.76%) Replication
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.41%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (4.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Wiki
5 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.47%) DTV
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.35%) AIX
4 3 (4.41%) Linux
5 2 (2.94%) CentOS
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.47%) Debian
6 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Customer Engagement
3 12 (17.65%) Service Management
4 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity
5 10 (14.71%) CRM
6 8 (11.76%) SOA
7 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) BCP
9 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.41%) High Availability
10 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.41%) ERP
10 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.41%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (4.41%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (2.94%) Information Security
11 2 (2.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) ABAP
4 3 (4.41%) Perl
4 3 (4.41%) REXX
5 2 (2.94%) Ruby
5 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) C
6 1 (1.47%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (23.53%) MCITP
2 15 (22.06%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) MCTS
3 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCP
6 1 (1.47%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) iptables
4 2 (2.94%) RACF
4 2 (2.94%) Samba
4 2 (2.94%) Postfix
4 2 (2.94%) XenServer
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.47%) Salt
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) Lotus
4 7 (10.29%) Novell
5 6 (8.82%) SAP
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco
6 5 (7.35%) IBM
6 5 (7.35%) Business Objects
6 5 (7.35%) HP
7 3 (4.41%) Nortel
7 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.41%) Avaya
7 3 (4.41%) CA
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix
8 2 (2.94%) EMC
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle
9 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.47%) BMC
9 1 (1.47%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.47%) Comverse
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