The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 104 82 113
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +31
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 16 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 1.69% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.47% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £370 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £260 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.44% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.92% -25.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1657 2077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.32% 68.30% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 720 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Disaster Recovery
South East

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -7 10 £700 +89.18% 2
Slough - 2 £450 - 1
Newbury 0 1 £375 -
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (29.63%) DNS
4 14 (25.93%) ITIL
5 13 (24.07%) VMware
5 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (22.22%) Degree
7 11 (20.37%) Linux
8 10 (18.52%) SQL
8 10 (18.52%) Cisco
8 10 (18.52%) HP
8 10 (18.52%) Service Management
8 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
8 10 (18.52%) Business Continuity
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (14.81%) Firewall
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.81%) Oracle
10 8 (14.81%) UNIX
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.96%) High Availability
11 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
11 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
11 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
11 7 (12.96%) DHCP
12 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 6 (11.11%) MCITP
13 5 (9.26%) MCTS

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
1 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) Lync
2 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 2 (3.70%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
2 8 (14.81%) Firewall
3 7 (12.96%) DHCP
4 4 (7.41%) PBX
4 4 (7.41%) PSTN
4 4 (7.41%) WAN
4 4 (7.41%) HTTP
4 4 (7.41%) Intranet
4 4 (7.41%) SAN
4 4 (7.41%) PABX
5 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 3 (5.56%) RTP
5 3 (5.56%) VPN
5 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (3.70%) GPRS
6 2 (3.70%) GSM
6 2 (3.70%) SMPP
6 2 (3.70%) SS7
6 2 (3.70%) 3G
6 2 (3.70%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Maven
1 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 3 (5.56%) Ant
2 2 (3.70%) Hudson
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Trac
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
1 6 (11.11%) Consultant
2 4 (7.41%) Support Specialist
2 4 (7.41%) Administrator
2 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (5.56%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity Manager
3 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
3 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (5.56%) Architect
3 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
3 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 2 (3.70%) Tester
4 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Analyst
4 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) SOAP
2 2 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) Java SE
3 1 (1.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Statistics
1 5 (9.26%) Replication
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.41%) Firmware
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) CMDB
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Economics
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) IVR
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) UNIX
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.26%) AIX
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 2000
7 4 (7.41%) Windows NT
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.56%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.85%) VMS
9 1 (1.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Service Management
2 10 (18.52%) Business Continuity
3 7 (12.96%) High Availability
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
4 5 (9.26%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (9.26%) Change Control
4 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.41%) OO
5 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) Facility Management
5 4 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (7.41%) Document Management
6 3 (5.56%) Information Security
6 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.56%) Workflow
6 3 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) AWK
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) MCITP
5 5 (9.26%) MCTS
6 4 (7.41%) MCSA
6 4 (7.41%) MCP
7 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.56%) CCNA
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.70%) CISA
8 2 (3.70%) CISM
8 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.85%) MCDST
9 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) BS25999
3 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.41%) XenApp
4 3 (5.56%) KVM
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) Nmap
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Tivoli
1 5 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (7.41%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.56%) ARCserve
3 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) VMware
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) HP
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle
4 5 (9.26%) Symantec
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix
6 3 (5.56%) F5
6 3 (5.56%) NetApp
6 3 (5.56%) Juniper
6 3 (5.56%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) Nortel
7 2 (3.70%) Avaya
7 2 (3.70%) Lotus
7 2 (3.70%) Metastorm
8 1 (1.85%) Brocade
8 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.85%) Open Text
8 1 (1.85%) Verint
8 1 (1.85%) BT