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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 92 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 31 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 1.11% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.53% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 12
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£500 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £14.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.20% -44.33%
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
1808 1893 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.88% 72.67% 69.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 963 636
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 68
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -21.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +11 17 £425 -8.10% 3
Slough +2 8 £500 -
Bracknell +3 2 £400 +23.07%
Newbury -1 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 34 (47.22%) Clustering
3 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 30 (41.67%) SQL
3 30 (41.67%) Lync
4 28 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 28 (38.89%) Windows
4 28 (38.89%) CRM
4 28 (38.89%) SharePoint
5 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 27 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 26 (36.11%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (36.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 26 (36.11%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (34.72%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (27.78%) Application Packaging
9 18 (25.00%) .NET
10 17 (23.61%) SOA
10 17 (23.61%) DNS
11 16 (22.22%) ITIL
12 14 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (16.67%) Degree
14 11 (15.28%) VMware
14 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
14 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (15.28%) MCITP
15 10 (13.89%) MCTS
15 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
15 10 (13.89%) Service Management

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (41.67%) Lync
2 28 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 28 (38.89%) SharePoint
3 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (34.72%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
6 8 (11.11%) IIS
7 6 (8.33%) IBM Notes
7 6 (8.33%) GroupWise
8 3 (4.17%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.39%) Confluence
9 1 (1.39%) Apache
9 1 (1.39%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 26 (36.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.11%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (8.33%) SaaS
3 4 (5.56%) Office 365
4 3 (4.17%) IaaS
4 3 (4.17%) PaaS
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) DNS
2 9 (12.50%) SAN
3 7 (9.72%) POP3
3 7 (9.72%) SMTP
3 7 (9.72%) Firewall
3 7 (9.72%) IMAP
4 5 (6.94%) WAN
5 4 (5.56%) DHCP
5 4 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (4.17%) PBX
6 3 (4.17%) PSTN
6 3 (4.17%) RTP
7 2 (2.78%) Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (1.39%) LDAP
8 1 (1.39%) GSM
8 1 (1.39%) Internet
8 1 (1.39%) UTRAN
8 1 (1.39%) MPLS
8 1 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) DB2
2 5 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.94%) SAP BW
2 5 (6.94%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (6.94%) SAP HANA
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Subversion
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) Hudson
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Architect
2 32 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 12 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
4 9 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) DBA
6 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (2.78%) Support Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) SQL DBA
8 2 (2.78%) Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) Application Packaging
2 18 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (47.22%) Clustering
2 6 (8.33%) Replication
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) DTV
6 1 (1.39%) CMDB
6 1 (1.39%) Wiki
6 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.39%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) AIX
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) CRM
2 17 (23.61%) SOA
3 16 (22.22%) ITIL
4 14 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (13.89%) Service Management
6 9 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 6 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.56%) ERP
8 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.78%) High Availability
10 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.78%) PRINCE
10 2 (2.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) ABAP
4 4 (5.56%) Perl
5 3 (4.17%) C#
5 3 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) REXX
6 2 (2.78%) C
7 1 (1.39%) Ruby
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 11 (15.28%) MCITP
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (13.89%) MCTS
4 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) HP APS
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 27 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.78%) vSphere
4 2 (2.78%) vCloud
5 1 (1.39%) Docker
5 1 (1.39%) LXC
5 1 (1.39%) RACF
5 1 (1.39%) Samba
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.39%) Postfix
5 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) WSUS
1 3 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.39%) Netcool
3 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) VMware
3 8 (11.11%) Lotus
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco
4 6 (8.33%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) SAP
4 6 (8.33%) Novell
5 5 (6.94%) IBM
5 5 (6.94%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.56%) EMC
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.17%) Nortel
7 3 (4.17%) Avaya
7 3 (4.17%) BMC
8 2 (2.78%) CA
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle
9 1 (1.39%) Intel
9 1 (1.39%) Sun
9 1 (1.39%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.39%) Citrix