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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 82 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 33 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 1.00% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.41% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £408 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £356 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.78% -18.00%
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
1829 1848 1673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.41% 70.97% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 903 687
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
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% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 37
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 16 £340 -20.00% 3
Maidenhead - 3 £450 -
Wokingham +3 2 - -
Bracknell -1 2 £450 +8.17%
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 23 (37.70%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) DNS
2 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (29.51%) MCITP
3 17 (27.87%) Degree
3 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
3 17 (27.87%) ITIL
3 17 (27.87%) Business Continuity
4 15 (24.59%) Service Management
4 15 (24.59%) MCTS
5 14 (22.95%) SQL
5 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
6 13 (21.31%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.03%) VMware
8 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
9 10 (16.39%) LAN
9 10 (16.39%) HP
9 10 (16.39%) WAN
9 10 (16.39%) SAN
9 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
10 9 (14.75%) Lotus
10 9 (14.75%) DB2
10 9 (14.75%) IIS
11 8 (13.11%) Finance
11 8 (13.11%) Clustering
11 8 (13.11%) Java
11 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (13.11%) POP3
11 8 (13.11%) SMTP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.75%) IIS
3 7 (11.48%) IBM Notes
3 7 (11.48%) GroupWise
4 5 (8.20%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (8.20%) Lync
5 3 (4.92%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.28%) Apache
6 2 (3.28%) Confluence
6 2 (3.28%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.64%) nginx
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) DNS
2 10 (16.39%) LAN
2 10 (16.39%) WAN
2 10 (16.39%) SAN
3 8 (13.11%) POP3
3 8 (13.11%) SMTP
3 8 (13.11%) IMAP
4 6 (9.84%) Firewall
5 5 (8.20%) DHCP
6 3 (4.92%) Network Security
6 3 (4.92%) PBX
6 3 (4.92%) PSTN
6 3 (4.92%) RTP
7 2 (3.28%) BGP
7 2 (3.28%) OSPF
7 2 (3.28%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.28%) IPsec
7 2 (3.28%) IPv6
7 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) DB2
2 5 (8.20%) SAP HANA
2 5 (8.20%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SAP BW
2 5 (8.20%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Subversion
1 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.28%) Hudson
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Field Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Incident Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Server Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) DBA
5 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Mainframe DBA
7 3 (4.92%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.28%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Middleware
1 4 (6.56%) SOAP
1 4 (6.56%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) XSD
2 2 (3.28%) WCF
3 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Clustering
2 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.84%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Wiki
5 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) AIX
4 2 (3.28%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) ITIL
1 17 (27.87%) Business Continuity
2 15 (24.59%) Service Management
3 13 (21.31%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.56%) BCP
7 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.56%) Server Building
7 4 (6.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Time Management
8 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.92%) ERP
8 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) ABAP
4 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) REXX
5 2 (3.28%) Perl
5 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.28%) VBScript
5 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.28%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (29.51%) MCITP
2 17 (27.87%) Degree
3 15 (24.59%) MCTS
4 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.20%) ISEB
5 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.64%) MCP
7 1 (1.64%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
4 2 (3.28%) Samba
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.28%) RACF
4 2 (3.28%) iptables
4 2 (3.28%) Postfix
4 2 (3.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.28%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.28%) WSUS
2 2 (3.28%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) Salt
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) HP
4 9 (14.75%) Lotus
5 7 (11.48%) Novell
6 6 (9.84%) SAP
7 5 (8.20%) Business Objects
7 5 (8.20%) IBM
8 4 (6.56%) Cisco
8 4 (6.56%) Citrix
9 3 (4.92%) Capita
9 3 (4.92%) Avaya
9 3 (4.92%) CA
9 3 (4.92%) Nortel
10 2 (3.28%) Websense
10 2 (3.28%) Symantec
10 2 (3.28%) Remedy
10 2 (3.28%) McAfee
10 2 (3.28%) EMC
10 2 (3.28%) Red Hat