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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 95 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 35 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 1.26% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.78% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 10
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£388 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £342 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.18%
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
1967 1914 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.48% 71.07% 68.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 965 694
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 41 52
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 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 5 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 -2 20 £340 -17.57% 7
Bracknell +1 2 £450 +8.17%
Wokingham -1 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £450 -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (26.47%) ITIL
4 17 (25.00%) SQL
4 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (25.00%) DNS
4 17 (25.00%) MCITP
4 17 (25.00%) Degree
5 16 (23.53%) Business Continuity
6 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
6 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
6 15 (22.06%) MCTS
7 13 (19.12%) Customer Engagement
8 12 (17.65%) Clustering
8 12 (17.65%) Service Management
8 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 11 (16.18%) WAN
9 11 (16.18%) SAN
9 11 (16.18%) VMware
10 10 (14.71%) Finance
10 10 (14.71%) LAN
11 9 (13.24%) IIS
11 9 (13.24%) DB2
11 9 (13.24%) Lotus
12 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.76%) Java
12 8 (11.76%) POP3
12 8 (11.76%) SMTP
12 8 (11.76%) HP
12 8 (11.76%) Lync

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.24%) IIS
3 8 (11.76%) Lync
4 7 (10.29%) IBM Notes
4 7 (10.29%) GroupWise
5 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.35%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (4.41%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (2.94%) Apache
9 2 (2.94%) Confluence
9 2 (2.94%) MediaWiki
10 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Office 365
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) SaaS
3 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) DNS
2 11 (16.18%) SAN
2 11 (16.18%) WAN
3 10 (14.71%) LAN
4 8 (11.76%) POP3
4 8 (11.76%) SMTP
4 8 (11.76%) IMAP
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%) Network Security
7 3 (4.41%) RTP
8 2 (2.94%) OSPF
8 2 (2.94%) BGP
8 2 (2.94%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.94%) IPsec
8 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) DB2
2 8 (11.76%) 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%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) Hudson
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Automotive
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Architect
2 12 (17.65%) Field Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 8 (11.76%) Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) DBA
5 6 (8.82%) Incident Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Mainframe DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) SOAP
1 4 (5.88%) XML
1 4 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (2.94%) XSD
2 2 (2.94%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.94%) WCF
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Clustering
2 8 (11.76%) Replication
3 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.41%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (4.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Wiki
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) DTV
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.35%) AIX
4 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Debian
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Business Continuity
3 13 (19.12%) Customer Engagement
4 12 (17.65%) Service Management
5 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.35%) BCP
7 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (4.41%) CRM
9 3 (4.41%) ERP
9 3 (4.41%) SOA
9 3 (4.41%) High Availability
9 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.94%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) ABAP
4 3 (4.41%) REXX
5 2 (2.94%) Ruby
5 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) Perl
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.94%) C
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (25.00%) MCITP
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) MCTS
3 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.88%) ISEB
4 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCP
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.94%) Postfix
3 2 (2.94%) XenServer
3 2 (2.94%) vSphere
3 2 (2.94%) iptables
3 2 (2.94%) RACF
3 2 (2.94%) Samba
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.94%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.47%) Salt
3 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) Lotus
4 8 (11.76%) HP
5 7 (10.29%) Novell
5 7 (10.29%) SAP
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco
6 5 (7.35%) IBM
6 5 (7.35%) Business Objects
7 3 (4.41%) Nortel
7 3 (4.41%) Citrix
7 3 (4.41%) Avaya
7 3 (4.41%) CA
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Symantec
9 1 (1.47%) McAfee
9 1 (1.47%) Websense
9 1 (1.47%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.47%) Comverse
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