The first table below looks at the demand for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Bristol 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 58 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.28% 0.78% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.14% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate £425 £244 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.35% -30.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £198 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £314 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
712 440 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.99% 68.86% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 283 439
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.61 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
South West

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Bristol region.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Bristol region.

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Data Security
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 4 (28.57%) ZABBIX
7 4 (28.57%) Postfix
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) nginx
7 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (28.57%) Puppet
7 4 (28.57%) Hudson
7 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 4 (28.57%) LAMP
7 4 (28.57%) Samba
7 4 (28.57%) Debian
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Ruby
7 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Apache

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (28.57%) nginx
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 3 (21.43%) MediaWiki
2 3 (21.43%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) OSPF
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
3 3 (21.43%) LDAP
3 3 (21.43%) IPv6
3 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Hudson
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
1 2 (14.29%) Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (7.14%) DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Debian
2 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Security
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) BPEL
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) OCP
1 1 (7.14%) OCA
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Postfix
2 4 (28.57%) Samba
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) XenServer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) ZABBIX
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Acronis
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle