The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 77 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 12 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.92% 1.78% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.47% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1001 850 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.88% 72.22% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 475 358
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 28
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.97 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.80% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.50 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Disaster Recovery
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 11 £450 +16.12% 3
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) VMware
3 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
4 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (39.53%) Finance
7 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
7 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (32.56%) ITIL
9 13 (30.23%) UNIX
9 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
9 13 (30.23%) Intel
10 12 (27.91%) SLA
10 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (27.91%) Service Management
11 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
11 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
12 10 (23.26%) Change Management
12 10 (23.26%) VMware ESX
12 10 (23.26%) Citrix
12 10 (23.26%) N-Tier
12 10 (23.26%) OLTP
12 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (20.93%) Clustering
13 9 (20.93%) Migration
14 8 (18.60%) McAfee
14 8 (18.60%) Windows 2000
14 8 (18.60%) MCSE
14 8 (18.60%) SQL
14 8 (18.60%) Oracle

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (13.95%) IIS
2 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
1 4 (9.30%) NAS
2 1 (2.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (23.26%) OLTP
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Virtualisation Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Security Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.65%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) N-Tier
2 9 (20.93%) Clustering
3 7 (16.28%) User Experience
4 6 (13.95%) Mainframe
5 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.98%) Open Source
6 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.98%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (30.23%) UNIX
5 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (18.60%) Windows 2000
6 8 (18.60%) Windows NT
6 8 (18.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (11.63%) Solaris
9 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
9 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.98%) AIX
11 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Service Management
3 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
4 10 (23.26%) Change Management
5 9 (20.93%) Migration
6 8 (18.60%) Requirements Management
7 7 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (16.28%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
8 6 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
9 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
9 5 (11.63%) Release Management
9 5 (11.63%) CRM
10 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (6.98%) Malware Analysis
11 3 (6.98%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (6.98%) Information Security
12 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
12 2 (4.65%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) MCSE
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) HL7
2 4 (9.30%) DICOM
3 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
3 10 (23.26%) VMware ESX
4 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
4 7 (16.28%) XenApp
4 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.30%) Firmware
6 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.98%) ISA Server
6 3 (6.98%) GPFS
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) XenMobile
1 7 (16.28%) AirWatch
2 5 (11.63%) SCOM
3 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
3 4 (9.30%) BladeLogic
3 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) VMware
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) Intel
4 10 (23.26%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
5 8 (18.60%) IBM
5 8 (18.60%) McAfee
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) AppSense