The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Buckinghamshire 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 61 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 22 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.83% 0.48% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 0.65% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Average daily rate £419 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 - £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.29% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.18% -16.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 611 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.42% 73.26% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 356 381
Average daily rate £355 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Disaster Recovery
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Milton Keynes 0 17 £388 - 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) SLA
2 10 (30.30%) Change Management
3 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 9 (27.27%) Migration
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) SAN
4 8 (24.24%) AIX
5 7 (21.21%) UNIX
5 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity
6 6 (18.18%) Firewall
6 6 (18.18%) Clustering
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
6 6 (18.18%) IBM
6 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
8 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.12%) LAN
8 4 (12.12%) WAN
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) MCSE
8 4 (12.12%) Solaris
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (12.12%) HACMP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) ISDN
4 2 (6.06%) PBX
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) H.323
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) Broadband
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) AIX Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.06%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) ISPF
2 1 (3.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) HACMP
2 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) IVR
3 2 (6.06%) LPAR
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) AIX
3 7 (21.21%) UNIX
4 6 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Solaris
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows NT
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Change Management
2 9 (27.27%) Migration
3 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) BCP
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) REXX
3 2 (6.06%) JCL
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) AWK
3 2 (6.06%) sed
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) MCDST
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (6.06%) MOM
1 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (6.06%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Genesys
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) Intel
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (6.06%) BMC
6 2 (6.06%) Altiris
6 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) ION Trading
7 1 (3.03%) Teradata
7 1 (3.03%) Cognos
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Nokia
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy