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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 58 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 35 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.52% 0.98% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.32% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
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£391 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £411 £365
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.95 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.63%
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
1098 911 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.11% 74.31% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 526 436
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Milton Keynes +2 21 £389 +22.51% 2
Amersham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £450 - 2
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (67.35%) UNIX
2 21 (42.86%) Oracle
2 21 (42.86%) Clustering
2 21 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (40.82%) Finance
4 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
4 19 (38.78%) Windows
5 17 (34.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (32.65%) Linux
7 14 (28.57%) VMware
7 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 13 (26.53%) SQL
8 13 (26.53%) J2EE
9 12 (24.49%) Perl
9 12 (24.49%) DB2
9 12 (24.49%) DB2 UDB
10 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
10 11 (22.45%) Migration
11 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
12 9 (18.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (18.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (18.37%) F5
12 9 (18.37%) High Availability
12 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
12 9 (18.37%) Middleware
12 9 (18.37%) WebLogic
12 9 (18.37%) JBoss
12 9 (18.37%) Apache
12 9 (18.37%) Tomcat

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (18.37%) WebLogic
1 9 (18.37%) JBoss
1 9 (18.37%) Apache
1 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (18.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) Broadband
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) DB2
2 12 (24.49%) DB2 UDB
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
4 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (14.29%) OLTP
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Spanish Language
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Automotive
6 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) DBA
2 10 (20.41%) DB2 DBA
3 9 (18.37%) Middleware Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Virtualisation Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (8.16%) Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Citrix Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Security Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Designer
10 1 (2.04%) Information Security Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) J2EE
2 9 (18.37%) Middleware
3 4 (8.16%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.86%) Clustering
2 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
3 7 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.20%) User Experience
5 5 (10.20%) HACMP
6 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
6 4 (8.16%) Life Science
7 3 (6.12%) LPAR
8 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) UNIX
2 19 (38.78%) Windows
3 16 (32.65%) Linux
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) Solaris
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) AIX
7 3 (6.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (34.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (22.45%) Migration
4 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
4 9 (18.37%) High Availability
5 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.29%) Service Management
6 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.12%) Change Management
9 3 (6.12%) QMS
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) Perl
4 8 (16.33%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) AWK
5 3 (6.12%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) ISSMP
3 1 (2.04%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.12%) GxP
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.20%) XenApp
2 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.12%) Veritas File System
3 3 (6.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.08%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.20%) XenMobile
2 5 (10.20%) AirWatch
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Oracle
2 14 (28.57%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (18.37%) F5
5 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.29%) Intel
6 5 (10.20%) Citrix
7 4 (8.16%) NetApp
7 4 (8.16%) SAP
8 3 (6.12%) Veritas
8 3 (6.12%) Symantec
8 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.12%) IBM
8 3 (6.12%) EMC
9 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco
9 2 (4.08%) HP