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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 70 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 12 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.98% 1.26% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.68% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £207 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.95 £19.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -14.44%
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
900 834 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.41% 75.34% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 433 374
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.13 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.17% +87.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £62.85 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 11 £318 -24.40% 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Disaster Recovery
South East

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) SLA
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Change Management
3 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (35.71%) Intel
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) Windows NT
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 2000
5 9 (32.14%) MCSE
5 9 (32.14%) UNIX
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) Clustering
7 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (25.00%) BladeLogic
7 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.00%) SAN
8 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
8 6 (21.43%) ISA Server
8 6 (21.43%) Citrix
8 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
8 6 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (21.43%) IIS
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (21.43%) IIS
1 6 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) NAS
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) Broadband
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) OSPF
6 1 (3.57%) BGP
6 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) OLTP
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Informix
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Clustering
2 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
4 1 (3.57%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 2000
3 9 (32.14%) Windows NT
3 9 (32.14%) UNIX
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.29%) V-Model
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.57%) Database Security
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) REXX
2 2 (7.14%) JCL
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (32.14%) MCSE
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCSA
6 1 (3.57%) CCSE
6 1 (3.57%) MCDST
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
4 6 (21.43%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 6 (21.43%) SCOM
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (7.14%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (3.57%) Control-M
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Intel
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (7.14%) BMC
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) ION Trading