The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Disaster Recovery
Rank 40 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.79% 0.56% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +88.57%
Disaster Recovery
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 266 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.54% 74.51% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 179 165
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
1 5 (50.00%) OSSEC
1 5 (50.00%) Splunk
1 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (50.00%) iptables
2 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Cobbler
2 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 4 (40.00%) Postfix
2 4 (40.00%) Sendmail
2 4 (40.00%) TippingPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Author
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Author
4 1 (10.00%) Test Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) iptables
2 4 (40.00%) Postfix
2 4 (40.00%) Sendmail
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) OSSEC
2 4 (40.00%) Cobbler
2 4 (40.00%) Nagios
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 5 (50.00%) Splunk
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (40.00%) TippingPoint