The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Cambridge 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 47 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.26% 0.27% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.38% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £225 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -59.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -15.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 262 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.36% 71.20% 60.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 116 118
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 73
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Disaster Recovery
Cambridgeshire

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 31 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) PHP5
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) PHP5
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce