The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 18 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.81% 1.27% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 1.72% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -41.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.80 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.79% +2.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 58 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.54% 73.42% 64.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 45 66
Average daily rate £450 £350 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Disaster Recovery
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Disaster Recovery Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Disaster Recovery
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Disaster Recovery Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) BMC
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) SUSE
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (83.33%) BladeLogic
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) AS400
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (16.67%) SRDF
4 1 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (83.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Facilities Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) SUSE
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) SRDF
2 1 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) BMC
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec